Within the same sentiment is the germ of intellectual growth
, which obeys the same law.
But man is an odd, sad creature as yet, intent on pilfering the earth, and heedless of the growths
Mary's, were enabled to offer to their friends and the public generally the finest and most celebrated growths
of ports, sherries, and claret wines at reasonable prices and under extraordinary advantages.
Thirty years later, only the thick walls were standing, with the dull red brick showing here and there through a matted growth
of clinging vines.
Such, for example, were the well-washed pebbles and gravel of the sidewalk; even the sky-reflecting pools in the centre of the street; and the grass, now freshly verdant, that crept along the base of the fences, on the other side of which, if one peeped over, was seen the multifarious growth
But the spermaceti itself, how bland and creamy that is; like the transparent, half-jellied, white meat of a cocoanut in the third month of its growth
, yet far too rich to supply a substitute for butter.
The contrast between this Ottoman and his concubines is striking; because, while he is always of the largest leviathanic proportions, the ladies, even at full growth
, are not more than one third of the bulk of an average-sized male.
Have not men, shut up in solitary imprisonment, found an interest in marking the moments by straight strokes of a certain length on the wall, until the growth
of the sum of straight strokes, arranged in triangles, has become a mastering purpose?
Democracies were the natural growth
of the New World.
It was idle, however, to imagine that an airy guest from Monument Mountain, Bald Summit, and old Graylock, shaggy with primeval forests, could see anything to admire in my poor little hillside, with its growth
of frail and insect-eaten locust trees.