And the same is true of all other things; they have each of them an end and a special excellence?
Well, and can the eyes fulfil their end if they are wanting in their own proper excellence and have a defect instead?
Even Stamboul, it is said, shall have an end, and the most unlucky blunders must come to a conclusion.
"A poem, in my opinion, is opposed to a work of science by having, for its immediate object, pleasure, not truth; to romance, by having, for its object, an indefinite instead of a definite pleasure, being a poem only so far as this object is attained; romance presenting perceptible images with definite, poetry with indefinite sensations, to which end music is an essential, since the comprehension of sweet sound is our most indefinite conception.
At the end
of the straits, I made sure we must fall into some bar of raging breakers, where all my troubles would be ended
speedily; and though I could, perhaps, bear to die, I could not bear to look upon my fate as it approached.
It was a comrade, bending over the house, strength and adventure in its roots, but in its utmost fingers tenderness, and the girth, that a dozen men could not have spanned, became in the end
evanescent, till pale bud clusters seemed to float in the air.
Why not believe, while I can, that it will end well after all?
"Betteredge," I said, "is there any hint to guide me at the end of the letter?"
I daresay David would have had to laugh in the end, had there not been a half-gnawed sausage in one of the pockets, and the sight of it reminded him so cruelly of the poor dog's fate that he howled, and Joey's heart was touched at last, and he also wept, but he wiped his eyes with the duck.
He put all the sausages into the end of the machine that they had issued from, and turned the handle backward, and then out came the dog at the other end!
Ends had the address, and the check would be mailed the first thing in the morning.
Ends, whose cranky eyes justified themselves in his shortness of temper.