For three weeks the old prince lay stricken by paralysis in the new house Prince Andrew had built at Bogucharovo, ever in the same state, getting neither better nor worse.
As for adopting the ways which the State has provided for remedying the evil, I know not of such ways.
If a thousand men were not to pay their tax-bills this year, that would not be a violent and bloody measure, as it would be to pay them, and enable the State to commit violence and shed innocent blood.
In the past, when the power of the state was absolute in many parts of the world, it was harder to argue that every person on the planet had rights no monarch or state could violate.
Confucius said, "If a state is governed by the principles of reason, poverty and misery are subjects of shame; if a state is not governed by the principles of reason, riches and honors are the subjects of shame."
Quinn's electronic equipment was updated to state of the art.
We alerted the state police down there and now that the FBI is excited, there are a lot more eyes looking for him.
If there were one who lived wholly without the use of money, the State itself would hesitate to demand it of him.
Looking at their boots he several times shook his head sadly, pointing them out to the Austrian general with an expression which seemed to say that he was not blaming anyone, but could not help noticing what a bad state of things it was.
Pierre wished to say that he was ready to sacrifice his money, his serfs, or himself, only one ought to know the state of affairs in order to be able to improve it, but he was unable to speak.
Rostov dismounted, gave his horse to the orderly, and followed Alpatych to the house, questioning him as to the state of affairs.
This brilliant company separated into several groups who all discussed the advantages and disadvantages of the position, the state of the army, the plans suggested, the situation of Moscow, and military questions generally.
Prices too that day indicated the state of affairs.
The Keene State College sounds cool too.
My medication contributed to my comfort if not my state of mind.
I tried to recall the terms Quinn had quoted; dissociative fugue, fugue state, entirely different personality.
The description of that vehicle is plastered at every toll booth, state police barracks and wire service from here to California and back.
It's difficult attaining this state but it is unbelievably clear once accomplished.
In Howie's exhausted state, inducing him to sleep was not difficult.
He expected these days to be his last, but he'd give the order to decimate the entire state if it meant humanity as a whole survived.
Though it isn't so much a time as a state of mind, historians plot the Renaissance as moving around Europe for a couple of centuries.
My relative definition of poverty is "the state of being unable to reliably purchase a bundle of goods that allow one to participate in the economic norms of one's society."
Most people would not term that welfare, which has become a loaded phrase associated with the state making a payment to individuals.
But I am not talking about a state of affairs where overnight someone with a "machine job" gets unlimited wealth.
In the modern era, what we have seen around the world is a general increase in social services and the welfare state over time.
An important point to make here is this: Historically, the welfare state only emerges to solve problems that private charities either cannot or will not solve.
And yet the future I envision is no more like what we have today than a state-of-the-art Volvo factory is like a nineteenth-century London sweatshop.
To such the State renders comparatively small service, and a slight tax is wont to appear exorbitant, particularly if they are obliged to earn it by special labor with their hands.
It costs me less in every sense to incur the penalty of disobedience to the State than it would to obey.
Some years ago, the State met me in behalf of the Church, and commanded me to pay a certain sum toward the support of a clergyman whose preaching my father attended, but never I myself.
I did not see why the lyceum should not present its tax-bill, and have the State to back its demand, as well as the Church.
The same evening that the prince gave his instructions to Alpatych, Dessalles, having asked to see Princess Mary, told her that, as the prince was not very well and was taking no steps to secure his safety, though from Prince Andrew's letter it was evident that to remain at Bald Hills might be dangerous, he respectfully advised her to send a letter by Alpatych to the Provincial Governor at Smolensk, asking him to let her know the state of affairs and the extent of the danger to which Bald Hills was exposed.
She wished to pray but did not dare to, dared not in her present state of mind address herself to God.
"To tell you the truth, between ourselves, God only knows what state our left flank is in," said Boris confidentially lowering his voice.
All that was done around her and to her at this time, all the attention devoted to her by so many clever men and expressed in such pleasant, refined ways, and the state of dove-like purity she was now in (she wore only white dresses and white ribbons all that time) gave her pleasure, but her pleasure did not cause her for a moment to forget her aim.
Natasha was in a state of rapturous excitement such as she had not known for a long time.
Owing to the present state of things Sophia Danilovna has gone to the Torzhok estate with the children, your excellency.
Makar Alexeevich, the brother of my late master--may the kingdom of heaven be his--has remained here, but he is in a weak state as you know, said the old servant.
After the last two days spent in solitude and unusual circumstances, Pierre was in a state bordering on insanity.
The unaccustomed coarse food, the vodka he drank during those days, the absence of wine and cigars, his dirty unchanged linen, two almost sleepless nights passed on a short sofa without bedding--all this kept him in a state of excitement bordering on insanity.
Perhaps it's the state of affairs?
His feverish state and the inflammation of his bowels, which were injured, were in the doctor's opinion sure to carry him off.