It occurred to me that a work of this kind might comprise a variety of those curious details, so interesting to me, illustrative of the fur trade; of its remote
and adventurous enterprises, and of the various people, and tribes, and castes, and characters, civilized and savage, affected by its operations.
(reason teaching us that want would make us first invent that which was necessary, and, when that was obtained, then those things which were requisite for the conveniences and ornament of life), so should we conclude the same with respect to a political state; now everything in Egypt bears the marks of the most remote
antiquity, for these people seem to be the most ancient of all others, and to have acquired laws and political order; we should therefore make a proper use of what is told us of them, and endeavour to find out what they have omitted.
I have visions of myself roaming through the forests of the Younger World; and yet it is not myself that I see but one that is only remotely a part of me, as my father and my grandfather are parts of me less remote
. This other-self of mine is an ancestor, a progenitor of my progenitors in the early line of my race, himself the progeny of a line that long before his time developed fingers and toes and climbed up into the trees.
Many remarkable little facts could be given with respect to the inhabitants of remote
Even when it is as remote
as Norway, it is still related to the great capitals by the history if not the actuality of the characters.
He sent the saddle without an answer, and with a sense of having done something shameful; he handed over all the now revolting business of the estate to the bailiff, and set off next day to a remote
district to see his friend Sviazhsky, who had splendid marshes for grouse in his neighborhood, and had lately written to ask him to keep a long-standing promise to stay with him.
Near it in the field, I remember, were three faint points of light, three telescopic stars infinitely remote
, and all around it was the unfathomable darkness of empty space.
Having suspected from the first that there was a gentleman in the background, it is highly satisfactory to know that he recedes into the remote
perspective of Asia.
As, unfortunately, the Queen's highway ran down in tortuous descent to the handful of fishermen's cottages that had clung there limpet-like for ages, there was always a chance of such a stray visitation; but it was remote
, and the whole place, hand and heart, was in the pocket of my lord.
Far in the forest, dim and old, For her may some tall vault unfold -- Some vault that oft hath flung its black And winged pannels fluttering back, Triumphant, o'er the crested palls, Of her grand family funerals -- Some sepulchre, remote
, alone, Against whose portal she hath thrown, In childhood, many an idle stone -- Some tomb fromout whose sounding door She ne'er shall force an echo more, Thrilling to think, poor child of sin!
If he does not wake to-day we shall understand what kind of a sleep it is, and his body will then be borne to a place in one of the remote
recesses of the cave where none will ever find it to desecrate it.
As the natural limit of a democracy is that distance from the central point which will just permit the most remote
citizens to assemble as often as their public functions demand, and will include no greater number than can join in those functions; so the natural limit of a republic is that distance from the centre which will barely allow the representatives to meet as often as may be necessary for the administration of public affairs.