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But wherever I found living things, there heard I also the language of obedience.
An attempt and a risk seemed all commanding unto me; and whenever it commandeth, the living thing risketh itself thereby.
This remark no doubt must be restricted to those groups which have undergone much change in the course of geological ages; and it would be difficult to prove the truth of the proposition, for every now and then even a living animal, as the Lepidosiren, is discovered having affinities directed towards very distinct groups.
Yet he who objected to call the extinct genera, which thus linked the living genera of three families together, intermediate in character, would be justified, as they are intermediate, not directly, but only by a long and circuitous course through many widely different forms.
By all which acquirements, I should be a living treasure of knowledge and wisdom, and certainly become the oracle of the nation.
Alive, with the poor drawing-master to fight her battle, and to win the way back for her to her place in the world of living beings.
He wrote here that he took a great liking to you," he went on simply and calmly, evidently unable to understand all the complex significance his words had for living people.
We must give up the farm, my dear," replied her uncle sadly, "and wander away into the world to work for our living.
Things are as strange as though we were actually living together.
But as there are many sorts of provision, so are the methods of living both of man and the brute creation very various; and as it is impossible to live without food, the difference in that particular makes the lives of animals so different from each other.
William Holt, a wealthy manufacturer of Chicago, was living temporarily in a little town of central New York, the name of which the writer's memory has not retained.
It struck me, from watching those with whom I associated, that the life we were living was more destructive than that lived by the average man.
The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract.
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