After a considerable part of the work had been finished and printed, the Publishers, who pretended to discern in it a germ of popularity, remonstrated strenuously against its appearing as an absolutely anonymous production
, and contended that it should have the advantage of being announced as by the Author of Waverley.
We see, therefore, how the modern bourgeoisie is itself the product of a long course of development, of a series of revolutions in the modes of production
and of exchange.
It is certainly rather a curious production
," said Holmes.
Starting thirty years ago with ownership here and there in a few quilts and pumpkins and chickens (gathered from miscellaneous sources), remember the path that has led from these to the inventions and production
of agricultural implements, buggies, steam-engines, newspapers, books, statuary, carving, paintings, the management of drug-stores and banks, has not been trodden without contact with thorns and thistles.
Causes of Variability -- Effects of Habit -- Correlation of Growth -- Inheritance -- Character of Domestic Varieties -- Difficulty of distinguishing between Varieties and Species -- Origin of Domestic Varieties from one or more Species -- Domestic Pigeons, their Differences and Origin -- Principle of Selection anciently followed, its Effects -- Methodical and Unconscious Selection -- Unknown Origin of our Domestic Productions
-- Circumstances favourable to Man's power of Selection.
The complete similarity of th productions
throughout Patagonia is one of its most striking characters.
Partly as a result of such attacks and partly by the natural course of events the pendulum, by the end of the period, was swinging back, and not long thereafter Restoration comedy died and the stage was left free for more decent, though, as it proved, not for greater, productions
As truth distinguishes our writings from those idle romances which are filled with monsters, the productions
, not of nature, but of distempered brains; and which have been therefore recommended by an eminent critic to the sole use of the pastry-cook; so, on the other hand, we would avoid any resemblance to that kind of history which a celebrated poet seems to think is no less calculated for the emolument of the brewer, as the reading it should be always attended with a tankard of good ale--
Besides, the production
of spectacular effects depends more on the art of the stage machinist than on that of the poet.
He is an illustration of the period of culture in which the faculty of appreciation has obtained such a preponderance over that of production
that the latter sinks into a kind of rank sterility, and the mental condition becomes analogous to that of a malarious bog.
In the first place, it is evident that in this as in other things, its beginning or production
arises from some principle, and its end also arises from another principle, which is itself an end.
But, including in "action" that literary production
in which the line of his own proper activity lay, he followed--followed often--that fastidious utterance to a cynical and pessimistic conclusion.