To be thoroughly conversant with a Man'sheart istotake our final lesson in the iron-clasped volume of despair.1849 'Marginalia', in the Southern Literary Messenger, Jun.
The quiet man is here to stay, and he's turning up the volume!2003 At the Conservative Party Conference, Oct.
We carry with us the wonders, we seek without us: There is all Africa, and her prodigies in us; we are that bold and adventurous piece of nature, which he that studies, wisely learns in a compendium, what others labour at in a divided piece and endless volume.Section 15.
Of this fair volume which we World do nameIf we the sheets and leaves could turn with care,Of him who it corrects, and did it frame,We clear might read the art and wisdom rare.drummond, william, of hawthornden
How pure the joy, when first my hands unfoldThe small, rare volume, black with tarnished gold!john ferriar
This Bible, then, has a mission, grander than any mere creation of God; for in this volume are infinite wisdom, and infinite love. Between its covers are the mind and heart of God; and they are for man's good, for his salvation, his guidance, his spiritual nourishment. If now I neglect my Bible, I do my soul a wrong; for the fact of this Divine message is evidence that I need it.abbott eliot kittredge
I am heartily glad to witness your veneration for a Book which to say nothing of its holiness or authority, contains more specimens of genius and taste than any other volume in existence.walter savage landor
The object of this volume is not to cast fresh blame on authorities and individuals, nor is it to expose one nation more than another to accusations of deceit.arthur ponsonby
Ultimately, application vendors are driven by volume, and volume is favored by the open approach Google is taking. There are so many manufacturers working so hard to distribute Android phones globally that whether you like [Android 4.0] or not ... you will want to develop for that platform, and perhaps even first.eric schmidt
Bishop Berkeley destroyed this world in one volume octavo; and nothing remained after his time, but mind — which experienced a similar fate from the hand of Mr. Hume, in 1737.sydney smith
How idle a boast, after all, is the immortality of a name! Time is ever silently turning over his pages; we are too much engrossed by the story of the present to think of the character and anecdotes that gave interest to the past; and each age is a volume thrown aside and forgotten.Washington Irving, p. 243. (Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895))
The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story , and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as it is with what he vowed to make it.j. m. barrie
Of Shakespeare , not a line but has been repeatedly, and will continue to be cited, as a commentary on the great and various volume of human nature.samuel laman blanchard
Always the fact remains that to the mentally indolent this book may well seem a volume of disconnected short stories. All of us being more or less mentally indolent, this possibility constitutes a dire fault.james branch cabell
It was not his to choose from what volume or on which page thereof he would read; accident, as it seemed, decided that; but the chance-opened page lay unblurred before him, and he saw it with a clarity denied to other men of his generation.james branch cabell
I personally believed, at least in 1914 when predator control began, that there could not be too much horned game, and that the extirpation of predators was a reasonable price to pay for better big game hunting. Some of us have learned since the tragic error of such a view, and acknowledged our mistake. One must judge from the present volume that the Fish and Wildlife Service does not see any mistake.aldo leopold
Marx's third volume [of Capital ] contradicts the first. The theory of the average rate of profit and of the prices of production cannot be reconciled with the theory of value. This is the impression which must, I believe, be received by every logical thinker.karl marx
The present volume to this point might be regarded as a gloss on a single text of Harold Innis: "The effect of the discovery of printing was evident in the savage religious wars of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Application of power to communication industries hastened the consolidation of vernaculars, the rise of nationalism, revolution, and new outbreaks of savagery in the twentieth century."Marshall McLuhan
Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore, While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door.edgar allan poe
Today we hear a great deal about Organizational Men, Mass Culture, Conformity, the Lonely Crowd, the Power Elite and its Conspiracy of Mediocrity. We forget that the very volume of this criticism is an indication that our society is still radically pluralistic. Not only are there plenty of exceptionalists who take exception to the stereotyping of the mass culture but that very string of epithets comes from a series of books that have been recent best-sellers, symptoms of a popular, living tradition of dissent from things as they are.kenneth rexroth
A strange volume of real life in the daily packet of the postman. Eternal love and instant payment!Douglas Jerrold, ;;Specimens of Jerrold's Wit, The Postman's Budget.
Hospitals readily admit that chargemaster prices are inflated. That's because they are the starting point for negotiating the discounts given to private insurance plans in return for the volume of patients they send to a hospital. Those bloated chargemaster prices, however, are the numbers used to bill uninsured patients - many of whom will struggle to pay those bills and will get nasty collection letters if they don't.The Star-Ledger editorial board (January 3, 2005). "Post hospital prices". The Star-Ledger (Newark, New Jersey): p. 14.
Heat can evidently be a cause of motion only by virtue of the changes of volume or of form which it produces in bodies. These changes are not caused by uniform temperature but rather by alternations of heat and cold.Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot, Reflections on the Motive Power of Heat and on Machines Fitted to Develop Power (1824)
Anthony Lewis's Freedom for the Thought That We Hate: A Biography of the First Amendment offers a lucid and engaging overview of American free-speech law. The former Nieman Fellow has twice won the Pulitzer Prize, and this volume puts the skills that earned him those accolades much on display. Again and again, he brings to life the dramatis personae in leading cases, plucks out moving or telling quotations, and explains who won and who lost in order to provide a clear introduction to First Amendment doctrine.Richard H. Fallon (May-June 2008). "Book Review - Freeing Speech - How judge-made law gave meaning to the First Amendment". Harvard Magazine (Harvard Magazine Inc.). Retrieved on November 6, 2012.
...in a volume of dozen lines of Milton, Proper and Prior, with a paper from the Spectator and a chapter from the Sterne are eulogized by a thousand pens-there seems almost a general wish of decrying the capacity and undervaluing the labour of the novelist, and slighting the performance which have only genius, wit and taste to recommend them.By Jane Austen in pp.20-21 (Northanger Abbey)
"Black's 1,300-page biography has had stellar reviews. Historians from Alan Brinkley to Daniel Yergin have hailed it as the best single volume on the many perplexing aspects of FDR 's political life. A belligerent neo-con before it was fashionable, Black has paradoxically contrived to write an admiring appraisal of Roosevelt's pre-Pearl Harbor reluctance to fight the Nazis and the economic interventionism of the New Deal for which neo-cons of the '30s bitterly reviled FDR as 'that man'."—Company Hates Misery, Tina Brown 
I see the Judge enthroned; the flaming guard: The volume open'd! open'd every heart!Edward Young
Sunday is the golden clasp that binds together the volume of the week.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, p. 525. (Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895))
May not the sacred text, on a liberal interpretation, or with the benefit of new light reflected from nature, or derived from learning, be shewn to be as much in harmony with the novelties of this volume as it has been with geology and natural philosophy? What is there in the laws of organic creation more startling to the candid theologian than in the Copernican system or the natural formation of strata ?p.389-390 (Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation (1844))
You may swell every expense, accumulate every assistance you can buy or borrow, traffic and barter with every little pitiful German prince that sells and sends his subjects to the shambles of a foreign prince:;; your efforts are forever vain and impotent. William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham]], in George Bancroft History of the United States of America: From the Discovery of the ..., volume 9 , Little, Brown, 1875, p.477Quran, in Receive The Healing Word, Land of Wisdom