In the District of Minas alone, there were destroyed two hundred and fifty-five houses, two hundred and seventy-six barns, one hundred and fifty-five outhouses, eleven mills, and one church; and the friends of those who refused to surrender were threatened as the victims of their obstinacy.
To comply with this request of holding a few as hostages for the surrender of the whole body, was deemed inconsistent with his instructions; but, as there could be no objection to allow a small number of them to return to their homes, permission was given to them to choose ten for the District of Minas (Horton) and ten for the District of Canard (Cornwallis) to whom leave of absence was given for one day, and on whose return a similar number were indulged in the same manner.
"Good Heavens!" exclaimed the District
Attorney, throwing down his note-book and pencil; "this is all quite irregular.
It's very nice for you to have over six thousand acres in the Karazinsky district, and such muscles, and the freshness of a girl of twelve; still you'll be one of us one day.
Over six thousand acres in the Karazinsky district; everything before him; and what youth and vigor!
The poor folks used to buy the wicker mats on which they drain their cheeses, and all the baskets needed for the insignificant trade of the district
. I suggested to an intelligent young fellow that he might take a lease on a good-sized piece of land by the side of the torrent.
attorney ran his finger briskly down a printed card.
in which he had landed was residential--a district
of merchants of the more prosperous sort.
In some cases it can be shown that widely-different checks act on the same species in different districts
. When we look at the plants and bushes clothing an entangled bank, we are tempted to attribute their proportional numbers and kinds to what we call chance.
That's why he agreed with me about developing the resources of the district
by cotton-growing, you know."
It was delivered to the letter, perhaps, but with all that moral coloring which can be conveyed under such expressions as, “thinking no harm,” “feeling it my bounden duty as a magistrate,” and “seeing that the constable was back’ard in the business.” When he had done, and the district
attorney declined putting any further interrogatories, Mr.
Here likewise the regulation of children is settled: as for instance, if a HOUYHNHNM has two males, he changes one of them with another that has two females; and when a child has been lost by any casualty, where the mother is past breeding, it is determined what family in the district
shall breed another to supply the loss.
Divide the largest State into ten or twelve districts
, and it will be found that there will be no peculiar local interests in either, which will not be within the knowledge of the representative of the district
Ten minutes after each regiment had entered a Moscow district
, not a soldier or officer was left.
The constitution of New York makes no other provision for LOCALITY of elections, than that the members of the Assembly shall be elected in the COUNTIES; those of the Senate, in the great districts
into which the State is or may be divided: these at present are four in number, and comprehend each from two to six counties.