Nor, again, can one of vast size be beautiful; for as the eye cannot take it all in at once, the unity
and sense of the whole is lost for the spectator; as for instance if there were one a thousand miles long.
I resolved to set out, and did set out at that very instant, carrying with me the beginning of my great work, the unity
of the Italian kingdom; but for some time the imperial police (who at this period, quite contrary to what Napoleon desired so soon as he had a son born to him, wished for a partition of provinces) had their eyes on me; and my hasty departure, the cause of which they were unable to guess, having aroused their suspicions, I was arrested at the very moment I was leaving Piombino.
This man in a short time restored peace and unity
with the greatest success.
Therefore, on dispersive ground, I would inspire my men with unity
The family, too, though so kind and hospitable, had that consciousness of unity
among themselves, and separation from the world at large, which, in every domestic circle, should still keep a holy place where no stranger may intrude.
They went, we will suppose, in parties and groups, here a hundred, there a score, there ten, there three or four, who possessed some bond of unity
There is a stamp of unity
, of individual genius upon it, which inclines me to the former hypothesis, though I am not blind to the consideration that this unity
may rather have arisen from that consensus of many minds which was a condition of primitive thought, foreign to our modern consciousness.
Pious and suitable divines were at length selected, and sent to the mother country, to receive that authority which, it is understood, can only be transmitted directly from one to the other, and thus obtain, in order to reserve, that unity
in their churches which properly belonged to a people of the same nation.
The facts, however, will prove to be linked and banded together by one grand scheme, devised and conducted by a master spirit; one set of characters, also, continues throughout, appearing occasionally, though sometimes at long intervals, and the whole enterprise winds up by a regular catastrophe; so that the work, without any labored attempt at artificial construction, actually possesses much of that unity
so much sought after in works of fiction, and considered so important to the interest of every history.
If, to preserve its Unity
-- its totality of effect or impression -- we read it (as would be necessary) at a single sitting, the result is but a constant alternation of excitement and depression.
We shall therefore speak a few words, concerning the unity
of the church; what are the fruits thereof ; what the bounds; and what the means.
Perhaps something unusually stiff and embarrassed in their attitude, some awkwardness in acting up to their profession of unity
, different from the natural shyness of young couples, may have been apparent, for when they were gone Mrs Crick said to her husband