A sensibility too tremblingly alive to every
affliction of my Freinds, my Acquaintance and particularly to every
affliction of my own, was my only fault, if a fault it could be called.
Every revolution was first a thought in one man's mind, and when the same thought occurs to another man, it is the key to that era.
He hears the commendation, not of himself, but, more sweet, of that character he seeks, in every word that is said concerning character, yea further in every fact and circumstance,--in the running river and the rustling corn.
Every thing tends in a wonderful manner to abbreviate itself and yield its own virtue to him.
When he was within twenty paces, and Nicholas could clearly distinguish every detail of his handsome, happy young face, he experienced a feeling tenderness and ecstasy such as he had never before known.
To Rostov every word sounded like a voice from heaven.
But the talk in every group was chiefly about the Emperor Alexander.
All things show us that on every side we are very near to the best.
Nature will not be Buddhist: she resents generalizing, and insults the philosopher in every moment with a million of fresh particulars.
The arrival of a new family in the country was always a matter of joy to him, and in every point of view he was charmed with the inhabitants he had now procured for his cottage at Barton.
He had been to several families that morning in hopes of procuring some addition to their number, but it was moonlight and every body was full of engagements.
Bills of attainder, ex post facto laws, and laws impairing the obligation of contracts, are contrary to the first principles of the social compact, and to every principle of sound legislation.
Had the convention attempted a positive enumeration of the powers necessary and proper for carrying their other powers into effect, the attempt would have involved a complete digest of laws on every subject to which the Constitution relates; accommodated too, not only to the existing state of things, but to all the possible changes which futurity may produce; for in every new application of a general power, the PARTICULAR POWERS, which are the means of attaining the OBJECT of the general power, must always necessarily vary with that object, and be often properly varied whilst the object remains the same.
He was a nervous man, easily depressed; fond of every body that he was used to, and hating to part with them; hating change of every kind.
Knightley, in fact, was one of the few people who could see faults in Emma Woodhouse, and the only one who ever told her of them: and though this was not particularly agreeable to Emma herself, she knew it would be so much less so to her father, that she would not have him really suspect such a circumstance as her not being thought perfect by every body.