Spending one night as guests of the ashram, our party set out the following afternoon for Calcutta.
As a young Cougar challenging for leadership of the bandit gang, he had spent six days in the wilderness with his paws tied behind his back.
Except for his brief work as a pastor, he had so far spent the greater part of his life in intellectual pursuits quite removed from the interest of the common man.
Now, there's a girl who would appreciate his money and spend it for him like a duchess."
You know, you spend moneylike a canary, two grains a week.
It won’t do to spend your time like Mr. Micawber, in waitingfor something to “turn up.”
XXXIII Angel felt that he would like to spend a day with her before the wedding, somewhere away from the dairy, as a last jaunt in her company while there were yet mere lover and mistress; a romantic day, in circumstances that would never be repeated; with that other and greater day beaming close ahead of them.
If other things had not intervened, like his father, he might have spent his life as a successful country pastor.
Old Pew, as had lost his sight, and might have thought shame, spends twelve hundred pound in a year, like a lord in Parliament.
If you spend your entire working life as a “pioneer,” the word “pioneer” begins to lose its meaning.
On the contrary, like most rock musicians, the Grateful Dead have spent their entire adult lives in the company of complex electronic equipment.
I've come to the old country fur to see my gentleman spend his money like a gentleman.
Mrs. Rose Linder Wilkinson, who often accompanied her father, Judge Linder, in the days when he rode circuit with Mr. Lincoln, tells the following story:“At night, as a rule, the lawyers spent awhile in the parlor, and permitted the women who happened to be along to sit with them.
I understand,” he said, “and if it were me in their position again, I’d want to take the chance of dying from the Cure than spend another day as a monster.”
The period of thirteen years, which I spent as a member of that society, I remember as by far the most useful, and therefore, as by far the happiest and most honourable period of my life; and now, after three-and-twenty years absence, to be remembered in so very agreeable a manner by my old friends and protectors, gives me a heart-felt joy which I cannot easily express to you.'
As the Highlanders, too, from their stationary life, spend less of their time in the open air, they were always less accustomed to military exercises, and were less expert in the use of their arms than the Tartars and Arabs are said to be.
As a wee Lynx, I spent a lot of time in the Wad because it’s got fabulous rocks for climbing practice.
Moreover, Philip, before his accession, had spent some years as a hostage in Greece.
His susceptible mind had been greatly impressed by the cunning, cruelty, audacity, and ambition of Csar Borgia, the Duke of Valentino, in whose camp he had spent some months as an envoy.
So that I prefer to make no chronicle for that gap of time, to tell only one cardinal incident of the ten months I spent as an intimate of these half-humanised brutes.