He informed the two Snake Indians of this determination
, and engaged them to remain in that neighborhood and take care of the horses until the white men should return, promising them ample rewards for their fidelity.
A definite determination
had come into the mind of the defeated wife of the Winesburg hotel keeper.
"Monsieur," replied the young man, "I had formed a determination
, that of piercing my heart with my sword; but you would have thought that cowardly.
The blacks, at first dismayed at the death of their leader, were now worked to a frenzy of rage and a determination
to be avenged.
Pennifeather, came at length to the determination
of dispersion over the adjacent country in search of the missing Mr.
The young inventor admitted knowing the youthful scientist, but that was all, Tom reiterating his determination
not to let Professor Bumper be beaten in the race for the idol of gold.
Under its influence she became almost religious, and caused some anxiety about her health to her mother, who was puzzled by her unwonted seriousness, and, in particular, by her determination
not to speak of the misconduct of Trefusis, which was now the prevailing topic of conversation in the family.
Behold me, then, at the office of the Daily Gazette, on the staff of which I was a most insignificant unit, with the settled determination
that very night, if possible, to find the quest which should be worthy of my Gladys!
'If you have not,' continued I, 'I'll tell you something more about him'; and I gave a sketch of his general conduct, and a more particular account of his behaviour with regard to his child, and explained my apprehensions on the latter's account, and my determination
to deliver him from his father's influence.
"Enough to kill a dog," the girl muttered, thumping her iron down on its rest with reckless determination
. "Workin' girls' life ain't what it's cracked up.
But remembering Edna's whimsical turn of mind of late, and foreseeing that she had immediately acted upon her impetuous determination
, he grasped the situation with his usual promptness and handled it with his well-known business tact and cleverness.
He was just as kind and gentle as before, but there was more purpose and determination
in all that he did -- as if he had jumped at once from a boy into a man.
And then at last, just as my watch pointed to 6.50 (how well I remember the exact moment!) Rosalind awoke suddenly, as women and children do, sitting straight up on the instant, and putting up her hands to her tousled hair, with a half-startled "Where am I?" When her hair was once more "respectable," she gave her skirts a shake, bent sideways to pull up her stockings and tighten her garters, looked at her watch, and then with an exclamation at the lateness of the hour, went over, with an air of desperate determination
, to her bicycle.
The whole question of improved armaments has been approached by the governments of the earth in a spirit of nervous and unreflecting haste, whereas the right way was lying plainly before them, and had only to be pursued with calm determination
. The learned vigils and labours of a certain class of inventors should have been rewarded with honourable liberality as justice demanded; and the bodies of the inventors should have been blown to pieces by means of their own perfected explosives and improved weapons with extreme publicity as the commonest prudence dictated.
His keen grey eyes were undimmed, and the only lines upon his face were the lines of iron character and determination
that always had been there since first I remembered him, nearly thirty-five years before.