But, as respects the majority of my corps of veterans, there will be no wrong done if I characterize them generally
as a set of wearisome old souls, who had gathered nothing worth preservation from their varied experience of life.
In this enterprise, however, he had more real difficulties than generally
fell to the lot of a knight-errant of yore, who seldom had anything but giants, enchanters, fiery dragons, and such like easily conquered adversaries, to contend with and had to make his way merely through gates of iron and brass, and walls of adamant to the castle keep, where the lady of his heart was confined; all which he achieved as easily as a man would carve his way to the centre of a Christmas pie; and then the lady gave him her hand as a matter of course.
His majesty seldom keeps above six hundred horses in his stables: they are generally
from fifty-four to sixty feet high.
The charges against Communism made from a religious, a philosophical, and, generally
, from an ideological standpoint, are not deserving of serious examination.
It is generally
found possible -- by a little artificial compression or expansion on the part of the State physicians -- to make some of the more intelligent leaders of a rebellion perfectly Regular, and to admit them at once into the privileged classes; a much larger number, who are still below the standard, allured by the prospect of being ultimately ennobled, are induced to enter the State Hospitals, where they are kept in honourable confinement for life; one or two alone of the more obstinate, foolish, and hopelessly irregular are led to execution.
Its root is that of the verb "rotisya," to bind oneself by an oath; and it is generally
admitted to be only another form of "rota," which now signifies a "regimental company.
The snow was generally
at least twenty inches in depth, and in many places much more: those who dismounted had to beat their way with toilsome steps.
There are a few passages in the ensuing chapters which may be thought to bear rather bard upon a reverend order of men, the account of whose proceedings in different quarters of the globe-- transmitted to us through their own hands--very generally
, and often very deservedly, receives high commendation.
The former, continually on horseback scouring the plains, gaining their food by hardy exercise, and subsisting chiefly on flesh, are generally
tall, sinewy, meagre, but well formed, and of bold and fierce deportment: the latter, lounging about the river banks, or squatting and curved up in their canoes, are generally
low in stature, ill-shaped, with crooked legs, thick ankles, and broad flat feet.
It was generally
conceived to be meant, of the Spanish fleet that came in '88: for that the king of Spain's surname, as they say, is Norway.
Even if his own inward strength does not throw it off, the rubbings of the world generally
smooth it down.
The dissolution too of a kingdom and a tyranny are generally
the same; for monarchs abound in wealth and honour, which all are desirous to obtain.
And yet, upon the whole, I believe she respected me more than she herself was aware of; because I was the only person in the house who steadily professed good principles, habitually spoke the truth, and generally
endeavoured to make inclination bow to duty; and this I say, not, of course, in commendation of myself, but to show the unfortunate state of the family to which my services were, for the present, devoted.
Diana and several other Avonlea young folks were generally
on hand to meet them and they all walked over to Avonlea in a merry party.
When we look to the individuals of the same variety or sub-variety of our older cultivated plants and animals, one of the first points which strikes us, is, that they generally
differ much more from each other, than do the individuals of any one species or variety in a state of nature.