The Eye is essentially reptilian, but in sharpness of vision, power and quickness of accommodation it surpasses that of the mammals.
Under the first set of conditions quickness and flexibility of service are relatively more important than under the second set.
On the other hand, where, as in America, the great volume of freight is raw material and crude food-stuffs, and the distances are great, a low charge per unit of transportation is more important than any consideration such as quickness of delivery; therefore full car-loads of freight are massed into enormous trains, which run unbroken for distances of perhaps 1000 m.
Spiders which spin no snare are dependent for capturing prey for the most part upon their quickness or powers of lying concealed.
Wesley's special power lay in his quickness to avail himself of circumstances and of the suggestions made by those about him.
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