It is recommended by the double
advantage of favoring a select appointment, and of giving to the State governments such an agency in the formation of the federal government as must secure the authority of the former, and may form a convenient link between the two systems.
When Telyanin had finished his lunch he took out of his pocket a double
purse and, drawing its rings aside with his small, white, turned-up fingers, drew out a gold imperial, and lifting his eyebrows gave it to the waiter.
MacDonald counted his cards carefully, to make doubles
sure it was not a foul hand, wrote a sum on a paper slip, and slid it into the pot, with the simple utterance:-
That laugh, now, when she doubles
over at the hips--who ever heard it out of Galway?
To-day we number four Emperors of the Abnormal Proboscis in good standing - doubles
every four weeks, see?
When a whale smashes your boat, the thing to do is to get your belly across an oar, so that when the cold doubles
you you'll float.
But at the moment when we approach nearest, the truth doubles
upon us and passes out of our reach.
And may not the many which are doubles
be also halves?
He greatly prolongs the word in his ecstasy, and smites his leg, and doubles
himself up in a fit of shrill laughter.
They will turn on their tracks like a fox that doubles
, and then the rank smell of their own footsteps will show them the madness of their waste.
Perhaps I might recall, if it were any good to try, the way by which I went to it alone from the river; but how we two went from it to Riderhood's shop, I don't know--any more than I know what turns we took and doubles
we made, after we left it.
At once the Bell Company came over to Vail's point of view, bought his new line, and launched out upon what seemed to be the foolhardy enterprise of stringing a double
wire from Boston to New York.
Many spectres have been raised out of this power of internal taxation, to excite the apprehensions of the people: double
sets of revenue officers, a duplication of their burdens by double
taxations, and the frightful forms of odious and oppressive poll-taxes, have been played off with all the ingenious dexterity of political legerdemain.
And fate served our Canadian so well that, instead of one whale, he harpooned two with a double
blow, striking one straight to the heart, and catching the other after some minutes' pursuit.
A well constructed plot should, therefore, be single in its issue, rather than double
as some maintain.