I have never declined paying the highway tax, because I am as desirous of being a good neighbor
as I am of being a bad subject; and as for supporting schools, I am doing my part to educate my fellow countrymen now.
That tailor Billings, from Tennessee, wrote poetry that Homer and Shakespeare couldn't begin to come up to; but nobody would print it, nobody read it but his neighbors
, an ignorant lot, and they laughed at it.
In later years, when Frank had reached the age of seventeen, the same curious shifting of the relative positions of parent and friend between the two neighbors
was exemplified more absurdly than ever.
Yes, as you see, neighbor
Caderousse; and ready to be agreeable to you in any and every way," replied Dantes, but ill-concealing his coldness under this cloak of civility.
But all of them, grown people and children, had a kind of familiarity with the Great Stone Face, although some possessed the gift of distinguishing this grand natural phenomenon more perfectly than many of their neighbors
At first he had enjoined the actors, who had stopped in suspense, to continue, and to raise their voices; then, perceiving that no one was listening, he had stopped them; and, during the entire quarter of an hour that the interruption lasted, he had not ceased to stamp, to flounce about, to appeal to Gisquette and Liénarde, and to urge his neighbors
to the continuance of the prologue; all in vain.
Share thy happiness with thy neighbor
, and may envy never dim the purity of that bliss.
According to Evelyn, "the wise Solomon prescribed ordinances for the very distances of trees; and the Roman praetors have decided how often you may go into your neighbor
's land to gather the acorns which fall on it without trespass, and what share belongs to that neighbor
A sailor's wife, who was always proud and fine, in her way, came to her neighbor
, and complained that she had got a splinter in her finger.
The States less favorably circumstanced would be desirous of escaping from the disadvantages of local situation, and of sharing in the advantages of their more fortunate neighbors
Whenever, and from whatever causes, it might happen, and happen it would, that any one of these nations or confederacies should rise on the scale of political importance much above the degree of her neighbors
, that moment would those neighbors
behold her with envy and with fear.
M'Dougal, who was delighted with an opportunity of entering upon his functions, and acquiring importance in the eyes of his future neighbors
Kings have to deal with their neighbors
, their wives, their children, their prelates or clergy, their nobles, their second-nobles or gentlemen, their merchants, their commons, and their men of war; and from all these arise dangers, if care and circumspection be not used.
Each person was given freely by his neighbors
whatever he required for his use, which is as much as any one may reasonably desire.
We must not give them reason to say that their neighbors