To form a more precise judgment of the true merits
of this question, it will be well to advert to the proportion between the objects that will require a federal provision in respect to revenue, and those which will require a State provision.
Monsieur is well acquainted with England, whither he has made several voyages at various periods; he is a subject of the highest merit
He has acquired merit
, though the healed employed his strength for evil.
But we have seen apartments in the tenure of Americans of moderns [possibly "modest" or "moderate"] means, which, in negative merit
at least, might vie with any of the or-molu'd cabinets of our friends across the water.
I know no one more entitled, by unpretending merit
, or better prepared by habitual suffering, to receive and enjoy felicity.
It would have been better for the legislature to have passed over the poverty of men of merit
, and only to have taken care to have ensured them sufficient leisure, when in office, to attend to public affairs.
He narrated that episode so persistently and with so important an air that everyone believed in the merit
and usefulness of his deed, and he had obtained two decorations for Austerlitz.
I am not sure but I should put him beside Hamlet, and on the name level, for the merit
of his artistic completeness, and at one time I much preferred him, or at least his humor.
Tollmidge must have possessed one great merit
as a letter-writer--the merit
That bell that you carry is not, believe me, any order of merit
, but on the contrary a mark of disgrace, a public notice to all men to avoid you as an ill mannered dog.
It is a parody of the warlike epic, but has little in it that is really comic or of literary merit
, except perhaps the list of quaint arms assumed by the warriors.
these labours have is already known to yourself.