But here the same external evidence warns us that these considerations throw no light upon the original significance of the patriarchs.
His last letter on politics, written two days before his death, illustrates the two sides of his thinking already emphasized: in this letter he warns his New England friends against dismemberment of the union as " a clear sacrifice of great positive advantages, without any counterbalancing good; administering no relief to our real disease, which is democracy, the poison of which, by a subdivision, will only be more concentrated in each part, and consequently the more virulent."
Imagine when a five-cent computer in your shoe warns you that the way you are walking will lead to spine problems.
But surely a pan that warns you if your house is burning down or your food will kill you has to be worth $200 to you.
As old and frail as I am, I still wish to fight the barbarians, but my advisor warns me I'll soon follow the path of my mad father.
To the latter the material temple is no more than a detail in the picture of a work of restoration eminently ideal and spiritual, and he expressly warns his hearers against attaching intrinsic importance to it (Isa.
Herodotus makes him a principal figure in epic dialogues: he warns Darius not to attack the Scythians (iv.
Sarpi, in urging Casaubon to write against Baronius, warns him never to charge or suspect him of bad faith, for no one who knew him could accuse him of disloyalty to truth.
It merely warns us that all the apostles constitute the Church universal and not Peter alone; and in the rite of election, i.e.
The fact warns us against drawing hasty inductions as to relative dates from style and execution.
As it was composed in rather less than six months, and as the author honestly warns us that he has given all his attention to a more profound co-ordination, instead of working out the special explanations more fully, as he had promised, we need not be surprised if the result is disappointing to those who had mastered the corresponding portion of the Positive Philosophy.
Balak meets them, and Balaam warns him that he can only speak what God tells him.
Thucydides expressly warns us not to regard the period of this book as one of peace, and yet the very contents of the book refute his argument.
Such pre-eminence was but the sequel of personal distinctions visible even in the preparatory days of discipleship, and it warns us against viewing the primitive facts touching apostles in the official light of later times.
He warns Joinville against wine-bibbing, against bad language, against all manner of foibles small and great; and the pupil acknowledges that this physician at any rate had healed himself in these respects.
I The allusion to the ark warns us to be cautious in assuming the laws of the Mishna to have been ever in force.
So far Spencer seems at one with the philological school of mythologists, but he warns us that the misconstructions of language in his system are " different in kind, and the erroneous course of thought is opposite in direction."