It will, I presume, be as readily conceded, that there were only three ways in which this power could have been reasonably modified
and disposed: that it must either have been lodged wholly in the national legislature, or wholly in the State legislatures, or primarily in the latter and ultimately in the former.
Undoubtedly," it will be said, "religious, moral, philosophical and juridical ideas have been modified
in the course of historical development.
He was ignorant of the fact that at thirty-six years of age,--the period of life when a man has judged men and social interests and relations,--the opinions for which he was ready to sacrifice his future would be modified
in him, as they are in all men of real superiority.
Acting, therefore, as his interpreter and summarizer, I gather that in the course of an imprisonment of seven years he has himself modified
his own personal views, both as regards Women and as regards the Isosceles or Lower Classes.
Pambrune informed Captain Bonneville that he had been at some pains to introduce the Christian religion, in the Roman Catholic form, among them, where it had evidently taken root; but had become altered and modified
, to suit their peculiar habits of thought, and motives of action; retaining, however, the principal points of faith, and its entire precepts of morality.
The members of the West Wind's dynasty are modified
in a way by the regions they rule, as a Hohenzollern, without ceasing to be himself, becomes a Roumanian by virtue of his throne, or a Saxe-Coburg learns to put the dress of Bulgarian phrases upon his particular thoughts, whatever they are.
Adam had quite a pride in the little squire in those early days, and the feeling had only become slightly modified
as the fair-haired lad had grown into the whiskered young man.
Hunsden gave him a mastiff cub, which he called Yorke, after the donor; it grew to a superb dog, whose fierceness, however, was much modified
by the companionship and caresses of its young master.
But it was the destiny of this great prince to excite the attention and admiration of the public in a very modified
degree wherever he might be.
Astor until some time afterwards, or it might have modified
the trust and confidence reposed in them.
It slowly effaced itself and left a look of seriousness modified
by the desire not to be rude.
The little hill-folk sweat in the modified
heat of the lower Siwaliks, and gather round the priests for their blessing and their wage.
Their scheme is ancient, far beyond the memory of man or even the record of history, and has hitherto been very little modified
by the innate sense of something wrong, and the dim perception of better methods, that have disquieted all the ages through which the procession has taken its march.
It seemed to me that there could be no well-grounded knowledge without this preliminary operation of placing myself in relations, as slightly as possible modified
by elements proceeding from a different combination of causes, with the spontaneous home- life of the country.
been but slightly modified
, was that of the tail of a subdued dog, and