Like it or not, we need to take the initiative and set the record straight.
Compressed dry guncotton is easily detonated by an initiative detonator such as mercuric fulminate.
The Monza labor exchange then took the initiative of proclaiming a general strike throughout Italy (September 15th) as a protest against the government for daring to maintain order.
His power of initiative in poetry was very small, and the range of poetic ground which he could cover strictly limited.
Thus as life is transcendent and yet immanent in body, and mind in brain, and both utilize their organs, so God, transcendent and immanent, uses the course of nature for His own ends; and the emergence both of life and mind in that course of nature evidences such a divine initiative as is assumed in the recognition of the possibility of miracles.