The people who had taken the house were merely rich people; they had no other characteristic; and in the vicarage, as well as in the other houses about, it was said, when they were spoken of, that it was a good thing they were not people to be visited, since nobody could have had the heart to visit strangers in Lady Mary's house.
"And are these colored people all slaves?"
By the original constitution the people were the source of power, and the senate merely gave or refused its approbation to the laws proposed; but under the emperors the comitia, or popular assemblies, disappeared, and the senate passed decrees which had the force of laws, subject to the veto of the Emperor.
Those respectable people who tell the lies are such fools.
No wars of aggression are possible where the common people on the two sides have become grateful friends.
13:32 And they brought up an evil report of the land which they had searched unto the children of Israel, saying, The land, through which we have gone to search it, is a land that eateth up the inhabitants thereof; and all the people that we saw in it are men of a great stature.
The people are mostly idolaters, but there are some Christians and Mahometans among them.
I thought it meant about people becoming Christians, and faith and patience and such good things."
A people deciding about its own matters, must be everywhere master of its own fate, in village communes as much as in electing its chief officer.
The people who fought against Cambyses were not the race that marched into Egypt five thousand years before--the dynastic people whose portraits we see on the early monuments.
The plague--it still recurred in his thoughts like a sombre motive; these friendly people were still strangers; and for a moment now and then their talk, their smiles, the click of billiards, the cool, commonplace behavior, seemed a foolhardy unconcern, as of men smoking in a powder magazine.
Do people become enemies because they change their religion?
This country had for its prime minister, a statesman named Count Cavour, who, like all Italians, strongly hoped for the day when all the people living on the Italian peninsula should be one nation.
The people are a dark Arab tribe, and live in tents and miserable clay huts.
The experiment of constitutional concessions was thought dangerous to the dynasties, as soon as they became aware that the people of Europe is no imbecile child, that can be lulled to sleep by mockery; but that it will have reality.
NOTE 1 The people are all Idolaters, and have a peculiar language.
The people are worshippers of Mahommet.
It began with democratic institutions, and flourished as long as the People were a great power in the State; it declined whenever and wherever tyrants bore rule.
Vapourish people are perpetual subjects for diseases to work upon.
"People who are gay and bright in disposition are the very ones who--who pine for a little excitement at times," said the courageous canon. "
Its people are wonderful folk--clean, decent, respectable.
People are all cheats, cheats," said the old man, breathlessly.
People in our position are not a very cheerful class, I am afraid; but still they don't seek out worries from sheer perverseness.
would God that all the LORD’s people were prophets, and that the LORD would put his spirit upon them!
11:21 And Moses said, The people, among whom I am, are six hundred thousand footmen; and thou hast said, I will give them flesh, that they may eat a whole month.
Then with an inspiration: "His people are the sort of Royal Family down there," added the Boy, thinking to appeal to the Britisher's monarchical instincts.
John Adams wrote in 1795, with some exaggeration and incoherence: "Argument might have had some weight in the abolition of slavery in Massachusetts, but the real cause was the multiplication of labouring white people, who would no longer suffer the rich to employ these sable rivals so much to their injury ... If the gentlemen had been permitted by law to hold slaves, the common white people would have put the negroes to death, and their masters too, perhaps ... The common white people, or rather the labouring people, were the cause of rendering negroes unprofitable servants.
The people the Bulgarians want in Bulgaria are not Germans but Bulgarians; the people the Turks want in Anatolia are not Germans but Turks.
But, on the other hand, the people of the United States are themselves the government of their country.
3:13 Behold, thy people in the midst of thee are women: the gates of thy land shall be set wide open unto thine enemies: the fire shall devour thy bars.
On the other hand, it seems more likely that the people who built Saylla were farmers and that when the lower Cuzco Basin was filled up by aggradation, due to increased erosion, they abandoned this site for one nearer the arable lands.
The German people were no longer content, to use Mazzini's words, "to elaborate and express their idea, to contribute their stone also to the pyramid of history"; they now craved to impose their idea upon the world at large, and to place their stone on the top of the pyramid.
The people here called Portuguese, are principally persons bred from a mixture of the first Portuguese discoverers with the natives, and now become, in their complexion and woolly quality of their hair, perfect negroes, retaining however a smattering of the Portuguese language."
For so much money they would silence the clamour of the Parliamentary party; for so much more they would preach a modified loyalty, would assert before the world that the Irish people were faithful servants of the Sovereign; for a good lump sum down they would undertake to play ‘God Save the King’ or ‘Rule, Britannia’ on the organ at Maynooth.
People are wolves, wolves, wolves. '
20:15 Then he numbered the young men of the princes of the provinces, and they were two hundred and thirty two: and after them he numbered all the people, even all the children of Israel, being seven thousand.
“Yes, young gentleman: and if people are not gentleman and ladies, and forget that noblesse oblige, they will find it as easy to get on in the world as other people who don’t care what they do.
Only the end of my visit was so abrupt and so extraordinary, and the company such a mixed one, that--well, to tell you the truth, the people are a mysterious lot altogether."
These people were his things--his dumb and driven beasts.
Polybius says that many people there became tributary to the Gauls, and that this was the case with the Umbrians is quite certain.
O how much better were it, that these people Were neighbours to you, and that at Galluzzo And at Trespiano, ye should have your bound'ry, Than to have them within, and bear the stench Of Aguglione's hind, and Signa's, him, That hath his eye already keen for bart'ring!
Your nation cherishes the same primal verities of liberty, but with you, the people in Parliament, is the final judge.
But yes, I suppose I must admit that I do credit Miss Bubbles with powers which no one as yet has been able to analyze or explain--though a great many more intelligent people than has ever been the case before, are trying to find a natural explanation."
As such I treated it, am willing to acknowledge the respectability of the petitioners and their rights, and I claim for the people of my own state equal respectability and equal rights that the people of the District are entitled to: any peculiar rights and advantages I cannot admit.
The same remark, with some qualifications, may be made of the slaves generally, in those parts of the country where the people are slaveholders, mainly, that they may enjoy the privilege and profit of being slave-breeders.
She passed from friend to friend, till she arrived safely at a village where the people were Quakers.
The only people we kept the matter from were our two daughters.
These people are Aunt Susanne's heirs still, if not legally, yet justly.
The only people who could read them were priests, who got a regular eyeful of the really cool cartoons the monks drew in the margins.
It is his speech to his soldiers on the way to the front:-- Remember that the German people are the chosen of God.