Rebecca and Emma Jane offered to go two or three miles in some one direction and see what they could do in the way of stirring up a popular
demand for the Snow-White and Rose-Red brands, the former being devoted to laundry purposes and the latter being intended for the toilet.
The victory of the queer beggar made him immensely popular
To this catalogue of circumstances that tend to the amelioration of popular
systems of civil government, I shall venture, however novel it may appear to some, to add one more, on a principle which has been made the foundation of an objection to the new Constitution; I mean the ENLARGEMENT of the ORBIT within which such systems are to revolve, either in respect to the dimensions of a single State or to the consolidation of several smaller States into one great Confederacy.
The friend of popular
governments never finds himself so much alarmed for their character and fate, as when he contemplates their propensity to this dangerous vice.
In his Reversals of the Situation, however, he shows a marvellous skill in the effort to hit the popular
taste,--to produce a tragic effect that satisfies the moral sense.
If a man of science were told that the results of his experiments, and the conclusions that he arrived at, should be of such a character that they would not upset the received popular
notions on the subject, or disturb popular
prejudice, or hurt the sensibilities of people who knew nothing about science; if a philosopher were told that he had a perfect right to speculate in the highest spheres of thought, provided that he arrived at the same conclusions as were held by those who had never thought in any sphere at all - well, nowadays the man of science and the philosopher would be considerably amused.
Manuel Lisa, a Spaniard by birth, and a man of bold and enterprising character, who had ascended the Missouri almost to its source, and made himself well acquainted and popular
with several of its tribes.
A favorite topic with me was the popular
belief in omens -- a belief which, at this one epoch of my life, I was almost seriously disposed to defend.
Therefore we see it hath done wonders, in popular
states; but with senates, and princes less; and more ever upon the first entrance of bold persons into action, than soon after; for boldness is an ill keeper of promise.
He is not a popular
person, the genial Challenger," said he.
A Chancery judge once had the kindness to inform me, as one of a company of some hundred and fifty men and women not labouring under any suspicions of lunacy, that the Court of Chancery, though the shining subject of much popular
prejudice (at which point I thought the judge's eye had a cast in my direction), was almost immaculate.
Amongst many excellent constitutions this may show how well their government is framed, that although the people are admitted to a share in the administration, the form of it remains unaltered, without any popular
insurrections, worth notice, on the one hand, or degenerating into a tyranny on the other.
They are a great popular
movement, and every great popular
movement, whatever may be its cause and object, always sets free the spirit of liberty from its final precipitate.
The reformer England needs today is an energetic phonetic enthusiast: that is why I have made such a one the hero of a popular
Ever since the enemy's entry into Smolensk he had in imagination been playing the role of director of the popular
feeling of "the heart of Russia.