Which preposition to use with parties
(Mr. X., Deputy, who waltzes only with his wife, has the honour to send back the card of invitation which the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Madame Waddington have sent to him for the party of the 28... )
One night at a party in the Faubourg St. Germain, I saw a well-known fashionable woman of the extreme Legitimist party turn her back on the Comtesse de Paris.
Trade, in a large sense, is a way of exchange in which each party to the trade receives an advantage.
I remember one charming party at the Elysee for the Austrian crown prince, the unfortunate Archduke Rudolph.
"Very well; go ahead, then," said he, though he looked as if he thought I would delay the party on the road.
" The dance was an enjoyable affair, and, at any rate for the time, dispersed the depression which had hung over the party from Wynford.
" "Well, if you think it right to run the party for a few lordly idlers too proud to mix with the peoplemen who think they are better born and better bred than the rest of usI don't want to have anything more to do with it.
Our surrounding party with its silly bared knives could only look after them open-mouthed, as they skipped nimbly between its members.
Simpson saw that he was taken at a great disadvantage, and thinking it advisable not to risk the lives of the party by any rash act on his part, he said: "I see now that you have the best of me, but who are you, anyhow?" "I am Joe Smith," was the reply.
W. then thought the ministry would last over the holidays, the treve des confiseurs, and was quite willing I should have a Christmas party as a last entertainment.
Haldimand had not been popular with either of the two chief parties into which the leading French Canadians were divided.
The Federals, progenitors of the present Republicans, formed the friendly party under Washington, Hamilton, and Jay.
The unfortunate ministry, now on the eve of political defeat at home, were sick of civil war and only too anxious for a chance of uniting all parties against the foreign foes.
Both parties among the Northern members of the Society, those who approved the former action of the Publishing Committee, and those who approved the new policy recommended in the resolutions, those who favored silence and those who favored speech on the subject of Slavery, claimed the victory, while the Southern brethren, as usual, refused to be satisfied with anything short of unconditional submission.
"I think I can write up the party without being present, Mollie," suggested Louise.
I remember one in particularan old man with white hair, who with his wife and daughter joined the party after dinner.
The volley checked them, although they returned the compliment, and shot one of our party through the leg.
to a change of policy and of party within the Chinese Government.
Therefore I shall not narrate in detail what happened on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, seeing that it was just what might have been expected to happen at a week-end party during the season when there is nothing in the world to do but to play golf, tennis, or croquet, or to ride or drive all day, and to work hard at bridge all the evening; for that is what it has come to.
He thought the chances were better with a big party than alone.
In the conquering country we witnessed, together with the rapid development of industrial groups, a quick growth in Socialism and the constitution of great parties like the Catholic Centre.
Lord Denyer, the son of one of her oldest friends, has been making a great speech at Liverpool in the Conservative interest, and her ladyship thinks we shall have a change of parties before long.
After a minute or two, however, the party about the piano broke up and went off.
" He preceded the rest of the party up the winding stairs to the topmost door.
I got one of them, whom I had previously assisted with his pack, to take me and two of my party over a small creek in his canoe.