General process of reasoning, my boy; and the experience of some years in the diplomatic
No allowance is made for accidents where diplomatic
interests are at stake.
But there was no particular chance of officious or diplomatic
pursuit, for his exit had been a sudden impulse.
Lucy was suffering from the most grievous wrong which this world has yet discovered: diplomatic
advantage had been taken of her sincerity, of her craving for sympathy and love.
His father, who had died young, had filled a small diplomatic
post, and it had been intended that the son should follow the same career; but an insatiable taste for letters had thrown the young man into journalism, then into authorship (apparently unsuccessful), and at length--after other experiments and vicissitudes which he spared his listener--into tutoring English youths in Switzerland.
She mixed up hostilities with compliments addressed to the king, and questions as to his health, with little maternal flatteries and diplomatic
We also have our diplomatic
secrets," said he and, picking up his hat, he turned to the door.
They were taken by surprise so far as the diplomatic
situation was concerned, and their equipment for building either navigables or aeroplanes was contemptible in comparison with the huge German parks.
Prince Andrew stayed at Brunn with Bilibin, a Russian acquaintance of his in the diplomatic
Robert Blaine-Harvey, American Ambassador and Plenipotentiary Extraordinary to England, was a man of great culture, surprising personal gifts, and with a diplomatic
instinct which amounted almost to genius.
But what have I to do with the Ambassador, or with diplomatic
matters of any sort?
This cessation of verbal sparring was like the breaking off of diplomatic
relations between countries at the beginning of war, and, once Sheldon's suspicions were aroused, he was not long in finding other confirmations.
tongue--when I was in the diplomatic
service, you know--what a position I might have occupied by this time
At the period of which I am now writing, the home government had decided on sending a special diplomatic
mission to one of the native princes ruling over a remote province of our Indian empire.
known in this country through a threatening diplomatic