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Of a sudden things became mortal that before had learnt to be immortal, and things unmixed before mixed.
Some of such things have been hit upon in the last resort of surgery; most of the kindred evidence that will recur to your mind has been demonstrated as it were by accident,--by tyrants, by criminals, by the breeders of horses and dogs, by all kinds of untrained clumsy-handed men working for their own immediate ends.
He was aware only of curiosity in all the things about him.
By re- membering it I have been able to understand many people and things that I was never able to under- stand before.
The living thing did I follow; I walked in the broadest and narrowest paths to learn its nature.
It might be said that at any moment all sorts of things that are not part of my experience are happening in the world, and that therefore the relation we are seeking to define cannot be merely simultaneity.
But these are not quantitative, but relative; things are not great or small absolutely, they are so called rather as the result of an act of comparison.
But she has told me at the same time some things that I should not like to write to you (I am hesitating even about putting them into my journal), especially if my letters are to be handed round in the family.
Do you mean that there is no such maker or creator, or that in one sense there might be a maker of all these things but in another not?
Now I wanted nothing but a boat to furnish myself with many things which I foresaw would be very necessary to me.
Well, when you are hot, that way, every little thing irritates you.
for they may be fixed as in other arts; for the instruments of no art whatsoever are infinite, either in their number or their magnitude; but riches are a number of instruments in domestic and civil economy; it is therefore evident that the acquisition of certain things according to nature is a part both of domestic and civil economy, and for what reason.