But methinks that is a scurf that will fall off fast enough--that the natural remedy is to be found in the proportion which the night bears to the day, the winter to the summer, thought to experience
This baby was one of twins; and I may remark here that I hardly ever, in all my experience
of the family, saw both the twins detached from Mrs.
To those who have been led by experience
to attend to this consideration, it could not appear surprising, that the act of the convention, which recommends so many important changes and innovations, which may be viewed in so many lights and relations, and which touches the springs of so many passions and interests, should find or excite dispositions unfriendly, both on one side and on the other, to a fair discussion and accurate judgment of its merits.
You know from your own experience
how strong is the call of the wild at times.
She became what would have been called a fine creature; her aspect was fair and arresting; her soul that of a woman whom the turbulent experiences
of the last year or two had quite failed to demoralize.
It was of a quality and kind that transcended all my experiences
Their meagre physical experiences
, plus their meagre intellectual experiences
, made a negative sum so vast that it overbalanced their wholesome morality and healthful sports.
Released from this occupation, he married a poor but excellent wife and worked at his trade; but the important experiences
of his life were the religious ones.
Yet there is a depth in those brief moments which constrains us to ascribe more reality to them than to all other experiences
There is sometimes an odd disposition in this country to dispute as improbable in fiction, what are the commonest experiences
I have sought to impart this relief to the more serious passages in the book, not only because I believe myself to be justified in doing so by the laws of Art -- but because experience
has taught me (what the experience
of my readers will doubtless confirm) that there is no such moral phenomenon as unmixed tragedy to be found in the world around us.
Accordingly, seeing that our senses sometimes deceive us, I was willing to suppose that there existed nothing really such as they presented to us; and because some men err in reasoning, and fall into paralogisms, even on the simplest matters of geometry, I, convinced that I was as open to error as any other, rejected as false all the reasonings I had hitherto taken for demonstrations; and finally, when I considered that the very same thoughts(presentations) which we experience
when awake may also be experienced when we are asleep, while there is at that time not one of them true, I supposed that all the objects (presentations) that had ever entered into my mind when awake, had in them no more truth than the illusions of my dreams.
A third ill effect of the exclusion would be, the depriving the community of the advantage of the experience
gained by the chief magistrate in the exercise of his office.
Perhaps I did wrong to insist upon accepting a good situation when it was offered me, seeing that from my last experience
in that way I derived a shock which was anything but a matter for jesting.
We give these estimates on the authority of a trader of long experience
, and a foreigner by birth.