A fire without light, compared to the heat which gathers in a haystack when the hay has been stored before it was properly dry - heat, in short, as an agitation of the particles - is the motive cause of the contraction and dilatations of the heart.
At Franeker his house was a small château, " separated by a moat from the rest of the town, where the mass could be said in safety."' And one motive in favour of accepting an invitation to England lay in the alleged leanings of Charles I.
The use of cranes is of great antiquity, but it is only since the great industrial development of the 19th century, and the introduction of other motive powers than hand labour, that the crane has acquired the important and indispensable position it now occupies.
The different kinds of motive power used to actuate cranes - manual, steam, hydraulic, electric - give a further classification.
It is now possible to apply motive power exactly where it is wanted, and to do so economically, so that the crane designer has a perfectly free hand in adding the various motions required by the special circumstances of each case.
Yet, if the motive is forbidden us, it is plain from another point of view that good persons ought to be happy.
Of course that was not Mill's special or conscious motive for denying divine omnipotence.
In these, however, the religious was avowedly subordinate to a political motive, viz.
8-10), and the nearness of the end the supreme motive to morality (xiii.
In this case electricity was to be the motive-power, and speeds exceeding ioo m.
A carriage depot includes sheds in motive which the vehicles are stored, arrangements for wash- depots.
A further motive for their attitude was that Francis Joseph, unlike his predecessor, had not taken the oath to observe the Hungarian constitution, which it was the avowed object of Schwarzenberg to overthrow.
Scenery and incident are more varied, and the poet has an opportunity for a more lyric interpretation of motive and character.
But - whatever his motive - Antipas certainly consented to John's death.
The original motive of the recipients of these favours was doubtless the taste of the time for outward display; St Bernard, zealous for the monastic ideal, de nounced abbots for wearing mitres and the like more pontificum, and Peter the Cantor roundly called the abbatial mitre " inane, superfluous and puerile " (Verb.
Neoplatonism owes its form to Plato, but its underlying motive is the widespread feeling of self-despair and the longing for divine illumination characteristic of the age in which it appears.
This laudation, both of the Goths and of their Byzantine conquerors, may perhaps help us to understand the motive with which the Getica was written.
Enthusiasm for Corsica was a leading motive prompting him to this prolonged exertion.
Its obligations to other contemporary arts are many and obvious, especially in its later stages; but every borrowed form and motive undergoes an essential modification at the hands of the Aegean craftsman, and the product is stamped with a new character.
The motive of this and of the succeeding novels of what may be called her second period is free (not to be confounded with promiscuous) love.
He had already begun his work of toleration, for he had recently produced a drama (Die Juden, 1749), the motive of which was to prove that a Jew can be possessed of nobility of character.
Although this argument has the support of such great names as Butler and Kant, yet it will repel many minds as an appeal to the motive of self-interest.
Cosmological materialism is that form of the doctrine in which the dominant motive is the formation of a comprehensive world-scheme: the Stoics and Epicureans were cosmological materialists.
In anti-religious materialism the motive is hostility to established dogmas which are connected, in the Christian system especially, with certain forms of spiritual doctrine.
Such a motive weighed much with Hobbes and with the French materialists of the 18th century, such as La Mettrie and d'Holbach.
In particular that conception which regarded "ambition" as the guiding motive in his career has been dispelled by a more intimate and accurate knowledge of his life; this shows him to have been very little the creator of his own career, which was largely the result of circumstances outside his control, the influence of past events and of the actions of others, the pressure of the national will, the natural superiority of his own genius.
Steam is an extremely useful motive power for all cranes that are not worked off a central power station.
For overhead travellers in workshops, and for most of the cranes which fall into our second class, electricity as a motive power has already displaced nearly every other method.
They are of two kinds: (I) those in which the motive power and lifting gear are self-contained on the crab; and (2) those in which the motive power is placed in a fixed position.
This system is more expen sive than the open-circuit system, ®' as the battery is always at work; but it offers some advantages on circuits where there are a number 'a' N% b '.a of intermediate stations, as the ° ° circuit is under a constant electro motive force and has the same resistance no matter which station is sending or receiving.
He differs from him with respect to the ultimate motive of that process of gradual evolution which reveals itself alike in nature and in mind.