If he's laid on the shelf, it's to be hoped he'll make way for a better man, but I don't see how it's like to make any difference
Compare the English carrier and the short-faced tumbler, and see the wonderful difference in their beaks, entailing corresponding differences in their skulls.
Great as the differences are between the breeds of pigeons, I am fully convinced that the common opinion of naturalists is correct, namely, that all have descended from the rock-pigeon (Columba livia), including under this term several geographical races or sub-species, which differ from each other in the most trifling respects.
would not these be the sort of differences
which distinguish the man gifted by nature from the one who is ungifted?
We define the "engraphic effect" of a stimulus as the effect in making a difference
between the primary and secondary indifference-states, and this difference
itself we define as the "engram" due to the stimulus.
in that respect of Richmond and London was enough to make the whole difference
of seeing him always and seeing him never.
She was first called to observe and approve him farther, by a reflection which Elinor chanced one day to make on the difference
between him and his sister.
They will depend merely on the majority of votes in the federal legislature, and consequently each vote, whether proceeding from a larger or smaller State, or a State more or less wealthy or powerful, will have an equal weight and efficacy: in the same manner as the votes individually given in a State legislature, by the representatives of unequal counties or other districts, have each a precise equality of value and effect; or if there be any difference
in the case, it proceeds from the difference
in the personal character of the individual representative, rather than from any regard to the extent of the district from which he comes.
At first sight the difference
does not seem great in either line of dealing with the difficult problem of limitations.
in affection, of parents towards their several children, is many times unequal; and sometimes unworthy; especially in the mothers; as Solomon saith, A wise son rejoiceth the father, but an ungracious son shames the mother.
with this difference
only, that the number of the one is five, of the other ten.
And experiences of the same kind are necessary for the individual to become conscious of himself; but here there is the difference
that, although everyone becomes equally conscious of his body as a separate and complete organism, everyone does not become equally conscious of himself as a complete and separate personality.
You have by this time, I hope, read the story of Palamon and Arcite at least in Tales from Chaucer, and here I will give you a few lines first from Dryden and then from Chaucer, so that you can judge for yourselves of the difference
The allusion and metaphor we have here made use of, we must acknowledge to be infinitely too great for our occasion; but there is, indeed, no other, which is at all adequate to express the difference
between an author of the first rate and a critic of the lowest.
It's not going to trouble us: I know what I'm talking about, and it will make no difference