At such moments of crisis it almost excelled human comprehension; the mind seems to have gathered to itself and summed up the balance of all human passions arranged for and against him, and to have calculated with unerring exactitude the consequences of each decision.
The consequences of supposing AN to be zero have already been traced.
The well-known institution of the Prosbol (irpov(30Xrl), introduced by Hillel, was intended to avert the evil consequences of the scriptural law of release in the seventh year (Deut.
Politically, Spencer is an individualist of an extreme laissez faire type, and it is in his political attitude that the consequences of his pre-Darwinian conception of Evolution are most manifest.
From even the barely hinted imputation of usurpation, and the possible consequences of such a suppressed impression gaining ground, Ahab must of course have been most anxious to protect himself.
A new feature in diking was the construction of dams or sluices across the mouths of rivers, sometimes with important consequences for the villages situated on the spot.
One of the first of these was the Reprehensorium seu correctorium fratris Thomae, published in 1285 by William Lamarre, in which the Averroistic consequences of the Thomist doctrine of individuation are already pressed home.
No member of the cabinet foresaw the consequences of this reform.
The most important consequences of the expedient, however, were not intended or perceived at the time.
The police wanted to ameliorate the consequences of crime and disorder and the fear of crime within local communities.