This appalling declaration, which the scout uttered with the cool assurance of a man who fully comprehended, while he did not fear to face the danger, served to remind Heyward of the importance
of the charge with which he himself had been intrusted.
My good townspeople will not much regret me, for -- though it has been as dear an object as any, in my literary efforts, to be of some importance
in their eyes, and to win myself a pleasant memory in this abode and burial-place of so many of my forefathers -- there has never been, for me, the genial atmosphere which a literary man requires in order to ripen the best harvest of his mind.
He came clattering up to the school-door with an invitation to Ichabod to attend a merry - making or "quilting-frolic," to be held that evening at Mynheer Van Tassel's; and having, delivered his message with that air of importance
and effort at fine language which a negro is apt to display on petty embassies of the kind, he dashed over the brook, and was seen scampering, away up the Hollow, full of the importance
and hurry of his mission.
said the young man; "this unlucky fall has made me late, I fear; but it is of great importance
that I should not lose the twelve o'clock train.
George very readily consented, for your boy is always ready for anything that makes him of importance
There was a hole through the breast of his chain-mail, but they attached no importance
to a little thing like that; and as a bullet wound there pro- duces but little blood, none came in sight because of the clothing and swaddlings under the armor.
of this feature has not been properly magnified in the Black Forest stories.
Loscombe's clerks has proved amenable to a small pecuniary consideration, and has mentioned a circumstance which it may be of some importance
to you to know.
The countries that are forgotten, or are of no importance
in the councils of the world, are countries without literature.
And a goodly country," said Don Quixote; "but will your worship do me the favour of telling me your name, for it strikes me it is of more importance
to me to know it than I can tell you.
The continual necessity for their services enhances the importance
of the soldier, and proportionably degrades the condition of the citizen.
Admit, for so is the fact, that this plan is only RECOMMENDED, not imposed, yet let it be remembered that it is neither recommended to BLIND approbation, nor to BLIND reprobation; but to that sedate and candid consideration which the magnitude and importance
of the subject demand, and which it certainly ought to receive.
Hence the states, though possessing an equal vote in the public councils, have an unequal influence, corresponding with the unequal importance
of these subsequent and voluntary resolutions.
Under Thought is included every effect which has to be produced by speech, the subdivisions being,-- proof and refutation; the excitation of the feelings, such as pity, fear, anger, and the like; the suggestion of importance
or its opposite.
One must begin with grandeur, paint everything expressed, soften the shades of those which are of least importance
, collect all into one point of view, and carry the reader thither with a rapid flight.