After a multitude of expedients had been adopted and rejected as impracticable, Julia resorted to the course of committing her inquiries to paper, most solemnly enjoining
her friend never to expose her weakness to Mr.
As soon as Kory-Kory comprehended from my motions that this was to be the extent of my performance, he appeared perfectly aghast with astonishment, and rushing towards me, poured out a torrent of words in eager deprecation of so limited an operation, enjoining
me by unmistakeable signs to immerse my whole body.
When his watch had expired, he woke Kennedy, and, enjoining
upon him to observe the extremest vigilance, took his place beside Joe, and fell sound asleep.
I tender it before you all, enjoining
you all to fall back with me upon the coast of France, in such a way as not to compromise the safety of the forces his majesty has confided to me.
I gave my watch, rings, and last guinea to Alicia, enjoining
her, on no account, to let her box of jewels see the light until we could get proper advice on the best means of turning them to account.
Evidently that was what Rouletabille thought, for, enjoining
me to remain hidden, he clasped the trunk with his vigorous arms and climbed up.
He had found time, nevertheless, to call often in Park Lane, and to despatch many notes to Rebecca, entreating her, enjoining
her, commanding her to return to her young pupils in the country, who were now utterly without companionship during their mother's illness.
Of which,' pursued the cherub, enjoining
patience with his hand, 'a certain mercenary young person distantly related to myself, could not approve?