Vanstone's character which Miss Garth, after many years of intimate experience, had never detected, she accepted the explanation
as a matter of course; receiving it all the more readily inasmuch as it might, without impropriety, be communicated in substance to appease the irritated curiosity of the two young ladies.
It was little Jammes--the girl with the tip-tilted nose, the forget-me-not eyes, the rose-red cheeks and the lily-white neck and shoulders--who gave the explanation
in a trembling voice:
The master made I know not what speeches and explanations
, which, though I listened to them, I did not accept.
With regard to the intermixture of powers, I shall rely upon the explanations
already given in other places, of the true sense of the rule upon which that objection is founded; and shall take it for granted, as an inference from them, that the union of the Executive with the Senate, in the article of treaties, is no infringement of that rule.
Besides, it is well known that acknowledgments, explanations
, and compensations are often accepted as satisfactory from a strong united nation, which would be rejected as unsatisfactory if offered by a State or confederacy of little consideration or power.
They are, according to human ideas, the torches of history; they would save empires from revolution if only the professors of history would force the explanations
they give into the mind of the provincial masses.
And in any case, however great may be the number of different explanations
, no one has adopted or suggested the theory of a Fourth Dimension.
It was to this he feared that he was driving; in the midst of this he saw himself arrive, heard himself stammer faint explanations
, and felt the hand of the constable upon his shoulder.
Here, Professor, I ought to give you some explanations
Making no explanation
, as though I, as a sort of higher being, must understand everything without explanations
, she held out a piece of paper to me.
Besides, she had a thousand precautions to take, a thousand counsels to give to her defender, in order that he might avoid explanations
with the count before witnesses.
By right of the objections you have raised, and the explanations
you have demanded, which certainly must have some motive.
I have not so much as begun my explanations
to the Baron, and you are altogether ignorant as to the form and time which my intended procedure is likely to assume.
Perhaps I may spare you the trouble," Thomson proceeded drily, "of further explanations
, Captain Granet, when I tell you that your car was observed by one of the sentries quite a quarter of an hour before the arrival of the Zeppelins and the lighting of that flare.
After giving her time to compose herself, I entered into certain explanations
, in order to convince her at the outset of my good faith.