The first thing to observe, in regard to such judgments
, is that as they stand they are vague.
The woman was cowed and went off disconsolately, hanging her head; and the governor said to the man, "Honest man, go home with your money, and God speed you; and for the future, if you don't want to lose it, see that you don't take it into your head to yoke with anybody." The man thanked him as clumsily as he could and went his way, and the bystanders were again filled with admiration at their new governor's judgments
I knew the judgment
which others had formed of me; and I did not find that I was considered inferior to my fellows, although there were among them some who were already marked out to fill the places of our instructors.
It may truly be said to have neither FORCE nor WILL, but merely judgment
; and must ultimately depend upon the aid of the executive arm even for the efficacy of its judgments
In pronouncing these he was one day so eager, that he unfortunately bit his tongue; and in such a manner, that it not only put an end to his discourse, but created much emotion in him, and caused him to mutter an oath or two: but what was worst of all, this accident gave Thwackum, who was present, and who held all such doctrine to be heathenish and atheistical, an opportunity to clap a judgment
on his back.
Therefore a bad poet would, I grant, make a false critique, and his self-love would infallibly bias his little judgment
in his favor; but a poet, who is indeed a poet, could not, I think, fail of making-a just critique; whatever should be deducted on the score of self-love might be replaced on account of his intimate acquaintance with the subject; in short, we have more instances of false criticism than of just where one's own writings are the test, simply because we have more bad poets than good.
Your Honour, I move that the judgment
of the Court be set aside and the case reopened."
These qualities, it is true, are those pre-eminently of the "Works and Days": the literary values of the "Theogony" are of a more technical character, skill in ordering and disposing long lists of names, sure judgment
in seasoning a monotonous subject with marvellous incidents or episodes, and no mean imagination in depicting the awful, as is shown in the description of Tartarus (ll.
Sparsit interposed, with sprightly cheerfulness, 'don't disparage your judgment
. Everybody knows how unerring Mr.
But when I think of how dreadful I felt the time of the Judgment
Day over deceiving her in some things it nerves me up.
But if a man cannot obtain to that judgment
, then it is left to bim generally, to be close, and a dissembler.
The dashing young frigate captain, the man who in middle age was nothing loth to give chase single-handed in his seventy-four to a whole fleet, the man of enterprise and consummate judgment
, the old Admiral of the Fleet, the good and trusted servant of his country under two kings and a queen, had felt correctly Nelson's influence, and expressed himself with precision out of the fulness of his seaman's heart.