“No doubt, my dear fellow,” said Mackinnon; “that would be a dignified and pleasant ending to the affair.

The last four won their promotion a second time and were re-appointed and confirmed at varying intervals; but of that later. He grew silent, and quiet ensued for a moment, terrible to Countess Mary. Rostóv described Denísov’s appearance. What is it all about?” inquired Prince Andrew impatiently. Rathillet was tried and executed for the murder …

The archbishop (as we haue said), hauing stripped him, first annointed his hands, then his head, brest, shoulders, and the ioints of his armes with the sacred oile, saieng certeine praiers, and in the meane time did the quéere sing the antheme, beginning, Vnxerunt regem Salomonem, &c.

“Gentlemen, the dispositions for tomorrow—or rather for today, for it is past midnight—cannot now be altered,” said he. That night, alone in new surroundings, he was long unable to sleep. From that sleigh one could hear the shouts, laughter, and voices of the mummers. But the stars are situated in the ethereal space; and as …

Women are evermore addicted to cross their husbands: they lay hold with both hands on all occasions to contradict and oppose them; the first excuse serves for a plenary justification.

For, indeed, it might well come to pass, such are the chances of battle, that one or other might prevail over him, not being the better man, but by reason of some accident. The Twelfth Corps had been Banks’s, and it too had not been engaged at the second Bull Run, its work having been …

Not only would the priestess belong to him for ever, having none other than him for husband, but Gilgames would shower upon him riches and honours.

We take other men’s knowledge and opinions upon trust; which is an idle and superficial learning. As they passed by the farm buildings in front of the East Wood, the enemy made a dash at Greene and French. To this Sir Scudamore made no answer, though there was great anger in his heart. Whilst the …