These trifling contretemps are the penalties we pay for our high journalistic aims.
Marriage is a matter concerning the whole of life, whilst love aims only at pleasure.
His ability is executive; that is, he persistently and energetically strives to execute or carry out his aims.
A little of Egypt and Bohemia in the lower regions suited the upper spheres, and compassed the aims of the powerful.
Waitin' till the ol' demon turns away, so's not to hit me, 'Mord' he aims at a silver dangler on Mr. Injun's breast and makes him drop in his tracks like I said.
But then the production of the immense size that provokes astonishment, and the misapplied ingenuity that produces unusual dwarfing, are neither of them very high aims.
In the long run, its value is measured by whether it supplies a mere physical excitation to act in the way desired by the adult or whether it leads the child "to think"--that is, to reflect upon his acts and impregnate them with aims.
It throws light upon the clash of aims manifested in different portions of the school system; the narrowly utilitarian character of most elementary education, and the narrowly disciplinary or cultural character of most higher education.