The effort after comprehensiveness of view reduces things to unity, but this unity stands out in opposition to the manifold phenomena which it transcends, and rejects as unreal.
Indeed, Hume, notwithstanding his vast powers, was inferior to Smith in comprehensiveness as well as in industry.
Hitherto, however, the physiologists have immeasurably outstripped the pathologists in the comprehensiveness of their views, and, therefore, in the value of their results.
For, he had neither thecomprehensiveness of Smith, nor the fearlessness of Hume.
The Apostle shows his sense of the comprehensiveness of this blessing by the adjuncts of his prayer.
Notice thecomprehensiveness of the Apostle's prayer in this place.
You will remember three forgotten things--that poetry is rooted in emotion, and that it grows by the mastery of emotion, and that its significance finally depends upon the quality and comprehensiveness of the emotion.
But I value his lyrics as presenting himself (the self he does not obtrude into the comprehensiveness of his novels and The Dynasts) as truly, and with faults as well as strength visible in it, as any character in his novels.
He was a stranger in the city at the very time when he was describing its mental life with a picturesqueness and comprehensiveness which has never been equaled.
The encyclopedic picture of the world, the deliberate comprehensiveness of the design, necessitated the forcible introduction of many elements which transcended the powers of harmonious composition.
The proof of them is, 1st, their comprehensiveness and consistency with one another; 2ndly, their agreement with history and experience.
There is no organic unity in a succession of feeling or sensations; no comprehensiveness in an infinity of separate actions.
There is no great critic who by his readableness and comprehensiveness is as well qualified as Hazlitt to aid in bringing home to students the power and the beauty of the essential things in literature.
The other and more important characteristics of this work are delicacy of taste, solidity of judgment, vigour and boldness of fancy, and depth and comprehensiveness of understanding.
He had a strong craving for comprehensiveness of opinion, and was not content to store up knowledge that demanded a mere act of memory in its acquisition.
Language must be left to grow in precision, completeness and unity, as minds grow in clearness, comprehensiveness and sympathy.
Their fullness and comprehensiveness have been a marvel.
The policy of the country in regard to education in these early times was further marked by a lack of comprehensiveness in its aims.
I desire to try in a series of sermons to set forth what little I can see of the depth and comprehensiveness of this model of all prayer, and of its ever fresh applicability to the wants and difficulties of our days as of all days.
He was distinctly justified in so doing, both by the meaning of the original words, which are perfectly general and capable of either application, and by the true and deep view of the comprehensiveness of our Lord's mission and purpose.
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