Another ill effect
of the exclusion would be the temptation to sordid views, to peculation, and, in some instances, to usurpation.
John of Rampayne, an excellent juggler and minstrel, undertook to effect
the escape of one Audulf de Bracy, by presenting himself in disguise at the court of the king, where he was confined.
To ensure that your whole host may withstand the brunt of the enemy's attack and remain unshaken-- this is effected
by maneuvers direct and indirect.
As for the observation that Machiavel hath, that the jealousy of sects, doth much extinguish the memory of things; traducing Gregory the Great, that he did what in him lay, to extinguish all heathen antiquities; I do not find that those zeals do any great effects
, nor last long; as it appeared in the succession of Sabinian, who did revive the former antiquities.
of the first difference is, on the one hand, to refine and enlarge the public views, by passing them through the medium of a chosen body of citizens, whose wisdom may best discern the true interest of their country, and whose patriotism and love of justice will be least likely to sacrifice it to temporary or partial considerations.
The intensely literary keeping, as well as quality, of the story I suppose is what formed its highest fascination for me; but that effect
of great world which it imparts to the reader, making him citizen, and, if he will, leading citizen of it, was what helped turn my head.
Besides, the production of spectacular effects
depends more on the art of the stage machinist than on that of the poet.
The state of equilibrium before the stimulus may be called the "primary indifference-state"; that after the cessation of the stimulus, the "secondary indifference-state." We define the "engraphic effect
" of a stimulus as the effect
in making a difference between the primary and secondary indifference-states, and this difference itself we define as the "engram" due to the stimulus.
(drama), truth of character is properly sacrificed to other objects, such as the main effect
. It may also be asked whether the characters are simple, as some people are in actual life, or complex, like most interesting persons; whether they develop, as all real people must under the action of significant experience, or whether the author merely presents them in brief situations or lacks the power to make them anything but stationary.
In animals it has a more marked effect
; for instance, I find in the domestic duck that the bones of the wing weigh less and the bones of the leg more, in proportion to the whole skeleton, than do the same bones in the wild-duck; and I presume that this change may be safely attributed to the domestic duck flying much less, and walking more, than its wild parent.
I suppose such enormously capacious stomachs must be the effect
of a large part of their diet consisting of fruit and vegetables, which contain, in a given bulk, a comparatively small portion of nutriment.
Secondly, there was the account of four years more, while they kept the effects
in their hands, before the government claimed the administration, as being the effects
of a person not to be found, which they called civil death; and the balance of this, the value of the plantation increasing, amounted to nineteen thousand four hundred and forty-six crusadoes, being about three thousand two hundred and forty moidores.