On the twenty-fourth day of December following we had one man killed, and one wounded, by the Indians, who seemed determined
to persecute us for erecting this fortification.
Seeing me so determined
, he expressed his willingness to ship me.
Steering now south-eastward by Ahab's levelled steel, and her progress solely determined
by Ahab's level log and line; the Pequod held on her path towards the Equator.
If he was very serious and quite determined
, I always knew it by his voice, and that had more power with me than anything else, for I was very fond of him.
Should the result of her observations be unfavourable, she was determined
at all events to open the eyes of her sister; should it be otherwise, her exertions would be of a different nature--she must then learn to avoid every selfish comparison, and banish every regret which might lessen her satisfaction in the happiness of Marianne.
Grieved as I was over the theft, I did not punish the gardener, of whose fidelity I was well assured, but I determined
to pluck off all the fruit in the following year before it was ripe, as I had not much belief in the magician's warning.
In the same way I fancied that those nations which, starting from a semi-barbarous state and advancing to civilization by slow degrees, have had their laws successively determined
, and, as it were, forced upon them simply by experience of the hurtfulness of particular crimes and disputes, would by this process come to be possessed of less perfect institutions than those which, from the commencement of their association as communities, have followed the appointments of some wise legislator.
HAVING fully resolved to leave the vessel clandestinely, and having acquired all the knowledge concerning the bay that I could obtain under the circumstances in which I was placed, I now deliberately turned over in my mind every plan to escape that suggested itself, being determined
to act with all possible prudence in an attempt where failure would be attended with so many disagreeable consequences.
If a woman may ever be said to be in safety from the determined
Perseverance of disagreeable Lovers and the cruel Persecutions of obstinate Fathers, surely it must be at such a time of Life.
Louis, he determined
to push up the river as far as possible, to some point above the settlements, where game was plenty, and where his whole party could be subsisted by hunting, until the breaking up of the ice in the spring should permit them to resume their voyage.
And when he does, Mary, you may depend upon hearing my opinion; but I am determined
not to judge him beforehand.
But I was determined
to be discreet, to bear in mind my being only four months a widow, and to be as quiet as possible: and I have been so, my dear creature; I have admitted no one's attentions but Mainwaring's.
Now, these two luminaries are objects of veneration to the African tribes, and they determined
to oppose so sacrilegious an enterprise.
At last the ape-man determined
to continue toward the northeast in the general direction of German East Africa until he came upon natives from whom he might gain information as to Rokoff's whereabouts.
MERCURY ONCE DETERMINED
to learn in what esteem he was held among mortals.