because there is no response to it, or because people have not sufficiently grasped its simple principles.
because the Persian "province of Assyria" probably extended over the northern steppes as well as the _Sawad_, it is certain that under the Arab Caliphate, when Irak and Egypt were provinces of one empire for the second time in history, Irak by itself paid 135 million _dirhems_ (francs) annually into Harun-al-Rashid's treasury and Egypt no more than 65 million, so that a thousand years ago the productiveness of the _Sawad_ was more than double that of the Nile.
because, being no less solicitous for the welfare of their posterity than for their own, they were careful to record their sentiments in laws and statutes, and to prescribe, with the strongest sanctions, to succeeding governments, what they had discovered by their own reflections, or been taught by their predecessors.
because at dawn, after rest, body and soul are refreshed and ready to devote all their powers to God, free from distractions and noise.
because the child must learn to know the near-at-hand before he can appreciate the remote.
because she was his guest, and a chief must protect his guest.
because I didn't like to live where people were too thick, and where there was nothing but tame life around me.
because no one would listen to them that they had to linger and wait, and come and go.
because it was no longer one foreigner intriguing against another, as in 1775, but French against British and class against class.
because I knew.
because you cannot see the path at the bottom.
because neither of them had been near enough, after Dick dodged out of their room at the end of his early call, to hear Dabney Kinzer remark,-- "Ford, don't you think we can find our way across the green without any help from the ladies?"
because of my sleep down-stairs, or because the mercury was cold before me.
because of his work during the necktie rush Dick was chosen as the leader of the freshmen's class.
because he had no ring, needs must she give to him one of hers; so were they wed. As one that dreamed, Beltane knelt there murmuring the responses, and thus knelt he so long that he started to feel a soft touch upon his cheek, and looking up, behold!
because palaeontology is every day assuming a greater importance, and now requires to rest on a basis the firmness of which is thoroughly well assured.
because a captious critic might have called it trespassing.
because it is past conduct repeated, associated, and fixed, will be so statable.
because she sees how one or two cups of tea or coffee restore her patient, thinks that three or four cups will do twice as much.
because I could not have entirely my own way, to be pleased and encouraged when I could have the smallest part of it; and when even that could not be, to bear with complete equanimity the being overruled altogether.
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