The longer he thought the more contingencies presented themselves.
Why, one who foresees all contingencies... and foresees the adversary's intentions.
He imagined all sorts of possible contingencies, just like the younger men, but with this difference, that he saw thousands of contingencies instead of two or three and based nothing on them.
These regulations provide carefully and well for all contingencies, but unfortunately they were only very partially carried out.
Thus the field of disease arising not from essential defect in the body, but from external contingencies, is vastly enlarging; while on the other hand the great variability of individuals in susceptibility explains the very variable results of such extrinsic causes.