Its intrinsic value
does not exceed thirty thousand francs."
Not one of the plans Nicholas tried succeeded; the estate was sold by auction for half its value
, and half the debts still remained unpaid.
? What value
?" He looked at me, and though his eyes were steady and motionless, there seemed a cynical smile in them.
Nor let it be thought that some great deviation of structure would be necessary to catch the fancier's eye: he perceives extremely small differences, and it is in human nature to value
any novelty, however slight, in one's own possession.
Either the value
of land, or the number of the people, may serve as a standard.
These qualities, it is true, are those pre-eminently of the "Works and Days": the literary values
of the "Theogony" are of a more technical character, skill in ordering and disposing long lists of names, sure judgment in seasoning a monotonous subject with marvellous incidents or episodes, and no mean imagination in depicting the awful, as is shown in the description of Tartarus (ll.
For though what may be called professed Wordsworthians, including Matthew Arnold, found a value
in all that remains of him-- could read anything he wrote, "even the 'Thanksgiving Ode,'-- everything, I think, except 'Vaudracour and Julia,'"--yet still the decisiveness of such selections as those made by Arnold himself, and now by Professor Knight, hint at a certain very obvious difference of level in his poetic work.
Besides their clothes, the Abyssins have no movables or furniture of much value
, or doth their manner of living admit of them.
Nothing was wanting to enable him to enter upon the immediate execution of this plan, but the death of Mr Allworthy; in calculating which he had employed much of his own algebra, besides purchasing every book extant that treats of the value
of lives, reversions, &c.
In a country like ours, where there are eighty nationalities in the public schools, the telephone has a peculiar value
as a part of the national digestive apparatus.
Now, can there be a worse disgrace than this--that I should be thought to value
money more than the life of a friend?
In general the doctrine of the Superman can only be understood correctly in conjunction with other ideas of the author's, such as:--the Order of Rank, the Will to Power, and the Transvaluation of all Values
. He assumes that Christianity, as a product of the resentment of the botched and the weak, has put in ban all that is beautiful, strong, proud, and powerful, in fact all the qualities resulting from strength, and that, in consequence, all forces which tend to promote or elevate life have been seriously undermined.