Rischenheim, humiliated and angry, could do nothing but bow in acknowledgment of the king’s rebuke.
Com effeito aquelle mysterio come?ava a fatigar os homens de sciencia, emquanto que continuava a apaixonar, a assombrar mesmo, os humildes e os ignorantes, que teem constituido, constituem e continuar?o a constituir a maioria, a immensa maioria, gra?as a uma sabia lei da natureza. Os astronomos e os meteorologistas teriam portanto renunciado a occupar-se d’elle se, na noite de 26 para 27, o observatorio de Kantokeino, no Finmark, da Noruega, e na noite de 28 para 29, o de Isfjord, em Spitzberg,—norueguezes por um lado e suecos por outro, n?o tivessem chegado a um acc?rdo sobre o seguinte:—no meio de uma aurora boreal tinha apparecido uma especie de grande ave, ou monstro aereo. Se n?o f?ra possivel determinar a sua estructura, pelo menos era fora de duvida que destacava de si corpusculos que detonavam como bombas.
This passage from India was a journey into a world of crisis. Strikes, suffragettes, and near civil war in Ireland had changed political Britain. The National Insurance Act, the Official Secrets Act, and what Churchill called 'the gigantic fleets and armies which impress and oppress the civilisation of our time,' all marked the death of Victorian certainties and the extended role of the state. The substance of Christian doctrine had long evaporated, and the authority of science held greater sway. Yet even science was feeling a new uncertainty. And new technology, enormously expanding the means of expression and communication, had opened up what Whitman had eulogised as the Years of the Modern, in which no one knew what might happen next - whether a 'divine general war' or a 'tremendous issuing forth against the idea of caste'.
the railway may bring to speculators or contractors. But the effect produced on the poorer residents,—on the peasantry,—is a serious matter, and the danger which was distantly foreseen by Wordsworth has since his day assumed grave proportions. And lest the poet’s estimate of the simple virtue which is thus jeopardized should be suspected of partiality, it may be allowable to corroborate it by the testimony of an eminent man, not a native of the district, though a settler therein in later life, and whose writings, perhaps, have done more than any man’s since Wordsworth to increase the sum of human enjoyment derived both from Art and from Nature.