I am persuaded in my own mind that the people have always thought right on this subject, and that their universal and uniform attachment to the cause of the Union rests on great and weighty reasons, which I shall endeavor
to develop and explain in some ensuing papers.
Be assured that I am devoted to both these all-powerful masters, and that my earnest endeavors
have no other aim than the service of the king, and also the cardinal--one of the most illustrious geniuses that France has ever produced.
My first endeavor
was to divide the sentence into the natural division intended by the cryptographist.
Then, very suddenly, thought, and shuddering terror, and earnest endeavor
to comprehend my true state.
We must die; yes—yes— we must die—it is the will of God, and let us endeavor
to submit like his own children.
In any case, he generally contents himself with a very slight embroidery of outward manners,--the faintest possible counterfeit of real life,--and endeavors
to create an interest by some less obvious peculiarity of the subject.
to arouse me from the condition of abnormal gloom into which I had fallen, were frustrated, in great measure, by certain volumes which I had found in his library.
With this history the king was even more profoundly interested than with the other -- and, as the day broke before its conclusion(notwithstanding all the queen's endeavors
to get through with it in time for the bowstringing), there was again no resource but to postpone that ceremony as before, for twenty-four hours.
Therefore, since custom is the principal magistrate of man's life, let men by all means endeavor
, to obtain good customs.
Having described, in general terms, their course from the main river up to the time that they actually reached the base of the cliffs, he enthralled his hearers by his account of the difficulties encountered by the expedition in their repeated attempts to mount them, and finally described how they succeeded in their desperate endeavors
, which cost the lives of their two devoted half-breed servants.
She asks for a hundred pounds, and endeavors
to buy them off.
But, indeed, to be misunderstood is the shy man's fate on every occasion; and whatever impression he endeavors
to create, he is sure to convey its opposite.
Strenuous had been our endeavors
to capture him; but with a few of the faithful he had escaped, and was in hiding--where we knew not.
The sea, the mountain-ridge, Niagara, and every flower-bed, pre-exist, or super-exist, in pre-cantations, which sail like odors in the air, and when any man goes by with an ear sufficiently fine, he overhears them and endeavors
to write down the notes without diluting or depraving them.
I could pass the day in bed, and will entreat the king to grant me his physician, that we may endeavor
to find a remedy against this fearful fever.