And just as foreigners
go to Pittsburg to see the steel business at its best; just as they go to Iowa and Kansas to see the New Farmer, so they make pilgrimages to Bethell's office to learn the profession of telephony.
But I am not a foreigner
, sir," said she, with an accent as pure as ever was heard between Portsmouth and Manchester; "my name is Lady Clarik, and this measure--"
This is only some poor man who has lost his way, and we must be kind to him, for strangers and foreigners
in distress are under Jove's protection, and will take what they can get and be thankful; so, girls, give the poor fellow something to eat and drink, and wash him in the stream at some place that is sheltered from the wind.
The strict honesty which the inhabitants of nearly all the Polynesian Islands manifest toward each other, is in striking contrast with the thieving propensities some of them evince in their intercourse with foreigners
Archer noticed that his wife's way of showing herself at her ease with foreigners
was to become more uncompromisingly local in her references, so that, though her loveliness was an encouragement to admiration, her conversation was a chill to repartee.
I am not acquainted myself with the names of foreigners
in general, but I have no doubt it WOULD be that.
They spell it Vinci and pronounce it Vinchy; foreigners
always spell better than they pronounce.
In attendance on him was the head of the imperial staff, Quartermaster General Prince Volkonski, as well as generals, imperial aides-de-camp, diplomatic officials, and a large number of foreigners
, but not the army staff.
Most of the land was owned by Americans, who lived away from it and were continually selling it to the foreigners
Taking it into their heads that the boy was ill-used by the foreigners
-- for no reason that I could discover, except that he was pretty and delicate-looking--the two girls had stolen along the inner side of the hedge between us and the road, and had watched the proceedings of the foreigners
on the outer side.
If we had been engaged in any exercise peculiar to my own nation I should, of course, have looked after Pesca carefully; but as foreigners
are generally quite as well able to take care of themselves in the water as Englishmen, it never occurred to me that the art of swimming might merely add one more to the list of manly exercises which the Professor believed that he could learn impromptu.
This, therefore, might be called a political position of the Bleeding Hearts; but they entertained other objections to having foreigners
in the Yard.
The nurse is a foreigner
, and Adela was born on the Continent; and, I believe, never left it till within six months ago.
Again, the prince who holds a country differing in the above respects ought to make himself the head and defender of his less powerful neighbours, and to weaken the more powerful amongst them, taking care that no foreigner
as powerful as himself shall, by any accident, get a footing there; for it will always happen that such a one will be introduced by those who are discontented, either through excess of ambition or through fear, as one has seen already.
I express myself badly, or perhaps, as monsieur is a foreigner
, which I perceive by his accent "