It is rather to make the telephone as universal as the water faucet, to bring within speaking distance every economic unit, to connect to the social
organism every person who may at any time be needed.
Into their place stepped free competition, accompanied by a social
and political constitution adapted to it, and by the economical and political sway of the bourgeois class.
If truth and justice, and the better principles of our nature, cannot exist unless enforced by the statute-book, how are we to account for the social
condition of the Typees?
in its nature, it respects everything which tends to unite men.
evening was held in the restaurant in the basement.
An idle question that, as idle as to ask could mankind have prevented the decay that turned Assyria and Babylon to empty deserts or the slow decline and fall, the gradual social
disorganisation, phase by phase, that closed the chapter of the Empire of the West
In the first moment of Pierre's outburst Anna Pavlovna, despite her social
experience, was horror-struck.
With dim lights and tangled circumstance they tried to shape their thought and deed in noble agreement; but after all, to common eyes their struggles seemed mere inconsistency and formlessness; for these later-born Theresas were helped by no coherent social
faith and order which could perform the function of knowledge for the ardently willing soul.
He was then a man well on towards fifty, and he had come to America early in life, and had lived in our village many years, without casting one of his English prejudices, or ceasing to be of a contrary opinion on every question, political, religious and social
Then, suddenly, everything seemed to fall into focus -- Redmond, professors, classes, students, studies, social
I am an example of some of the workings of the social
system of this illustrious country on the individual native, during the early part of the present century; and, if I may say so without unbecoming vanity, I should like to quote myself for the edification of my countrymen.
The situation is what counts, and the situation was that social
intercourse for me was getting painful and difficult.
Other great historical events have their place in social
Lady Janet predicts a social
triumph; and my wife's despair--not my wife's conviction--accepts the prophecy.
That girl was born to be a leader in social
and intellectual circles, far away from Four Winds," she said to Gilbert as they walked home one night.