She was taught most that is suitable
for a gentlewoman, without being crammed with superfluous accomplishments, and, aided by the good cure, a man who remembered her grandfather, had both polished and stored her mind.
As the reader may surmise, the four allegorical personages were somewhat weary with having traversed the three sections of the world, without having found suitable
opportunity for getting rid of their golden dolphin.
A week spent among the Pamarung Islands disclosed no suitable site for the professor's camp, nor was it until they had cruised up the coast several miles north of the equator and Cape Santang that they found a tiny island a few miles off the coast opposite the mouth of a small river--an island which fulfilled in every detail their requirements.
Here it was that the Ithaca came to anchor in a little harbor, while her crew under von Horn, and the Malay first mate, Bududreen, accompanied Professor Maxon in search of a suitable location for a permanent camp.
After some little pause to recover himself, my husband came up with me, and gave the mate thanks for the kindness, which he had expressed to us, and sent suitable acknowledgment by him to the captain, offering to pay him by advance, whatever he demanded for our passage, and for the conveniences he had helped us to.
This was such an evidence of his confidence in us, that it overcame my husband, who, in a mere principle of gratitude, told him, as he could not be in any capacity to make a suitable return for such a favour, so he could not think of accepting of it, nor could he be easy that the captain should run such a risk.
The delighted builder then offered his services in providing a suitable
crew for the little vessel, but this Dantes declined with many thanks, saying he was accustomed to cruise about quite alone, and his principal pleasure consisted in managing his yacht himself; the only thing the builder could oblige him in would be to contrive a sort of secret closet in the cabin at his bed's head, the closet to contain three divisions, so constructed as to be concealed from all but himself.
After looking the town over with some care, the most suitable
place that could be secured seemed to be a rather dilapidated shanty near the coloured Methodist church, together with the church itself as a sort of assembly-room.
"Now, if you and Priscilla agree to it, wouldn't it be a good idea for you, who are on the spot, to look around and see if you can find a suitable
house this spring?
There was one time of the year which was held in Raveloe to be especially suitable
for a wedding.
But it occurred to me that a young and docile Hexagon, with a mathematical turn, would be a most suitable
"NOW, sir, do you believe in ROBINSON CRUSOE?" I asked, with a solemnity, suitable
to the occasion.
After a silence of a few moments, as if adjusting his thoughts, in order to make a suitable
answer to the declaration their guests had just given, another warrior arose, and placed himself in an attitude to speak.
Altogether, since no prospects were attached to his family name, and since a new christening seemed a suitable
commencement of a new life, Mr.
"Well, I hope you left some suitable
excuse," said her husband, somewhat appeased, as he added a dash of cayenne pepper to the soup.