The original and more potent causes, however, lay in the rare perfection of his animal nature, the moderate proportion of intellect, and the very trifling admixture
of moral and spiritual ingredients; these latter qualities, indeed, being in barely enough measure to keep the old gentleman from walking on all-fours.
yet are they clearly wholesome, the more espe- cially when one doth assuage the asperities of their nature by admixture
of the tranquilizing juice of the wayward cabbage --"
I am about to establish myself in one of the provincial towns of our favoured island (where the society may be described as a happy admixture
of the agricultural and the clerical), in immediate connexion with one of the learned professions.
Very close around the stockade--too close for defence, they said--the wood still flourished high and dense, all of fir on the land side, but towards the sea with a large admixture
The pure strain of the blood of this first black man has remained untainted by admixture
with other creatures in the race of which I am a member; but from the sixteen-legged worm, the first ape and renegade black man has sprung every other form of animal life upon Barsoom.
These words were clear enough, and the musketeer understood them; he therefore bowed to Fouquet, and then to Aramis, - to the latter with a slight admixture
of ironical respect, - and disappeared.
In stanza structure the number of forms is unusually great, but in most cases stanzas are internally varied and have a large admixture
of short, ringing or musing, lines.
They should observe what elements mingle in their off spring; for if the son of a golden or silver parent has an admixture
of brass and iron, then nature orders a transposition of ranks, and the eye of the ruler must not be pitiful towards the child because he has to descend in the scale and become a husbandman or artisan, just as there may be sons of artisans who having an admixture
of gold or silver in them are raised to honour, and become guardians or auxiliaries.
This law would need to be supplemented by some account of the influence of frequency, and so on; but it seems to contain the essential characteristic of mnemic phenomena, without admixture
of anything hypothetical.