Mr Allworthy himself spoke to the captain in his brother's behalf
, and desired to know what offence the doctor had committed; when the hard-hearted villain had the baseness to say that he should never forgive him for the injury which he had endeavoured to do him in his favour; which, he said, he had pumped out of him, and was such a cruelty that it ought not to be forgiven.
She then modestly reminded the Grand Master, that she ought to be permitted some opportunity of free communication with her friends, for the purpose of making her condition known to them, and procuring, if possible, some champion to fight in her behalf.
One Nazarene warrior might indeed bear arms in my behalf, even Wilfred, son of Cedric, whom the Gentiles call Ivanhoe.
of the whole family I beg you to come, mon cher!" These words he repeated to everyone without exception or variation, and with the same expression on his full, cheerful, clean-shaven face, the same firm pressure of the hand and the same quick, repeated bows.
"It is the same as if you spoke on your own behalf
"And on whose behalf
," he said, "do you wish to do this?"
Grimwig received very graciously; and if the gratification of that moment had been the only reward for all her anxiety and care in Oliver's behalf
, Rose Maylie would have been well repaid.
In the same book, I met with one of Sheridan's mighty speeches on and in behalf
of Catholic eman- cipation.
Nonetheless she insisted that I ought to go halves with her in the day's winnings, and offered me 800 gulden on condition that henceforth, I gambled only on those terms; but I refused to do so, once and for all--stating, as my reason, that I found myself unable to play on behalf
of any one else, "I am not unwilling so to do," I added, "but in all probability I should lose."
Experts were sending--on their own account, on behalf
of learned societies, and through local and imperial governing bodies--reports dealing with the matter, and suggesting remedies.
Nor ever did you know John Carter to lie in his own behalf
, or to say aught that might harm the people of Barsoom, or to speak lightly of the strange religion which he respected without understanding.
All appeals on behalf
of charity he steadily ignored.
And we may further grant to those of her defenders who are lovers of poetry and yet not poets the permission to speak in prose on her behalf
: let them show not only that she is pleasant but also useful to States and to human life, and we will listen in a kindly spirit; for if this can be proved we shall surely be the gainers--I mean, if there is a use in poetry as well as a delight?
Hitherto he had been rather more adored and appealed to than was quite agreeable to him; but now, in attempting to open the ears of women to reason, and their consciences to justice, on behalf
of Maggie Tulliver, he suddenly found himself as powerless as he was aware he would have been if he had attempted to influence the shape of bonnets.
Noel Vanstone to receive communications on her behalf
. My object in taking this step is to cause a search to be instituted for the Trust -- in the very probable event of the executors not having met with it yet -before the usual measures are adopted for the administration of the admiral's estate.