Were the experiment to be seriously made, though it required some effort to view it seriously even in fiction, I leave it to be decided by the sample of opinions just exhibited, whether, with all their enmity to their predecessors, they would, in any one point, depart so widely from their example, as in the discord and ferment that would mark their own deliberations; and whether the Constitution, now before the public, would not stand as fair a chance for immortality, as Lycurgus gave to that of Sparta, by making its change to depend on his own return from exile and death, if it were to be immediately adopted, and were to continue in force, not until a BETTER, but until ANOTHER should be agreed upon
by this new assembly of lawgivers.
Ah, don't be angry, I beg of you, that would be useless; you know what is agreed upon
between you, Athos and me.
The victory has been with Menelaus; therefore give back Helen with all her wealth, and pay such fine as shall be agreed upon
, in testimony among them that shall be born hereafter.
For aught I knew, Captain Nemo and his companion might be able to exchange thoughts by means of signs previously agreed upon
Then she made the secret signal that had been agreed upon
between her and Ozma.
Mrs Western assured her, "That the match was entirely agreed upon
, and that nothing could or should prevent it.
Daily business hours were agreed upon
, which his mother, Mr Flintwinch, and he, were to devote together to a necessary checking of books and papers; and he left the home he had so lately found, with depressed heart.
Then the dead were counted, prisoners exchanged, the terms of the next disagreement agreed upon
, and the day for the necessary battle appointed; after which the armies fell into line and marched away, and Tom turned homeward alone.
The bargain was soon concluded, whereupon the Indian, removing a pile of bushes under which his valuables were concealed, drew forth the number of skins agreed upon
as the price.
It had become a touching incident to me, and I remember how we there and then agreed upon
a compromise: she was to read the enticing thing just to convince herself of its inferiority.
Smike and Newman Noggs, who in his impatience had returned home long before the time agreed upon
, sat before the fire, listening anxiously to every footstep on the stairs, and the slightest sound that stirred within the house, for the approach of Nicholas.
Selenographers are not agreed upon
the nature of these colors.
This would seem to be a poetical note of preparation, agreed upon
, as a caution to Durdles to stand clear if he can, or to betake himself homeward.
I'm let to a single gentleman, and the terms is agreed upon
Opinion was divided whether she was the daughter of a prince, a duke, an earl, a viscount, or a baron, but all agreed upon
the main fact, and that the single gentleman was her father; and all bent forward to catch a glimpse, though it were only of the tip of his noble nose, as he rode away, desponding, in his four-horse chaise.