For a town or country labourer to practise thrift would be absolutely immoral.
Misery and poverty are so absolutely degrading, and exercise such a paralysing effect over the nature of men, that no class is ever really conscious of its own suffering.
And so he who would lead a Christlike life is he who is perfectly and absolutely himself.
The truth is, that the great principles of the Constitution proposed by the convention may be considered less as absolutely new, than as the expansion of principles which are found in the articles of Confederation.
It may be collected from their proceedings, that they were deeply and unanimously impressed with the crisis, which had led their country almost with one voice to make so singular and solemn an experiment for correcting the errors of a system by which this crisis had been produced; that they were no less deeply and unanimously convinced that such a reform as they have proposed was absolutely necessary to effect the purposes of their appointment.
The atmosphere seemed to him to be becoming absolutely stifling.
I was absolutely and entirely well," he declared stoutly, "both when I left home this morning and when I entered that room to wait for you.
He looked all around to make sure that he was absolutely
I apologize a second time for alluding to money matters before it was absolutely necessary.
It is a degrading confession to make; but I remember wishing I was not so highly connected, and absolutely thinking that the life of a commercial traveler would have suited me exactly, if I had not been a poor g entleman.
I disliked the abstruse studies of my new profession; but I absolutely hated the diurnal slavery of qualifying myself, in a social point of view, for future success in it.
It would be not only unwise, but absolutely
cruel, to enlighten her.
I do not pretend to plead the immunities of my order so highly as this; but neither will I allow that the author of a modern antique romance is obliged to confine himself to the introduction of those manners only which can be proved to have absolutely
existed in the times he is depicting, so that he restrain himself to such as are plausible and natural, and contain no obvious anachronism.
For myself, I feel absolutely
exhausted, and have not been to the office today.
Come to me immediately, and explain what is at present absolutely