Fifteen- year-old Jo was very tall, thin, and brown, and reminded one
of a colt, for she never seemed to know what to do with her long limbs, which were very much in her way.
It was his notion that the moment one
of the people took one
of the truths to himself, called it his truth, and tried to live his life by it, he became a grotesque and the truth he embraced became a falsehood.
They were rich people who came to live there to find out about the poor people; but what good they expected it would do them to know, one
could not imagine.
There was an attractive spot among the trees where were a great many wooden tables and benches; and there one
could sit in the shade and pretend to sip at his foamy beaker of beer while he inspected the crowd.
wintry morning in 1878 Queen Victoria drove to the house of Sir Thomas Biddulph, in London, and for an hour talked and listened by telephone to Kate Field, who sat in a Downing Street office.
Now, as a quarter-past one
has already struck, I do not consider I have asserted too much in saying, that, in another hour and thirty minutes Mercedes will have become Madame Dantes.
The other and better course is to send colonies to one
or two places, which may be as keys to that state, for it is necessary either to do this or else to keep there a great number of cavalry and infantry.
is not explained by reference to the other; sight is not sight of blindness, nor is any other preposition used to indicate the relation.
Toby's scheme, and it was a desperate one
, was to entrust ourselves to these treacherous-looking roots, and by slipping down from one
to another to gain the bottom.
It is not one
of our stations, as you perceive," said my companion "The keeper was violently opposed to the railroad; and well he might be, as the track left his house of entertainment on one
side, and thus was pretty certain to deprive him of all his reputable customers.
It came to pass that the master one
day said to her: 'Gretel, there is a guest coming this evening; prepare me two fowls very daintily.
while it is necessary that every one
should do well in his calling, in which consists his excellence, as it is impossible that all the citizens should have the same [1277a] qualifications) it is impossible that the virtue of a citizen and a good man should be the same; for all should possess the virtue of an excellent citizen: for from hence necessarily arise the perfection of the city: but that every one
should possess the virtue of a good man is impossible without all the citizens in a well-regulated state were necessarily virtuous.
man did fight along till he was sixty, and started after his pension, but it appeared that there had been a mistake of a year in his family record, and so he gave it up and died.
It was one
of those spring days which possesses so much sweetness and beauty, that all Paris turns out into the squares and promenades and celebrates them as though they were Sundays.
night in the chapel, after the usual chapel exercises were over, General Armstrong referred to the fact that he had received a letter from some gentlemen in Alabama asking him to recommend some one
to take charge of what was to be a normal school for the coloured people in the little town of Tuskegee in that state.