The former to take good times, when first to relate to a man an angry business; for the first impression is much; and the other is, to sever, as much as may be, the construction
of the injury from the point of contempt; imputing it to misunderstanding, fear, passion, or what you will.
As in the cells of the hive-bee, so here, the three plane surfaces in any one cell necessarily enter into the construction
of three adjoining cells.
The good sense of the community has seconded the efforts of the Legislature; and now, even in the country, the pentagonal construction
has superseded every other.
This was formed by a considerable elevation of the soil, which seemed to offer to the members of the Gun Club all the conditions requisite for the construction
of their Columbiad.
Suppose, by some forced constructions
of its authority (which, indeed, cannot easily be imagined), the Federal legislature should attempt to vary the law of descent in any State, would it not be evident that, in making such an attempt, it had exceeded its jurisdiction, and infringed upon that of the State?
But how admit that the construction
of this submarine boat had escaped the public eye?
Now he saw that her reply was open to more than a single construction
. It might, of course, mean that she did not love Kulan Tith; and so, by inference, be taken to mean that she loved another.
When several people simultaneously see the same table, they all see something different; therefore "the" table, which they are supposed all to see, must be either a hypothesis or a construction
. "The" table is to be neutral as between different observers: it does not favour the aspect seen by one man at the expense of that seen by another.
Another fact of which he became convinced, after reading many scientific books, was that the men who shared his views had no other construction
to put on them, and that they gave no explanation of the questions which he felt he could not live without answering, but simply ignored their existence and attempted to explain other questions of no possible interest to him, such as the evolution of organisms, the materialistic theory of consciousness, and so forth.
The emperor was anxious to see that famous temple of the Rotunda, called in ancient times the temple 'of all the gods,' but now-a-days, by a better nomenclature, 'of all the saints,' which is the best preserved building of all those of pagan construction
in Rome, and the one which best sustains the reputation of mighty works and magnificence of its founders.
From a comparison and fair construction
of these several modes of expression, is to be deduced the authority under which the convention acted.
When the American enters on the history of his ancestors, he is driven, after some ten or twelve generations at most, to seek refuge in a country in Europe; whereas exactly the reverse is the case with us, our most remote extraction being American, while our more recent construction
and education have taken place in Europe.