The Indian is a vigilant and crafty foe, by no means given to hair-brained assaults; he seldom attacks when he finds his foe well prepared and on the alert.
At length his horses having recovered strength sufficient for a journey, he prepared to return to the Nez Perces, or rather to visit his caches on Salmon River; that he might take thence goods and equipments for the opening season.
If I told her to leave her husband, that must mean uniting her life with mine; am I prepared
I, for my part, was prepared
with passports; Herbert had seen Startop, and he was more than ready to join.
At ten o'clock, the king's collation, consisting of preserves and other delicacies, was prepared in the little room on the side of the church of St.
A private room had been prepared for the king and another for Monsieur.
The nurse, having placed the beverage prepared by the doctor within reach of the patient, and locked the door, was listening with terror to the comments of the servants in the kitchen, and storing her memory with all the horrible stories which had for some months past amused the occupants of the ante-chambers in the house of the king's attorney.
Still, she felt her pulse, and finding it throb violently she remembered that the best method of dispelling such illusions was to drink, for a draught of the beverage prepared by the doctor to allay her fever seemed to cause a reaction of the brain, and for a short time she suffered less.
My intendant has prepared
the orders of a thousand livres, drawn upon the cities of the south; he will give you a hundred of them.
These sayings were prepared in the inner laboratory of his mind in a portable form as if intentionally, so that insignificant society people might carry them from drawing room to drawing room.
When Prince Andrew reached the room prepared for him and lay down in a clean shirt on the feather bed with its warmed and fragrant pillows, he felt that the battle of which he had brought tidings was far, far away from him.
Maud, who had prepared
me for disappointment, and who had been sprightly and vivacious all day, broke down as we landed in our own little cove.
Da Souza entered presently, apologetic and abject, prepared
at the same time to extenuate and deny.
In the meantime, the sisters gladly dismounted, and prepared
to enjoy their halt in the coolness of the evening, and in a security which they believed nothing but the beasts of the forest could invade.
With much care I prepared
the best address that I was capable of.