But, my dear Mercy, it snaps the continuity
Archer's heart stopped with the queer jerk which it had given once before, and which seemed suddenly to slam a door between himself and the outer world; but this break of continuity
must have been of the briefest, for he presently heard Medora answering a question he had apparently found voice to put.
With respect to a tyranny he neither says whether there will be any change in it; or if not, to what cause it will be owing; or if there is, into what other state it will alter: but the reason of this is, that a tyranny is an indeterminate government; and, according to him, every state ought to alter into the first, and most perfect, thus the continuity
and circle would be preserved.
Vienna considers the bases of the proposed treaty so unattainable that not even a continuity
of most brilliant successes would secure them, and she doubts the means we have of gaining them.
After this, it seemed to Katharine that the book became a wild dance of will-o'-the-wisps, without form or continuity
, without coherence even, or any attempt to make a narrative.
Neither was he so well acquainted with the habits of primitive races as to feel that an ideal combat for her, tomahawk in hand, so to speak, was necessary to the historical continuity
of the marriage-tie.
He had a right to compose "Thoughts": they have the force in them which makes up for their unavoidable want of continuity
Granting the continuity
of life," said he, in his most didactic manner, "none of us can predicate what opportunities of observation one may have from what we may call the spirit plane to the plane of matter.
For there is a certain thread of continuity
and happening that runs through all the dreams.
This distinguished scientist has expounded his views in a book entitled "Verschwinden und Seine Theorie," which has attracted some attention, "particularly," says one writer, "among the followers of Hegel, and mathematicians who hold to the actual existence of a so- called non-Euclidean space--that is to say, of space which has more dimensions than length, breadth, and thickness--space in which it would be possible to tie a knot in an endless cord and to turn a rubber ball inside out without 'a solution of its continuity
,' or in other words, without breaking or cracking it.
But I am forgetting the continuity
of my narrative--a continuity
which I desire to maintain, though I fear that I shall often be led astray, so numerous and varied are the bypaths of speculation which lead from the present day story of the Grabritins into the mysterious past of their forbears.
So that we are reduced to consider whether the exceptions to continuity
of range are so numerous and of so grave a nature, that we ought to give up the belief, rendered probable by general considerations, that each species has been produced within one area, and has migrated thence as far as it could.