We conclude, then, that Michelangelo thought of dismissing Stefano, but feared lest he should get into trouble with the powerful political party, followers of Savonarola, who bore the name of Piagnoni at Florence.
It happened that a man and two of his sons came over from Rost to Sandey to look after some cattle which were amissing.
not Scribonia, One of the flock that's missing?
I don't think it necessary to go into any further particulars, because this atmospheric character has the effect of making the dining-rooms of all boarding-houses seem very much alike; and the accident of a hair-cloth sofa, cold, shiny, slippery, prickly,--or a veneered sideboard, with a scale off here and there, and a knob or two missing,--or a portrait, with one hand half under its coat, the other resting on a pious-looking book, --these accidents, and such as these, make no great difference.
It was while she was attending to this latter duty, while she was laughing a little at Joe's clumsy apology for his appetite, and telling him jestingly that she hoped to see him eat enough for two, because one guest was missing,--while she was doing this, there came a great crunch of carriage wheels on the driveway, and a great ring at the door-bell, and, "There she is!
You, I consider, he will sweep pretty rapidly into some Norfolk Island, into some special Convict Colony or remote domestic Moorland, into some stone-walled Silent-System, under hard drill-sergeants, just as Rhadamanthus, and inflexible as he, and there leave you to reap what you have sown; he meanwhile turning his endeavors to the thousand-fold immeasurable interests of men and gods,--dismissing the one extremely contemptible interest of scoundrels; sweeping that into the cesspool, tumbling that over London Bridge, in a very brief manner, if needful!
"Bob, Since I have always held you in such high esteem, I had every hope that we could remain good friends, but now one essential ingredient is missing-- respect.
Later in the same despatch he expressed himself anxiously yet hopefully about the captives who were still missing:-- It is a matter of great concern to me, that we know as yet nothing certain respecting the fate of Mr. Bruce's Attache, Mr. de Norman, Mr. Bowlby, the special correspondent of the Times, and the nineteen troopers (consisting of eighteen Sikhs and one Dragoon) who formed the escort, and were under the command of Lieutenant Anderson, of Fane's Irregular Horse.
The Return to Camp.--The Boys Missing.--A Search.--Treed.--The Wild Mexican Hogs.--An Adventure.-The Combat.--The Release.--A Cry of Distress.--An Ugly Customer--The Panther.--A Terrible Struggle.-- Victory.--Old Jerry wounded.--Camp at last.
An' they're telling me it catches everybody, down to the missinger b'ys in the of'ces."
he said, hissingly.--"Y'understand?--he's missing.--I must insist upon searching the prisoner."
A feature of the early lists was the large proportion of this last class, reports from some units running monotonously, name after name, "missing" or "wounded and missing"--in mute testimony of scouting patrols which did not return, or of regiments compelled to retire and leave behind them dead, wounded and prisoners, or sometimes of men wandering so far from their comrades in the confusion of battle that they could not find and rejoin their companies for days.
What his happier affairs may be are to me unknown; but I have missingly noted he is of late much retired from court, and is less frequent to his princely exercises than formerly he hath appeared.
Let it be observed, that what these writers absurdly call "an entire CLAUSE of a sentence," is found on examination to be some short PHRASE, the participle with its adjuncts, or even the participle alone, or with a single adverb only; as, "holding up her train,"--"dismissing his servant so hastily,"--"composing,"--"reading frequently,"--"composing frequently."