The faults make analysis exceptionally difficult, for they are no longer commonplace; indeed, the gravest dangers of modern Wagnerism arise from the fact that there is hardly any non-musical aspect in which Wagner's later work is not important enough to produce a school of essentially non-musical critics who have no notion how far Wagner's mature music transcends the rest of his thought, nor how often it rises where his philosophy falls.
Fiscal severities were no doubt one cause of the insurrections which now and then broke out, and in the gravest of which, (532) thirty thousand persons are said to have perished in the capital.
With Oldcastle Henry used his personal influence in vain, and the gravest domestic danger was Lollard discontent.
The ignominy of such a proceeding was generally "considered sufficient atonement for the gravest offences.
As for penal servitude, the punishment reserved for the gravest offences, great changes had been introduced.