A line, on the other hand, is a continuous quantity, for it is possible to find a common boundary at which its parts join.
Space, likewise, is a continuous quantity; for the parts of a solid occupy a certain space, and these have a common boundary; it follows that the parts of space also, which are occupied by the parts of the solid, have the same common boundary as the parts of the solid.
But this was immediately opposed by Tom Bertram, who asserted the part of Amelia to be in every respect the property of Miss Crawford, if she would accept it.
I must entreat Miss Julia Bertram," said he, "not to engage in the part of Agatha, or it will be the ruin of all my solemnity.
Throughout the infinite variety of this book, this fundamental is most strictly adhered to; there is not a wicked action in any part of it, but is first and last rendered unhappy and unfortunate; there is not a superlative villain brought upon the stage, but either he is brought to an unhappy end, or brought to be a penitent; there is not an ill thing mentioned but it is condemned, even in the relation, nor a virtuous, just thing but it carries its praise along with it.
Upon this foundation this book is recommended to the reader as a work from every part of which something may be learned, and some just and religious inference is drawn, by which the reader will have something of instruction, if he pleases to make use of it.
Every Tragedy, therefore, must have six parts
, which parts
determine its quality--namely, Plot, Character, Diction, Thought, Spectacle, Song.
Go somewhere by yourself, Frank, and read over your part
, and don't let your attention wander if you can possibly help it.
On the whole, I think we may conclude that habit, use, and disuse, have, in some cases, played a considerable part
in the modification of the constitution, and of the structure of various organs; but that the effects of use and disuse have often been largely combined with, and sometimes overmastered by, the natural selection of innate differences.
I frequently observed, both in Tierra del Fuego and within the Andes, that where the rock was covered during the greater part
of the year with snow, it was shivered in a very extraordinary manner into small angular fragments.
We may at least be sure that the first part
is a Chian work, and that the second was composed by a continental poet familiar with Delphi.
We should picture to ourselves congregations of persons for the most part
grossly ignorant, of unquestioning though very superficial faith, and of emotions easily aroused to fever heat.