Honest James, forgetting the injury he had so lately received from him, flew to his assistance, and, with great difficulty, hauled him in again, but, not withstanding, in the attempt, was, by a sudden jerk of the ship, thrown overboard himself, in sight of the very fellow whom he had risked his life to save and who took not the least notice of him in this distress.
“Well, Barker,” she said, “it would be a great pity that you should seriously risk your health in this work, not only for your own but for Mary's and the children's sake; there are many places where good drivers or good grooms are wanted, and if ever you think you ought to give up this cab work let me know.”
That she should risk her reputation to run after that man was inexplicable, but it was just like a woman.
“Monseigneur,” said Athos, with a calmness the more terrible because he risked his head in making this reply, “the letter is a woman’s letter, but it is neither signed Marion de Lorme, nor Madame d’Aiguillon.”
Sail forth--steer for the deep waters only, Reckless O soul, exploring, I with thee, and thou with me, For we are bound where mariner has not yet dared to go, And we will risk the ship, ourselves and all.
You've risked bereaving three homes for what is probably nothing more than a case of rum.
where you undulate like a snake hissing so curious, Out of reach, an idea only, yet furiously fought for, risking bloody death, loved by me, So loved--O you banner leading the day with stars brought from the night!
"We'd better risk a long shot," shouted Hoste, as it became apparent that the pursued were very near the top of the rise, and in another moment would be out of sight.
Although my name, or rather that of my brother, would be mixed up with the affair, I will risk the scandal of a public trial to make myself certain of getting rid of you.”
But I simply dare not risk my popularity by being funny about men.
“Well, sir, I bean't much of a horseman, but I'd risk my neck for the Lady Anne; she was uncommon good to my wife in the winter.”
This is what has enabled him, when combined with some other type, to be so successful in banking--a business where you risk the other man's money, not your own.
Why should you, for a mere passing pleasure, risk the loss of those great powers with which you have been endowed?
And they both cried for a long time, and when he risked a look at Jie, she was crying too.
I've tried and failed, and I won't risk our happiness by such a serious experiment.
Mr. Fogg had risked his fortune and his life.
"Wore good clothes, smoked good cigars, hired livery rigs, took in good shows, lived pretty well, shook dice a little, risked a few dollars on the ponies now and then?"
We can't risk danger to it.
I tell you straight, I wouldn’t risk my carcass on that ice for all the gold in Alaska.”
“I can explain why he risked such an action, and if necessary, I, too, will swear to it,” Raskolnikov said at last in a firm voice, and he stepped forward.
The thought of a possible five shillings spent unnecessarily spurred her to action, and she decided to risk the waste of ninepence.
She was not pleased to see Julia excluded from the play, and sitting by disregarded; but as it was not a matter which really involved her happiness, as Henry must be the best judge of his own, and as he did assure her, with a most persuasive smile, that neither he nor Julia had ever had a serious thought of each other, she could only renew her former caution as to the elder sister, entreat him not to risk his tranquillity by too much admiration there, and then gladly take her share in anything that brought cheerfulness to the young people in general, and that did so particularly promote the pleasure of the two so dear to her.
Nothing was fixed on; but Henry Crawford was full of ideas and projects, and, generally speaking, whatever he proposed was immediately approved, first by her, and then by Mr. Rushworth, whose principal business seemed to be to hear the others, and who scarcely risked an original thought of his own beyond a wish that they had seen his friend Smith's place.
I have risked the tedium of quotation that I might show by pointed example what I have set out to say, viz.,
They lives rough, and they risk swinging, but they eat and drink like fighting-cocks, and when a cruise is done, why, it's hundreds of pounds instead of hundreds of farthings in their pockets.
He gambled a little, for he found that there was considerable diversion in risking interesting sums on the spin of a wheel or the fortuitous roll of a ball; and he took more and more to drinking, not in the sense that a drunkard takes to it, but as a high liver, socially, and with all his friends.
He risked one more sarcasm: "Oh, you must let me come and applaud you from time to time!"
He won't risk the child's safety.
Of course, the worst of it is that, knowing he was a rascal, and a card-sharper, I none the less played palki with him, and risked my last rouble.
Thus there could be no question of expulsion, nor could the Papacy risk a repetition of the humiliation of Leo IX.
The instant I risked that chance reference to the person who had put her in the Asylum she sprang up on her knees.
“To hear a hound upon the moor would not work a hard man like this convict into such a paroxysm of terror that he would risk recapture by screaming wildly for help.
at present*We muste *put our good in adventure; risk our property*A merchant, pardie, may not aye endure, Truste me well, in his prosperity:Sometimes his good is drenched* in the sea, *drowned, sunk And sometimes comes it safe unto the land.”
Women try their luck; men risk theirs."
She became venturesome much as a mouse might; she would risk Vesta's presence on the assurance of even short absences--two or three days.
“But pray, sir,” continued Aramis, who, seeing his captain become appeased, ventured to risk a prayer, “do not say that Athos is wounded.
He had wanted to go into Italy because there lay the most attractive task he had risked his position in the army by refusing to take up the irksome duties of a command against the rebels in La Vende and there are clear signs of a vast expansion of his vanity with his victories.
“That is true, but we then only risked our pistoles; this time we risk our blood.
But they were friends of many years’ standing and their careers had been parallel, first at the university and then as teachers: he could not risk a grandiose phrase with her.
There are four things for which sensible men and well-ordered States ought to take up arms, draw their swords, and risk their persons, lives, and properties.
There’s nothing we can do without risking even more people.”
According to the signal-man, it was in a ruinous condition, several of the iron wires being broken; and it was impossible to risk the passage.
Some might risk the odd paradox that with more animalism he would have been the nobler man.
For Angela, following the career of Eugene with extreme pleasure and satisfaction on the commercial side, and fear and distrust on the social and emotional sides, had finally decided to risk the uncertain outcome of a child in connection with Eugene and herself, and to give him something which would steady his life and make him realize his responsibilities and offer him something gladdening besides social entertainment and the lure of beauty in youth.
"Sir," said the captain, "if I risk another order, the whole ship'll come about our ears by the run.
Now, as it was an equinus, it was necessary to cut the tendon of Achilles, and, if need were, the anterior tibial muscle could be seen to afterwards for getting rid of the varus; for the doctor did not dare to risk both operations at once; he was even trembling already for fear of injuring some important region that he did not know.
I'd risk another negative."
Accordingly, I was sure that he had already risked his Nautilus in the midst of the Antarctic seas.
It went to all our hearts, I think, to leave them in that wretched state; but we could not risk another mutiny; and to take them home for the gibbet would have been a cruel sort of kindness.
She realized she could not risk further movement above water—the Wrackshees were now too close.