Standing on a projecting rock, he played several tunes in the hope that the fish, attracted by his melody, would of their own accord
dance into his net, which he had placed below.
Thus property is as an instrument to living; an estate is a multitude of instruments; so a slave is an animated instrument, but every one that can minister of himself is more valuable than any other instrument; for if every instrument, at command, or from a preconception of its master's will, could accomplish its work (as the story goes of the statues of Daedalus; or what the poet tells us of the tripods of Vulcan, "that they moved of their own accord
into the assembly of the gods "), the shuttle would then weave, and the lyre play of itself; nor would the architect want servants, or the [1254a] master slaves.
Of their own accord
those dear arms clasped themselves round me, of their own accord
the sweet lips came to meet mine.
Seemingly of their own accord
, they fell open, and exposed the interior.
And the end is that when they see the people, not of their own accord, but through ignorance, and because they are deceived by informers, seeking to do them wrong, then at last they are forced to become oligarchs in reality; they do not wish to be, but the sting of the drones torments them and breeds revolution in them.
They will flock to him, he said, of their own accord, if lie pays them.
It is painful--it is even humiliating--but I am reduced at last to one slender theory: that the oysters climbed up there of their own accord
. But what object could they have had in view?--what did they want up there?
Caption: Teens who volunteer of their own accord
are less likely to be involved in criminal activity.
MICHAELA Strachan's ludicrous Winterwatch animal cruelty disclaimer: "Let me say these are wild mice, they went into the maze of their own accord
to get a treat of nuts.
The court heard Young and Bingham, both 39, had left the Royal Victoria Hospital, where they were being treated, of their own accord
A: As you know, cats can visit other homes of their own accord
and the best thing to do first of all is to discuss this with your neighbour.
But so many officers have chosen to leave of their own accord
that unexpected savings on salaries is now contributing to a PS24 million budget underspend this year.
Superintendent of police (SP) in Goalpara, Shyamal Saikiya said that twelve militants had surrendered with arms of their own accord
House said: "Lynn instilled sheer fear and terror into his victims and none had come forward of their own accord
The National Trust is trying to find a way of removing the plaque without causing any further damage to the wall, and though it is a crime to deface an ancient monument, it is not thought that the culprits will come forward of their own accord