Private Conklin was a convalescent and should have been tenderly treated.
And the Hospital Orderly was so satisfied with the justice of the punishment that he did not even order Private Dormer back to his cot.
I then remarked that Miss Vanstone had only taken one of her three boxes with her -- and it now occurred to me that a private
investigation of the luggage she had left behind might possibly be attended with beneficial results.
You are horrified at our intending to do away with private
Either the wooden horse was careless, or it failed to properly time the descent of the hammer, for the mighty weapon caught it squarely upon its head, and thumped it against the ground so powerfully that the private
flew off its back high into the air, and landed upon one of the giant's cast-iron arms.
Of course, it might be said that the Individualism generated under conditions of private
property is not always, or even as a rule, of a fine or wonderful type, and that the poor, if they have not culture and charm, have still many virtues.
To this inquiry the private
answer of the Chief Inspector, so private
that it was never shaped into audible words, was:
However, it is the tall one, the one of the private
lessons, that is the most remarkable.
Did you yourself ever recommend arsenic, or mention it casually, in the course of the private
conversations which you have described?
Some of your servants were to have private
orders to strew a poisonous juice on your shirts and sheets, which would soon make you tear your own flesh, and die in the utmost torture.
Grimy sailors came down out of the foretop placidly announcing themselves as "a handful of private
citizens of America, traveling simply for recreation and unostentatiously," etc.
Everything, of course, is in code, yet we know this for a fact: a good deal of private
information passing between the Admiral and his commanders was known in Germany three hours after the signals themselves had been given.
How strange was this miracle of fame, I pondered, this strange apotheosis by which a mere private
name becomes a public symbol
Now, as the fact of becoming a prince from a private
station presupposes either ability or fortune, it is clear that one or other of these things will mitigate in some degree many difficulties.
Besides, there would be another inconvenience attending this proposal, for what is common to many is taken least care of; for all men regard more what is their own than what others share with them in, to which they pay less attention than is incumbent on every one: let me add also, that every one is more negligent of what another is to see to, as well as himself, than of his own private
business; as in a family one is often worse served by many servants than by a few.