The curiosity of the captain was aroused, to behold the mode
of operating of this far-famed architect; he moved forward, therefore, with the utmost caution, parting the branches of the water willows without making any noise, until having attained a position commanding a view of the whole pond, he stretched himself flat on the ground, and watched the solitary workman.
The marchande de mode
who employed Adrienne was as rusee as a politician who had followed all the tergiversations of Gallic policy, since the year '89.
But for the full development of Life to its highest mode
of perfection, something more is needed.
The celebrity of the bread-fruit tree, and the conspicuous place it occupies in a Typee bill of fare, induces me to give at some length a general description of the tree, and the various modes
in which the fruit is prepared.
The selfish misconception that induces you to transform into eternal laws of nature and of reason, the social forms springing from your present mode
of production and form of property-historical relations that rise and disappear in the progress of production -- this misconception you share with every ruling class that has preceded you.
For if a certain mode
of government was established or certain migrations of peoples took place in consequence of such and such geographic, ethnographic, or economic conditions, then the free will of those individuals who appear to us to have established that mode
of government or occasioned the migrations can no longer be regarded as the cause.
[1276b] say the men are the same, but the city is different: for if a city is a community, it is a community of citizens; but if the mode
of government should alter, and become of another sort, it would seem a necessary consequence that the city is not the same; as we regard the tragic chorus as different from the comic, though it may probably consist of the same performers: thus every other community or composition is said to be different if the species of composition is different; as in music the same hands produce different harmony, as the Doric and Phrygian.
This inequality would of itself be sufficient in America to work the eventual destruction of the Union, if any mode
of enforcing a compliance with its requisitions could be devised.
Another cause of a pompous and artificial mode
of life, among those who could afford it, was that the example was set by the royal governors.
Shy distrust is regarded by it as base, and every one who wanteth oaths instead of looks and hands: also all over-distrustful wisdom,--for such is the mode
of cowardly souls.
Brownlow, unwilling to deprive the elder son of the opportunity of retrieving his former vices and pursuing an honest career, proposed this mode
of distribution, to which his young charge joyfully acceded.
And according to one, this mode
of appointment is extended to one of the co-ordinate branches of the legislature.