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But the main point is the same which we mentioned in the former kind of fountain; which is, that the water be in perpetual motion, fed by a water higher than the pool, and delivered into it by fair spouts, and then discharged away under ground, by some equality of bores, that it stay little.
This Green River valley, and its immediate neighborhood, as we have already observed, formed the main point of rendezvous, for the present year, of the rival fur companies, and the motley populace, civilized and savage, connected with them.
The main point, however, was that they flew, and flew swiftly, if a bit unevenly, toward the rock for which they had headed.
People never inquire too closely into those who are fair on the main point, of paying well,--a thing which Cassy had foreseen when she provided herself with money.
But the main point is--listen, gentlemen, let me finish
A quick-looking girl of Susan's age was the very worst third in the world: totally different from Lady Bertram, all eyes and ears; and there was no introducing the main point before her.
The main point of interest about the cathedral is the little Chapel of St.
These delicious details, however, were to be worked out in all their ramifications at his leisure; the main point was that Katharine Hilbery would do; she would do for weeks, perhaps for months.
As to the main point,--may we never live to doubt it
The main point is that they should have good intentions and be desirous of doing right in all things, for they will never be at a loss for persons to advise and direct them in what they have to do, like those knight-governors who, being no lawyers, pronounce sentences with the aid of an assessor.
However, the main point is that before help arrived he was dead, and the news, of course, had to be carried back to the castle.
I was much disconcerted, but I reflected that if the main point were gained, it mattered little how strangely he perverted everything leading to it.