Rather let it be named from the fishes that swim in it, the wild fowl or quadrupeds which frequent
it, the wild flowers which grow by its shores, or some wild man or child the thread of whose history is interwoven with its own; not from him who could show no title to it but the deed which a like-minded neighbor or legislature gave him -- him who thought only of its money value; whose presence perchance cursed all the shores; who exhausted the land around it, and would fain have exhausted the waters within it; who regretted only that it was not English hay or cranberry meadow -- there was nothing to redeem it, forsooth, in his eyes -- and would have drained and sold it for the mud at its bottom.
The means of revenue, which have been so greatly multiplied by the increase of gold and silver and of the arts of industry, and the science of finance, which is the offspring of modern times, concurring with the habits of nations, have produced an entire revolution in the system of war, and have rendered disciplined armies, distinct from the body of the citizens, the inseparable companions of frequent
is not less a source of frequent
and intricate discussions, sufficiently denoting the indeterminate limits by which they are respectively circumscribed.
My brother admires her greatly already; he will have frequent
opportunity now of seeing her on the most intimate footing; her relations all wish the connection as much as his own; and a sister's partiality is not misleading me, I think, when I call Charles most capable of engaging any woman's heart.
The strength of the family tie in France, and its comparative weakness in America, has been the subject of frequent
comment among travelers.
There is something in the unselfish and self-sacrificing love of a brute, which goes directly to the heart of him who has had frequent
occasion to test the paltry friendship and gossamer fidelity of mere Man.
The natives inhabiting the lower part of the river, and with whom the company was likely to have the most frequent
intercourse, were divided at this time into four tribes, the Chinooks, Clatsops, Wahkiacums, and Cathlamahs.
I commend rather some diet for certain seasons, than frequent
use of physic, except it be grown into a custom.
The fourth species [1293a] of democracy, the last which was established in order of time, arose when cities were greatly enlarged to what they were at first, and when the public revenue became something considerable; for then the populace, on account of their numbers, were admitted to share in the management of public affairs, for then even the poorest people were at leisure to attend to them, as they received wages for so doing; nay, they were more so than others, as they were not hindered by having anything of their own to mind, as the rich had; for which reason these last very often did not frequent
the public assemblies and the courts of justice: thus the supreme power was lodged in the poor, and not in the laws.
From the cloister, his reputation as a learned man had passed to the people, among whom it had changed a little, a frequent
occurrence at that time, into reputation as a sorcerer.
As far as Gania was concerned, it might have been supposed that the news had come through Varvara Ardalionovna, who had suddenly become a frequent
visitor of the Epanchin girls, greatly to their mother's surprise.
Besides, as a result of the frequent
and rapid change of position by each army, even what information was obtained could not be delivered in time.
Ferrari, whose anxiety about her husband made her a frequent
, a too frequent
, visitor at the lawyer's office.
On one of these too frequent
occasions he was boasting of his prowess as a pedestrian and athlete, and the outcome was a match against nature.
He gave him frequent
hints, that to adopt the fruits of sin, was to give countenance to it.