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  • By requiring a change of President, it would guarantee mutable measures.†   (source)
  • However, this would create all the problems of a mutable administration.†   (source)
  • The domestic effects of a mutable policy are even worse.†   (source)
  • For these reasons, the government's administration can become dangerously mutable.†   (source)
  • A history of the harmful effects of a mutable government would fill a volume.†   (source)
  • Pack leaders were mutable.†   (source)
  • She could see through it, as if she were staring through printed fabric: everything going transparent, as mutable as water.†   (source)
  • A mutable government forfeits the respect and confidence of other nations, and all the advantages connected with national character.†   (source)
  • But this objection will not be very important to anyone who knows that mutable laws hurt the character of our governments.†   (source)
  • Mutable Government Forfeits Respect†   (source)
  • Mutability Damages Respect†   (source)
  • The boy's mind flamed with bright streaming images, sharp as gems, mutable as chameleons.†   (source)
  • Newspeak, doublethink, the mutability of the past.†   (source)
  • The mutability of the past is the central tenet of Ingsoc.†   (source)
  • When you were drunk or when you committed either fornication or adultery you recognized your own personal fallibility of that so mutable substitute for the apostles' creed, the party line.†   (source)
  • With dispassionate despair, with entire disillusionment, I surveyed the dust dance; my life, my friends' lives, and those fabulous presences, men with brooms, women writing, the willow tree by the river—clouds and phantoms made of dust too, of dust that changed, as clouds lose and gain and take gold or red and lose their summits and billow this way and that, mutable, vain.†   (source)
  • He had come into a view of mutability, and I too could see that one is only ostensibly born to remain in specified limits.†   (source)
  • Whenever he began to talk of the principles of Ingsoc, doublethink, the mutability of the past, and the denial of objective reality, and to use Newspeak words, she became bored and confused and said that she never paid any attention to that kind of thing.†   (source)
  • It was red, mutable, shrouded in shadows, terrible like her mood.†   (source)
  • Man's yesterday may ne'er be like his morrow; Nought may endure but mutability!†   (source)
  • Public opinion is an extremely mutable thing.†   (source)
  • An extraordinary mutability has, by this means, been introduced into their legislation.†   (source)
  • It was partly for the sake of that feeling that he had contrived to have this abiding, mutable heirloom shown to him.†   (source)
  • In the distance it rumbled, low, deep, reverberating, and near at hand it was a thing of mutable mood.†   (source)
  • They would have revived in any case, for he possessed a soul that could suffer but not stifle, and led a steady life beneath his mutability.†   (source)
  • And at last she realized that sun and light and stars and moon and night and shade, all working incessantly and mutably over shapes and lines and angles and surfaces too numerous and too great for the sight of man to hold, made an ever-changing spectacle of supreme beauty and colorful grandeur.†   (source)
  • I have given these details at the risk of being tedious, because they are in such vivid contrast with my vague, mutable and confused memories of earlier reading.†   (source)
  • He was back in the "den" and saw Hans Lorenz's narrow head bent down over the pale golden circle of the baptismal bowl, that abiding, mutable heirloom; and he saw him round his lips to form the syllable "great," that pious, somber sound that reminded you of places where as you walked you fell into a reverential, forward rocking motion.†   (source)
  • For what were lost in the flames were the body's more mutable components, which even in life were burned up in the body's metabolism; but those components that participated least in life's steady flow and that accompanied human beings through their adult life almost without change, proved to be the most fireproof; they formed the ashes, and by collecting them, the survivors kept what was immortal about the deceased.†   (source)
  • In ages of equality, the human mind takes a different bent; the prevailing notion is that nothing abides, and man is haunted by the thought of mutability.†   (source)
  • Shelley, "Mutability," 11. i-v. The picture next presented, by the point of land that the unfortunate Hurons had selected for their last place of encampment, need scarcely be laid before the eyes of the reader.†   (source)
  • This outward mutability indicated, and did not more than fairly express, the various properties of her inner life.†   (source)
  • This ice is not made of such stuff as your hearts may be; it is mutable and cannot withstand you if you say that it shall not.†   (source)
  • Fortunes, opinions, and laws are there in ceaseless variation: it is as if immutable nature herself were mutable, such are the changes worked upon her by the hand of man.†   (source)
  • Agitation and mutability are inherent in the nature of democratic republics, just as stagnation and inertness are the law of absolute monarchies.†   (source)
  • They looked neither older nor younger now; the beards of the aged were no whiter, nor could the creeping babe of yesterday walk on his feet to-day; it was impossible to describe in what respect they differed from the individuals on whom he had so recently bestowed a parting glance; and yet the minister's deepest sense seemed to inform him of their mutability.†   (source)
  • How mutable are our feelings, and how strange is that clinging love we have of life even in the excess of misery!†   (source)
  • This instinctive centralization has been the only settled point amidst the extreme mutability of their lives and of their thoughts.†   (source)
  • Thus, on the one hand the State is exposed to the perils of a revolution, on the other to perpetual mutability; the former system threatens the very existence of the Government, the latter is an obstacle to all steady and consistent policy.†   (source)
  • But this objection will have little weight with those who can properly estimate the mischiefs of that inconstancy and mutability in the laws which form the greatest blemish in the character and genius of our governments.†   (source)
  • Two things are surprising in the United States—the mutability of the greater part of human actions, and the singular stability of certain principles.†   (source)
