No gentleman were admitted, so Jo played male parts to her heart's content and took immense satisfaction in a pair of russet leather boots given
her by a friend, who knew a lady who knew an actor.
It has given
me such an abhorrence of annuities, that I am sure I would not pin myself down to the payment of one for all the world.
They are very bad reasoners, and vehemently given
to opposition, unless when they happen to be of the right opinion, which is seldom their case.
I then brought him back disguised, under cover of night, to my house, where I have since given
him all the care I bestow on my other brothers.
The chec and his attendants, though I had given
them notice that we were going to let off our guns in honour of the King their master, could not forbear trembling at the fire and noise.
To this his answer was that he thanked me for the disposition I showed to do honour to him and to regard myself as honoured by the bestowal of his treasure; but that as my father was alive it was his by right to make this demand, for if it were not in accordance with his full will and pleasure, Luscinda was not to be taken or given
And Villefort threw disdainfully on his desk the letter Dantes had just given
back to him.
The gods have given
me quite enough worries without that, for I have lost the best of masters, and am in continual grief on his account.
Notice having been given
of his intention [of instructing the Indians], Mr.
Our loves are not given
, but only lent, At compound interest of cent per cent.
Then at last his sorrowing wife detailed the horrors that befall those whose city is taken; she reminded him how the men are slain, and the city is given
over to the flames, while the women and children are carried into captivity; when he heard all this, his heart was touched, and he donned his armour to go forth.
The church was simply the former chapel of the castle, fronting upon its grass-grown court, which, however, was of generous enough width to have given
up its quaintest corner to a little graveyard.
Meantime he began to be tired, and hungry too, for he had given
away his last penny in his joy at getting the cow.
Here the patients waited after having been given
their `letters' at mid-day; and the long rows of them, bottles and gallipots in hand, some tattered and dirty, others decent enough, sitting in the dimness, men and women of all ages, children, gave one an impression which was weird and horrible.
I have given
you my wheelbarrow, and now you are going to give me your plank.