It was plain, however, that frequent publication must finally wear out the public favour, unless some mode could be devised to give an appearance of novelty to subsequent productions
Thereupon, steam and machinery revolutionised industrial production
Oh, it is well enough as the production
of a human composer, sung by featherless bipeds, to quote the late Diogenes.
That they were not the indigenous production
of the region, I am firmly convinced.
One cannot fix one's eyes on the commonest natural production
without finding food for a rambling fancy.
That brief hope was quite fled, and I saw in my face now nothing but the stamp of a morbid organization, framed for passive suffering--too feeble for the sublime resistance of poetic production
Several also would have shocked a delicate instinct by an appearance of artificialness indicating that there had been such commixture, and, as it were, adultery, of various vegetable species, that the production
was no longer of God's making, but the monstrous offspring of man's depraved fancy, glowing with only an evil mockery of beauty.
It was an Abyssinian or Nubian production
of a bizarre shape; the clumsiest thing imaginable, partaking of a sickle and a chopper with a sharp edge and a pointed end.
The work is a hasty and unrevised production
of its author's earlier days of literary labor; and, beyond the scenes already known, scarcely calculated to enhance his reputation.
He is an illustration of the period of culture in which the faculty of appreciation has obtained such a preponderance over that of production
that the latter sinks into a kind of rank sterility, and the mental condition becomes analogous to that of a malarious bog.
In the first place, it is evident that in this as in other things, its beginning or production
arises from some principle, and its end also arises from another principle, which is itself an end.
But, including in "action" that literary production
in which the line of his own proper activity lay, he followed--followed often--that fastidious utterance to a cynical and pessimistic conclusion.
Finally I promised one little girl, who made a long journey to see me and prefer her request, -- and she is a "Dorothy," by the way -- that when a thousand little girls had written me a thousand little letters asking for the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman I would write the book, Either little Dorothy was a fairy in disguise, and waved her magic wand, or the success of the stage production
of "The Wizard of OZ" made new friends for the story, For the thousand letters reached their destination long since -- and many more followed them.
Because," said the Man Leaning on a Spade, "I belong to the Gravediggers' National Extortion Society, and we have decided to limit the production
of graves and get more money for the reduced output.
Some few days after this memorable meeting of the Gun Club, the manager of an English company announced, at the Baltimore theatre, the production
of "Much ado about Nothing.