It is, that as well after the renovation of the league by Aratus, as before its dissolution by the arts of Macedon, there was infinitely
more of moderation and justice in the administration of its government, and less of violence and sedition in the people, than were to be found in any of the cities exercising SINGLY all the prerogatives of sovereignty.
To the Chinese such commonplace things as marriage, friendship, and home have an infinitely
deeper meaning than can be attached to them by civilisation which practically lives abroad, in the hotels and restaurants and open houses of others, where there is no sanctity of the life within, no shrine set apart for the hidden family re-union, and the cult of the ancestral spirit.
Consciousness, for instance, is infinitely
superior to twice two makes four.
The angelic Julia must be infinitely
indebted to you, Mr.
To get the best and truest effect from the infinitely
varying moods of sky and sea, not pictorially, but in the spirit of their calling, was their vocation, one and all; and they recognised this with as much sincerity, and drew as much inspiration from this reality, as any man who ever put brush to canvas.
As I extended my wanderings in the valley and grew more familiar with the habits of its inmates, I was fain to confess that, despite the disadvantages of his condition, the Polynesian savage, surrounded by all the luxurious provisions of nature, enjoyed an infinitely
happier, though certainly a less intellectual existence than the self-complacent European.
Henry, overjoyed to have her go, bowed and watched her off, and without losing another moment, turned instantly to Fanny, and, taking out some letters, said, with a most animated look, "I must acknowledge myself infinitely
obliged to any creature who gives me such an opportunity of seeing you alone: I have been wishing it more than you can have any idea.
You and he were the only two, infinitely
different, people, who didn't approach me as if I had been a precious object in a collection, an ivory carving or a piece of Chinese porcelain.
prefer the tender and liberal spirit of Mainwaring, which, impressed with the deepest conviction of my merit, is satisfied that whatever I do must be right; and look with a degree of contempt on the inquisitive and doubtful fancies of that heart which seems always debating on the reasonableness of its emotions.
As they were now on the level of the ground, the light seemed infinitely
higher than it had from the top of the tower.
Mucianus undid Vitellius, by a fame that he scattered, that Vitellius had in purpose to remove the legions of Syria into Germany, and the legions of Germany into Syria; whereupon the legions of Syria were infinitely
He felt remorseful because he had refused to see that she looked upon him with any particular feeling, and now these words in her letter were infinitely
pathetic: I can't bear the thought that anyone else should touch me.