In remorse the Sovereign
Elector deprived himself of political influence by learning to read.
Miss Bartlett, who was poor at figures, became bewildered and rendered up the sovereign
, amidst the suppressed gurgles of the other youths.
There are roads which must not be followed, armies which must be not attacked, towns which must be besieged, positions which must not be contested, commands of the sovereign
which must not be obeyed.
Let us inquire," he said in a smooth, pleasant voice, "why this young woman refuses to do homage to her sovereign
," and he put the question himself directly to her.
By that time Rigg came forward with a brandy-bottle, filled the flask, and handed Raffles a sovereign
, neither looking at him nor speaking to him.
Countess Bezukhova was present among other Russian ladies who had followed the sovereign from Petersburg to Vilna and eclipsed the refined Polish ladies by her massive, so called Russian type of beauty.
Boris noticed Arakcheev's excited face when the sovereign went out with Balashev.
of England have not been tactual healers, and the
In the meantime, Robin Hood had sent off several of his followers in different directions, as if to reconnoitre the enemy; and when he saw the company effectually broken up, he approached Richard, who was now completely armed, and, kneeling down on one knee, craved pardon of his Sovereign