My internal hurts were deemed the most serious, since it was apparent that a broken rib had penetrated my left lung, and that many of my organs had been pressed out so far to one side or the other of where they belonged, that it was doubtful if they would ever learn to perform
their functions in such remote and unaccustomed localities.
Old Driscoll's mouth opened and closed three times before he could get it to perform
its office; then he stormed out:
She knew the limitations of her own powers too well to attempt more than she could perform
with credit; she wanted neither taste nor spirit in the little things which are generally acceptable, and could accompany her own voice well.
But unwelcome as such a task must be, it was necessary to be done, and Elinor therefore hastened to perform
This document remained locked in my drawer all day: after tea, I asked leave of the new superintendent to go to Lowton, in order to perform
some small commissions for myself and one or two of my fellow-teachers; permission was readily granted; I went.
It's just as if it were a task he was compelled to perform
- this interview - for fear his father should scold him.
You must have had duties to perform
as trying in their way as the duty that lies before you this morning.
A gang of beggars have their Patrico, and the banditti of the Apennines have among them persons acting as monks and priests, by whom they are confessed, and who perform
mass before them.
It was reserved for the first settlers of new England to perform
achievements equally arduous, to trample down obstructions equally formidable, to dispel dangers equally terrific, under the single inspiration of conscience.
The admiral desired the flag to be hauled down--hoped it would be perfectly agreeable--and his men stood ready to perform
Accordingly we offered our services to one and were accepted; our Company was indeed rather small, as it consisted only of the Manager his wife and ourselves, but there were fewer to pay and the only inconvenience attending it was the Scarcity of Plays which for want of People to fill the Characters, we could perform
No service was too humble for him to perform
in the aid of the South, no adventure to perilous for him to undertake if consistent with the character of a civilian who was at heart a soldier, and who in good faith and without too much qualification assented to at least a part of the frankly villainous dictum that all is fair in love and war.