The doctors, therefore, all previous ceremonies being complied with, as this was a new patient, attended, according to desire
, and laid hold on each of her hands, as they had before done on those of the corpse.
When the new label came, he put it on; our French wine being now turned into German wine, according to desire
, the head waiter went blandly about his other duties, as if the working of this sort of miracle was a common and easy thing to him.
Fred was not a gambler: he had not that specific disease in which the suspension of the whole nervous energy on a chance or risk becomes as necessary as the dram to the drunkard; he had only the tendency to that diffusive form of gambling which has no alcoholic intensity, but is carried on with the healthiest chyle-fed blood, keeping up a joyous imaginative activity which fashions events according to desire
, and having no fears about its own weather, only sees the advantage there must be to others in going aboard with it.