I declined joining their breakfast, and, at the first gleam of dawn, took an opportunity of escaping into the free air, now clear, and still, and cold as impalpable ice.
There might be opportunity for a deft and ripping thrust of paw into the tender, unguarded belly.
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'From the Grange,' I replied; 'and while they make me lodging room there, I want to finish my business with your master; because I don't think of having another opportunity in a hurry.'
Those men will wait their opportunity with the patience of cats, and will use it with the ferocity of tigers.
Herodotus, who had been born a Persian subject in the Ionian city of Halicarnassus, was five and thirty years old by that time, and he must have taken an early opportunity after this peace of visiting Babylon and Persia.
The glorious thought that I have caught my opportunity at last, and that my grateful service for my dearest friend in the world is as good as done already, flies up into my head and makes me drunk.
Those that are successful have been quick to grasp opportunities by making a quick decision.
Gabriel lately, for the first time since his prostration by misfortune, had been independent in thought and vigorous in action to a marked extent -- conditions which, powerless without an opportunity as an opportunity without them is barren, would have given him a sure lift upwards when the favourable-con- junction should have occurred.
croaked Joseph, catching an opportunity from our hesitation to thrust in his evil tongue.
Helen expressed a great deal of sympathy, and at every opportunity during the day she would find Pearl and carry the burden from place to place.
This was quite human, very clannish and Corsican, and it helps us to understand just how he valued his position and the opportunities before him.