In the night he had debated
whether he should not get on the coach, not for Riverston, but for London, leaving a note to Lydgate which would give a makeshift reason for his retreat.
The Trojans were suspicious of the wooden horse and standing round it debated
what they ought to do.
As she debated the wisdom of risking disturbing the child's slumber by lifting the blanket that now protected its face from the sun, she noted that the cook conversed with the chief in the language of the Negro.
As she was thinking of these things the while she debated the wisdom of uncovering the baby's face, there came a little grunt from the wee bundle in her lap, and then a gurgling coo that set her heart in raptures.
whether the moon was a finished world, or whether it was destined to undergo any further transformation.
In others the supreme council is composed of the different magistrates, and they succeed to the offices of the community by proper divisions of tribes, wards, and other very small proportions, till every one in his turn goes through them: nor does the whole community ever meet together, without it is when new laws are enacted, or some national affair is debated
, or to hear what the magistrates have to propose to them.
And so, resolved that Miss Crawley should have the news, the young person debated in her mind as to the best means of conveying it to her; and whether she should face the storm that must come, or fly and avoid it until its first fury was blown over.
The great crisis which we have debated about so often is COME.
There, over an almost tearful glass, they debated
The counsels at this day, in most places, are but familiar meetings, where matters are rather talked on, than debated
. And they run too swift, to the order, or act, of counsel.
We cannot resist the impulse to point out, in concluding this note, some of the acts of vandalism which are every day planned, debated
, begun, continued, and successfully completed under the eyes of the artistic public of Paris, face to face with criticism, which is disconcerted by so much audacity.
Browning was a mere boy, it is recorded that he debated
within himself whether he should not become a painter or a musician as well as a poet.