Mother and daughter stood together in the same circle of seclusion from human society; and in the nature of the child seemed to be perpetuated those unquiet elements
that had distracted Hester Prynne before Pearl's birth, but had since begun to be soothed away by the softening influences of maternity.
without, and bade me contemplate
The rain beat strongly against the panes, the wind blew tempestuously: "One lies there," I thought, "who will soon be beyond the war of earthly elements
I remember that I sat resting my head upon my hand, when the letter was half done, cherishing a general fancy as if Agnes were one of the elements
of my natural home.
Yet she had not the vixenish temper which is sometimes supposed to be a necessary condition of such habits: she was a very mild, patient woman, whose nature it was to seek out all the sadder and more serious elements
of life, and pasture her mind upon them.
In fact this book is a work of genius and, as always with works of genius, it is difficult to analyze the elements
that have gone to make it.
Our torments also may in length of time Become our Elements
, these piercing Fires As soft as now severe, our temper chang'd Into their temper; which must needs remove The sensible of pain.
In Switzerland they support the Radicals, without losing sight of the fact that this party consists of antagonistic elements
, partly of Democratic Socialists, in the French sense, partly of radical bourgeois.
All the elements
of an Epic poem are found in Tragedy, but the elements
of a Tragedy are not all found in the Epic poem.
I was conscious every moment in myself of many, very many elements
absolutely opposite to that.
So true is this, that when a man is by nature liable to such affections, arising from some concomitance of elements
in his constitution, it is a probable inference that he has the corresponding complexion of skin.
It seemed to me that there could be no well-grounded knowledge without this preliminary operation of placing myself in relations, as slightly as possible modified by elements
proceeding from a different combination of causes, with the spontaneous home- life of the country.
He had no knowledge of the proximity of Lady Arabella, and thought that he was far removed from all he knew and whose interests he shared--alone with the wild elements
, which were being lashed to fury, and with the woman who had struggled with him and vanquished him, and on whom he would shower the full measure of his hate.
As, in an inquiry into every other subject, it is necessary to separate the different parts of which it is compounded, till we arrive at their first elements
, which are the most minute parts thereof; so by the same proceeding we shall acquire a knowledge of the primary parts of a city and see wherein they differ from each other, and whether the rules of art will give us any assistance in examining into each of these things which are mentioned.
Here are the exact figures: 25 gallons of water, separated into its constituent elements
, yield 200 pounds of oxygen and 25 pounds of hydrogen.