I regret to say, Volumnia, that in many places the people have shown a bad spirit, and that this opposition
to the government has been of a most determined and most implacable description.
He showed marked signs of senility by a tendency to fall asleep, forgetfulness of quite recent events, remembrance of remote ones, and the childish vanity with which he accepted the role of head of the Moscow opposition
The immediate motive to the opposition
, however, is the fact that Bulstrode has put the medical direction into my hands.
cannot be maintained without a party of Opposition
In neither of them is there any clear opposition
between the inward and outward world.
Mr Wititterly bowed, but offered no opposition
to Kate's immediate departure; with which, indeed, he was rather gratified than otherwise, Sir Tumley Snuffim having given it as his opinion, that she rather disagreed with Mrs Wititterly's constitution.
He early assumed an attitude of pronounced opposition
to the Elizabethan romantic plays, which seemed to him not only lawless in artistic structure but unreal and trifling in atmosphere and substance.
Patriotism consists in a brief impulse of forgetfulness of self and self-interest, while Christianity is a complete system of opposition
to the depraved tendencies of mankind.
It is said that Mirabeau took to highway robbery "to ascertain what degree of resolution was necessary in order to place one's self in formal opposition
to the most sacred laws of society.
When he thinks that he is reasoning he is really disputing, just because he cannot define and divide, and so know that of which he is speaking; and he will pursue a merely verbal opposition
in the spirit of contention and not of fair discussion.
He said, in some instances, what the world called charity appeared to him to be opposing the will of the Almighty, which had marked some particular persons for destruction; and that this was in like manner acting in opposition
to Mr Allworthy; concluding, as usual, with a hearty recommendation of birch.
Fox in every room in the house: when that statesman was in opposition
, I am not sure that she had not flung a main with him; and when he came into office, she took great credit for bringing over to him Sir Pitt and his colleague for Queen's Crawley, although Sir Pitt would have come over himself, without any trouble on the honest lady's part.
Levin could not make out why the opposition
was to ask the marshal to stand whom they wanted to supersede.
As the Pawnees retired with the body, the Siouxes pressed upon their footsteps, and at length the whole of the latter broke out of the cover with a common yell, and threatened to bear down all opposition
by sheer physical superiority.
Kenn, after two years of superfluous incense from his feminine parishioners, to find them suddenly maintaining their views in opposition
to his; but then they maintained them in opposition
to a higher Authority, which they had venerated longer.