And now Robin, having reached the bank, began, without more ado, to roll up his sleeves above his wrists.
A little flood will make a shallow torrent swell above its banks, and rage and foam and yield a roaring noise, while a deep, silent stream glides quietly on.
But he was born a country man, and he has the heart of a country man; and he is going to see if he can make a living out of it for himself and his sister."
The intensity of this pressure on the community is in proportion to the previous liberality of credit and consequent expansion of the currency.
A diadem is purchased with gold; silver opens the way to heaven; philosophy may be hired for a penny; money controls justice; one obolus satisfies a man of letters; precious metal procures health; wealth attaches friends."
To call it an aristocracy, is to do injustice to that form of government.
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The merchant made oath before the Cauzee that he did not know there was money in the jar, and so of course could not have taken it.
The band blew louder trills from their little flutes; their violins sent forth more swooning notes.
They say the big chaps want to hush the matter up as far as they can, and not report it to old Denson, for fear he'd make it an excuse to put a stop to paper-chasing.
Nothing short of a military despotism could maintain the connection of such an island with a mother-country more than three thousand miles distant; and accordingly we find the captain-general of Cuba invested with unlimited power.
To aid and direct the physical force of the nation by cherishing a military spirit, enforcing a proper sense of discipline, and inculcating a scientific system of tactics is consonant to the soundest maxims of public policy.
He returned thence to Darien, bringing with him a good store of gold, silver, and pearls, which he had taken during the march; and for this good service, he was much honoured and favoured by King Ferdinand.
From Wan your pattern you must draw, And all the States will own your law.
The founder of the theological system Calvinism was John Calvin, born in France in 1509.
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.
The exploitation of the diamond was farmed out for four years to a contratador, who was to work a certain territory with a number of men, fixed at 600 as a maximum, and to pay into the treasury a sum per workman (whether working or not) that varied from 1,288 francs per year in 1734 to 1,344 francs for the last contract, that ended in 1772.
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He had learned the value of being the first to get in an attachment."
What remedy is that which leaves a false and pernicious policy--a policy in avowed war with the whole spirit of our civilization and in open hostility to our whole experiment as a government--in full working, almost a religious creed with near one-half of our people?