Lecount along the mazes of intricate combination
through which she had steadily led the way, had upheld him while that effort lasted: the moment it was at an end, he dropped.
The events of the day, in combination
with the twins, if not with the flip, had made Mrs.
Besides being possessed by my sister's idea that a mortifying and penitential character ought to be imparted to my diet - besides giving me as much crumb as possible in combination
with as little butter, and putting such a quantity of warm water into my milk that it would have been more candid to have left the milk out altogether - his conversation consisted of nothing but arithmetic.
Even if any brain in Raveloe had put the said two facts together, I doubt whether a combination
so injurious to the prescriptive respectability of a family with a mural monument and venerable tankards, would not have been suppressed as of unsound tendency.
If mildness were the more natural expression of such a combination
of features, it was plain, that in the present instance, the exercise of habitual superiority, and the reception of general homage, had given to the Saxon lady a loftier character, which mingled with and qualified that bestowed by nature.
Let me try," said Agatha, slipping her arm about Jane's ample waist, and eliciting a piercing combination
of laugh and scream from her.
They soon perceived that the indispensably needed powers were such as no State government, no combination
of them, was by the principles of the Declaration of Independence competent to bestow.
The same man, stimulated by private pique against the MEGARENSIANS, another nation of Greece, or to avoid a prosecution with which he was threatened as an accomplice of a supposed theft of the statuary Phidias, or to get rid of the accusations prepared to be brought against him for dissipating the funds of the state in the purchase of popularity, or from a combination
of all these causes, was the primitive author of that famous and fatal war, distinguished in the Grecian annals by the name of the PELOPONNESIAN war; which, after various vicissitudes, intermissions, and renewals, terminated in the ruin of the Athenian commonwealth.
The federal Constitution forms a happy combination
in this respect; the great and aggregate interests being referred to the national, the local and particular to the State legislatures.
The locks are so finely adjusted that the doors are released by the action of a certain combination
of thought waves.
Another reproduced the most singular combinations
with a spinning-top; in his hands the revolving tops seemed to be animated with a life of their own in their interminable whirling; they ran over pipe-stems, the edges of sabres, wires and even hairs stretched across the stage; they turned around on the edges of large glasses, crossed bamboo ladders, dispersed into all the corners, and produced strange musical effects by the combination
of their various pitches of tone.
Such are Dithyrambic and Nomic poetry, and also Tragedy and Comedy; but between them the difference is, that in the first two cases these means are all employed in combination
, in the latter, now one means is employed, now another.