So it was finally
decided that two more of the children would have to leave school.
the last-named gentleman left while we were not noticing, but we looked up as he reached the far end of the table.
Thus, after a long, tedious effort for years, I finally
succeeded in learning how to write.
, they settled upon a Circe less besieged of the hoarse and grunting mob.
I pondered over this report for some time, finally
asking, "What might a sorak be, Sola?
occurred to him that the room in which Lord and Lady Greystoke had been sitting when he left them was directly beneath that in which he lay upon the floor.
This position occasioned some rivalry among the women and they finally
decided upon Madame Aubain's yard.
But, as he found it impossible to get a fixed sum, he finally
obtained the king's leave to accept whatever the Legislature chose to give him.
All around me seemed to be in a state of inextricable confusion, out of which order finally
appeared in the shape of a piece of cambric, of a quality that brought the workmen far and near to visit it.
, towards the close of the day, when it was clear that the Grandmother was about to play her last bank-note, there could be seen standing behind her chair no fewer than six natives of Poland--persons who, as yet, had been neither audible nor visible; and as soon as ever the old lady played the note in question, they took no further notice of her, but pushed their way past her chair to the table; seized the money, and staked it--shouting and disputing the while, and arguing with the "gentleman of honour" (who also had forgotten the Grandmother's existence), as though he were their equal.
, at the end of three weeks, on the 14th of April, twelve months after having quitted Tripoli, he reached the town of Ngornou.
Time after time this strange ceremony was repeated, but on each occasion with increased confidence, until, finally
, the rifle was torn from its hook and lay in the grasp of the great brute.
It seemed for a while very simple and easy to come home in the middle of the afternoon, when my task at the printing-office was done, and sit down to my books in my little study, which I did not finally
leave until the family were in bed; but it was not well, and it was not enough that I should like to do it.
We had our greatest difficulty with the webbed feet, but even that problem was finally
solved, so that when we moved about we did so quite naturally.
He worked mighty hard mixing all sorts of things together, until finally
he evolved a substance that looked like powder.