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In view of the good character to which your friends have testified, and on the condition that you do not touch liquor, I will not sentence you to jail, but will place you in charge of the probation officer.
To confess the truth, it was my greatest apprehension -- as it would never be a measure of policy to turn out so quiet an individual as myself; and it being hardly in the nature of a public officer to resign -- it was my chief trouble, therefore, that I was likely to grow grey and decrepit in the Surveyorship, and become much such another animal as the old Inspector.
On hearing this one of the newly arrived officers of the Brotherhood, who had been listening to the dispute and controversy, unable to restrain his anger and impatience, exclaimed, "It is a pack-saddle as sure as my father is my father, and whoever has said or will say anything else must be drunk.
The officer desired to have Milady's packages pointed out to him, and ordered them to be placed in the boat.
Monsieur," said the king, looking at the officer, who wore his uniform with an ease that would have caused envy in a young man, "you are stronger and more vigorous than I am.
The officer did not stir; he became pale under this terrible threat, but replied with simplicity, "Monsieur, you are wrong in acting against my orders.
That same evening there was an animated discussion among the squadron's officers in Denisov's quarters.
The colonel looked questioningly toward Major Preswick who quickly rose to the occasion and presented the ape-man to his commanding officer and fellows.
It is not worth while finishing it," answered the officer.
inquired the officers both together, advancing on him suspiciously.
But," said the Officer, still smiling, "it was a stuffed Thug.
In the narrative I purpose telling my story in a less formal, and I hope, a more entertaining, style; though, being only a naval officer and without claim to the slightest literary ability, I shall most certainly fall far short of the possibilities which are inherent in my subject.
exclaimed the young midshipman, worked up to a pitch of enthusiasm by this ideal description of his superior officer.
Our commanding officer had said all in his power to encourage and promote this good disposition, from the first moment he had been acquainted with it.
As you see," responded Vronsky, knitting his brows, wiping his mouth, and not looking at the officer.