Writing the letter first made the decision more of a fait accompli, even though she hadn't mailed it.
If the American college and university ever becomes a social club for the sons and daughters of the rich, an institution making it easy for them to secure business and professional opportunity and advancement, to the exclusion of their poorer fellows, it may be as necessary to disestablish the foundations of our great universities, as statesmen in Europe thought it necessary to disestablish the monastic foundations at the close of the middle age.
"Neberdeless, mind you"--here the orator brimmed his glass from the bottle and swallowed the contents with a dry eye--"mind you, a roytious man, sech as ministers of de gospel and dere body-sarvants, can take a leetle for de weak stomach."
Le bonheur n'est pas chose aisee: il est tres difficile de le trouver en nous, et impossible de le trouver ailleurs.
But as Lancelot rose to find him, there was put into his hand a letter, which kept him at home a while longer--none other, in fact, than the long-expected answer from Luke.
Because he may innocently acknowledge the king de facto (the king in deed,) without assuming him to be king de jure (king by right.)
C'est par-la que Moliere illustrant ses ecrits Peut-etre de son art eut remporte le prix, Si, moins ami du peuple en ses doctes peintures, Il n'eut point fait souvent grimacer ses figures, Quitte pour le bouffon l'agreable et le fin, Et sans honte a Terence allie Tabarin.
But on such occasions as these Mrs. Mesurier grew positively great; and the manner in which she contrived to "turn the conversation," and smooth over the terrible hiatus, was a feat that admits of no worthy description.
They were all very civil, only I was astonished at the way the mistress of the house mentioned my name every time she spoke to me: "Madame Waddington, etes-vous allee a l'Opera hier soir," "Madame Waddington, vous montez a cheval tous les matins, je crois," "Monsieur Waddington va tous les vendredis a l'Institut, il me semble," etc.
Cada una de aquellas almas inocentes iba acompanada de un arcangel purisimo que le cubria con la sombra de sus alas.
A Bestiary, published by Cahier and Martin, says of it: "De lui naist une cose qui n'est ne soie ne lin ne laine."
Seeing them going out by the court of the St. Chapelle, she noticed among them one smaller than the rest, wearing a grey paletot with a black velvet collar, and black striped trousers.
She was conscious of her own share in the blame and she drove miserably home, with the picture of Shere Ali's face as she had last seen it to bear her company, and with his cry, that he had no place anywhere at all, sounding in her ears.
Footnote 1: L. Angrand, Lettre sur les Antiquites de Tiaguanaco et l'Origine presumable de la plus ancienne civilisation du Haut-Perou.
"Il fallait que tu fusses plongee dans un sommeil bien profond, lui dit en riant le prince, puisque tu n'as pas entendu entrer les ravisseurs.--Oui, je dormais fort paisiblement, repartit la vieille, dans la certitude ou j'etais que Votre Hautesse veillait pour la securite generale."
Bulgaria, freed by Russia; left partially under the control of Turkey; independent; at war; with five nations; plunges into world war; treacherously orders an attack on Greece and Serbia.
The time of our visit was in the dry season, which lasts from October till April, and alternates with the wet one, from May till September.
This valuable plant, which gives rise to as great speculation in India, as hops in England, is much injured by wet weather; although the rapidity of the growth of plants during much rain, in the temperature of the tropics, is extraordinary, yet a proportional deficiency in all that characterizes the vegetable world necessarily follows.
Il me le vint dire: je lui fis voir que c'etait une infamie de couper ainsi la gorge a une petite creature pour l'avoir aimer; je representai qu'elle n'avait point sacrifie ses lettres, comme on voulait lui faire croire pour l'animer.