When this work—with the energetic assistance of the District Soviets and the factories (the Putilov Works, Obukhov and others)—was accomplished, the issue of the expected encounter left no place for doubt: on the side of the revolutionary troops there was not only a surplus in quantity and such a powerful material base as Petrograd, but also an enormous moral advantage.
Four aces and a joker.
Cecily, who addresses me as her uncle from motives of respect that you could not possibly appreciate, lives at my place in the country under the charge of her admirable governess, Miss Prism.
Beyond a politic wish to remain unknown, there suddenly arose in him now a sense of shame at the possibility that his attractive young wife, who already despised him, should despise him more by discovering him in so mean a condition after so long a time.
And he caused royal clothing to be put upon her, and it was a marvel to see how beautiful she was.
The king of China gave orders for preparations to be made for their departure; and when all things were ready, he accompanied the prince and princess several days' journey on their way; they parted at length with much affliction on both sides: the king embraced them; and having desired the prince to be kind to his daughter, and to love her always with the same tenderness he now did, he left them to proceed, and to divert himself, hunted as he returned to his capital.
It is strange how I accepted this unforeseen partnership, this choice of nightmares forced upon me in the tenebrous land invaded by these mean and greedy phantoms.
I have to cool you down.
It was nevertheless received with ridicule, as the utterance of a crack-brained impostor.
Wasn’t I doing a dandy job of extracting myself from this situation?
To dream that you own an elegant house, denotes that you will soon leave your home for a better, and fortune will be kind to you.
I then put on my slippers, and from time second to the third hour had a most enjoyable walk up and down before my chamber.
He half suspected now that Eugene would do something exceptional--he was so loose in his moods--so eccentric.
You're an expensive guy to keep around," she noted. "
Can words express my exquisite sense of duty done, when I had slipped out of the house, unsuspected by any of them, and when I found myself in the street with my empty bag under my arm?
An outline of the Parson’s ponderous sermon — for such it is — has been drawn; while those passages have been given in full which more directly illustrate the social and the religious life of the time — such as the picture of hell, the vehement and rather coarse, but, in an antiquarian sense, most curious and valuable attack on the fashionable garb of the day, the catalogue of venial sins, the description of gluttony and its remedy, &c. The brief third or concluding part, which contains the application of the whole, and the “Retractation” or “Prayer” that closes the Tale and the entire “magnum opus” of Chaucer, have been given in full.
Out of one window I can see the garden, those mysterious deep-shaded arbors, the riotous old-fashioned flowers, and bushes and gnarly trees.
“Oh, a long way off, near the Great Theatre, just in the square there—It won’t be a large party.”
She looked quite young and handsome herself, not too old for Eugene, and indeed once she had fancied he might well fall in love with her.
“Then beneath that shroud was thine own face,” asked Leo again, for he was very curious on this point, “the same lovely face I see to-day?”
The scene as this great force crested the ridge and advanced down the slope was magnificent and tremendous.
What did Scudder mean by steps?
When all was done, she was highly pleased, and thought how clean and neat it looked.
And ye that be metricians,* me excuse, *skilled versifiers I you beseech, for Venus’ sake above;For what I mean in this ye need not muse: And if so be my lady it refuseFor lack of ornate speech, I would be woe That I presume to her to write so.
Since World War II (in which Liechtenstein remained neutral), the country's low taxes have spurred outstanding economic growth.
"Make it so pleasant he won't want to go away.
It is too late," he has said to himself--and has become self-distrustful and henceforth for ever useless.--In the domain of genius, may not the "Raphael without hands" (taking the expression in its widest sense) perhaps not be the exception, but the rule?--Perhaps genius is by no means so rare: but rather the five hundred HANDS which it requires in order to tyrannize over the GREEK INSERTED HERE, "the right time"--in order to take chance by the forelock!
He who belongs to it keeps himself well concealed:--they may be a small number in whom it lives and is embodied, besides perhaps being men who do not stand upon the strongest legs, in part fatalists, hypochondriacs, invalids, in part persons over-indulged, over-refined, such as have the AMBITION to conceal themselves.
Each lady will select some nonentity of the masculine gender, and expect her lover to enter into a contest of rivalry.
Possibly, some people might suspect him of a degree of under-bred pride; I have a sympathetic chord within that tells me it is nothing of the sort: I know, by instinct, his reserve springs from an aversion to showy displays of feeling--to manifestations of mutual kindliness.
Milady was handsome enough not to find much resistance on the part of the flesh, and she was sufficiently skillful to prevail over all the obstacles of the mind.
The girls is clever and fly round right smart.
Curiously into her mind flashed what Mr. Dugald had said about the solid aristocracy.
Christina invited Eugene to come and hear her sing at the Philharmonic Concerts; so once in a great ball-room at the Waldorf-Astoria and again in the imposing auditorium of Carnegie Hall and a third time in the splendid auditorium of the Arion Society, he had the pleasure of seeing her walk briskly to the footlights, the great orchestra waiting, the audience expectant, herself arch, assured--almost defiant, he thought, and so beautiful.
This first glimpse, however, is a significant one, for it shows the early development of that love of the drama which exercised such an influence on his life and seems to have grown stronger as he grew older, and of which this very preface, written only a few months before his death, is such a striking proof.
My guru's intervention had been too subtle to be suspected.
The Master said, 'The superior man wishes to be slow in his speech and earnest in his conduct.'
The adoring lover cannot understand the natural history of love; for he is all in all at the last and supreme stage of its development.
at the top.
Society was now forced to tackle the intangible nature of cyberspace-as-property, cyberspace as privately-owned unreal-estate.
I didn't think you'd been a very bad boy, but I fancied you might have wasted money at that wicked Baden-Baden, lost your heart to some charming Frenchwoman with a husband, or got into some of the scrapes that young men seem to consider a necessary part of a foreign tour.