the time in washing, not so much because I wished to, but because Mrs.
Now, when your weapons are dulled, your ardor damped, your strength exhausted and your treasure spent
, other chieftains will spring up to take advantage of your extremity.
About ten or a dozen years ago, before her marriage, she had spent
a considerable time in that very part of Derbyshire to which he belonged.
Blase and inert, I spent
my evenings generally at the Chateau des Fleurs, where I would get fuddled and then dance the cancan (which, in that establishment, was a very indecent performance) with eclat.
A day or two will be spent
here in looking over the wonderful subterraneous fortifications, permission to visit these galleries being readily obtained.
He had spent
three months in London now, and except for that one Sunday at Hampstead had never talked to anyone but his fellow-clerks.
I noticed that between the time when supper was over and the time to begin evening study there were about twenty minutes which the young men usually spent
in idle gossip.
Prince Andrew had spent
two years continuously in the country.
The Barbary Coast of San Francisco, once the old-time sailor-town in the days when San Francisco was reckoned the toughest port of the Seven Seas, had evolved with the city until it depended for at least half of its earnings on the slumming parties that visited it and spent
some of her week's pay in the purchase of flowered cretonne for a lambrequin.
Never to reef down was his mania, and in all the time I spent
with him, blow high or low, the Reindeer was never reefed.
It was no easy thing to be a minstrel, and a man often spent
ten or twelve years in learning to be one.
This town has spent
seventeen thousand dollars on a town-house, thank fortune or politics, but probably it will not spend so much on living wit, the true meat to put into that shell, in a hundred years.
Here, having spent
some minutes on his knees--a custom which he never broke through on any account--he was preparing to step into bed, when, upon opening the cloathes, to his great surprize he beheld an infant, wrapt up in some coarse linen, in a sweet and profound sleep, between his sheets.
After dinner he spent
half an hour with his guests, and again, with a smile, pressed his wife's hand, withdrew, and drove off to the council.