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But those of them who wear skirts, generally have delicate white hands, flowing curls, flashing black eyes, and the gift of oratoryand a desire to exhibit them all; while those in pantaloons have their hair combed smoothly back, as if preparing to be swallowed by a boa-constrictor, wear white cravats, talk softly, and show a good deal of the whites of their eyes, from a chronic habit of looking up towards the moon and stars.

One, in a short blue skirt, was blowing at something; another in pink drapery (who squinted) was strumming on a lyre; other figures were in white, with their mouths open like young birds preparing to be fed by older birds.

In the meantime, I will prepare to be ready when you return," she wrote.

I was quite prepared to be sick or at least giddy.

They have to show that the loan will help them in preparing to be of some definite Christian value when they graduate.

"Well, let's go upstairs and prepare to be inspected.

This dear man was nine months in Corfu, preparing to be a missionary there; but he was taken ill, and suffered much in body and mind.

"Now," said Mr. Wordley, with intense gravity, "prepare to be startled.

His people had been talking to him of Ida, he was quite prepared to be impressed, and that he was so was evident before the meal had concluded.

The President at once showed his displeasure and resented the action taken, evidently considering the request that a draft be prepared to be a usurpation of his authority to direct the activities of the Commission.

It is digestible in a greater or less degree in respect to the readiness with which it yields to the action of the digestive fluids, and is prepared to be taken up by the blood.

Maids, being once made wives, can nothing call Rightly their own; they are their husbands' all: If such a wife you can prepare to be, Clare, I am yours: and you are fit for me.

I prepared to be firm.

So George came as a visitor, rather submitting to be King of England, than anxious for the honour, prepared to be forced by circumstances to return, little dreaming that two hundred years later his descendants would be firmly seated upon his throne.

He was not prepared to be a traitor.

In this story the heroine, Catherine Moreland, who has been fed on such literature, is invited to visit Northanger Abbey in Gloucestershire, where with an imagination "resolved on alarm," she is prepared to be agitated by experiences of trapdoors and subterranean passages.

"For you came all prepared to be caught," he heard the other's voice like some one talking to him from a distance; "your deeply introspective mood had already reconstructed the past so vividly, so intensely, that you were en rapport at once with any forces of those days that chanced still to be lingering.

All Manila prepared to be invited, and never did uneasiness take stronger hold of the mind than in view of the thought of not being among those bidden.

One lived with his mother, and was a Corsican; the other was in Paris, preparing to be a lawyer.

'I am not prepared to be grateful to her at a moment's notice for any crumbs of affection she may throw you.' '

And in the pause, while he was preparing to be gay, attractive, and in fact his true self, she, calmly stirring China tea, shot a bolt which made him see stars.

They were but one of hundreds of such squads of light cavalryuhlans for the most partranging all over western Belgium as far as Ostend, a dozen or so men in hostile country, prepared to be cut to pieces if they found the enemy they were looking for, or to be caught from ambush at any time by some squad of civic guards.

He was prepared to be told that his use of the colon was audacious, and looked forward with pleasure to an agreeable controversy on the question.

He was prepared to be wounded by the answer, but the form it took surprised him.

With such an earnest purpose, she was not prepared to be a social favorite in any society whose chief amusement was gossip, and whose keenest weapon was ridicule.

" "Well?" said Tom, not prepared to be satisfied with this climax, though his companion stopped, as if she had got to the end of her disclosures.

You'd better be prepared to be horribly proud of him.

In Gloucester, however, I found peas, asparagus, olives, and other greens, already prepared to be eaten without base cares: and these, I now see, exist everywhere in stores so vast comparatively to the needs of a single man, that they may be called infinite.

We must be prepared to be the leaders in this campaign, which is being fought for the highest stake that has been offered to human efforts.

We must therefore be prepared to be cut off for a longer time than I anticipated.

Aunt Polly was almost angry,was prepared to be very angry;but not the less did she go on killing fatted calves.

