his industry, of course; he is the hardest-working creature in the world--when anybody is looking--but his leather-headedness is the point I make against him.
Martin is a very respectable young man, but I cannot admit
him to be Harriet's equal; and am rather surprized indeed that he should have ventured to address her.
I only know that I never yet heard her admit
any instance of a second attachment's being pardonable.
On these occasions, in summer as in winter, a blazing fire was kindled for some days previously in the large grate, and the charcoal was lighted in the tripod-pan, to keep the Banqueting-Hall as warm as circumstances would admit
The enlightened well-wishers to this species of government must at least hope that the supposition is destitute of foundation; since they can never admit
its truth, without at the same time admitting the condemnation of their own principles.
After all, may not another ground be taken on which this article of the Constitution will admit
of a still more ready defense?
But how admit
that the construction of this submarine boat had escaped the public eye?
it, and I wish to hear these priests admit
, in their turn, what they were going to do at the pagoda of Pillaji.
The fact that the parts of substances appear to be present in the whole, as in a subject, should not make us apprehensive lest we should have to admit
that such parts are not substances: for in explaining the phrase 'being present in a subject', we stated' that we meant 'otherwise than as parts in a whole'.
He is forced to admit
that the state is not possible without the co-operation of men whom he will not admit
to membership in it, either because they are not capable of sufficient rational appreciation of political ends, like the barbarians whom he thought were natural slaves, or because the leisure necessary for citizenship can only be gained by the work of the artisans who by that very work make themselves incapable of the life which they make possible for others.
Yes, Captain, but they did not admit
that he was dead and as for his clothes and accouterments being in their possession--why more civilized peoples than these poor savage negroes strip their prisoners of every article of value whether they intend killing them or not.
You will admit
yourself, general, that for an honourable man, if the author is an honourable man, that is an--an insult," growled the boxer suddenly, with convulsive jerkings of his shoulders.