Felix soon learned that the treacherous Turk, for whom he and his family endured such unheard-of oppression, on discovering that his deliverer was thus reduced to poverty and ruin, became a traitor to good feeling and honour and had quitted Italy with his daughter, insultingly sending Felix a pittance of money to aid him, as he said, in some plan of future maintenance.
When alone, Safie resolved in her own mind the plan of conduct that it would become her to pursue in this emergency.
The members of this party were those who had demanded an advance from Vilna into Poland and freedom from all prearranged plans.
They said that undoubtedly war, particularly against such a genius as Bonaparte (they called him Bonaparte now), needs most deeply devised plans and profound scientific knowledge and in that respect Pfuel was a genius, but at the same time it had to be acknowledged that the theorists are often one sided, and therefore one should not trust them absolutely, but should also listen to what Pfuel's opponents and practical men of experience in warfare had to say, and then choose a middle course.
I also have a life-saving mortar with which we might be able to throw a line over the summit of the cliffs; but this plan
would necessitate one of us climbing to the top with the chances more than even that the line would cut at the summit, or the hooks at the upper end would slip.
Should the Northwest Company persist in extending their trade in that quarter, their competition might be of serious detriment to the plans
His daughter did not question him as to the cause of this change in plans
, for since those three days that her father had kept himself locked in his workroom at home the girl had noticed a subtle change in her parent--a marked disinclination to share with her his every confidence as had been his custom since the death of her mother.
Then, at the first convenient opportunity, she went down herself, intending to repack her belongings and store them properly in the local warehouse: the plan
had been amateurish and a failure.
The Same Subject Continued, and the Incoherence of the Objections to the New Plan
Exposed From the Independent Journal.
I went to thinking out a plan
, but only just to be doing something; I knowed very well where the right plan
was going to come from.
Dashwood could spare them perfectly well; and Elinor, who now understood her sister, and saw to what indifference to almost every thing else she was carried by her eagerness to be with Willoughby again, made no farther direct opposition to the plan
, and merely referred it to her mother's decision, from whom however she scarcely expected to receive any support in her endeavour to prevent a visit, which she could not approve of for Marianne, and which on her own account she had particular reasons to avoid.
Of the different grounds which have been taken in opposition to the plan
of the convention, there is none that was so little to have been expected, or is so untenable in itself, as the one from which this particular provision has been attacked.