No law in that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists
only of two and twenty.
It is not long since it contained forty provinces; but is now not much bigger than all Spain, and consists
but of five kingdoms and six provinces, of which part is entirely subject to the Emperor, and part only pays him some tribute, or acknowledgment of dependence, either voluntarily or by compulsion.
If a faction consists
of less than a majority, relief is supplied by the republican principle, which enables the majority to defeat its sinister views by regular vote.
Thus 'positives' and 'privatives' do not belong to that class of contraries which consists
of those which have no intermediate.
It seems to me to be derivative, and to consist
largely in BELIEFS: beliefs that what constitutes the thought is connected with various other elements which together make up the object.
The extension of our own commerce in our own vessels cannot give pleasure to any nations who possess territories on or near this continent, because the cheapness and excellence of our productions, added to the circumstance of vicinity, and the enterprise and address of our merchants and navigators, will give us a greater share in the advantages which those territories afford, than consists
with the wishes or policy of their respective sovereigns.
In Switzerland they support the Radicals, without losing sight of the fact that this party consists
of antagonistic elements, partly of Democratic Socialists, in the French sense, partly of radical bourgeois.
The work of rearing young, green Martians consists
solely in teaching them to talk, and to use the weapons of warfare with which they are loaded down from the very first year of their lives.
When a family is complete, it consists
of freemen and slaves; but as in every subject we should begin with examining into the smallest parts of which it consists
, and as the first and smallest parts of a family are the master and slave, the husband and wife, the father and child, let us first inquire into these three, what each of them may be, and what they ought to be; that is to say, the herile, the nuptial, and the paternal.
You will all agree," said he, "that our chief danger consists
in the sly and treacherous manner in which the enemy approaches us.
The lazo consists
of a very strong, but thin, well-plaited rope, made of raw hide.
But the whole, to continue the same metaphor, consists
in the cookery of the author; for, as Mr Pope tells us--