Undoubtedly some relation exists between all who live contemporaneously, and so it is possible to find some connection
between the intellectual activity of men and their historical movements, just as such a connection
may be found between the movements of humanity and commerce, handicraft, gardening, or anything else you please.
Knowing the sentiments of the father in relation to this people, it was no wonder that the son hesitated to avow his connection with, nay, even his dependence on the integrity of, a Quaker.
The connection, therefore, remained a profound secret to all but those who were interested in it,
There was not only great wealth but high court interest among the connections of Edward Effingham.
I am rather afraid that Doctor Softly was not a clever medical man; for in spite of his great connections, he did not get a very magnificent practice as a physician.
Equally out of the question: since I could not pay for admission to the prepared place of accommodation for distinguished people, and could not accept a charitable free pass, in consequence of my high connections. The Bar?
One day, my father, in my presence, asked his advice about the best manner of starting me in life, with due credit to my connections and sufficient advantage to myself.
She had lost both her parents while she was still a young woman; and, in course of years, her mother's family connections
(who were then her nearest surviving relatives) had been one after another removed by death.
Do you see the connection, now, between that question, and what I have said since?"
Arnold was slow to see the connection. His mind was running on Sir Patrick's discovery.
Besides these gentlemen, there were some ladies among the guests invited by Sir Patrick--all of them family connections, and three of them appointed to the position of Blanche's bridesmaids.
Looked at from this standpoint, I almost reached the conclusion that often the Negro boy's birth and connection with an unpopular race is an advantage, so far as real life is concerned.
I have been made to feel sad for such persons because I am conscious of the fact that mere connection with what is known as a superior race will not permanently carry an individual forward unless he has individual worth, and mere connection with what is regarded as an inferior race will not finally hold an individual back if he possesses intrinsic, individual merit.
In practice, however, it is difficult to make any precise distinction between a word such as "walking" and a general name such as "man." One instance of walking cannot be concentrated into an instant: it is a process in time, in which there is a causal connection between the earlier and later parts, as between the earlier and later parts of Jones.
But this point is not important in the present connection.