In some of the larger towns there are artels of a much more complex kind-- permanent
associations, possessing large capital, and pecuniarily responsible for the acts of the individual members.
It is evident that men incline to call those conditions habits which are of a more or less permanent
type and difficult to displace; for those who are not retentive of knowledge, but volatile, are not said to have such and such a 'habit' as regards knowledge, yet they are disposed, we may say, either better or worse, towards knowledge.
sentiment seemed pointed at that moment by especial malice and curiosity.
Although it was the permanent
residence of several distinguished chiefs, and of the noble Mehevi in particular, it was still at certain seasons the favourite haunt of all the jolly, talkative, and elderly savages of the vale, who resorted thither in the same way that similar characters frequent a tavern in civilized countries.
They no longer attempted to establish themselves in any permanent
abode that might be an object of attack to their cruel foes.
Indeed," Richard Salton went on, "I am in hopes that you will make your permanent
My loss of confidence in myself in that line was permanent
It seems a certain permanent
average; as the atmosphere is a permanent
composition, whilst so many gases are combined only to be decompounded.