But ancient superstitions, after being steeped in human hearts and embodied in human breath, and passing from lip to ear in manifold repetition, through a series of generations, become imbued with an effect
of homely truth.
The somewhat dim coal fire has an essential Influence in producing the effect
which I would describe.
In this way matters went on for some time, without producing any material effect
on the relative situations of the contending powers.
No danger; we may make any noise we please, and it will only add to the effect
I do not care to trace the course of my dollar, if I could, till it buys a man a musket to shoot one with--the dollar is innocent--but I am concerned to trace the effects
of my allegiance.
I had put that up, too, and it was one of the best effects
I ever invented.
These were the quaintly turned phrases describing the effect
on the once poor Aladdin of his wonderful riches, and those descanting upon the beauty and charm of the Sultan's daughter, the Princess Badroulboudour:--
If any one wishes to be im- pressed with the soul-killing effects
of slavery, let him go to Colonel Lloyd's plantation, and, on allow- ance-day, place himself in the deep pine woods, and there let him, in silence, analyze the sounds that shall pass through the chambers of his soul,--and if he is not thus impressed, it will only be because "there is no flesh in his obdurate heart.
My sisters would feel the good effects
of it as well as herself.
This exclusion, whether temporary or perpetual, would have nearly the same effects
, and these effects
would be for the most part rather pernicious than salutary.
These must be chiefly, if not wholly, effects
of the unsteadiness and injustice with which a factious spirit has tainted our public administrations.
Besides, the production of spectacular effects
depends more on the art of the stage machinist than on that of the poet.
If we add to this evil, the attendant glitter upon glitter, we have a perfect farrago of discordant and displeasing effects
This center, formed of indefinite molecules, began to revolve around its own axis during its gradual condensation; then, following the immutable laws of mechanics, in proportion as its bulk diminished by condensation, its rotary motion became accelerated, and these two effects
continuing, the result was the formation of one principal star, the center of the nebulous mass.
Causes of Variability -- Effects
of Habit -- Correlation of Growth -- Inheritance -- Character of Domestic Varieties -- Difficulty of distinguishing between Varieties and Species -- Origin of Domestic Varieties from one or more Species -- Domestic Pigeons, their Differences and Origin -- Principle of Selection anciently followed, its Effects
-- Methodical and Unconscious Selection -- Unknown Origin of our Domestic Productions -- Circumstances favourable to Man's power of Selection.