A.--Air consists of oxygen and nitrogen mixed together in the proportion of 3.29 lbs.
Form: "Bless, a verb, (repeat 97); active (repeat 99); active voice (102); infinitive mood (107); third person, soul being the nominative (118); present tense (111); conjugate the verb after the pattern (129); its object is Lord (99)."--Blair's Gram.,
ACTIONNAIRE, n., qui possede une ou plusieurs actions dans une entreprise financiere ou commerciale.
One day, not three years ago, ringing a bell to inquire for a servant, a familiar murmuring fell upon the ear, and an old abecedaire's eyes could not resist the temptation to look through the shutters.
The "abecedaires," their torment for the day over, thankful for any distraction from the next day's lessons, and eager for any relief from the intolerable ennui of goodness, were thankful enough now for Pupasse.
MOYEN D'EVITER LES DISCUSSIONS Un financier avait l'habitude de rassembler ses actionnaires, une fois par an, dans une immense salle ou il n'y avait ni chaises ni table.
Other times I lay on the floor in the mistress's workroom and slept, she gently using me for a footstool, knowing it pleased me, for it was a caress; other times I spent an hour in the nursery, and got well tousled and made happy; other times I watched by the crib there, when the baby was asleep and the nurse out for a few minutes on the baby's affairs; other times I romped and raced through the grounds and the garden with Sadie till we were tired out, then slumbered on the grass in the shade of a tree while she read her book; other times I went visiting among the neighbor dogs,--for there were some most pleasant ones not far away, and one very handsome and courteous and graceful one, a curly haired Irish setter by the name of Robin Adair, who was a Presbyterian like me, and belonged to the Scotch minister.
He made his mark at once as an orator, and so brilliant and rapid was his legislative career that he was elected in 1806 to the United States Senate to fill the unexpired term, of John Adair,--being only twenty-nine years old, the youngest man that ever sat in that body of legislators.
All it needs is a few more Adairs to get things going.
Fuller, the conductor of the stolen train, and his companions, being arrested by the obstructions of the track, left their engine behind and started on foot, finally taking possession of the express passed at Adairsville, and turning it back in pursuit.
But excuse me; this affair has made me quite behindhand."
Ce genereux adversaire, sentant approcher la mort, avait jete sur son compagnon d'infortune un vetement qui desormais lui etait inutile.
De quoi depend quelquefois le succes de nos affaires?--Comment le vieux soldat s'etait-il distingue?--Qu'est-ce qui lui est arrive un jour?--Quel etait son adversaire?--Quelle priere a-t-il adressee a l'empereur?--Entre les mains de qui l'empereur voulait-il laisser l'affaire?--Comment a-t-il voulu rassurer le soldat?--Mais qu'est-ce que celui-ci a trouve a redire a cela?--Quelles preuves a-t-il montrees de son devouement?--Qu'est-ce que son appel lui a valu?
Item, on doit avoir autres poz de mol savon et gecter es nefzs des adversaires, et quant les vaisseaulx brisent, le savon est glissant, si ne se peuent en piez soustenir et chieent en l'eaue" (pt.
My Lord, I ask your pardon for my rudeness in not knowing you before, which I ought to have done in good manners I confess; who the Devil does he stare at so?--Wife, I command you to withdraw, upon pain of our high displeasure.--my Lord, I shall dispatch your affairs,--he minds me not,--Ay, 'tis my Wife, I say, Minion, be gone,--your Bills, my Lord, are good, and I accept 'em;--why a Devil he minds me not yet, Julia goes to t'other side to Carlos.--and though I am not at my proper home,--I am where I can command Money,--hum,--sure 'tis my Daughter,--Ay, ay,--'tis so, how if he should be smitten now; the plaguy Jade had sure the Spirit of Prophecy in her; 'tis so--'tis she--my Lord.
It draws the children from their play, the old from their arm-chairs, and the invalid from his warm chamber; it holds the hearer fast, steals away his feet, that he shall not depart,--his memory, that he shall not remember the most pressing affairs,--his belief, that he shall not admit any opposing considerations.
Hear then what is wrote to you by a lady, resumed the prince, with a countenance more serene than he had worn since their being brought before him, and presently read with a very audible voice these words: "That you have been so long without seeing me, my dear Mullern, or hearing from me, is not owing to any decrease in my affection, but to the necessity of my affairs:--if you have any regard for me remaining, I conjure you, if ever you are asked any questions concerning the frequent visits I have made you, to say I was sent by Edella, and that I was no more than her emissary in the assistance you received from me:--add also, that you have reason to believe her charity was excited by her liking one of your company:--mention who you think fit; but I believe Horatio, as the youngest and most handsome, will be the most likely to gain credit to what you say.-- Depend upon it, that if you execute this commission artfully, I will recompence it by procuring your liberty:--nor need you have any scruples concerning it, for no person will be prejudiced by it, and the reputation preserved of Yours, MATTAKESA."
In France, the ministry of the Duc de Richelieu had been succeeded by that of Villele as president of the Council, in which M. Matthieu de Montmorency was minister of foreign affairs,--member of a most illustrious house, and one of the finest characters that ever adorned an exalted station.
The king intrusted to him the portfolio of foreign affairs,--not willingly, but because he regarded him as the ablest man in the kingdom.
there being not a single distinguished writer present, except Mr. Lockhart, and he evidently cutting the whole affair,--so far I mean as relates to taking any part in the (mis)management of it.
