All the old abuses in society, universal and particular, all unjust accumulations
of property and power, are avenged in the same manner.
The garment itself did not bear out the assertion, nor did the accumulations
of grease on stove and pot and pan attest a general cleanliness.
He makes a clean sweep of all untidy accumulations
, puts all his drawers in order, and leaves no note or scrap of paper undestroyed, save such memoranda as bear directly on his studies.
Now if there is a buried city beneath all this jungle, this mountain of earth and stones, the accumulation
of centuries, it is probably on the bottom of some vast cavern.
Owing, however, to a somewhat massive accumulation
of animal substance about the lower region of his face, the look was, perhaps, unctuous rather than spiritual, and had, so to speak, a kind of fleshly effulgence, not altogether so satisfactory as he doubtless intended it to be.
When we saw a stately accumulation
, we said, "Here is a banker.
Nor could I pass unnoticed the suggestion of the bleak shores of Lapland, Siberia, Spitzbergen, Nova Zembla, Iceland, Greenland, with "the vast sweep of the Arctic Zone, and those forlorn regions of dreary space,--that reservoir of frost and snow, where firm fields of ice, the accumulation
of centuries of winters, glazed in Alpine heights above heights, surround the pole, and concentre the multiplied rigours of extreme cold.
The greater the accumulation
of deceit and trouble in the world, the brighter and the purer shone the star of Dora high above the world.
What has occasioned that enormous accumulation
of debts with which several of the European nations are oppressed?
This consideration has the more weight, as the gradual accumulation
of public improvements at the stationary residence of the government would be both too great a public pledge to be left in the hands of a single State, and would create so many obstacles to a removal of the government, as still further to abridge its necessary independence.
The bad weather, however, annoyed Passepartout; for the accumulation
of snow, by blocking the wheels of the cars, would certainly have been fatal to Mr.
There may even be a greater accumulation
of spite in it than in l'homme de la nature et de la verite.