Treaties of, though advantageous to the merchants and manufacturers of the favoured countries, necessarily, disadvantageous to those of the favouring country, 222.
Man may be compelled to exterminate harmful creatures.
He then ordered his officers to secure the Hindoo, and keep him close prisoner; after which he retired to his palace in affliction that the festival of Nooroze should have proved so inauspicious.
How foolish and inopportune that mistletoe looked now.
Passepartout was on the point of vigorously resenting the epithet, the reason of which he could not for the life of him comprehend; but he reflected that the unfortunate Fix was probably very much disappointed and humiliated in his self-esteem, after having so awkwardly followed a false scent around the world, and refrained.
I only needed to close my eyes in order to see her distinctly as though she were actually present; and I reiterated to myself the words she had uttered in my ear at the church porch: ‘Unhappy man!
The switch was labeled in a most unhelpful way.
There stood Miss Rachel at the table, like a person fascinated, with the Colonel’s unlucky Diamond in her hand.
Was ever such a dreary, dismal, unprofitable world?
And her offer of help sounded sincere, and maybe it wasn’t quite worthless.