Bartholomew was not due
to Charles IX's will, though he gave the order for it and thought it was done as a result of that order; and strange as it may seem to suppose that the slaughter of eighty thousand men at Borodino was not due
to Napoleon's will, though he ordered the commencement and conduct of the battle and thought it was done because he ordered it; strange as these suppositions appear, yet human dignity- which tells me that each of us is, if not more at least not less a man than the great Napoleon- demands the acceptance of that solution of the question, and historic investigation abundantly confirms it.
An ignorance of a variety of minute and particular objects, which do not lie within the compass of legislation, is consistent with every attribute necessary to a due
performance of the legislative trust.
We must be serious and decided; for after all, the person who has contracted debts must pay them; and though a great deal is due
to the feelings of the gentleman, and the head of a house, like your father, there is still more due
to the character of an honest man."
* The application of this distinction to motion raises complications due
to relativity, but we may ignore these for our present purposes.
300,000 or 400,000 francs to pay this month in France; and, knowing your strict punctuality, have collected all the bills bearing your signature, and charged me as they became due
to present them, and to employ the money otherwise." Morrel sighed deeply, and passed his hand over his forehead, which was covered with perspiration.
I replied; and if we asked him what due
or proper thing is given by medicine, and to whom, what answer do you think that he would make to us?
But he went on explaining his own idea that the Russian laborer has a quite special view of the land, different from that of other people; and to support this proposition he made haste to add that in his opinion this attitude of the Russian peasant was due
to the consciousness of his vocation to people vast unoccupied expanses in the East.
This, Jones explained, was due
to the fact that the cattle had legs and could be driven to Los Angeles at a cost equivalent to the charge per car load.
When we reflect on the vast diversity of the plants and animals which have been cultivated, and which have varied during all ages under the most different climates and treatment, I think we are driven to conclude that this greater variability is simply due
to our domestic productions having been raised under conditions of life not so uniform as, and somewhat different from, those to which the parent-species have been exposed under nature.
Creon desires to bury Oedipus on the confines of Thebes so as to avoid the pollution and yet offer due
rites at his tomb.
Will not the government of the Union, which, if possessed of a due
degree of power, can call to its aid the collective resources of the whole Confederacy, be more likely to repress the FORMER sentiment and to inspire the LATTER, than that of a single State, which can only command the resources within itself?
Passepartout, who had conscientiously studied the programme of his duties, was more than surprised to see his master guilty of the inexactness of appearing at this unaccustomed hour; for, according to rule, he was not due
in Saville Row until precisely midnight.