This, at any rate
, was the allegation of the more outspoken American press.
Their present distance from the cliffs from which they were derived is about 420,000 feet, and if we assume that they traveled at the rate
of 400 feet per annum, their journey must have occupied them no less than 1,055 years
Jaggers, bending forward to look at the ground, and then throwing his head back to look at the ceiling, "what do you suppose you are living at the rate
By this time we had got so far out of the run of the current that we kept steerage way even at our necessarily gentle rate
of rowing, and I could keep her steady for the goal.
The second was of an opinion directly contrary; "to tax those qualities of body and mind, for which men chiefly value themselves; the rate
to be more or less, according to the degrees of excelling; the decision whereof should be left entirely to their own breast.
Oh that I could see burnt and turned to ashes the first man that meddled with knight-errantry or at any rate
the first who chose to be squire to such fools as all the knights-errant of past times must have been
As far as it would contribute to rendering regulations for the collection of the duties more simple and efficacious, so far it must serve to answer the purposes of making the same rate
of duties more productive, and of putting it into the power of the government to increase the rate
without prejudice to trade.
It will not be thought an extravagant conjecture that the first census will, at the rate
of one for every thirty thousand, raise the number of representatives to at least one hundred.
At any rate
, in all the bodies of the Martians that were examined after the war, no bacteria except those already known as terrestrial species were found.
Thus, my darling, do such fellows rate
me lower than the mat on which they wipe their boots
Then of course the house goes faster than its natural rate
of falling: but the furniture--with our noble selves--would go on failing at their old pace, and would therefore be left behind.
Ye-es, but it won't be long at this rate
," said Melissa.
I have also an idea of being soon in town; and whatever may be my determination as to the rest, I shall probably put THAT project in execution; for London will be always the fairest field of action, however my views may be directed; and at any rate
I shall there be rewarded by your society, and a little dissipation, for a ten weeks' penance at Churchhill.
I shall at any rate
not run after a young man before visitors.
My father, at any rate
, had such a decided bent in the direction of literature, that he was not content in any of his several economical experiments till he became the editor of a newspaper, which was then the sole means of satisfying a literary passion.