I reached for her to help her regain her balance; Miranda grabbed me, ducked her head down, and launched herself into my abdomen.
“Having attained the altitude before mentioned, that is to say three miles and three-quarters, I threw out from the car a quantity of feathers, and found that I still ascended with sufficient rapidity; there was, therefore, no necessity for discharging any ballast.
The ushers themselves have little chance to follow their own inclinations, and unless the "honor" of being chosen by a prominent hostess has some measure of compensation, the appointment--since it may not be refused--is a doubtful pleasure.
Then, indeed, a new element of complication is introduced; namely, the existence of classes of persons with an interest opposed to what is considered as the public weal, and whose mode of living is grounded on the counteraction of it.
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Change of scene, and absence of the necessity for thought, will restore the mental equilibrium.”
The country remains dependent on external aid and remittances from Tongan communities overseas to offset its trade deficit.