Under this happy cultivation he grows up "like an olive-tree in the courts of the Lord"; and, green, beautiful and flourishing, he blossoms; bears fruit; and is prepared to be transplanted by the divine hand to a kinder soil in the regions above.

The Countess, who, in spite of politics, was a secret votary of his, was quite prepared to be enchanted.

The tattoo marks are tribal signs (Bancroft, I., 48) which every girl must submit to have in obedience to inexorable custom, unless she is prepared to be an object of scorn and ridicule all her life.

"If these men seek the hospitality of our shores they must be prepared to be judged by our laws and by our standards of morality.

By fate, and fame, wisely prepared to be The soul of war, and life of victory.

This latter Person will be prepared to be a Father, a Friend, an Advocate, a Steward for People yet unborn, and has proper Affections ready for every Incident in the Marriage State.

In no other country had a civilization like that of ancient Rome existed, and no other land had been so richly prepared to be the birthplace and to promote the development of the art of the Renaissance.

I saw round me what sort of young men were preparing to be clergymen: I knew the attractions of family "livings" and fellowships, and of a respectable position and undefinable hopes of preferment.

"I want you to prepare to be very brave, Madge," she said.

I was prepared to be delighted with everything, and the childishness of the little maid who took charge of our hats before we went in to the opera charmed me.

I found my King Arthur perfectly satisfactory, much to my surprise, for I am always prepared to be disappointed.

The Lodge having been thus consecrated to the solemn objects of Freemasonry, and dedicated to the patrons of the institution, it is at length prepared to be constituted.

The second inference is, then, that these spectacles were prepared to be worn under more trying conditions of lightout of doors, for instance.

He was just then preparing to be put on to his horse, and Lady Mountjoy had already gone forth in her carriage for her daily airing, with the object, in truth, of avoiding the new-comers.

Thus treated, less kneading is necessary than when prepared to be baked at once.

"Prepare to be astonished," said Mr. Tiffles, after his third whiff.

This sedition at Lyons was not quite over when we left the place, for, finding the city all in a broil, we considered we had no business there, and what the consequence of a popular tumult might be we did not see, so we prepared to be gone.

Even if you disagree, you both give hints that you are prepared to be converted.

The Pharisee is a tyrant, and hates freedom; but you can often make a friend of him by asking him a favour, if you are also prepared to be subsequently reminded of the trouble he took to serve you.

You mustn't interfere with other people's codes, unless you are prepared to be interfered with.

And then you have to be pretty shameless in pursuing your hero, and elbowing other people away, and drawing him out; and you have to be prepared to be kicked and trampled upon, when the hero is cross:

So I change my dress, bathe my face, make my maid retwist my hair, and prepare to be chastenedly and moderately glad to see them.

" I prepared to be attentive and to hear his scheme.

I am prepared to be confessed to, however, if you feel it necessary.

He was prepared to be his Majesty's Envoy at Paris but he was also ready at once to enter the Ministry.

Grimly he warned his fellow-guest to take himself home, make ready for war, and prepare to be killedand eaten.

I was prepared to be gently and tranquilly pleased; not wildly excited, but satisfied; not happy, but contented with its beauty.

The ceremony over, the books signed in the vestry, and the clergyman, clerk, and pew-opener duly remunerated for their services, we prepared to be gone.

Madame Desjardins, mortally offended with M. Dorinet on the score of Rosalie's legs, also prepared to be gone; while M. Philomรจne, convicted of hair-dye and brouillรฉ for ever with "the most disagreeable girl in Paris," hastened to make his adieux as brief as possible.

Then the sergeant hurried on Lenoir's coat and waistcoat, clapped a pair of handcuffs on his wrists, thrust his hat on his head, and prepared to be gone; Monsieur, the bald-headed, looking on, meanwhile, with the utmost complacency, as if taking to himself all the merit of discovery and capture.

Her presentation at Court had indeed been by the marchioness; she had been staying with an old friend of Mrs. Poynsett's, quite prepared to be intimate with Raymond Poynsett's wife, if only Cecil would have taken to her.