Various difficulties and inconveniences would be inseparable from such a situation; whereas one government, watching over the general and common interests, and combining and directing the powers and resources of the whole
, would be free from all these embarrassments, and conduce far more to the safety of the people.
To comply with this request of holding a few as hostages for the surrender of the whole body, was deemed inconsistent with his instructions; but, as there could be no objection to allow a small number of them to return to their homes, permission was given to them to choose ten for the District of Minas (Horton) and ten for the District of Canard (Cornwallis) to whom leave of absence was given for one day, and on whose return a similar number were indulged in the same manner.
In this manner was the whole male part of the population of the District of Minas put on board the five transports, stationed in the river Gaspereaux, each vessel being guarded by six non-commissioned officers, and eighty privates.
The executive of the modern State is but a committee for managing the common affairs of the whole
The comparatively open space that extended from the Ti toward the rock, to which I have before alluded as forming the ascent to the place, was, with the building itself, now altogether deserted by the men; the whole
distance being filled by bands of females, shouting and dancing under the influence of some strange excitement.
By this time the Indian was far out of reach, and had rejoined his men, and the whole
dare-devil band, with the captured horses, scuttled off along the defiles, their red flag flaunting overhead, and the rocks echoing to their whoops and yells, and demoniac laughter.
Bagration's exhausted and hungry detachment, which alone covered this movement of the transport and of the whole
army, had to remain stationary in face of an enemy eight times as strong as itself.
This was the effect with me of all the criticism which I had hitherto read, and I am not sure yet that the criticism which tries to be of a larger scope, and to see things "whole
," is of any definite effect.
During each of these years, over the whole
world, the land and the water has been peopled by hosts of living forms.
While Greek was speaking so powerfully to the cultivated class, other forces were contributing to revolutionize life as a whole
and all men's outlook upon it.
The second division (2) includes the remainder of the second and the whole
of the third and fourth books, which are mainly occupied with the construction of the first State and the first education.
And the Reindeer told her the whole
of Gerda's history, but first of all his own; for that seemed to him of much greater importance.