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Craig S. Walker, Jennifer Wise - 2003 - 674 pages
|Unless he can win me on that holier ground he may amuse me For a while; but |
he can get no deeper hold, strong as he is. BARBARA. ... Thats Andrew all over,
He never does a proper thing without giving an improper reason for it. CUSINS.
|general, Undershaft's major premises are unmistakably clear; he intends them to |
have a force comparable to the munitions he manufactures and sells to the ... He
never does a proper thing without giving an improper reason for it” (1.3.408).
Richard Rorty - 1992 - 407 pages
|The philosopher says that this is the case no matter what material-thing statement |
is referred to, no matter what the particular circumstances of the case, no ... The
reason he can be so cocksure, and not on empirical grounds, that it never has
been and never will be right for any person to say "I know for certain that p,"
where p is a material-thing statement, is that he regards that form of speech as
|To do this— to determine upon it — the paper must be read; and thus, if it |
contained any thing improper, the evil would be ... The Senate might be made to
listen to the vilest stuff, and no one could be held responsible. He ... paper; others
had taken exception to the resolutions; some, in fact, voted against it for one
reason, others for another. ... back; this was giving the Chair a power over the
right of petition; he might upon these grounds reject any memorial which should
be sent to him.
|He could not say whether the charges against this officer were right or wrong, but |
he thought he had good reason to suppose there was ... He [Mr. D.] had never
had any thing to do with that officer, and he did not desire to have; for his
colleague, [Mr. Wicuurrz,] it ... In England, upon the charge made against Lord
Melville of improper practices, he was immediately dismissed from office, though
he ... Whatever we may believe of the officer, there was no charge established
|Even if she didn't believe he'd got Becky Whitby with child, he was obviously |
marrying her for some reason. ... Connor Drake wasn't the sort of man to do
anything without considerable deliberation; that's what made him such a good
navigator. Her brothers jokingly accused him of being too methodical, of plodding
, even, but he'd never run a ship into a reef, even in areas where reefs ... If there
was a baby, Lady Bisson surely couldn't blame her grandson for doing the only
|How is he? I am so very glad that - I am quite confused - everything is so sudden |
- I had no idea. How is he? And how are you? Dear Stephen ... very improper.
Forward, pushing, bold, improper.' 'Not at all. With your sister, perfectly proper,
the most usual thing in the world. ... 'Never. I know you mean so very kindly - you
are a darling, Stephen - but a young woman cannot, cannot do such things.' 'Now
|... when he is alone. Mental equilibrium and harmony—When there are no |
stirrings of pleasure, anger, sorrow or joy the mind may be said to be in a state of
equilibrium. ... The extension of equilibrium and harmony will lead to peace of the
world and flourishing of all things. ... When he is with the barbarous tribes he
does what is proper in such a situation; when he is in suffering ... When the
archer misses the target he turns round and finds out the reason for his failure in
himself. Thus ...
|Do you recollect whether he applied to ynu to direct him. where he might get any |
thing made? ... Is that a proper question to put ? ... No improper question will he
put ; and .you ought to see by this time that the candour of the counsel for the
crown will prevent them ... of the American affairs ; he .said he wished that affair
had never happened ; that he had lost a plantation there, and he hoped when
that affair ...
|What he means, if t understand him right, is, to proceed in this affair with |
prudence and caution, and to (hew himscif, as he has ... good esteem for Mrs.
Hodson, and was confidently assured, that she could never advise any thing
which shedid not know ... deny it; and for * my part, I would not do Charles ' any
hurt : I only wiih to serve the ' boy; but he must'serve himself. ... omitted now; for if
the father waa a fool, that's no reason why the son should be the same : and so
much for that affair.