To look for a continuation of harmony between a number of independent, unconnected sovereignties in the same neighborhood, would be to disregard the uniform course of human events, and to set at defiance the accumulated
experience of ages.
But if the people at large had reason to confide in the men of that Congress, few of whom had been fully tried or generally known, still greater reason have they now to respect the judgment and advice of the convention, for it is well known that some of the most distinguished members of that Congress, who have been since tried and justly approved for patriotism and abilities, and who have grown old in acquiring political information, were also members of this convention, and carried into it their accumulated
knowledge and experience.
In bourgeois society, living labour is but a means to increase accumulated
A luminous ceiling, decorated with light arabesques, shed a soft clear light over all the marvels accumulated
in this museum.
On its deathbed it will recall it all over again, with interest accumulated
over all the years and .
Franz lowered a torch, and saw by the mass of cinders that had accumulated
that he was not the first to discover this retreat, which was, doubtless, one of the halting-places of the wandering visitors of Monte Cristo.
thought upon such subjects was used to form scenes.
This lady was the daughter of Nicholas de Camus, who arrived in Paris with twenty francs in his pocket, became secretary of state, and accumulated
wealth enough to divide nine millions of francs among his children and to keep an income of forty thousand for himself.
This wealth, according to tradition, had been accumulated
by a former Peter Goldthwaite, whose character seems to have borne a remarkable similitude to that of the Peter of our story.
It behooves you, fellow-countrymen, to consider in what aspect we shall stand before the world, and what will be the verdict of impartial history, should we suffer these accumulated
outrages to go unavenged.
In a word, that accumulated
knowledge which man inherits by means of books, imparted and transmitted information, schools, colleges, and universities, we obtain through more subtle agencies that are incorporated with our organic construction, and which form a species of hereditary mesmerism; a vegetable clairvoyance that enables us to see with the eyes, hear with the ears, and digest with the understandings of our predecessors.
It is made up of accumulated
tradition, kept alive by individual pride, rendered exact by professional opinion, and, like the higher arts, it spurred on and sustained by discriminating praise.
I had hired small lodgings, which I contrived to pay for out of a slender fund--the accumulated
savings of my Eton pocket-money; for as it had ever been abhorrent to my nature to ask pecuniary assistance, I had early acquired habits of self-denying economy; husbanding my monthly allowance with anxious care, in order to obviate the danger of being forced, in some moment of future exigency, to beg additional aid.
A smooth grassy slope, bounded, at the upper end, by venerable ruins half buried in ivy, at the lower, by a stream seen through arching trees--a dozen gaily-dressed people, seated in little groups here and there--some open hampers--the debris of a picnic--such were the Facts accumulated
by the Scientific Researcher.
I have had many a ducking in the course of my life, and in general cared little about it; but the accumulated
horrors of that night, the deathlike coldness of the place, the appalling darkness and the dismal sense of our forlorn condition, almost unmanned me.