Ferguson, by an ingenious arrangement, combined the advantages of two
balloons, without incurring their inconveniences.
One can not buy and pay for two
cents' worth of clams without trouble and a quarrel.
Cornelius possessed two
bulbs, and the second was intrusted to the love and care of Rosa.
It was to this apartment that the chief finally consented to dispatch two
of his warriors.
Ay," returned the bold dog, "and so you shall, too, before we have done with you;" mixing two
or three oaths in the proper intervals of his speech.
And as the dwarf came to the brink of it, he saw the two
ducks whose lives he had saved swimming about; and they dived down and soon brought in the key from the bottom.
It is impossible to study the several memoirs and works of those two
conscientious and admirable observers, Kolreuter and Gartner, who almost devoted their lives to this subject, without being deeply impressed with the high generality of some degree of sterility.
For," said he, "as flourishing a condition as we may appear to be in to foreigners, we labour under two
mighty evils: a violent faction at home, and the danger of an invasion, by a most potent enemy, from abroad.
But if you only have two
chronometers, how can you tell which has gone wrong?
men who had pushed the strugglers with their feet were assailed with abuse by the sailors, who had become reconciled.
It had now become a weary and almost hopeless task, and had it not been for the threefold motives of honor, friendship and gratitude, implanted in their hearts, our two
travelers would have given up many a time their rides over the sand, their interrogatories of the peasantry and their close inspection of faces.
But we found two
ways of grouping particulars, one into "things" or "pieces of matter," the other into series of "perspectives," each series being what may be called a "biography.