It is impossible to apply such methods now, owing to the ignorance and poverty of our scattered farming population; but imagine the problem of providing
the food supply of our nation once taken in hand systematically and rationally, by scientists
Clare at first employed him occasionally; but, struck with his soundness of mind and good business capacity, he confided in him more and more, till gradually all the marketing and providing
for the family were intrusted to him.
If I, as a honest tradesman, succeed in providing
a jinte of meat or two, none of your not touching of it, and sticking to bread.
I'll tell you something," returned the sergeant; "I suspect that stuff's of your providing
Let him name the ransom at which he rates our liberty, and it shall be paid, providing
the exaction is suited to our means.
He saved Erik by providing
him with the means of escape, but nearly paid with his head for his generous indulgence.
Among the many objects to which a wise and free people find it necessary to direct their attention, that of providing
for their SAFETY seems to be the first.
The powers falling within the FIRST class are those of declaring war and granting letters of marque; of providing
armies and fleets; of regulating and calling forth the militia; of levying and borrowing money.
To complete the picture of the internal habits and ways of this house, it is necessary to group around Mademoiselle Cormon and the Abbe de Sponde Jacquelin, Josette, and Mariette, the cook, who employed themselves in providing
for the comfort of uncle and niece.
You know as well as I do, Professor, that man can live under water, providing
he carries with him a sufficient supply of breathable air.
He was a Berrichon, thirty-five or forty years old, mild, peaceable, sleek, employing the leisure his master left him in the perusal of pious works, providing
rigorously for two a dinner of few dishes, but excellent.
The delighted builder then offered his services in providing
a suitable crew for the little vessel, but this Dantes declined with many thanks, saying he was accustomed to cruise about quite alone, and his principal pleasure consisted in managing his yacht himself; the only thing the builder could oblige him in would be to contrive a sort of secret closet in the cabin at his bed's head, the closet to contain three divisions, so constructed as to be concealed from all but himself.
Darcy gave him a voluntary promise of providing
for me, I am convinced that he felt it to be as much a debt of gratitude to HIM, as of his affection to myself.
The Quakers, esteeming persecution as a divine call to the post of danger, laid claim to a holy courage, unknown to the Puritans themselves, who had shunned the cross, by providing
for the peaceable exercise of their religion in a distant wilderness.
His companions joyfully assented to this plan; and, in the first place, being very hungry and thirsty, they looked about them for the means of providing
a comfortable meal.