demanded Heyward, when the other had arrived sufficiently nigh to abate
his speed; "I trust you are no messenger of evil tidings?
Although, by a seemingly careless arrangement of his heterogeneous garb, he had endeavoured to conceal or abate
the peculiarity, it was sufficiently evident to Hester Prynne that one of this man's shoulders rose higher than the other.
Helen regarded me, probably with surprise: I could not now abate
my agitation, though I tried hard; I continued to weep aloud.
It was not for his friend to abate
These were calculated in some degree to abate
the dangers of the day; a precaution the more necessary, as the conflict was to be maintained with sharp swords and pointed lances.
But when some confessed they owed their greatness and wealth to sodomy, or incest; others, to the prostituting of their own wives and daughters; others, to the betraying of their country or their prince; some, to poisoning; more to the perverting of justice, in order to destroy the innocent, I hope I may be pardoned, if these discoveries inclined me a little to abate
of that profound veneration, which I am naturally apt to pay to persons of high rank, who ought to be treated with the utmost respect due to their sublime dignity, by us their inferiors.
This advice appearing reasonable, Khacan decided to follow it, but his wrath against his son did not abate
If the chumo is pleased with the treat and present, he will give him a declaration or writing to witness that his ground, which afforded five or six sacks of corn, did you yield so many bushels, and even of this it is the custom to abate
something; so that our revenue did not increase in proportion to our lands; and we found ourselves often obliged to buy corn, which, indeed, is not dear, for in fruitful years forty or fifty measures, weighing each about twenty-two pounds, may be purchased for a crown.
To all which his master said in reply, "I wish I had breath enough to speak somewhat easily, and that the pain I feel on this side would abate
so as to let me explain to thee, Panza, the mistake thou makest.
The zeal for attempts to amend, prior to the establishment of the Constitution, must abate
in every man who is ready to accede to the truth of the following observations of a writer equally solid and ingenious: "To balance a large state or society [says he], whether monarchical or republican, on general laws, is a work of so great difficulty, that no human genius, however comprehensive, is able, by the mere dint of reason and reflection, to effect it.
I asked to be excused in case I should not be able to discharge my debt to all three; for Monsieur Athos has the right to kill me first, which I must abate
your valor in your own estimation, Monsieur Porthos, and render yours almost null, Monsieur Aramis.
Joannes stayed for a while to see whether the storm seemed to abate
in its fury, but a brief space of time sufficed to assure him that, instead of diminishing, the violence of the rain and thunder momentarily increased; resigning himself, therefore, to what seemed inevitable, he bade his host good-night, and mounted the stairs.