Yet in most cases universal
historians still employ the conception of power as a force that itself produces events, and treat it as their cause.
For, it is evident we observe no footsteps in them of making use of general signs for universal
ideas; from which we have reason to imagine that they have not the faculty of abstracting, or making general ideas, since they have no use of words or any other general signs.
I have collected so large a body of facts, showing that close interbreeding lessens fertility, and, on the other hand, that an occasional cross with a distinct individual or variety increases fertility, that I cannot doubt the correctness of this almost universal
belief amongst breeders.
Hence, up to the date of the introduction of the Universal
Colour Bill, the Circles had not only held their own, but even increased their lead of the other classes by abstinence from the popular fashion.
I should then see the discovery of the longitude, the perpetual motion, the universal
medicine, and many other great inventions, brought to the utmost perfection.
To you, my dear Summerlee, belongs the honour--posthumous, alas, but none the less unique--of having given a name to the universal
destroyer, the Great Gardener's disinfectant.
Of the universal
mind each individual man is one more incarnation.
And yet, if there are no universal
ideas, what becomes of philosophy?
This supposition of universal
venalty in human nature is little less an error in political reasoning, than the supposition of universal
We are to recollect that all the existing constitutions were formed in the midst of a danger which repressed the passions most unfriendly to order and concord; of an enthusiastic confidence of the people in their patriotic leaders, which stifled the ordinary diversity of opinions on great national questions; of a universal
ardor for new and opposite forms, produced by a universal
resentment and indignation against the ancient government; and whilst no spirit of party connected with the changes to be made, or the abuses to be reformed, could mingle its leaven in the operation.
This substitute for fuel is universal
among the Indians of these upper prairies, and is said to make a fire equal to that of turf.
Nature does not cocker us; we are children, not pets; she is not fond; everything is dealt to us without fear or favor, after severe universal