The only waking moments at which he appeared to relax from his cares, and to recreate himself by going anywhere or saying anything without a pervading object, were when he showed a dawning interest in the lame foreigner with the stick, down Bleeding Heart Yard.
The foreigner, by name John Baptist Cavalletto--they called him Mr Baptist in the Yard--was such a chirping, easy, hopeful little fellow, that his attraction for Pancks was probably in the force of contrast.
In such cases, where foreigners
were concerned on either side, it would be impossible for the federal judicatories to do justice without an equitable as well as a legal jurisdiction.
Snagsby in a mysterious low voice, "it is relating--not to put too fine a point upon it--to the foreigner
Besides these Russians and foreigners
who propounded new and unexpected ideas every day- especially the foreigners
, who did so with a boldness characteristic of people employed in a country not their own- there were many secondary personages accompanying the army because their principals were there.
It was a proud occasion for the widow, and she promised herself high satisfaction in showing off her fine foreign birds before her neighbors and friends--simple folk who had hardly ever seen a foreigner
of any kind, and never one of any distinction or style.
I desired the secretary to present my humble duty to the emperor; and to let him know, "that I thought it would not become me, who was a foreigner
, to interfere with parties; but I was ready, with the hazard of my life, to defend his person and state against all invaders."
"An' they ain't one of them damn foreigners
that can handle four horses like me.
Archer and Janey, in the course of their visits to Europe, had so unflinchingly lived up to this principle, and met the friendly advances of their fellow-travellers with an air of such impenetrable reserve, that they had almost achieved the record of never having exchanged a word with a "foreigner
" other than those employed in hotels and railway-stations.
A plot in the prisons, of the foreigner
against the Republic.
Her personal appearance, and her imperfect English when she spoke, informed me that she was a foreigner
"Yes, madame, it is the custom, not from gallantry but prudence, that in time of war foreigners
should be conducted to particular hotels, in order that they may remain under the eye of the government until full information can be obtained about them."
A SOLITARY foreigner
, drifting about London, drifted toward Fulham on the day of the Foot-Race.
Brand"--poor, so poor that she was obliged to pawn her ring--left, by a man who was a foreigner
, alone with her little girl--was I on the trace of her at that moment?
Again, the prince who holds a country differing in the above respects ought to make himself the head and defender of his less powerful neighbours, and to weaken the more powerful amongst them, taking care that no foreigner
as powerful as himself shall, by any accident, get a footing there; for it will always happen that such a one will be introduced by those who are discontented, either through excess of ambition or through fear, as one has seen already.