A religious sect may degenerate into a political faction in a part of the Confederacy; but the variety
of sects dispersed over the entire face of it must secure the national councils against any danger from that source.
The former was, we believe, of the composite order; for it included in its composition a multitude of ornaments and a great variety
For the side grounds, you are to fill them with variety
of alleys, private, to give a full shade, some of them, wheresoever the sun be.
Hence, the prodigious exterior variety
of these edifices, at whose foundation dwells so much order and unity.
The natural strength of such literature will, of course, be in the line of its tendencies; in transparency, variety
, and directness.
Seeing his own shadow reflected in the water, he greatly admired the size and variety
of his horns, but felt angry with himself for having such slender and weak feet.
From the strong principle of inheritance, any selected variety
will tend to propagate its new and modified form.
Other things being equal, the value of a book, and especially of an author's whole work, is proportional to its range, that is to the breadth and variety of the life and characters which it presents.
This requires, (1) Unity, (2) Variety, (3) Order, (4) Proportion, and (5) due Emphasis of parts.
My design, when I went abroad, was to divert myself by seeing the wondrous variety of prospects, beasts, birds, fishes, insects, and vegetables, with which God has been pleased to enrich the several parts of this globe; a variety which, as it must give great pleasure to a contemplative beholder, so doth it admirably display the power, and wisdom, and goodness of the Creator.
You will pardon me," cries Jones; "but I have always imagined that there is in this very work you mention as great variety as in all the rest; for, besides the difference of inclination, customs and climates have, I am told, introduced the utmost diversity into human nature.
Who was Born in Newgate, and during a Life of continu'd Variety
for Threescore Years, besides her Childhood, was Twelve Year a Whore, five times a Wife (whereof once to her own Brother), Twelve Year a Thief, Eight Year a Transported Felon in Virginia, at last grew Rich, liv'd Honest, and dies a Penitent.