You see, he, Dignam, I mean, didn’t serve any notice of the assignment on the company at the time and nominally under the act the mortgagee can’t recover on the policy.
Sometimes her fingers touched the notes with a lingering fondness--a soft, plaintive, dying tenderness, unutterably beautiful and mournful to hear; sometimes they faltered and failed her, or hurried over the instrument mechanically, as if their task was a burden to them.
Compare the thinness of her heaviest outdoor wrap with the thickness of his lightest ulster, or the heft of her so-called winter suit with the weight of the outer garments which he wears to business, and if you are yourself a man you will wonder why she doesn't freeze stiff when the thermometer falls to the twenty-above mark.
Of course he spoke with a conventional sense of duty only, for that sort of wondering had not been unknown to himself in bygone days.
Brain work and brain development is more their speciality than other forms of effort.
Govern implies the exercise of knowledge and judgment as well as power.
Its function is to deprive the Arabs of a base in the fertile delta of the Tokar river.
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Few men have feared responsibility less than Gladstone.
The boy, Hideyoshi, deliberately visited the different courts, picked out the baron he thought most endowed with suitable character, succeeded with great difficulty in entering his service in the humblest position, and then steadily and inevitably rose, firstly because he could read human character and always knew almost as soon as they did themselves what his and his lord's enemies were plotting, and secondly, because he was always prepared in advance for any undertaking and skilled in carrying out.
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No one knows where it is except the people that are supposed to know, and things move out of there so quickly that they don’t even bother trying to defend it.
At the end of an hour she heard a soft voice calling her; it was Mme.
He realized, of course, that in many respects Rose was indeed, 'most a woman now'--that she was far more mature in certain ways than city-bred girls of the same age; for, while they might be infinitely more sophisticated in worldly ways than she, they are still children, whereas she had already entered into the problems of life and for several years had not only been in full charge of a home, but in intimate touch with the issues of life and death in the little community.
MY STRANGE EXPERIENCE AT TWO EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES.
Quite often “remote sysops” end up doing all the work and taking formal control of the enterprise, despite the fact that it’s physically located in someone else’s house.
He walks to and fro under the trees, like a fellow sent upon a fool's errand, who has forgotten his message.
It was Miss Everdene's gig, and Liddy and her mistress were the only occupants of the seat.
He had been raised to thirty-five dollars and then fifty, but it was a terrific grind of exaggerated and to him thoroughly meretricious art.
And so he handed over the goose to the pedlar and received the grindstone in exchange.
I have no wish to carry a headache on shore with me to-morrow."
The people waiting for us inside -- they're labor leaders, representatives of the garment-workers' union, the steelworkers' union, even the Transport and Dock Workers' union -- the biggest unions in Mumbai.
"Groaning under his load of sin," said Toney.
"The soul of honor and truth, sir, would not be writing love-letters and destroying the peace of mind of a young and innocent girl when all he has to offer her is a millstone of debt and a tarnished name."
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"It is a horrible nuisance, darling, but there is no help for it.
Forth rushed the captain from his cabin; but his occupation was gone.
According to Bell Telephone, the first known instance of theft of long-distancetelephone service by an electronic device was discovered in 1961, after a localoffice manager in the company’s Pacific Northwest division noticed someinordinately lengthy calls to an out-of-area directory-information number.
On the previous day, the prisoner had purchased strychnine at the village chemist’s shop, wearing a disguise by means of which he hoped to throw the onus of the crime upon another man—to wit, Mrs. Inglethorp’s husband, of whom he had been bitterly jealous.
It's not that movies aren't fun -- but if it's too much of a pain in the ass to get your friends out to see them, then the number of movies you go to see goes way down.
The leases are recorded in a public register, which is kept by the officers of revenue in each province or district.
Prudence his wife, as farforth as she durst, besought him of his weeping for to stint: but not forthy notwithstanding he gan to weep and cry ever longer the more.
As the ship moved away from the wharf, and was towed by the steam-tug into the stream, M. T. Pate stood upon the deck, humming a stanza of Byron's celebrated adieu to his native land, when he heard a strain of music as if coming from the clouds.
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For my sake did Odysseus endure much toil and many adventures.
He longed to ascend through the roof and fly away to another country where he would never hear again of his trouble, and yet a force pushed him downstairs step by step.
Naturally, choice of exact vocation offers an unusually wide field to the personal equation, especially when the analyst has no data, as in this case, in regard to early environment, education, training, residence, and opportunities.