The old Guiacum test
was very clumsy and uncertain.
Then the aspirant must not only be tested
in those labours and dangers and pleasures which we mentioned before, but there is another kind of probation which we did not mention--he must be exercised also in many kinds of knowledge, to see whether the soul will be able to endure the highest of all, will faint under them, as in any other studies and exercises.
Thus by keeping it secret thou wilt not escape thy sorrow, but rather thou wilt shed tears unceasingly, if not tears of the eyes, tears of blood from the heart, like those shed by that simple doctor our poet tells us of, that tried the test
of the cup, which the wise Rinaldo, better advised, refused to do; for though this may be a poetic fiction it contains a moral lesson worthy of attention and study and imitation.
"I am an aspirant to membership in the palace guard," I said, "and from yonder window in the tower where I was confined awaiting the final test
for fitness I saw this brute attack the this woman.
As for me, I am an inveterate opponent of socialism just as I am an inveterate opponent of your own mongrel democracy that is nothing else than pseudo-socialism masquerading under a garb of words that will not stand the test
of the dictionary."
You see they didn't really come to test
the torpedoes; that was merely an incident."
Summerlee serve on such a committee and test
his story in person?
Lecount will try the credibility of everything you say to her by one test
-- the test
of your communicating, or not, with this house.
As a rule, I believe in universal, free suffrage, but I believe that in the South we are confronted with peculiar conditions that justify the protection of the ballot in many of the states, for a while at least, either by an education test
, a property test
, or by both combined; but whatever tests
are required, they should be made to apply with equal and exact justice to both races.
We must test
it." But a torch one of the Indians threw in burned with a steady glow.
In short, the cost of an article of furniture has at length come to be, with us, nearly the sole test
of its merit in a decorative point of view - and this test
, once established, has led the way to many analogous errors, readily traceable to the one primitive folly.
Recognised and tested
shall each be, to see if he be of my type and lineage:--if he be master of a long will, silent even when he speaketh, and giving in such wise that he TAKETH in giving:--