The artificial bird was put on silken cushions by the Emperor's bed, all the presents which it received, gold and precious stones, lay round it, and it was given the title of Imperial Night-singer, First from the left.
said the Emperor, standing up in his Imperial robes, which he had himself put on, and fastening on his sword richly embossed with gold.
The members of the diet, as such, are subject in all cases to be judged by the emperor and diet, and in their private capacities by the aulic council and imperial
He was a major in the Imperial
guard and was at Waterloo.
He must have been desirous of proving that Americans were welcome guests in the imperial
palaces of Russia, because he rode all the way to Yalta and escorted our procession to the Emperor's himself, and kept his aids scurrying about, clearing the road and offering assistance wherever it could be needed.
Great Britain, it seemed, in an access of meanness, temporised and wrangled with the imperial
spirited Butteridge and his extraordinary invention.
Yet my imperial
power and dignity had been a very real thing during my brief reign.
I shall suggest to the Ulema of the Imperial
Ear that he
In the center of the troops following the imperial
elephant marched a great caravan of slaves.
Indeed, please your Imperial
Majesty," said he to his sovereign when he returned, "the cloth which the weavers are preparing is extraordinarily magnificent.
The following morning, at eleven o'clock, she presented herself at the offices of the Imperial
and West African Rubber Company.
She was in love with all the new princes and princesses who married into the imperial
family; she had been in love with a high dignitary of the Church, a vicar, and a parish priest; she had been in love with a journalist, three Slavophiles, with Komissarov, with a minister, a doctor, an English missionary and Karenin.
His late Excellency, whom the august favour of his Imperial
master had imposed as Ambassador upon several reluctant Ministers of Foreign Affairs, had enjoyed in his lifetime a fame for an owlish, pessimistic gullibility.
The speaker, and the schoolmaster, and the third grown person present, all backed a little, and swept with their eyes the inclined plane of little vessels then and there arranged in order, ready to have imperial
gallons of facts poured into them until they were full to the brim.
I bet fifty imperials
"- he spoke French that the Englishman might understand him, but he did, not speak it very well- "I bet fifty imperials