The pages which describe how the 34th Osaka Regiment wiped out the tradition that had survived since the Saigo rebellion is a typical piece of description.Times.
A boy dressed up as a girl and a girl dressed up as a girl is, to the eye at least, the same thing.Times.
People do not believe now as they did, but the moral inconsistencies of our contemporaries is no proof thereof.Daily Telegraph.
The only thing Siamese about the Consul, except the hatchment and the flag, were his servants.Sladen.
The only difficulty in Finnish are the changes undergone by the stem.Sweet.
The most pompous monument of Egyptian greatness, and one of the most bulky works of manual industry, are the pyramids.Johnson.
Finding Miss Vernon in a place so solitary, engaged in a journey so dangerous, and under the protection of one gentleman only, were circumstances to excite every feeling of jealousy.Scott.
And do we wonder, when the foundation of politics are in the letter only, that many evils should arise.Jowett.
There is much in these ceremonial accretions and teachings of the Church which tend to confuse and distract, and which hinder us...Daily Telegraph.
An immense amount of confusion and indifference prevail in these days.Daily Telegraph.
They produced various medicaments, the lethal power of which were extolled at large.Times.
The partition which the two ministers made of the powers of government were singularly happy.Macaulay.
One at least of the qualities which fit it for training ordinary men unfit it for training an extraordinary man.Bagehot.
I failed to pass in the small amount of classics which are still held to be necessary.Times.
The Tibetans have engaged to exclude from their country those dangerous influences whose appearance were the chief cause of our action. Times.
Sundry other reputable persons, I know not whom, whose joint virtue still keep the law in good odour.Emerson.
The practical results of the recognition of this truth is as follows.W. H. Mallock.
The Ordination services of the English Church states this to be a truth.Daily Telegraph.
All special rights of voting in the election of members was abolished.J. R. Green.
The separate powers of this great officer of State, who had originally acted only as President of the Council when discharging its judicial functions, seems to have been thoroughly established under Edward I.J. R. Green.
Anybody else who have only themselves in view.Richardson. (has ... himself)
Ce n'est que le premier pas qui coûte, in novel-writing as in carrying one's head in their hand.S. Ferrier. (one's ... one's)
The feelings of the parent upon committing the cherished object of their cares and affections to the stormy sea of life.S. Ferrier. (his)
But he never allowed one to feel their own deficiencies, for he never appeared to be aware of them himselfS. Ferrier. (one's)
A difference of opinion which leaves each free to act according to their own feelings.S. Ferrier. (his)
Suppose each of us try our hands at it.S. Ferrier. (tries his hand; or, if all of us are women, tries her hand)
Everybody is discontented with their lot in life.Beaconsfield. (his)
No man can read Scott without being more of a public man, whereas the ordinary novel tends to make its readers rather less of one than before.Hutton.
And so each of his portraits are not only a 'piece of history', but...Stevenson.
Le Roman d'un Spahi, Azidayé and Rarahu each contains the history of a love affair.H. James.
He manages to interest us in the men, who each in turn wishes to engineer Richard Baldock's future.Westminster Gazette.
As the leading maritime nation in the world and dependent wholly on the supremacy of our fleet to maintain this position, everyone is virtually bound to accord some measure of aid to an association whose time and talents are devoted to ensuring this important object.Times.
It is not in Japan's interests to allow negotiations to drag on once their armies are ready to deliver the final blow.Times.
Many of my notes, I am greatly afraid, will be thought a superfluity.E. V. Lucas (quoted in Times review).
The public is naturally much impressed by this evidence, and in considering it do not make the necessary allowances.Times.
The Times Brussels correspondent ... tells us that the committee adds these words to their report.Westminster Gazette.
The Grand Opera Syndicate has also made an important addition to their German tenors.Westminster Gazette.
The only political party who could take office was that which ... had consistently opposed the American war.Bagehot.
As the race of man, after centuries of civilization, still keeps some traits of their barbarian fathers.Stevenson.
The battleship Kniaz Potemkin, of which the crew is said to have mutinied and murdered their officers.Times.
The conception is faulty for two reasons, neither of which are noticed by Plato.Jowett.
...neither of which are very amiable motives for religious gratitude.Thackeray.
He asked the gardener whether either of the ladies were at home.Trollope.
I think almost every one of the Judges of the High Court are represented here.Lord Halsbury.
Every Warwick institution, from the corporation to the schools and the almshouses, have joined hands in patriotic fellow-working.Speaker.
And of this emotion was born all the gods of antiquity.Daily Telegraph.
But unfortunately there seems to be spread abroad certain misconceptions.Times.
But with these suggestions are joined some very good exposition of principles which should underlie education generally.Spectator.
Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman has received a resolution, to which is appended the names of eight Liberal members and candidates for East London...Times.