At first, used as they were to the actions
of unscrupulous rivals in trying to thwart their efforts, Tom and Ned had been on the alert for any signs of hidden enemies on board the steamer.
A zeal for the defence of their country led these heroes to the scene of action
, though with a few men to attack a powerful army of experienced warriors.
This sad affair had chanced about thirty years before the action
of our story commences.
And, in fine, I could not have restrained my desires, nor remained satisfied had I not followed a path in which I thought myself certain of attaining all the knowledge to the acquisition of which I was competent, as well as the largest amount of what is truly good which I could ever hope to secure Inasmuch as we neither seek nor shun any object except in so far as our understanding represents it as good or bad, all that is necessary to right action
is right judgment, and to the best action
the most correct judgment, that is, to the acquisition of all the virtues with all else that is truly valuable and within our reach; and the assurance of such an acquisition cannot fail to render us contented.
The individual members of this class, however, are being constantly hurled down into the proletariat by the action
of competition, and, as modern industry develops, they even see the moment approaching when they will completely disappear as an independent section of modern society, to be replaced, in manufactures, agriculture and commerce, by overlookers, bailiffs and shopmen.
It would have been quite enough, for instance, to have the consciousness by which all so-called direct persons and men of action
He ought never, therefore, to have out of his thoughts this subject of war, and in peace he should addict himself more to its exercise than in war; this he can do in two ways, the one by action
, the other by study.
Expressions which are in no way composite signify substance, quantity, quality, relation, place, time, position, state, action
, or affection.
Only, of course that's not nearly your worst action
," said the actress, with evident dislike in her face.
Ah well, I'll show that in action
, and for me the honor of the flag.
Thereupon the Thrifty Person brought an action
against the Chief of the Weather Bureau for the cost of the umbrellas.
, which we ourselves should require experience to enable us to perform, when performed by an animal, more especially by a very young one, without any experience, and when performed by many individuals in the same way, without their knowing for what purpose it is performed, is usually said to be instinctive.