What had been the counter or "bar" of the saloon, gorgeous in white and gold, now sawn in two and divided
, was set up on opposite sides of the room as separate dressing-tables, decorated with huge bunches of azaleas, that hid the rough earthenware bowls, and gave each table the appearance of a vestal altar.
The chief tragic event of the old man's life, so far as I could judge, was his mishap with a certain goose, which lived and died some twenty or forty years ago: a goose of most promising figure, but which, at table, proved so inveterately tough, that the carving-knife would make no impression on its carcase, and it could only be divided
with an axe and handsaw.
I think that all this indirectly proceeds from the helpless perplexity of volition, in which their divided
and diametrically opposite powers of vision must involve them.
He had said that in Lithuania when one official had taken his passport from him, and another had arrested him for being without it, and the two had divided
a third of his belongings.
Wilson, a good-natured but extremely fidgety and cautious old gentleman, ambled up and down the room, appearing, as John Bunyan hath it, "much tumbled up and down in his mind," and divided
between his wish to help George, and a certain confused notion of maintaining law and order: so, as he shambled about, he delivered himself as follows:
It not only divided
States and churches, it divides families; ay, it divides the individual, separating the diabolical in him from the divine.
But pretty much all of him was hidden under his outside garment, which of course was of chain mail, as I said, and hung straight from his shoulders to his ankles; and from his middle to the bottom, both before and behind, was divided
, so that he could ride and let the skirts hang down on each side.
In the third round the latter received another bad wound in the head, and the former had his under-lip divided
Noel Vans tone's childless widow, and the other half is divided
The realm of France, it is well known, was divided
betwixt the Norman and Teutonic race, who spoke the language in which the word Yes is pronounced as oui, and the inhabitants of the southern regions, whose speech bearing some affinity to the Italian, pronounced the same word oc.
From the view they have exhibited of this part of the subject, this conclusion is to be drawn, that America, if not connected at all, or only by the feeble tie of a simple league, offensive and defensive, would, by the operation of such jarring alliances, be gradually entangled in all the pernicious labyrinths of European politics and wars; and by the destructive contentions of the parts into which she was divided
, would be likely to become a prey to the artifices and machinations of powers equally the enemies of them all.
It can place the militia under one plan of discipline, and, by putting their officers in a proper line of subordination to the Chief Magistrate, will, as it were, consolidate them into one corps, and thereby render them more efficient than if divided
into thirteen or into three or four distinct independent companies.
As the weight of the legislative authority requires that it should be thus divided
, the weakness of the executive may require, on the other hand, that it should be fortified.
We now come to the quantitative parts the separate parts into which Tragedy is divided
namely, Prologue, Episode, Exode, Choric song; this last being divided
into Parode and Stasimon.
When you plunder a countryside, let the spoil be divided
amongst your men; when you capture new territory, cut it up into allotments for the benefit of the soldiery.