It has great value
not only from the amount of pure gold that is in it, but as an antique.
The wiser effort would have been to diffuse thought and imagination through the opaque substance of to-day, and thus to make it a bright transparency; to spiritualise the burden that began to weigh so heavily; to seek, resolutely, the true and indestructible value
that lay hidden in the petty and wearisome incidents, and ordinary characters with which I was now conversant.
Into it he drops a sum of money--a dollar, or perhaps five dollars, according to his power, and his estimate of the value
of the privilege.
He was neither so unjust, nor so ungrateful, as to leave his estate from his nephew;--but he left it to him on such terms as destroyed half the value
of the bequest.
Plant it at the very doors of the poor, so that they may at last breathe its air, and it will raise the value
of the neighboring houses and drive the poor away.
Some ran for security to the mountains, others took up arms to oppose our landing, but were soon reconciled to us, and brought us fowls, fish, and sheep, in exchange for India calicoes, on which they set a great value
As to the exact value
of the telephone to the United States in dollars and cents, no one can tell.
Now, can there be a worse disgrace than this--that I should be thought to value
money more than the life of a friend?
Neither the value
of lands, nor the numbers of the people, which have been successively proposed as the rule of State contributions, has any pretension to being a just representative.
I shall confine myself to a cursory review of the remaining powers comprehended under this third description, to wit: to regulate commerce among the several States and the Indian tribes; to coin money, regulate the value
thereof, and of foreign coin; to provide for the punishment of counterfeiting the current coin and secureties of the United States; to fix the standard of weights and measures; to establish a uniform rule of naturalization, and uniform laws of bankruptcy, to prescribe the manner in which the public acts, records, and judicial proceedings of each State shall be proved, and the effect they shall have in other States; and to establish post offices and post roads.
Having never even fancied herself in love before, her regard had all the warmth of first attachment, and, from her age and disposition, greater steadiness than most first attachments often boast; and so fervently did she value
his remembrance, and prefer him to every other man, that all her good sense, and all her attention to the feelings of her friends, were requisite to check the indulgence of those regrets which must have been injurious to her own health and their tranquillity.
All my jewels and articles of value
, then, are packed up?