But, laws bless you, take the dog, and go and hunt his remainders
Vital force is only an expression for the unknown remainder over and above what we know of the essence of life.
Free will is for history only an expression for the unknown remainder of what we know about the laws of human life.
That very man whose judgment was so sound and accurate where merit was concerned - he who had swept into his coffers the inheritance of Nicholas Fouquet, who had robbed him of Lenotre and Lebrun, and had sent him to rot for the remainder
of his life in one of the state prisons - merely remembered the peaches of that vanquished, crushed, forgotten enemy
Caching the remainder
of the deer's hind quarter in the crotch of a tree the ape-man wiped his greasy palms upon his naked thighs and swung off in pursuit of Numa.
I generally contrived to reserve a moiety of this bounteous repast for myself; but the remainder
I was invariably obliged to part with.
In this manner passed the remainder
of the time, until Middleton, as has been related, led Inez forth from the tent, and gave a new direction to the thoughts of the whole party.
As soon as we had come to an understanding, and made choice of our professions, my father embraced us all, and in the short time he mentioned carried into effect all he had promised; and when he had given to each his share, which as well as I remember was three thousand ducats apiece in cash (for an uncle of ours bought the estate and paid for it down, not to let it go out of the family), we all three on the same day took leave of our good father; and at the same time, as it seemed to me inhuman to leave my father with such scanty means in his old age, I induced him to take two of my three thousand ducats, as the remainder
would be enough to provide me with all a soldier needed.
I spent the remainder
of my youth in traveling, in visiting courts and armies, in holding intercourse with men of different dispositions and ranks, in collecting varied experience, in proving myself in the different situations into which fortune threw me, and, above all, in making such reflection on the matter of my experience as to secure my improvement.
Half the blacks ran away like rabbits; the remainder
, greatly outnumbering Trent and his party, stood firm.
of this scene consisted entirely of raptures, excuses, and compliments, very pleasant to have heard from the parties; but rather dull when related at second hand.
Through the remainder
of the night, I saw no more of my cousin.
The small amount of money that I had earned had been consumed by my stepfather and the remainder
of the family, with the exception of a very few dollars, and so I had very little with which to buy clothes and pay my travelling expenses.
Tupman should be left at home in charge of the females; and that the remainder
of the guests, under the guidance of Mr.
These parlors are both too small for such parties of our friends as I hope to see often collected here; and I have some thoughts of throwing the passage into one of them with perhaps a part of the other, and so leave the remainder
of that other for an entrance; this, with a new drawing room which may be easily added, and a bed-chamber and garret above, will make it a very snug little cottage.