But am I to suppose that your Lordship gives to brightness the title of a Dimension, and that what we call "bright" you call "high"?
You say I have a Third Dimension, which you call "height".
Another sort of quality is that in virtue of which, for example, we call
men good boxers or runners, or healthy or sickly: in fact it includes all those terms which refer to inborn capacity or incapacity.
If I were asking you to do something disagreeable now- but I only ask you to return a call.
After her visit to the Rostovs and her unexpectedly chilly reception by Nicholas, Princess Mary confessed to herself that she had been right in not wishing to be the first to call.
If you'll only call me Anne spelled with an E I shall try to reconcile myself to not being called Cordelia.
How can you call it a GOOD night when you know it must be the very worst night I've ever had?
And what do the rulers call one another in other States?
And they will have a common interest in the same thing which they will alike call `my own,' and having this common interest they will have a common feeling of pleasure and pain?
The state, I call it, where all are poison-drinkers, the good and the bad: the state, where all lose themselves, the good and the bad: the state, where the slow suicide of all--is called "life.
Culture, they call their theft--and everything becometh sickness and trouble unto them!
The first account that I can recollect, or could ever learn of myself, was that I had wandered among a crew of those people they call gypsies, or Egyptians; but I believe it was but a very little while that I had been among them, for I had not had my skin discoloured or blackened, as they do very young to all the children they carry about with them; nor can I tell how I came among them, or how I got from them.
In the provision they made for me, it was my good hap to be put to nurse, as they call it, to a woman who was indeed poor but had been in better circumstances, and who got a little livelihood by taking such as I was supposed to be, and keeping them with all necessaries, till they were at a certain age, in which it might be supposed they might go to service or get their own bread.
Here, too, they constituted the journey, as they call it, viz.
No, no," says he, "I mean it is a house all made of China ware, such as you call it in England, or as it is called in our country, porcelain.