They always bought things as cheaply as they knew how to get them.
He came to the door and I explained, asking him if, we being without a post-office, he could get a letter through, and what kind of a letter I could write, as I knew the censorship was severe.
I tells 'em right far as I knows.
Next, while Mareno went for the car, Mrs. Sin rifled the safe, bureaus and desks in Sir Lucien's flat, so that we had the devil's own work, as you know, to find out even the more simple facts of his everyday life.
As you know, I'm a United States marshal for this district, and this prisoner has been turned over to me.
Sarah Bernhardt as I knew her.
Our kingdom of Phaeacia, as you know, is chiefly rich in shipping.
Then, sir, the next question is, whether Hungary, as she exists in our ideas, as we see her, and as we know her, is distinct in her nationality, is competent in her population, is also competent in her knowledge and devotion to correct sentiment, is competent in her national capacity for liberty and independence, to obtain a government that shall be Hungarian out and out?
Footnote 14: I fancy the story, which so far as I know has not been traced, goes on to say that the basket was emptied from the house-top to send the pigeons flying, and so the ape got his neck broken.
When difficulties, which Natalie had foreseen, caused Winnie's heart to ache, she would school herself to meet the injustice as she knew she would have done; and the timely advice of the Sea-flower proved to the lone girl a valuable legacy.
As you know, I often wrote articles for some of the more precious papers when at college.
I found Ned Aiken, as I knew I should, with the Eclipse in harbor.
I try to learn 'em as well as they know themselves--maybe a little better; and then I try to separate the wheat of vital facts from the chaff of the inconsequential."
Simply but admirably gowned, as I knew she would be, her slender figure looked more youthful still; yet in all this there was no intent; the dry cool smile was that of an older woman, and I was prepared for greater cordiality than I could honestly detect in the greeting of the small firm hand.
And so, the longer one watches the great struggle for existence, the more charitable, the more hopeful, one becomes; as one sees that, consciously or unconsciously, the law of Nature is, after all self- sacrifice: unconscious in plants and animals, as far as we know; save always those magnificent instances of true self-sacrifice shown by the social insects, by ants, bees, and others, which put to shame by a civilisation truly noble--why should I not say divine, for God ordained it?--the selfishness and barbarism of man.
I cannot say that he did not more than once regret what he had lost: he was not of a self-denying nature, as we know; on the contrary, luxurious and accustomed to all those delights of life generally to be procured only through wealth.
"Why, yes, so far as I know.
He was, as you know, a very old man, the oldest in all the monastery.
Strangers he never could abide, as you know, and he runs and hides himself as soon as he sees any of 'em about."
After the signature, huddled away in a casual postscript, came the damning sentence, "As for Mr. and Mrs. M----, they behave as well as they know how."
(2) This conclusion is identical with the saying of the ancients, that true proceeds from cause to effect; though the ancients, so far as I know, never formed the conception put forward here that the soul acts according to fixed laws, and is as it were an immaterial automaton.
So far as I know, those who are convinced, by spiritualistic experiments, that they have actual converse with spirits of the dead, and for whom this converse, however delusive the evidence may be, is a fact proved by experience, cease to feel any interest in religion.
Here in the Land of Oz, as you know, all creatures are treated equally.
As you know, I had parted from Julie with regret, but without violent emotion.
The British troops have met Sir Douglas Haig's appeal as we knew they would: Their will to win let Boches bawl As loudly as they choose, When once our back's against the wall 'Tis not our wont to lose.
He couldn't have left by Foggatt's landing door, as we know; and as he was there (I am certain of that), and as the chimney is out of the question--for there was a good fire in the grate--he must have gone out by the window.
The word, in the sense necessary to this passage, is not, so far as I know, to be found anywhere else.
I will also call attention to the fact that, so far as I know, each of Beethoven's beloved ones was of high rank."
The problem of the geographical position of Eden has greatly vexed the spirits of the learned in such matters, but there is one point respecting which, so far as I know, no commentator has ever raised a doubt.
Carroll designated on his fingers, "Count the facts against her as we know them: irrespective of their weight or significance.
23:7 And as soon as he knew that he belonged unto Herod's jurisdiction, he sent him to Herod, who himself also was at Jerusalem at that time.
Moreover, as far as I know, it had never been climbed.
"I came to see my sister, as you know.
And that I do not think will happen, since I have, as I know, all the theologians against me."
"So far as I know his health was good.
I had often excused myself, for frequent derelictions in duty, and often wild and passionate outbreaks, on account of the hardness of my lot, and the injustice with which I was treated, even in my best endeavors to do as well as I knew how.
Of course, it is difficult for me to know exactly what you want, but, so far as I know, I think the person I have in my mind will suit you.'
The little boy felt afraid, but as he knew that Lucy never deceived him, he put out his hand, and soon, to his great delight, the harmless glow worm lay in his hand.
"And I tell you now, gentlemen," he concluded, "as you know very well yourselves, that this woman, here in Washington, would hold the match ready to apply to that magazine.
I have not myself seen this wonder, and whether I might be thus warm in my praises is a question, as you know I am insensible to female beauty, if I may judge by remarks which from time to time have come to my ear, in past years, from estimable mothers, whose beautiful daughters ought to have called forth my glowing sentiments; 'but that which is wanting cannot be numbered,'" said he, stealing an arch glance at Natalie.
I know not how to say a more affectionate Thing to you, than to wish you may be always what you are, and that you may ever think, as I know you now do, that you have a much larger Fortune than you want.
But I always ask the question as I know that he expects it and it pleases him.
He liked you for some things that seemed to spring from another source, as he called it; but these would vanish and in the end you would be like your father, as he knew when he saw you break Pedro Nogales's arm.
No one but you is that for me; and--poor stuff as I know it is--never write a word without wondering what you will think of it."
Beneath him lay his own cathedral, already blazing within like a treasure-cave, ready for its consummation, without, tranquil and strong; behind him the ancient Abbey once again in the hands of its children; far away to the right, seeming strangely near in this lucid atmosphere, hung, like a bubble, the great dome below which, as he knew, stood the first basilican altar in London, newly consecrated as a sign of its papal dignities and privileges.
And, as we know that the taking of an ordinary light into the room where persons are asleep will often awaken them, it is not surprising that the disciples should have been aroused from their slumber by the flood of light and glory that was beaming round their Master then.
For instance, it struck her as unusual that two persons who were not married, nor even, so far as she knew, engaged, should habitually call each other "dear," and even sometimes "dearest."
They are a nuisance to everyone--my abomination, as you know, Jack.
I entreat you in guerdon, to look well to your own honour, since this, as you know, is your duty and right."
He writes (p. 398) that as far as he knows, none "of the many learned men who have devoted their attention to the discoveries of Marco Polo, have been able to refer to any maps in which all or almost all those places mentioned by Marco Polo are given.