The best service which I can now render
you is to shorten the period of your suspense.
What thanks sufficient, or what recompence Equal have I to render
thee, Divine Hystorian, who thus largely hast allayd The thirst I had of knowledge, and voutsaf't This friendly condescention to relate Things else by me unsearchable, now heard VVith wonder, but delight, and, as is due, With glorie attributed to the high Creator; some thing yet of doubt remaines, VVhich onely thy solution can resolve.
The smallness of the army renders
the natural strength of the community an overmatch for it; and the citizens, not habituated to look up to the military power for protection, or to submit to its oppressions, neither love nor fear the soldiery; they view them with a spirit of jealous acquiescence in a necessary evil, and stand ready to resist a power which they suppose may be exerted to the prejudice of their rights.
The other point of difference is, the greater number of citizens and extent of territory which may be brought within the compass of republican than of democratic government; and it is this circumstance principally which renders
factious combinations less to be dreaded in the former than in the latter.
Before long public opinion was against her; for society accepts the verdict an independent woman renders
on herself by not marrying, either through losing suitors or rejecting them.
It was the first march of a large body of men and animals I had ever witnessed which raised no dust and left no spoor; for there is no dust upon Mars except in the cultivated districts during the winter months, and even then the absence of high winds renders
it almost unnoticeable.
The nutmeg, with which they are in the habit of stuffing their crops, flavours their flesh and renders
it delicious eating.
One end awaits for all that mortal be; Pride and despair shall find a common grave: The Yang-tse-kiang renders
wave and wave To mingle with the abysms of the sea.
That's the first time I ever heard of anybody trying to cure gunshot wounds with cat-o'-nine-tails; but you were ill, and illness renders
the head weak, therefore you may be excused.
This lad, for he was scarcely a man, -- simple, natural, eloquent with that eloquence of the heart never found when sought for; full of affection for everybody, because he was happy, and because happiness renders
even the wicked good -- extended his affection even to his judge, spite of Villefort's severe look and stern accent.
Perhaps it is its light that at night hovers over swamps, its breath that propels the clouds, its voice that renders
You yourself will recognise that my style was formed long ago, but of late such fits of despondency have seized upon me that my style has begun to correspond to my feelings; and though I know that such correspondence gains one little, it at least renders
one a certain justice.