Before his departure, however, Lord Chatham had come to his rescue when he was one day attacked with bitterness in the House of Lords, and pronounced upon him this splendid eulogium: "If," said the great statesman, "I were prime minister and had the care of settling this momentous business, I should not be ashamed to call to my assistance a person so well acquainted with American affairs,--one whom all Europe ranks with our Boyles and Newtons, as an honor, not to the English nation only, but to human nature itself."
But I don't think even your position entitles you to talk to me about my private affairs,--or about hers.
His labors were principally confined to German affairs,--quarrels with the Reichstag, settlement of difficulties with the various States of the Germanic Confederation, the consolidation of the internal affairs of the empire while he carried on diplomatic relations with other great Powers, efforts to gain the good-will of Russia and secure the general peace of Europe.
Her mother had expressed an earnest desire to see her child once more; among other things, she had briefly made mention of a matter in regard to their pecuniary affairs,--quite a little sum of the comfortable fortune which Capt.
Influence of French Consuls.--Arrival of the Governor of Mogador from the Capital; he brings an order to imprison the late Governor; his character, and mode of administering affairs.--Statue of a Negress at the bottom of a well.--Spanish Renegades.--Various Wedding Festivals of Jews.--Frequent Fetes and Feastings amongst the Jewish population of Morocco.--Scripture Illustration, "Behold the Bridegroom cometh!"--Jewish Renegades.--How far women have souls.--Infrequency of Suicides.
Under able popular leaders, the towns not only became a new political power in Parliament, but enjoyed the privilege of electing their own magistrates and regulating their domestic affairs,--such as the police, schools, the lighting of streets, and public improvements generally.
Do you understand that these men practically have their own way in town affairs,--that the voters as a whole do but little more than fall in with the wishes and plans of their leaders?
We agitate ourselves amazingly about a multitude of affairs,--the politics of Europe, the state of the weather all around the globe, the marriages and festivities of very rich people, and the latest novelties in crime, none of which are of vital interest to us.
MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS.--The facade has been seriously injured.
As to the quality of those love affairs,--we meet a conflict of authority; some of his friends recording him as a wonder of chastity, and others treating him as a never-tiring flirt.
What are States and all the elaborate systems of political machinery, and the rule of force, whether in home or in foreign affairs,--what are they but barriers against the boundless iniquity of mankind?
* * * * * AGAINST OR TO THOSE WHO READILY TELL THEIR OWN AFFAIRS.--When a man has seemed to us to have talked with simplicity (candor) about his own affairs, how is it that at last we are ourselves also induced to discover to him our own secrets and we think this to be candid behavior?
He shall know everything about my affairs,--which indeed require no concealment.
The twentieth century, on the other hand, believes that the regeneration of a human being is both a social and an individual affair,--that the individual, surrounded by the forces of evil, often has little opportunity unless society comes to his aid.
These came after the affair,--the fact of his having departed by himself; of his having left his intimate companion with such indifference; of his having a bloody sword.
"There was no necessity, Strides, for saying anything about that affair"--the captain, modestly, interposed. "
Charlotta testifying some desire to be informed of what nature, the other immediately satisfied her curiosity in this manner: You know, said she, that on the late death of my father, his estate devolved on my brother, an officer in those troops in Italy commanded by the prince of Conti:--some wounds, which were looked upon as extremely dangerous, obliged him, when the campaign was over, to continue in his winter quarters;--on which he sent to monsieur the count to take possession in his name; this was done; but an intricate affair relating to certain sums lodged in a person's hand, and to be brought before the parliament of Paris, could not be decided without the presence either of him or myself who had been witness of the transaction.--I was extremely loth to take so long a journey, being then in very ill health; and hearing he was recovered, delayed it, as we then expected him in person:--I sent a special messenger, however, in order to hasten his return;--but instead of complying with my desires, I received a letter from him, acquainting me that a business of more moment to him than any thing in my power to guess at, required his presence in another place, and insisted, by all the tenderness which had ever been between us, that I would take on myself the management of this affair:--to enable me the better to do it, he sent me a deed of trust to act as I should find it most expedient.
Society is a hard-hearted affair.--With it the helpless may expect no higher dignity than that of paupers.
There'll be a crowd to-morrow, for, of course, the papers will be full of this affair--" "The Record, at least, will have a very full account," Godfrey assured him.
Only I do not understand why you should have dragged John Charteris's name into this ludicrous affair----" "You really do not understand----?"
This is no place for riddles, friend; They are these gentlemen's affair,-- Solve them!
He told me the following story of the affair:-- The Sioux, Chippewas, Assinaboines, Crees, and Mandans, called by him in general Miggaudiwag, which means fighters, were at variance.
Sidenote:--8-- After this came the denouement of the Apronianus affair,--a startling story even in the hearing.
Have you been having a love affair?--a REAL love affair?"
--A very unhappy affair!--But never was there a more virtuous woman.
Bless me," cried Miss Fletcher, "it is the queerest affair"--"By my troth," said Miss Gawky, "it is vastly fine." "
I know you are no Truant: But what is your affaire in Elsenour?
No vast uncivill bulke swells any Scene, The strength's ingenious, and the vigour cleane; None can prevent the Fancy, and see through At the first opening; all stand wondring how The thing will be untill it is; which thence With fresh delight still cheats, still takes the sence; The whole designe, the shadowes, the lights such That none can say he shelves or hides too much: Businesse growes up, ripened by just encrease, And by as just degrees againe doth cease, The heats and minutes of affaires are watcht, And the nice points of time are met, and snatcht: Nought later then it should, nought comes before, Chymists, and Calculators doe erre more: Sex, age, degree, affections, country, place, The inward substance, and the outward face; All kept precisely, all exactly fit, What he would write, he was before he writ.