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Plainly, the telephone system of the future will be national, so that any two people in the same country will be able to talk to one another.
If there is a God and future life, there is truth and good, and man's highest happiness consists in striving to attain them.
Always," she said, "you and I seem to be talking of things that are dead and past, or of a future which is out of our reach.
In thinking of her future, Mary naturally thought of herself in the character of a wife.
She left the room, with the will and the letter in her hand -- with the natural, human pity at her heart which sealed her lips and shut her eyes resolutely to the future.
In future, she was to deny herself this sweet gratification.
These witnesses were worthy persons; one, a cavalry sergeant, was under obligations to Luigi, contracted on the battlefield, obligations which are never obliterated from the heart of an honest man; the other, a master-mason, was the proprietor of the house in which the young couple had hired an apartment for their future home.
The constructive plan of Malicorne -- for we may well suppose that the combinations of a mind as active as his were not confined to the present, but extended to the future -- the constructive plan of Malicorne, we say, was this: -- To obtain entrance into the household of Madame Henrietta for a woman devoted to himself, who was intelligent, young, handsome, and intriguing; to learn, by means of this woman, all the feminine secrets of the young household, whilst he, Malicorne, and his friend Manicamp, should, between them, know all the male secrets of the young community.
This one, this last night, she might expand unrestrainedly in the warmth of the present, without those chill, eating thoughts of the past and the future.
At any rate, whether we expect another invasion or not, our views of the human future must be greatly modified by these events.
In the future the "bat" is to be a boat, and the long-unheeded demand of the true sportsman for "no daylight under mid-keel in smooth water" is in a fair way to be conceded.
Yet it were great reason that those that have children, should have greatest care of future times; unto which they know they must transmit their dearest pledges.