They may have missed on specifics (such as each of us owning a personal jet pack and a flying car) but in general were dead-on.
With each trade he got something he valued more than what he traded away; and presumably all the people he traded with along the way also increased their value with each trade.
One can imagine two children each with a bag of jelly beans.
That means that as you get more of them, you value each new one less.
In the end, our fundamental challenge is to become better individuals, and technology offers little help on that front; it is up to each one of us to solve that for ourselves.
It wasn't her fault they hadn't seen much of each other lately.
In the center of each plant grew a daintily dressed Mangaboo, for the clothing of all these creatures grew upon them and was attached to their bodies.
So he placed Dorothy upon one side of him and the boy upon the other and set a lantern upon each of their heads.
Noticing that the light was growing dim he picked up his nine piglets, patted each one lovingly on its fat little head, and placed them carefully in his inside pocket.
"But WE mus'n't eat them," the Wizard warned the children, "or we too may become invisible, and lose each other.
In front of each place was a plate bearing one of the delicious dama-fruit, and the perfume that rose from these was so enticing and sweet that they were sorely tempted to eat of them and become invisible.
Some of it is known, but the function of each of the thirty thousand genes has to be figured out one at a time.
What we call "heart disease" will become hundreds of individual conditions each with its own cause and, hopefully, cure.
So they carried the tripod to the governor, and each told his story.
It is safe to say that the man with seventeen puppies is creating more happiness by giving one each to sixteen friends than he is forgoing by his loss of puppies.
Let it be said of each of you: "He was in the great battle before Moscow!"
"Am I taken prisoner or have I taken him prisoner?" each was thinking.
She lifted the pouch of honey and poured some of it on each of their flapjacks.
We will get near Jim, so that he can help us, and each one must take some weapon and do the best he can.
Imagine a thousand new arts, none of which are even invented yet, each with a thousand new great masters.
Each day fleecy clouds floated across the sky and occasionally veiled the sun, but toward evening the sky cleared again and the sun set in reddish-brown mist.
"On the feeling that is in me and in him," he pointed to Timokhin, "and in each soldier."
Every Russian might have predicted it, not by reasoning but by the feeling implanted in each of us and in our fathers.
Natasha, throwing a clean pocket handkerchief over her hair and holding an end of it in each hand, went out into the street.
He had pictured each of those young ladies as almost all honest-hearted young men do, that is, as a possible wife, adapting her in his imagination to all the conditions of married life: a white dressing gown, his wife at the tea table, his wife's carriage, little ones, Mamma and Papa, their relations to her, and so on--and these pictures of the future had given him pleasure.
That army, like a herd of cattle run wild and trampling underfoot the provender which might have saved it from starvation, disintegrated and perished with each additional day it remained in Moscow.
We have each of us two pistols....
Each instrument--now resembling a violin and now a horn, but better and clearer than violin or horn--played its own part, and before it had finished the melody merged with another instrument that began almost the same air, and then with a third and a fourth; and they all blended into one and again became separate and again blended, now into solemn church music, now into something dazzlingly brilliant and triumphant.
Each of them hugged him and talked briefly to Destiny.
Gerald and Felipa were standing beside the door talking to each other.
There will be one from each of us to the other, and then a couple for the children from Santa.
At Drissa and at Smolensk and most palpably of all on the twenty-fourth of August at Shevardino and on the twenty- sixth at Borodino, and each day and hour and minute of the retreat from Borodino to Fili.
The price of weapons, of gold, of carts and horses, kept rising, but the value of paper money and city articles kept falling, so that by midday there were instances of carters removing valuable goods, such as cloth, and receiving in payment a half of what they carted, while peasant horses were fetching five hundred rubles each, and furniture, mirrors, and bronzes were being given away for nothing.
I saw him lying on a bed," said she, making a gesture with her hand and a lifted finger at each detail, "and that he had his eyes closed and was covered just with a pink quilt, and that his hands were folded," she concluded, convincing herself that the details she had just seen were exactly what she had seen in the mirror.
(3) Sunday and Wednesday of each week are appointed as the chief market days and to that end a sufficient number of troops will be stationed along the highroads on Tuesdays and Saturdays at such distances from the town as to protect the carts.
From the officer down to the lowest soldier they showed what seemed like personal spite against each of the prisoners, in unexpected contrast to their former friendly relations.
Each of them desired nothing more than to give himself up as a prisoner to escape from all this horror and misery; but on the one hand the force of this common attraction to Smolensk, their goal, drew each of them in the same direction; on the other hand an army corps could not surrender to a company, and though the French availed themselves of every convenient opportunity to detach themselves and to surrender on the slightest decent pretext, such pretexts did not always occur.
In such actions, instead of two crowds opposing each other, the men disperse, attack singly, run away when attacked by stronger forces, but again attack when opportunity offers.
These three groups traveling together--the cavalry stores, the convoy of prisoners, and Junot's baggage train--still constituted a separate and united whole, though each of the groups was rapidly melting away.
And they began telling what each was suffering for, and how they had sinned against God.
Each drop tried to spread out and occupy as much space as possible, but others striving to do the same compressed it, sometimes destroyed it, and sometimes merged with it.
God is in the midst, and each drop tries to expand so as to reflect Him to the greatest extent.