In return, I will offer
you in sacrifice a broad-browed heifer of a year old, unbroken, and never yet brought by man under the yoke.
He then most earnestly recommended to her ladyship to do him the honour of immediately mentioning his proposals to the family; to whom he said he offered
a carte blanche , and would settle his fortune in almost any manner they should require.
"Well, well," returned the old man, meekly; "I hope there is no heavy offence in the offer
. I know that the skin of a racoon is of small price, but then it was no mighty labour that I asked in return."
However, I shook them off, and still flattered myself that something or other might offer
for my advantage.
The two ladies in the dining-room (where worthy Miss Briggs was delighted to be admitted once more to confidential conversation with her patroness) wondered to their hearts' content at Sir Pitt's offer
, and Rebecca's refusal; Briggs very acutely suggesting that there must have been some obstacle in the shape of a previous attachment, otherwise no young woman in her senses would ever have refused so advantageous a proposal.
first twelve hundred, then fifteen hundred, eighteen hundred, two thousand pounds.
And he had now come to Moscow with a firm determination to make an offer
, and get married if he were accepted.
This being so, I say I thank you, sirs, for the offer
you have made me, which places me under the obligation of complying with the request you have made of me; though I fear the account I shall give you of my misfortunes will excite in you as much concern as compassion, for you will be unable to suggest anything to remedy them or any consolation to alleviate them.
Why, sir, meeting your proposition in the spirit in which it is offered
, I should say Julia and I could get along very comfortably on $100,000.
"Chryses," said he, "King Agamemnon has sent me to bring you back your child, and to offer
sacrifice to Apollo on behalf of the Danaans, that we may propitiate the god, who has now brought sorrow upon the Argives."
As ADAM lay a-dreaming beneath the Apple Tree, The Angel of the Earth came down, and offered
Earth in fee.
When I attended the King in order to deliver the presents, after I had excused the smallness of them, as being, though unworthy his acceptance, the largest that our profession of poverty, and distance from our country, allowed us to make, he examined them one by one with a dissatisfied look, and told me that however he might be pleased with our good attentions, he thought our present such as could not be offered
to a king without affronting him; and made me a sign with his hand to withdraw, and take back what I had brought.
There were several schemes for getting hold of this paper and that, and there were offers
that came to nothing.
The reward which has been offered
is a large one, and it is not for me to question the bona fide nature of it.
large discount--he offered
a check(Drawn "to bearer") for seven-pounds-ten: But the Bandersnatch merely extended its neck And grabbed at the Banker again.