Whatever may be the truth, as respects the root and the genius of the Indian tongues, it is quite certain they are now so distinct in their words as to possess most of the disadvantages of strange languages; hence much of the embarrassment that has arisen in learning their histories, and most of the uncertainty which exists
in their traditions.
I do but quote from one of those speeches when I declare that "I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery where it exists
Recollect, Sancho," said Don Quixote, "that wherever virtue exists
in an eminent degree it is persecuted.
that all the things which we clearly and distinctly conceive are true, is certain only because God is or exists
and because he is a Perfect Being, and because all that we possess is derived from him: whence it follows that our ideas or notions, which to the extent of their clearness and distinctness are real, and proceed from God, must to that extent be true.
So long as the separate organization of the members be not abolished; so long as it exists
, by a constitutional necessity, for local purposes; though it should be in perfect subordination to the general authority of the union, it would still be, in fact and in theory, an association of states, or a confederacy.
Extend the sphere, and you take in a greater variety of parties and interests; you make it less probable that a majority of the whole will have a common motive to invade the rights of other citizens; or if such a common motive exists
, it will be more difficult for all who feel it to discover their own strength, and to act in unison with each other.
In its completely developed form this family exists
only among the bourgeoisie.
In nearly all the second-class prefectures of France there exists
one salon which is the meeting-ground of those considerable and well- considered persons of the community who are, nevertheless, NOT the cream of the best society.
That this power exists
in any regions and for any classes is the result of Fog; which prevails during the greater part of the year in all parts save the torrid zones.
That man exists
no more: by an exercise of will I have destroyed him.
Nay, more, in all probability, he does not know that such a power exists
to us as can sterilize his lairs, so that he cannot use them as of old.
where the Complication and Unravelling are the same.
That makes no difference since it exists
in my desires, or rather exists
as long as my desires exist
Occasionally, perhaps, it is necessary to coin words, if no word exists
by which a correlation can adequately be explained.
Certain moral philosophers, with a due disdain of the flimsy foundations of human pride, have shown that every man is equally descended from a million of ancestors, within a given number of generations; thereby demonstrating that no prince exists
who does not participate in the blood of some beggar, or any beggar who does not share in the blood of princes.