But the chief ground of my satisfaction with thus method, was the assurance I had of thereby exercising my reason in all matters, if not with absolute perfection, at least with the greatest attainable by me: besides, I was conscious that by its use my mind was becoming gradually habituated to clearer and more distinct conceptions of its objects; and I hoped also, from not having restricted
this method to any particular matter, to apply it to the difficulties of the other sciences, with not less success than to those of algebra.
The vegetation of this desolate continent seemed to me much restricted
Really, sir," he observed, "I see that in spite of the reputation which you have acquired as a superior man, you look at everything from the material and vulgar view of society, beginning with man, and ending with man -- that is to say, in the most restricted
, most narrow view which it is possible for human understanding to embrace.
The narrow circle of her ideas grew more restricted
than it already was; the bellowing of the oxen, the chime of the bells no longer reached her intelligence.
The resources of the country, too, while in the hands of a company restricted
in its trade, can be but partially called forth; but in the hands of Americans, enjoying a direct trade with the East Indies, would be brought into quickening activity; and might soon realize the dream of Mr.
The intercourse occurring with Europeans being so restricted
, no wonder that the inhabitants of the valley manifested so much curiosity with regard to us, appearing as we did among them under such singular circumstances.
Luigi, on his side, sought long and actively for occupation, but it was hard for a young officer whose talents had been restricted
to the study of strategy to find anything to do in Paris.
Every need was lavishly supplied them--money, material, labour; only space was restricted
Two or three decades ago social philosophers and statisticians and well-meaning philanthropists were still talking and writing about the deportation of the Negroes, or about their settlement within some restricted
area, or about their settling in all parts of the Union, or about their decline through their neglect of their children, or about their rapid multiplication till they should expel the whites from the South--of every sort of nonsense under heaven.
Freighters have other landing-stages at various lower levels, to within a couple of hundred feet of the ground; nor dare any flier rise or drop from one plane to another except in certain restricted
districts where horizontal traffic is forbidden.
I married when I came back--a nice woman in the tobacco trade--very fond of me-- but the trade was restricted
, as we say.
In the restricted
area of his vision he could see that there were still a few of the strange inhabitants moving about the narrow thoroughfares.