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There is in him something of the Stoic god, as I can see now: he has neither heart nor head.
There were of course all sorts of meetings and conversations at our house, with Leon Say, Jules Ferry, Casimir Perier, and others.
Probably there was at the back of his attentions to Mrs Ottley a vague idea that he wanted to get her on his sidethat she might be a useful ally; but he was always charming to elderly women, and inclined to be brusque with younger ones, excepting Edith; he remembered his own mother with so great a cult of devotion, and his late wife with such a depressed indifference.
That's all there is to it."
and yet there was with me, all the way, and all the time, one who can talk, reason, philosophise, understand things as well as you or I; and one, to all appearance, as much and distinctly human as you or I." "Impossible!"
If it be for His glory and the advantage of His cause there to let another join in it, I will be grateful.
Or, if you be on a holiday, you strain yourself on the sights of the city, against being caught in an omission.
The sun went down with one swift, clear plunge, and there was about me, for a few seconds, the darker growing grey of the gloaming.
There was quite as much difference between the quiet moderate men of the Left Centre and the extreme Left as there was between the Legitimists and any faction of the Republican party.
To the east of these hills the dress of the common people is of coarse materials, as in our country of Ts'in, but here also there were among them the differences of fine woollen cloth and of serge or haircloth.
" "There is from Sprotsfield.
The number of books in the mosque is unknown, unless it be by God.
Russia has always had a latent force of development; there is within her a vis inertiae equivalent to a mysterious energy of expansion.
"But just think, Aunt Linnyif Ophelia, instead of going mad so prettily, and dying in a way to break everybody's heart, had soberly set herself to consider that there were as fine fish yet in the sea as ever were caught, and that it was best, therefore, to cheer up and wait for better times!
What a people they might be, and what a future there is before them, if they would but be true to God!
There were over sixty aboard, all in one room about ten by fourteen.
The prince looked at the child till he loved him, and he reflected how many children there were like this that would be murdered, or starved to death, and he could not give up the little singing boy to the sword.
If he has a curiosity to know what there is above these Little Falls, let him try his angle-worms in the brook just over the ridge, and he will find out.
There were amongst usan inevitable circumstance in the stormy confusion of the first momentsa good many men whom we did not know.
They that be against it are more than they that be for it.
"What talk be this?" grunted Black Roger, threatening of mien, "my lord and I be under a vow and must begone, and want no runaway serf crawling at our heels!"
He could not help wondering what thoughts there were behind her silence.
SKINNER consulted all the leaders of his party, and they unanimously agreed that it would be better to let every court in Europe be without an American representative than risk the loss of that district.
'Twas kindly urg'd, prithee be near me still, And tell me of the faults that look unmanly.
There were during this reign no reforms, no public improvements, no measures of relief for the poor, no stimulus to new industries, no public encouragement of art or literature, no triumphs of architectural skill; nothing to record but the strife of political parties, and a systematic encroachment by the government on electoral rights, on legislative freedom, on the liberty of the Press.