Although it has been my privilege to be the medium through which a good many hundred thousand dollars have been received for the work at Tuskegee, I have always avoided what the world calls "begging.
A few blocks from that house I called to see a gentleman who received me in the most cordial manner.
The uncle thus departed, when the servant came to attend the nephew to bed, had waked him for that purpose, and had at last made him sensible that his uncle was gone, he, instead of accepting the kind offices tendered him, insisted on a chair being called; with this the servant, who had received
no strict orders to the contrary, readily complied; and, thus being conducted back to the house of Mrs Miller, he had staggered up to Mr Jones's chamber, as hath been before recounted.
Bagration replied that he was not authorized either to accept or refuse a truce and sent his adjutant to Kutuzov to report the offer he had received.
As soon as Bonaparte (who was at Schonbrunn, sixteen miles from Hollabrunn) received Murat's dispatch with the proposal of a truce and a capitulation, he detected a ruse and wrote the following letter to Murat:
The labours of the insurance commission had come to an end--the report had been received
from Venice on that day.
He had received his name from the suavity of his countenance, the inveterate politeness of his language, and the unassailable composure of his manner.
I instantly struck out in a state of fury--was stopped with great neatness--and received in return a blow on the head, which sent me down on the carpet half stunned, and too giddy to know the difference between the floor and the ceiling.
Queen Elizabeth received Spenser kindly, and was so delighted with the Faery Queen that she ordered Lord Burleigh to pay the poet 100 pounds a year.
But, says an old writer, "he was so busied, belike about matters of higher concernment, that Spenser received no reward.
When we began to apply ourselves to the work of the mission we could not by any means persuade any but the lord and the priest to receive us into their houses; the rest were rough and untractable to that degree that, after having converted six, we despaired of making any farther progress, and thought it best to remove to other towns where we might be better received
Well," cried Pelisson, in his turn, "you have received
Since we parted yesterday, I have received
from indisputable authority such a history of you as must bring the most mortifying conviction of the imposition I have been under, and the absolute necessity of an immediate and eternal separation from you.
But her death, which happened ten years before his own, produced a great alteration in his home; for to supply her loss, he invited and received
into his house the family of his nephew Mr.
Early the next morning we accordingly set out, and when we reached the capital I was graciously received
by the king, to whom I related my adventures, upon which he ordered that I should be well cared for and provided with such things as I needed.