It was only with the assistance of a servant, and by leaning his hand heavily on the iron balustrade, that he could slowly and painfully ascend the Custom-House steps, and, with a toilsome progress across the floor, attain his customary chair beside
To turn and fly was now too late; and besides
, what chance was there of escaping ghost or goblin, if such it was, which could ride upon the wings of the wind?
And some doubted, and they went back with him to the place where he and his wife had stopped to rest, and there lay the doll, and besides
, they saw in the snow the steps of two people, and the foot of one was like the foot of the doll.
I do not understand it," said Don Quixote; but one of the guards said to him, "Sir, to sing under suffering means with the non sancta fraternity to confess under torture; they put this sinner to the torture and he confessed his crime, which was being a cuatrero, that is a cattle-stealer, and on his confession they sentenced him to six years in the galleys, besides
two bundred lashes that he has already had on the back; and he is always dejected and downcast because the other thieves that were left behind and that march here ill-treat, and snub, and jeer, and despise him for confessing and not having spirit enough to say nay; for, say they, 'nay' has no more letters in it than
Then as to the analysis of the ancients and the algebra of the moderns, besides
that they embrace only matters highly abstract, and, to appearance, of no use, the former is so exclusively restricted to the consideration of figures, that it can exercise the understanding only on condition of greatly fatiguing the imagination; and, in the latter, there is so complete a subjection to certain rules and formulas, that there results an art full of confusion and obscurity calculated to embarrass, instead of a science fitted to cultivate the mind.
The servant seems to me less mysterious than the master; besides
, he's a Frenchman, and can't help talking.
, the production of spectacular effects depends more on the art of the stage machinist than on that of the poet.
, it began to grow late, and then, as today, people went to bed early in the quarter of the Luxembourg.
Yet it would seem that besides
those mentioned there is yet another.
my plate and family pictures, household furniture of every kind, my own, my children's, and servants' apparel, they carried off about £900 sterling in money, and emptied the house of everything whatsoever, except a part of the kitchen furniture, not leaving a single book or paper in it, and have scattered or destroyed all the manuscripts and other papers I had been collecting for thirty years together, besides
a great number of public papers in my custody.
An-echantillon--a--a sample often serves to give an idea of the whole; besides
, narrow and wide are words comparative, are they not?
but she always was silly--intolerably so in marrying him at all, she the heiress of a large fortune and he without a shilling: one title, I know, she might have had, besides
A numerous nobility causeth poverty, and inconvenience in a state; for it is a surcharge of expense; and besides
, it being of necessity, that many of the nobility fall, in time, to be weak in fortune, it maketh a kind of disproportion, between honor and means.
, there would be another inconvenience attending this proposal, for what is common to many is taken least care of; for all men regard more what is their own than what others share with them in, to which they pay less attention than is incumbent on every one: let me add also, that every one is more negligent of what another is to see to, as well as himself, than of his own private business; as in a family one is often worse served by many servants than by a few.
this, another trait in his character has become apparent, and as it is a good trait we will make haste to reveal it.