And beyond this, to keep the people quiet and without loss to the state, they always have the means of giving work to the community in those labours that are the life and strength of the city, and on the pursuit of which the people are supported
; they also hold military exercises in repute, and moreover have many ordinances to uphold them.
"Then," continued Porthos, "he made a sign: two lads approached; one supported
my left arm, while the other, with infinite address, supported
In short, the Communists everywhere support
every revolutionary movement against the existing social and political order of things.
(replied my Husband in a most nobly contemptuous Manner) and dost thou then imagine that there is no other support
for an exalted mind (such as is my Laura's) than the mean and indelicate employment of Eating and Drinking?"
But Lidia Ivanovna's help was none the less real; she gave Alexey Alexandrovitch moral support
in the consciousness of her love and respect for him, and still more, as it was soothing to her to believe, in that she almost turned him to Christianity--that is, from an indifferent and apathetic believer she turned him into an ardent and steadfast adherent of the new interpretation of Christian doctrine, which had been gaining ground of late in Petersburg.
My mother did not relish this at all, and now made many objections to my accepting the situation; in which my sister warmly supported
her: but, unwilling to be balked again, I overruled them all; and, having first obtained the consent of my father (who had, a short time previously, been apprised of these transactions), I wrote a most obliging epistle to my unknown correspondent, and, finally, the bargain was concluded.
This magistracy is indeed the great support
of the state; for the people are easy, knowing that they are eligible to the first office in it; so that, whether it took place by the intention of the legislator, or whether it happened by chance, this is of great service to their affairs; for it is necessary that every member of the state should endeavour that each part of the government should be preserved, and continue the same.
They beheld the minister, leaning on Hester's shoulder, and supported by her arm around him, approach the scaffold, and ascend its steps; while still the little hand of the sin-born child was clasped in his.
Partly supported by Hester Prynne, and holding one hand of little Pearl's, the Reverend Mr.
Supported by the conviction of having done nothing to merit her present unhappiness, and consoled by the belief that Edward had done nothing to forfeit her esteem, she thought she could even now, under the first smart of the heavy blow, command herself enough to guard every suspicion of the truth from her mother and sisters.
She was stronger alone, and her own good sense so well supported her, that her firmness was as unshaken, her appearance of cheerfulness as invariable, as with regrets so poignant and so fresh, it was possible for them to be.
If the States are united under one government, there will be but one national civil list to support; if they are divided into several confederacies, there will be as many different national civil lists to be provided for -- and each of them, as to the principal departments, coextensive with that which would be necessary for a government of the whole.
Nothing can be more evident than that the thirteen States will be able to support a national government better than one half, or one third, or any number less than the whole.
His left hand he held carefully back, because he wished to support his right hand with it and knew he must not do so.
His left hand was bloody; he wiped it on his coat and supported himself with it.