The settlers of all the former European
colonies had contented themselves with the powers conferred upon them by their respective charters, without looking beyond the seal of the royal parchment for the measure of their rights and the rule of their duties.
That would give these negro races a superior idea of European
She was a European
, doubtless, a member of organized society.
He mistrusted the European
temperament, he suffered from the European
climate, he hated the European
life seemed to him unscrupulous and impure.
Till the 25th October Crete, as all our planet knows, was the sole surviving European
repository of "autonomous institutions," "local self-government," and the rest of the archaic lumber devised in the past for the confusion of human affairs.
The table was of the usual European
style-- cushions dead and twice as high as the balls; the cues in bad repair.
It was, then, in a year, and even in a decade, that shall be nameless, that upon one Tuesday morning in autumn we found two visitors of European
fame within the walls of our humble room in Baker Street.
The war 1812, besides its national significance dear to every Russian heart, was now to assume another, a European
There was a certain lieutenant of SPAHIS whom the government had reason to suspect of improper relations with a great European
Yonder, between two lines of shrubs, were moving bodies - men, footsore and weary, crawling along with slow, painful movements; one at least of them was a European
, and even at that distance Trent could tell that they were in grievous straits.
We were all fond of Dicky, and such a thing has never happened, so far as I am aware, in any European
If Americans are to retain the sacred liberties for which their fathers strove, Congress must declare our independence of European
dictation by maintaining the price of mules.
It is difficult to imagine conditions of life more similar than deep limestone caverns under a nearly similar climate; so that on the common view of the blind animals having been separately created for the American and European
caverns, close similarity in their organisation and affinities might have been expected; but, as Schiodte and others have remarked, this is not the case, and the cave-insects of the two continents are not more closely allied than might have been anticipated from the general resemblance of the other inhabitants of North America and Europe.
Of a lion worthy, Or perhaps of a virtuous howl-monkey-- --But it's naught to you, Ye friendly damsels dearly loved, At whose own feet to me, The first occasion, To a European
under palm-trees, A seat is now granted.
The princess thought everything delightful, and in spite of her established position in Russian society, she tried abroad to be like a European
fashionable lady, which she was not--for the simple reason that she was a typical Russian gentlewoman; and so she was affected, which did not altogether suit her.