If your highness wishes to gratify me still further, though I deserve it not, permit me to please myself, and wait upon
myself in my own room; for I place a barrier between my inclinations and my virtue, and I do not wish to break this rule through the generosity your highness is disposed to display towards me; and, in short, I will sleep in my clothes, sooner than allow anyone to undress me.
Shaw was a nervous, fussy invalid, who wanted something every five minutes; so Polly found plenty of small things to do for her and did, them so cheerfully, that the poor lady loved to have the quiet, helpful child near, to wait upon
her, read to her, run errands, or hand the seven different shawls which were continually being put on or off.
Unlike the lending free library, this reference free library was where a reader should wait upon
the book and not the book wait upon
Its engaging quality is brought about, in part, by a structure that echoes its central argument: theology must wait upon
and be generated from the experience of a poetic and dramatic encounter.
A servitor received free tuition and accommodation, in return for which he was expected to wait upon
the college fellows.
But they that wait upon
the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not be faint.
Hamdy Al-Fakharani, the claimant who raised the case ahead of the Supreme Council calling for the disbandment of the Muslim Brotherhood Association, previously expressed his wish to wait upon
the court decision on 12 October.
Horsfall and the secretary to wait upon
Mr Jonas Horsfall with respect to the champagne account contracted at the Queen Pub on the occasion of our cricket team carrying off the Lumb Challenge Cup.
The eyes of all wait upon
thee, and thou givest them their meat in due season.
The students are fabulous and wait upon
us hand and foot.
God and feel God's good presence; this will carry you through evenly your day's business.
Upon death, the donor's legacy at the charity will be funded immediately and fully with cash, and the charity will not need to wait upon
probate or convert a bequeathed asset to cash.
But the political career graveyard is also full of those who let "I dare not" wait upon
The metaphors in these lines--the explicit "mower" and the submerged "quaffing"--recall Hazlitt's essay "On the Feeling of Immortality in Youth": "we quaff the cup of life with eager thirst without draining it, and joy and hope seem ever mantling to the brim," for "objects press around us," Hazlitt explains, "filling the mind with their magnitude and with the throng of desires that wait upon
them, so that there is no room for the thoughts of death" (Selected Essays of William Hazlitt 1778-1830, ed.
The thesis is challenged, although a final judgment must wait upon
resolution of controversies about the nature of laws.