In revolving the causes from which these exceptions result
, and applying them to the particular instances before us, we are necessarily led to two important conclusions.
Nothing ever comes to me, that is worth having, except as the result
of hard work.
Just as in a clock, the result
of the complicated motion of innumerable wheels and pulleys is merely a slow and regular movement of the hands which show the time, so the result
of all the complicated human activities of 160,000 Russians and French- all their passions, desires, remorse, humiliations, sufferings, outbursts of pride, fear, and enthusiasm- was only the loss of the battle of Austerlitz, the so-called battle of the three Emperors- that is to say, a slow movement of the hand on the dial of human history.
My interference, innocent as it was,' she wrote, 'has already been productive of such deplorable results
, that I cannot and dare not stir any further in the case of Ferrari.
The first result
gained by examination was remarkable enough to reward them for all their exertions.
Undoubtedly," replied Barbicane composedly, "or our experiment would produce no result
This difference in the result
of reciprocal crosses between the same two species was long ago observed by Kolreuter.
At one time also he largely devoted his efforts to a partly successful attack on the wastefulness and corruption of the government; and his generous effort to secure just treatment of Ireland and the Catholics was pushed so far as to result
in the loss of his seat as member of Parliament from Bristol.
And would you not recognize a third class, such as gymnastic, and the care of the sick, and the physician's art; also the various ways of money-making--these do us good but we regard them as disagreeable; and no one would choose them for their own sakes, but only for the sake of some reward or result
which flows from them?
Indeed, to feel the happiness which may result
from this, it is necessary we should possess the passion ourselves.
The net result
seems to be that, though self-knowledge has a definite and important contribution to make to psychology, it is exceedingly misleading unless it is constantly checked and controlled by the test of external observation, and by the theories which such observation suggests when applied to animal behaviour.
I cannot believe that it was any part of his intention to make the destruction of the register appear to be the result
of accident, by purposely setting the vestry on fire.
Most people, if you describe a train of events to them, will tell you what the result
One might, indeed, rest sufficiently satisfied with what, it is evident, must be, in general, the results
of such a relation, with- out seeking farther to find whether they have fol- lowed in every instance.
On the conclusion of the Nottingham engagement (the results
of which more than equaled the results
at Derby), I proposed taking the entertainment next -- now we had got it into our own hands -- to Newark.