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Upon the whole, there can be no room to doubt that the convention acted wisely in copying from the models of those constitutions which have established good behavior as the tenure of their judicial offices, in point of duration; and that so far from being blamable on this account, their plan would have been inexcusably defective, if it had wanted this important feature of good government.
At the time the Countess of Morcerf returned to the rooms, after giving her orders, many guests were arriving, more attracted by the charming hospitality of the countess than by the distinguished position of the count; for, owing to the good taste of Mercedes, one was sure of finding some devices at her entertainment worthy of describing, or even copying in case of need.
At this very moment I am copying out a document for him.
There are papers (as doubtless you see [for your eyes are young] by the outsides) that require copying.
She wore a hat of singular gracefulness, and abundantly laden with flowers, such as never grew in the rude soil of New England, but which, with all their fanciful luxuriance, had a natural truth that it seemed impossible for the most fertile imagination to have attained without copying from real prototypes.
It was recognized that a young woman who had taken lessons from Servin was capable of judging the paintings of the Musee conclusively, of making a striking portrait, copying an ancient master, or painting a genre picture.
It seemed altogether past belief that anyone could make such a will, or that they would pay such a sum for doing anything so simple as copying out the
I glanced my eyes over it, and then settled down to my task of copying.
I suppose painters will go on copying it as long as any of the original is left visible to the eye.
The events of the next three miserable days are best described by copying the entries made at the time in my note-book.
She had once given Philip a paint-box as a Christmas present, and he had started by copying her pictures.
Nevertheless Lebrun went on copying the materials and ornaments with the closest fidelity - a process which Aramis watched with ill-concealed impatience.
Sonya was sitting close to Nicholas who was copying out some verses for her, the first he had ever written.
But she had succeeded in making it a matter of course that she should take her place at an early hour in the library and have work either of reading aloud or copying assigned her.
Rose could not make out what it was, and her curiosity was greatly excited, for Phebe was writing with a sputtering pen on some bits of brown paper, apparently copying something from a little book.