Thus will this latter, as the former World, Still tend from bad to worse, till God at last Wearied with their iniquities, withdraw His presence from among them, and avert His holy Eyes; resolving from thenceforth To leave them to thir own polluted wayes; And one peculiar Nation to select
From all the rest, of whom to be invok'd, A Nation from one faithful man to spring: Him on this side EUPHRATES yet residing, Bred up in Idol-worship; O that men (Canst thou believe?
The Scottish magician, you said, was, like Lucan's witch, at liberty to walk over the recent field of battle, and to select
for the subject of resuscitation by his sorceries, a body whose limbs had recently quivered with existence, and whose throat had but just uttered the last note of agony.
This is the place, oh, ye heavens, that I select
and choose for bewailing the misfortune in which ye yourselves have plunged me: this is the spot where the overflowings of mine eyes shall swell the waters of yon little brook, and my deep and endless sighs shall stir unceasingly the leaves of these mountain trees, in testimony and token of the pain my persecuted heart is suffering.
The convention appears to have been attentive to both these points: they have directed the President to be chosen by select
bodies of electors, to be deputed by the people for that express purpose; and they have committed the appointment of senators to the State legislatures.
Well, as you have said, your ways are not our ways, but you can fight well enough to do about as you please, and so, if you wish to give your woman to a captive, it is your own affair; but as a chieftain you should have those to serve you, and in accordance with our customs you may select
any or all the females from the retinues of the chieftains whose metal you now wear.
A prince ought to have no other aim or thought, nor select
anything else for his study, than war and its rules and discipline; for this is the sole art that belongs to him who rules, and it is of such force that it not only upholds those who are born princes, but it often enables men to rise from a private station to that rank.
D'Artagnan, who had fixed on his color beforehand, had only to select
the shade, and looked in his chestnut suit exactly like a retired sugar dealer.
Then, of course, I might refashion life and character entirely after my own liking; I might select
the most unexceptionable type of clergyman and put my own admirable opinions into his mouth on all occasions.
But the circumstance was sufficient to lead him to select
Tess in preference to the other pretty milkmaids when he wished to contemplate contiguous womankind.
In other forms of government he may enjoy them; but not necessarily: for in some states the people have no power; nor have they any general assembly, but a few select
A first-class steamer, to be under his own command, and capable of accommodating at least one hundred and fifty cabin passengers, will be selected
, in which will be taken a select
company, numbering not more than three-fourths of the ship's capacity.
The other is the maturity and experience of that; if that is our mother tongue, this is our father tongue, a reserved and select
expression, too significant to be heard by the ear, which we must be born again in order to speak.