His appearance, therefore, is apt to occasion some little stir at the tea-table of a farmhouse, and the addition of a supernumerary dish of cakes or sweetmeats, or, peradventure, the parade of a silver teapot.
In the porkers he saw carved out the future sleek side of bacon, and juicy relishing ham; not a turkey but he beheld daintily trussed up, with its gizzard under its wing, and, peradventure, a necklace of savory sausages; and even bright chanticleer himself lay sprawling on his back, in a side dish, with uplifted claws, as if craving that quarter which his chivalrous spirit disdained to ask while living.
Only," continued the postmaster, "if you will put up with a little carriage I have, I will harness an old blind horse who has still his legs left, and peradventure
will draw you to the house of M.
It was at this stage that the players sat up and knew beyond peradventure
that big hands were out.
Thirty there were at least of them, not counting other gods that were neither black nor white, but that still, two-legged, upright and garmented, were beyond all peradventure
Yet he was capable of knowing beyond all peradventure
of a doubt that three bones are more than two bones, and that ten dogs compose a more redoubtable host than do two dogs.
And even if there should be some one who is able to disprove the truth of my words, and who is satisfied that justice is best, still he is not angry with the unjust, but is very ready to forgive them, because he also knows that men are not just of their own free will; unless, peradventure
, there be some one whom the divinity within him may have inspired with a hatred of injustice, or who has attained knowledge of the truth--but no other man.
Containing such grave matter, that the reader cannot laugh once through the whole chapter, unless peradventure
he should laugh at the author.
But the name of that family, Davie, boy, is the name you bear -- Balfours of Shaws: an ancient, honest, reputable house, peradventure
in these latter days decayed.
But he was deaf; and when the sexton (who peradventure
, on a pinch, might have walked a mile with great difficulty in half-a-dozen hours) exchanged a remark with him about his work, the child could not help noticing that he did so with an impatient kind of pity for his infirmity, as if he were himself the strongest and heartiest man alive.
Here files of ballads dangle from dead walls, Advertisements of giant-size from high Press forward in all colours on the sight: These, bold in conscious merit, lower down, That, fronted with a most imposing word, Is peradventure
one in masquerade.
It is settled beyond peradventure
that incidental collections occurring as a result of constitutionally permissible acquisitions do not render those acquisitions unlawful.
That being so, the court is not concerned with how meritorious the suggestion may be, as put forth in argument by counsel, that because a substantial part of the total number of employees belong to the applicant union a vote should be directed to make certain, beyond peradventure
, as to the opinion of others.
It was clear beyond peradventure
that both buyers and sellers of goods and services simply ignored the boilerplate.
The over-scrupulous, warns Richard Hooker, "cast themselves first into verie great and peradventure
needlesse agonies through misconstruction of things spoaken, about proportioning our greifes to our sinnes: for which they never thinck they have wept and mourned enough" (3:101).