To those who have not chanced specially
to study the subject, it may possibly seem strange, that fishes not commonly exceeding four or five feet should be marshalled among WHALES --a word, which, in the popular sense, always conveys an idea of hugeness.
It announced itself as the work of the people themselves; and as this was unquestionably a power assumed by the Convention, not delegated to them by the people, they religiously confined it to a simple power to propose, and carefully provided that it should be no more than a proposal until sanctioned by the Confederation Congress, by the State Legislatures, and by the people of the several States, in conventions specially
assembled, by authority of their Legislatures, for the single purpose of examining and passing upon it.
And here I specially
stayed to show that, were there such machines exactly resembling organs and outward form an ape or any other irrational animal, we could have no means of knowing that they were in any respect of a different nature from these animals; but if there were machines bearing the image of our bodies, and capable of imitating our actions as far as it is morally possible, there would still remain two most certain tests whereby to know that they were not therefore really men.
Historical action is to yield to their personal inventive action, historically created conditions of emancipation to fantastic ones, and the gradual, spontaneous class-organisation of the proletariat to the organisation of society specially
contrived by these inventors.
He never lent money to anyone, but I had, on entering the service, been specially
recommended to him by an important personage who had got me my berth.
He was for some time without reflection or thought for the divine charm which is in the things of nature, specially
after a fantastic dream; then gradually this view of the outer world, so calm, so pure, so grand, reminded him of the illusiveness of his vision, and once more awakened memory.
Luckily for me Liddell & Scott have specially
translated most of the doubtful words, referring to this very place.
From every pocket of the garment protruded books, while in his hand he carried a specially
large volume, which he hugged closely to his breast.
One of those last I remember specially
, now gone to his rest from that sea which his temperament must have made a scene of little more than a peaceful pursuit.
I think there was hardly an inhabitant of Hayslope specially
mentioned in this history and still resident in the parish on this November morning who was not either in church to see Adam and Dinah married, or near the church door to greet them as they came forth.
I would specially
refer such as doubt the sustaining influence of ancestral faith upon character and will to the eleventh and nineteenth chapters, in which are contained the opening and consummation of the Tellurionical Records extending over nine years.
Little by little he changed his tone when speaking of his "friend," whom Long Jack had christened "the Crazy Kid," "the Gilt-edged Baby," "the Suckin' Vanderpoop," and other pet names; and with his sea-booted feet cocked up on the table would even invent histories about silk pajamas and specially
imported neckwear, to the "friend's" discredit.