The court made songs on the Parisians and the Parisians on the court; and the casualties
, though not mortal, were painful, as are all wounds inflicted by the weapon of ridicule.
Ships, certainly, are liable to casualties
, which sometimes make terribly evident some flaw in their construction that would never have been discoverable in smooth water; and many a "good fellow," through a disastrous combination of circumstances, has undergone a like betrayal.
The spectators, from immemorial usage, have a right to laugh at the casualties
of a sleigh ride; and the Judge was no sooner certain that no one was done than he made full use of the privilege.
Last September's casualties
were mostly single men and strangers, but his voice rang very loud in the stillness of the hall.
They had once met the regiment officially and for something less than twenty minutes, but the interview, which was complicated with many casualties
, had filled them with prejudice.
We heard of no casualties
among them, and no sickness.
Sixteen oxen is the usual number for a team, but I took four extra to allow for casualties
The banker was evidently a ruler, but there was an opposition party, and even among his supporters there were some who allowed it to be seen that their support was a compromise, and who frankly stated their impression that the general scheme of things, and especially the casualties
of trade, required you to hold a candle to the devil.