The actions of men
are subject to general immutable laws expressed in statistics.
"What if the young men
do return with meat?" Zilla demanded harshly.
This whole business of Trade gives me to pause and think, as it constitutes false relations between men
; inasmuch as I am prone to count myself relieved of any responsibility to behave well and nobly to that person whom I pay with money; whereas if I had not that commodity, I should be put on my good behavior in all companies, and man would be a benefactor to man, as being himself his only certificate that he had a right to those aids and services which each asked of the other.
"There were sixty men
of us," was what he managed to say with fingers and lips combined.
stepped forth to hail cabs or cars, raising their fingers in varied forms of polite request or imperative demand.
Their occupants were eager to join the battle, for they thought that their foes were white men
and their native porters.
It was not the first meeting with men
the man had had that day.
For one fosters evil war and battle, being cruel: her no man loves; but perforce, through the will of the deathless gods, men
pay harsh Strife her honour due.
In the busy street, in the crowded room, in the grind of work, in the whirl of pleasure, amid the many or amid the few--wherever men
congregate together, wherever the music of human speech is heard and human thought is flashed from human eyes, there, shunned and solitary, the shy man, like a leper, stands apart.
"Become what thou art" applied to all, of course, becomes a vicious maxim; it is to be hoped, however, that we may learn in time that the same action performed by a given number of men
, loses its identity precisely that same number of times.--"Quod licet Jovi, non licet bovi."
good God!" added the wounded man, in an accent of terror which made the young men
shudder; "you will not allow that?
But it is not only the difficulty and labor, which men
take in finding out of truth, nor again, that when it is found, it imposeth upon men
's thoughts, that doth bring lies in favor; but a natural, though corrupt love, of the lie itself.