On the other hand, it will be equally
forgotten that the vigor of government is essential to the security of liberty; that, in the contemplation of a sound and well-informed judgment, their interest can never be separated; and that a dangerous ambition more often lurks behind the specious mask of zeal for the rights of the people than under the forbidden appearance of zeal for the firmness and efficiency of government.
An objector in a small State is equally
loud against the dangerous inequality in the House of Representatives.
I wish I could say that his answer to the second (or moral) objection was equally
clear and cogent.
The five elements (water, fire, wood, metal, earth) are not always equally
predominant; the four seasons make way for each other in turn.
If a woman conceals her affection with the same skill from the object of it, she may lose the opportunity of fixing him; and it will then be but poor consolation to believe the world equally
in the dark.
But direction and knowledge of public affairs is a virtue peculiar to those who govern, while all others seem to be equally
requisite for both parties; but with this the governed have no concern, it is theirs to entertain just notions: they indeed are like flute-makers, while those who govern are the musicians who play on them.
He entered his wife's drawing room as one enters a theater, was acquainted with everybody, equally
pleased to see everyone, and equally
indifferent to them all.
This would not have been possible had not some clever man invented the "wireless" and an equally
clever child suggested the idea of reaching the mysterious Land of Oz by its means.
He could move but slowly, resting often; but savage hatred and an equally
savage desire for vengeance kept him to his task.
So the Jay could do no better than go back to the other Jays, who had watched his behaviour from a distance; but they were equally
annoyed with him, and told him:
downwards, it is equally
consistent in regarding Homer and Hesiod as `prehistoric'.
Both sorts are written in a great variety of stanza forms, all equally
skilful and musical.
I was delighted with the procession of the inhabitants; but that of the Thracians was equally
, if not more, beautiful.
Hence the wife often puts on fits of love and jealousy, nay, even denies herself any pleasure, to disturb and prevent those of her husband; and he again, in return, puts frequent restraints on himself, and stays at home in company which he dislikes, in order to confine his wife to what she equally
The act of saying "There is a dog," and the act of throwing stones, would in such a case be equally