“Nothing would be more easy,” said the captain of a vessel ready to set sail, “but this morning came an order to let no one leave without express permission from the cardinal.”
He gave me express orders to furnish her with all that she asked for, and to anticipate her wishes as far as lies in my power."
The express train had left thirty-five minutes before.
But I defy the treasurer, or his two informers (I will name them,and let them make the best of it) Clustril and Drunlo, to provethat any person ever came to me incognito, except the secretaryReldresal, who was sent by express command of his imperial majesty,as I have before related.
The lip-shapes that had meant seductiveness were now made to express supplication; the glow on the cheek that yesterday could be translated as riotousness was evangelized to-day into the splendour of pious rhetoric; animalism had become fanaticism; Paganism, Paulinism; the bold rolling eye that had flashed upon her form in the old time with such mastery now beamed with the rude energy of a theolatry that was almost ferocious.
When a person, either by express promise or by conduct, has encouraged another to rely upon his continuing to act in a certain way--to build expectations and calculations, and stake any part of his plan of life upon that supposition, a new series of moral obligations arises on his part towards that person, which may possibly be overruled, but cannot be ignored.
Never did tone express indifference plainer.
With latest connections, works, the inter-transportation of the world, Steam-power, the great express lines, gas, petroleum, These triumphs of our time, the Atlantic's delicate cable, The Pacific railroad, the Suez canal, the Mont Cenis and Gothard and Hoosac tunnels, the Brooklyn bridge, This earth all spann'd with iron rails, with lines of steamships threading in every sea, Our own rondure, the current globe I bring.
Kid-diddlers, mafia, terrorists or pirates, the four express tickets to level four support.
Messages of condolence or congratulation are written on it; it is used as an endorsement in the giving of an order; it is even tacked on the outside of express boxes.
But this one I am going to send, for grandfather has asked me to let you know that he has shot that wild turkey bird for your Thanksgiving--which is Thursday--and has sent it to you by express package from Fayville.
A strong escort, consisting of Police and military, was attacked within a few miles of the settlement itself, only getting through by dint of hard fighting; and ever in their bushy hiding places, on the surrounding hills, hovered dark clouds of armed Savages ready to swoop down upon lonely express-rider or waggon train insufficiently guarded.
Though we have no express record, we have indirect testimony, that Chaucer’s Genoese mission was discharged satisfactorily; for on the 23d of April 1374, Edward III grants at Windsor to the poet, by the title of “our beloved squire” — dilecto Armigero nostro — unum pycher.
It was necessary that Lady Glyde should leave Blackwater alone, by her uncle's invitation, and that she should rest a night on the journey at her aunt's house (the house I had in St. John's Wood) by her uncle's express advice.
But since that Jovis, of his grace,As I have said, will thee solaceFinally with these ilke* things, *same These uncouth sightes and tidings,To pass away thy heaviness,Such ruth* hath he of thy distress *compassion That thou suff’rest debonairly, gently And know’st thyselven utterlyDesperate of alle bliss,Since that Fortune hath made amissThe fruit of all thy hearte’s restLanguish, and eke *in point to brest; on the point of breaking*But he, through his mighty merite,Will do thee ease, all be it lite, little And gave express commandement,To which I am obedient,To further thee with all my might,And wiss* and teache thee aright, *direct Where thou may’st moste tidings hear,Shalt thou anon many one lear.”
Poor Teacher has had her hands full, attending to movers, and express-men, and all sorts of people.
Three months ago, he said, he had of express intention(Mitya purposely used these words instead of “intentionally”)consulted a lawyer in the chief town of the province, “a distinguishedlawyer, Kuzma Kuzmitch, Pavel Pavlovitch Korneplodov.
Meanwhile the carriage had worked its way out of the coil about the station, and they were crawling down the slippery incline to the wharf, menaced by swaying coal-carts, bewildered horses, dishevelled express-wagons, and an empty hearse--ah, that hearse!