And as a multitude of laws often only hampers justice, so that a state is best governed when, with few laws, these are rigidly administered; in like manner, instead of the great number of precepts of which logic is composed, I believed that the four following would prove perfectly sufficient for me, provided I took the firm and unwavering resolution never in a single
instance to fail in observing them.
Congress, a single
body of men, are the sole depositary of all the federal powers.
With a single
glance the prisoner took in the apartment in its minutest details.
During my whole stay on the island I never witnessed a single
quarrel, nor anything that in the slightest degree approached even to a dispute.
With a single
reproach he would have killed his master.
SABLE ISLAND--Green single
barbette-tower freighter, number indistinguishable, up-ended, and fore-tank pierced after collision, passed 300-ft.
Some there are, who though they lead a single
life, yet their thoughts do end with themselves, and account future times impertinences.
As he approached quite close to me I obtained an excellent view of him, and though I was later to become better acquainted with his kind, I may say that that single
cursory examination of this awful travesty on Nature would have proved quite sufficient to my desires had I been a free agent.
Even with the assistance of the fierce Woola, there could be but a single
outcome to so unequal a struggle.
To be present at - an actual witness, too - of this bitterness of death; to float, indecisively, in an incomprehensible mystery, between resemblance and reality; to hear everything, to see everything, without interfering in a single
detail of agonizing suffering, was - so the king thought within himself - a torture far more terrible, since it might last forever.
And yet it is difficult to imagine an historical character whose activity was so unswervingly directed to a single
aim; and it would be difficult to imagine any aim more worthy or more consonant with the will of the whole people.
He cast but a casual glance upon the single
slave who stood guard.