But on either side of this refusal are to be found elaborate projects of friendly societies and widows' funds, which practically cover, in a clumsy and roundabout manner, the whole ground of life insurance.
The Prussians were driven from the town, but they managed to effect a roundabout retreat to Ligny, where they rallied.
But before it could be carried into effect it was superseded by a "provisional constitution," which gave unlimited power to a boule of 400 (chosen by a roundabout system which favoured intrigue) and its nominees, the ten "absolute" generals.
The dead are referred to by some roundabout phrase, never by name, for this might have the dangerous result of bringing back the spirit.
It is a roundabout argument to be sure, but essentially the mobile revolution allows people to band together and eventually bring down tyrants.