by what right do you demand us to submit this matter, about Burdovsky .
Prince," he cried, "you are forgetting that if you consented to receive and hear them, it was only because of your kind heart which has no equal, for they had not the least right to demand it, especially as you had placed the matter in the hands of Gavrila Ardalionovitch, which was also extremely kind of you.
No," replied Alexis Paulvitch, "your son is quite safe elsewhere; nor will he be killed until you refuse to accede to our fair demands
Sometimes Daylight yielded to these demands
, but more often not, and always battling fiercely.
To this we could only repeat what we had said before: he then proposed to abate five thousand of his last demand
, assuring us that unless we came to some agreement, there was no torment so cruel but we should suffer it, and talked of nothing but impaling and flaying us alive; the terror of these threatenings was much increased by his domestics, who told us of many of his cruelties.
Albert, had you been a stranger, a foreigner, a simple lord, like that Englishman who came to demand
satisfaction three or four months since, and whom I killed to get rid of, I should not have taken this trouble; but I thought this mark of consideration due to you.
I don't believe there is ever going to be any considerable demand
in the United States for French; but I can promise you that in about ten years there'll be a big demand
If he had been qualified, even with a club-foot, he could have gone out to the Cape, since the demand
for medical men was now great.
He referred to the fact that the Emperor Napoleon had resented the demand
that he should withdraw his troops from Prussia, especially when that demand
became generally known and the dignity of France was thereby offended.
All of these allies are dangerous people, and they may demand
more than you have promised them.
One day I received a telegram from my father of such urgency that in compliance with its unexplained demand
I left at once for home.
Then I should make a full report, and with it a demand
upon public opinion that the dead lines be wiped forever from the seas.
Why, if there is anything in supply and demand
, life is the cheapest thing in the world.
This you alone can do, and I demand
it of you as a right which you must not refuse to concede.
The trapper laid his long lean finger on the naked shoulder of the Indian as he ended, and seemed to demand
his felicitations on his ingenuity and success, with a ghastly smile, in which triumph was singularly blended with regret.