Thus we may perhaps most easily comprehend that to which a thing is related, when a name does not exist, if, from that which has a name, we derive a new name, and apply it to that with which the first is reciprocally connected
, as in the aforesaid instances, when we derived the word 'winged' from 'wing' and from 'rudder'.
She could have added, "a young man, too, like YOU, whose very countenance may vouch for your being amiable"-- but she contented herself with, "and one, too, who had probably been his companion from childhood, connected
together, as I think you said, in the closest manner
Well, Laurence, if our oaken chair, like the wooden palladium of Troy, was connected
with the country's fate, yet there appears to have been no supernatural obstacle to its removal from the Province House.
As it passed away, he drew his hand feebly across his clammy brow, and, smiling faintly, resumed his speech,--"on the brink of the grave, at a moment when all thoughts of me must be connected
with the image of death, there can no longer be any necessity for silence.
Poe was connected
at various times and in various capacities with the "Southern Literary Messenger" in Richmond, Va.
Besides, those who contrive this plan of community cannot easily avoid the following evils; namely, blows, murders involuntary or voluntary, quarrels, and reproaches, all which it would be impious indeed to be guilty of towards our fathers and mothers, or those who are nearly related to us; though not to those who are not connected
to us by any tie of affinity: and certainly these mischiefs must necessarily happen oftener amongst those who do not know how they are connected
to each other than those who do; and when they do happen, if it is among the first of these, they admit of a legal expiation, but amongst the latter that cannot be done.
This is what makes it evident that a drowning man is less free and more subject to necessity than one standing on dry ground, and that makes the actions of a man closely connected
with others in a thickly populated district, or of one bound by family, official, or business duties, seem certainly less free and more subject to necessity than those of a man living in solitude and seclusion.
Will had felt no particular surprise at the request, and connected
it with some new notions about the "Pioneer;" but when he was shown into Mr.
At first it appeared to be connected
wholly with direction.
I put my father last, because he was not so well connected
as my mother, and my grandmother first, because she was the most nobly-born person of the three.
The first lines contained an urgent entreaty to keep the circumstances connected
with the loss of the five hundred pounds the strictest secret from everyone in general, and from Hardyman in particular.
Are you - on your honour as a lady, now, madam - are you not connected
with some newspaper?
It certainly gave some account of the principal constellations, their dates of rising and setting, and the legends connected
with them, and probably showed how these influenced human affairs or might be used as guides.
If we assume, as science normally does, the continuity of physical processes, we are forced to conclude that, at the place where the plate is, and at all places between it and a star which it photographs, SOMETHING is happening which is specially connected
with that star.
But he had never connected
these scientific deductions as to the origin of man as an animal, as to reflex action, biology, and sociology, with those questions as to the meaning of life and death to himself, which had of late been more and more often in his mind.