Our familiarity with the larger domestic animals tends, I think, to mislead us: we see no great destruction falling on them, and we forget that thousands are annually slaughtered for food, and that in a state of nature an equal number would have somehow to be disposed of.
A large number of eggs is of some importance to those species, which depend on a rapidly fluctuating amount of food, for it allows them rapidly to increase in number.
Introduced to Number Fourteen, the doctor looked round him with a certain appearance of interest which was noticed by everyone present.
The next day, a gentleman and his wife (perfect strangers to the Montbarry family), returning to England by way of Venice, arrived at the hotel and occupied Number Fourteen.
Moreover, by applying the same system to the words quarante-deux,* which was the term allowed to the beast that "spoke great things and blasphemies," the same number
666 was obtained; from which it followed that the limit fixed for Napoleon's power had come in the year 1812 when the French emperor was forty-two.
Every shilling with which they overburden the inferior number
, is a shilling saved to their own pockets.
It is also absurd to render property equal, and not to provide for the increasing number
of the citizens; but to leave that circumstance uncertain, as if it would regulate itself according to the number
of women who [1265b] should happen to be childless, let that be what it would because this seems to take place in other cities; but the case would not be the same in such a state which he proposes and those which now actually unite; for in these no one actually wants, as the property is divided amongst the whole community, be their numbers
what they will; but as it could not then be divided, the supernumeraries, whether they were many or few, would have nothing at all.
The remarks made in a former number
, which have been alluded to in another part of this paper, will apply with conclusive force against the admission of the House of Representatives to a share in the formation of treaties.
Nor, to generalize, would it ever be possible in the case of number
that there should be a common boundary among the parts; they are always separate.
It is true that Number
Thirteen knew nothing whatever of personal combat, but Number
One had but little advantage of him in the matter of experience, while the former was equipped with great natural intelligence as well as steel muscles no whit less powerful than his deformed predecessor.
In a little community like ours, my dear,' said Fagin, who felt it necessary to qualify this position, 'we have a general number
one, without considering me too as the same, and all the other young people.
This promising beginning was soon overcast with a cloud of adversity; for upon the tenth day of October, the rear of our company was attacked by a number
of Indians, who killed six, and wounded one man.