I revered our theology, and aspired as much as any one to reach heaven: but being given assuredly to understand that the way is not less open to the most ignorant
than to the most learned, and that the revealed truths which lead to heaven are above our comprehension, I did not presume to subject them to the impotency of my reason; and I thought that in order competently to undertake their examination, there was need of some special help from heaven, and of being more than man.
D'Artagnan remained, therefore, alone; and as he declared he was too ignorant
of the game to play it regularly they only continued giving balls to one another without counting.
And you say that you are ignorant
of the contents of this letter?
I am completely ignorant
of it, madame," said the cardinal, accompanying his words with a slight shrug of the shoulders; "alas, our own wars quite absorb the time and the mind of a poor, incapable, infirm old minister like me.
I am ignorant
of nothing, my lord; during ten years, all the columns of figures which are found in France have passed in review before me, and if I have painfully nailed them into my brain, they are there now so well riveted, that, from the office of M.
I, doctor, I'm not the man to despair; no one was less ignorant
than I of the perils of the enterprise, but I did not want to see them, from the moment that you determined to brave them.
When we add the number of wholly ignorant
men who preached or "exhorted" to that of those who possessed something of an education, it can be seen at a glance that the supply of ministers was large.
So, seeing your camp, I decided to ask you to settle the dispute for once and all, that I may not be further annoyed by this ignorant
The Englishman attempted to dissuade him, but immediately the black became threatening and abusive, since, like all those who are ignorant
, he was suspicious that the intentions of others were always ulterior unless they perfectly coincided with his wishes.
So ancient is the culture of my people," she said, "that authentic history reveals no defense for that which we know existed only in the ignorant
and superstitious minds of the most primitive peoples of the past.
he repeated, with fierce contempt; "you are making the common mistake of the whole ignorant
The rustic, ignorant
of his danger, was about to drink, when the Eagle struck his hand with his wing, and, seizing the drinking horn in his talons, carried it aloft.
The "Old-Fashioned Girl" is not intended as a perfect model, but as a possible improvement upon [Page] the Girl of the Period, who seems sorrowfully ignorant
or ashamed of the good old fashions which make woman truly beautiful and honored, and, through her, render home what it should be,-a happy place, where parents and children, brothers and sisters, learn to love and know and help one another.
Lady Janet shut her eyes and destroyed the letter--Lady Janet is determined to live and die absolutely ignorant
of the true story of 'Mercy Merrick.
The electric organs of fishes offer another case of special difficulty; it is impossible to conceive by what steps these wondrous organs have been produced; but, as Owen and others have remarked, their intimate structure closely resembles that of common muscle; and as it has lately been shown that Rays have an organ closely analogous to the electric apparatus, and yet do not, as Matteuchi asserts, discharge any electricity, we must own that we are far too ignorant
to argue that no transition of any kind is possible.