To prevent, therefore, giving offence to their customers by any such disappointment, it hath been usual with the honest and well-meaning host to provide
a bill of fare which all persons may peruse at their first entrance into the house; and having thence acquainted themselves with the entertainment which they may expect, may either stay and regale with what is provided for them, or may depart to some other ordinary better accommodated to their taste.
He was energetic, but he required more elbow room than the ordinary dancing floor provides
Laura has had more than enough of excitement and change of scene, and is pleased at the prospect of country tranquillity and retirement which her husband's prudence provides
When I say a benefactor to it, I mean a person who provides
it with all sorts of expensive things to eat and drink and look at.
For, when a man with a wooden leg lies prone on his stomach to peep under bedsteads; and hops up ladders, like some extinct bird, to survey the tops of presses and cupboards; and provides
himself an iron rod which he is always poking and prodding into dust-mounds; the probability is that he expects to find something.
So every evening he married a fresh wife and had her strangled the following morning before the grand-vizir, whose duty it was to provide
these unhappy brides for the Sultan.
MADAM, I beg you not to trouble yourself with a bag; I will provide
He provided himself with a buckler, which he begged as a loan from a friend, and, restoring his battered helmet as best he could, he warned his squire Sancho of the day and hour he meant to set out, that he might provide
himself with what he thought most needful.
in our position, one must provide
for everything), I shall try to gain the coast of France.
You will naturally in providing your self for the expedition, provide
suitable instruments, and especially the best Maps of the interior to be found.
We the people of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide
for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
This supplementary program also instructed the excursionists to provide
themselves with light musical instruments for amusement in the ship, with saddles for Syrian travel, green spectacles and umbrellas, veils for Egypt, and substantial clothing to use in rough pilgrimizing in the Holy Land.
If the people who gave the money to provide
that building could appreciate the influence the sight of it had upon me, as well as upon thousands of other youths, they would feel all the more encouraged to make such gifts.
But he was helpless himself in the hands of my lady and the Baron-- and the only kind thing he could do was to provide
for me in my widowhood, like the true nobleman he was
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a general manual of English Literature for students in colleges and universities and others beyond the high-school age.