Before a curtain, over which the words Café Chantant were written in coloured lamps, two men were counting money on a salver.
COUNT LUIE: Sir Obreon, methinks thy mental grasp Of things politic is indeed but dim.
Rashness applies to the actual rushing into danger without counting the cost; temerity denotes the needless exposure of oneself to peril which is or might be clearly seen to be such.
As applied to the present, we reckon or count a thing precious or worthless.
I shall be surprised to hear that somebody’s collection contains exactly 1000 pieces, and when any one cites a distance of 300 steps I will suppose that he had made an approximate estimation but had not counted the steps.
One of my cousins who had a good deal of free time to dispose of, spent it for several months, with the assistance of his comrade, in counting the number of horses that passed daily, in the course of two hours, by a caf<e’> they frequented.
There is none to count thy minutes.
Never did a betrothed lover count the slow hours with more feverish ardour; I slept only to dream that I was saying mass; I believed there could be nothing in the world more delightful than to be a priest; I would have refused to be a king or a poet in preference.
They counted thirteen head of cattle.
The body is carried erect or thrown forward, the limbs become stiff, mouth and teeth closely press together, the voice becomes very loud or dies away or grows hoarse, the forehead is wrinkled and the pupil of the eye contracted; <p 96>in addition one should count the change of color, the flush or deep pallor.
I am so used to it in feeling, that I cannot count the time.
"I know, but--" "Well, I'll count 'm again."
Let us start from that point, and let us count four days of storm, during which our rate of traveling must have been very great.
He leaned his elbows on the table and rested his head between his hands, counting the beats of his temples.
03:025:026 And if the man have none to redeem it, and himself be able to redeem it; 03:025:027 Then let him count the years of the sale thereof, and restore the overplus unto the man to whom he sold it; that he may return unto his possession.
When it was dark I set by my camp-fire smoking, and feeling pretty well satisfied; but by and by it got sort of lonesome, and so I went and set on the bank and listened to the current swashing along, and counted the stars and drift-logs and rafts that come down, and then went to bed; there ain't no better way to put in time when you are lonesome; you can't stay so, you soon get over it.
He had to write two letters, to prepare a soothing potion for Bovary, to invent some lie that would conceal the poisoning, and work it up into an article for the “Fanal,” without counting the people who were waiting to get the news from him; and when the Yonvillers had all heard his story of the arsenic that she had mistaken for sugar in making a vanilla cream.
We know well enough how offensive it sounds when any one plainly, and without metaphor, counts man among the animals, but it will be accounted to us almost a CRIME, that it is precisely in respect to men of "modern ideas" that we have constantly applied the terms "herd," "herd-instincts," and such like expressions.
He glanced from me swiftly to Count Gustav, and back to me with dark suggestiveness.
Surprised at this manner of eating, I said to her, "Ameeneh," (which was her name,) "are you used to eat rice so in your family, or do you do it because you are a little eater, or would you count the grains, that you may not eat more at one time than another?
With all the wealth of Egypt: This to the great Ventidius she presents, Whom she can never count her enemy, Because he loves her lord.
Without haste, with the air of one resigned to misfortune Bill turned his head, and from where he sat counted the dogs.
The plan of “counting the chickens before they arehatched” is an error of ancient date, but it does not seem to improve byage.
To count beads, portends immaculate joy and contentment.
He had a job -- two jobs, counting the guild work -- and he had plenty of practice missions he'd have to run before he'd start earning.
She just came to say, with a worried expression, “Girl—not count very large (many) words.”
This is how I would change the notes: I’d count the first thousand three or four times backwards and forwards, looking at every note and then I’d set to the second thousand; I’d count that half-way through and then hold some fifty-rouble note to the light, then turn it, then hold it to the light again—to see whether it was a good one. ‘
Anybody who studies the matter may observe that these manifestations are <p 92>made by a very large number of jurymen with sufficient clearness to make it possible to count the votes and predict the verdict.
In this she succeeded so well that their modest dwelling was frequently crowded with visitors from far and near, many of whom later counted their visit with Grundtvig among the richest experiences of their life.
âThirty-nine steps,â I read, and again, âThirty-nine stepsâI counted themâHigh tide, 10.17 p.m.â The Admiralty man was looking at me as if he thought I had gone mad.
Therefore count not thyself to have found true peace, if thou hast felt no grief; nor that then all is well if thou hast no adversary; nor that this is perfect if all things fall out according to thy desire.
He counted the first four thousand, but did not count the fifth thousand—he was in such a hurry to get the money into his pocket and run away.
He had counted about thirty when a sound reached him very faintly; and after that he did not feel disposed to count any more.
And when he recalled all the incidents of the tour, when he counted up the sums expended in pure loss and on his own account, when he thought that the immense stake, added to the heavy charges of this useless journey, would completely ruin Mr. Fogg, he overwhelmed himself with bitter self-accusations.
The miserable governor, intoxicated with power, was counting thestrokes on his fingers, and never left off smoking cigarettes,while several officious persons hastened on every opportunity tooffer him a burning match to light them.
he said, counting the sovereigns into his hand.
There is a certain presumption for the correctness of the implication, when, e. g., the practiced physician asserts that he counted the pulse for a minute without a watch, or when the merchant accurately estimates the weight of goods within a few grams, etc.
We’ve heard theprosecutor count on his fingers all the persons who were in that housethat night.
To count pennies, foretells that you will be business-like and economical.
Then he counted the twenty thousand-franc notes in front of him and put the notes into the envelope, but without closing it.
When a woman commits a crime because of jealousy, when in spite of herself she throws herself away on a good-for-nothing; when she fights her rival with unconquerable hatred; when she bears unbelievable maltreatment; when she has done hundreds of other things—who counts her love?
50:003:007 But what things were gain to me, those I counted loss for Christ.
But Anne counted it all joy, and was up before sunrise on Tuesday morning.
The true cost, counting inflation, would be that our $1500 would buy closer to 10,000 times as much space because our $1500 from 1979 is equivalent to about $5,000 today, if we get the new "magneto- resistive" drive from IBM.
His stalkers were so close to their hiding place that Broken Eye could almost count the individual hairs on the huge shaggy legs poking out between the top of the boots and the bottom of the leggings they wore.
"Those who had done it all; and with them Count Gustav to whom all had then been told.
The wife, cured of her fears, rejoiced with her husband at their good fortune, and would count all the gold, piece by piece.
The book was produced, and there, under the date of "July 26th, 1850," the order was entered in these words-- "Brougham to Count Fosco, 5 Forest Road.
Of course it was only water, but it was out of a bottle, and she always shook the bottle and counted the drops, which gave it a certain medicinal quality.