Thus the Maules, at all events
, kept their resentments within their own breasts.
A remarkable event
of the third year of my Surveyorship -- to adopt the tone of "P.
At all events
, a little golden fragment of bachelorhood remained.
So, if we proceed with our narrative of the chair, I shall still confine myself to its connection with public events
I am not alarmed," he replied; "I have too long foreseen this event
, to feel alarmed at my approaching dissolution--no, for that, blessed be my God and my Redeemer, I am in some degree prepared; but I feel it impossible to shake off the feelings of this life while the pulse continues to beat, and yet the emotions I now experience must be in some measure allied to heaven; they are not impure, they are not selfish; nothing can partake of either, dear Charlotte, where your image is connected with the thoughts of a future world.
Of course the root of them was in the events
which we have already recorded, and which so filled Vera with grief on the prince's account that she fell seriously ill.
All this is only the coincidence of conditions in which all vital organic and elemental events
must have been most important to me, and it is strange I cannot fix the moment when the precious story came into my hands; though for the matter of that there is nothing more capricious than a child's memory, what it will hold and what it will lose.
Other great historical events
have their place in social evolution.
The chief greatness of the "Iliad" is in the character of the heroes Achilles and Hector rather than in the actual events
which take place: in the Cyclic writers facts rather than character are the objects of interest, and events
are so packed together as to leave no space for any exhibition of the play of moral forces.
Suddenly, some weeks before the events
with which we are occupied, a report--to which nobody attached any importance, so incredible did it sound--was spread about Paris, that Mademoiselle Stangerson had at last consented to "crown" the inextinguishable flame of Monsieur Robert Darzac
I mean that, in attempting to state the PROXIMATE cause of the present event
, some past event
must be included, unless we take refuge in hypothetical modifications of brain structure.
related by GABRIEL BETTEREDGE, house-steward in the service of JULIA, LADY VERINDER
If the machinery of the Law could be depended on to fathom every case of suspicion, and to conduct every process of inquiry, with moderate assistance only from the lubricating influences of oil of gold, the events
which fill these pages might have claimed their share of the public attention in a Court of Justice.
, however, was most joyful; and every day was giving her fresh reason for thinking so.