  • To begin with the most evident of them all; the mutability of the laws is an evil inherent in democratic government, because it is natural to democracies to raise men to power in very rapid succession.†   (source)
  • It may be apprehended that men, perpetually thwarted in their designs by the mutability of the legislation, will learn to look upon republican institutions as an inconvenient form of society; the evil resulting from the instability of the secondary enactments might then raise a doubt as to the nature of the fundamental principles of the Constitution, and indirectly bring about a revolution; but this epoch is still very remote.†   (source)
  • A stranger does, indeed, sometimes meet with Americans who dissent from these rigorous formularies; with men who deplore the defects of the laws, the mutability and the ignorance of democracy; who even go so far as to observe the evil tendencies which impair the national character, and to point out such remedies as it might be possible to apply; but no one is there to hear these things besides yourself, and you, to whom these secret reflections are confided, are a stranger and a bird…†   (source)
  • And again in No.62 of the same work he observes: "The facility and excess of law-making seem to be the diseases to which our governments are most liable…… The mischievous effects of the mutability in the public councils arising from a rapid succession of new members would fill a volume: every new election in the States is found to change one-half of the representatives.†   (source)
  • How The Unlimited Power Of The Majority Increases In America The Instability Of Legislation And Administration Inherent In Democracy The Americans increase the mutability of the laws which is inherent in democracy by changing the legislature every year, and by investing it with unbounded authority—The same effect is produced upon the administration—In America social amelioration is conducted more energetically but less perseveringly than in Europe.†   (source)
  • Influence Which The American Democracy Has Exercised On The Laws Relating To Elections When elections are rare, they expose the State to a violent crisis—When they are frequent, they keep up a degree of feverish excitement—The Americans have preferred the second of these two evils—Mutability of the laws—Opinions of Hamilton and Jefferson on this subject.†   (source)
  • The image of a solitary (ipsorelative) mutable (aliorelative) man.†   (source)
  • Why mutable (aliorelative)?†   (source)
  • Ever the mutable, Ever materials, changing, crumbling, re-cohering, Ever the ateliers, the factories divine, Issuing eidolons.†   (source)
  • To trace the mischievous effects of a mutable government would fill a volume.†   (source)
  • The internal effects of a mutable policy are still more calamitous.†   (source)
  • VOLP: For, when a humid flux, or catarrh, by the mutability of air, falls from your head into an arm or shoulder, or any other part; take you a ducat, or your chequin of gold, and apply to the place affected: see what good effect it can work.†   (source)
  • …the heat of noon retired, To respite his day-labour with repast, Or with repose; and such discourse bring on, As may advise him of his happy state, Happiness in his power left free to will, Left to his own free will, his will though free, Yet mutable; whence warn him to beware He swerve not, too secure: Tell him withal His danger, and from whom; what enemy, Late fallen himself from Heaven, is plotting now The fall of others from like state of bliss; By violence? no, for that shall be…†   (source)
  • It guards equally against that extreme facility, which would render the Constitution too mutable; and that extreme difficulty, which might perpetuate its discovered faults.†   (source)
  • He did indeed account somewhat unfairly for this sudden change; for besides some hard and unjust surmises concerning female fickleness and mutability, he began to suspect that he owed this want of civility to his want of horses; a sort of animals which, as they dirty no sheets, are thought in inns to pay better for their beds than their riders, and are therefore considered as the more desirable company; but Mrs Whitefield, to do her justice, had a much more liberal way of thinking.†   (source)
  • But these are contrary Faculties; the former being grounded upon principles of Truth; the other upon Opinions already received, true, or false; and upon the Passions and Interests of men, which are different, and mutable.†   (source)
  • For though a wrong Sentence given by authority of the Soveraign, if he know and allow it, in such Lawes as are mutable, be a constitution of a new Law, in cases, in which every little circumstance is the same; yet in Lawes immutable, such as are the Lawes of Nature, they are no Lawes to the same, or other Judges, in the like cases for ever after.†   (source)
  • There is an absurdity in referring the determination of causes, in the first instance, to judges of permanent standing; in the last, to those of a temporary and mutable constitution.†   (source)
  • If, to avoid an accumulation of offices, there was to be a frequent change in the persons who were to compose the council, this would involve the mischiefs of a mutable administration in their full extent.†   (source)
  • An irregular and mutable legislation is not more an evil in itself than it is odious to the people; and it may be pronounced with assurance that the people of this country, enlightened as they are with regard to the nature, and interested, as the great body of them are, in the effects of good government, will never be satisfied till some remedy be applied to the vicissitudes and uncertainties which characterize the State administrations.†   (source)
  • By NECESSITATING a change of men, in the first office of the nation, it would necessitate a mutability of measures.†   (source)
  • But this objection will have little weight with those who can properly estimate the mischiefs of that inconstancy and mutability in the laws, which form the greatest blemish in the character and genius of our governments.†   (source)
  • The mutability in the public councils arising from a rapid succession of new members, however qualified they may be, points out, in the strongest manner, the necessity of some stable institution in the government.†   (source)
  • These considerations, and the influence of personal confidences and attachments, would be likely to induce every new President to promote a change of men to fill the subordinate stations; and these causes together could not fail to occasion a disgraceful and ruinous mutability in the administration of the government.†   (source)
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