I have not distorted the truth in saying that the facts in the above item
, about the army and the Indians, are made use of to discourage emigration to America.
Jaggers at last, as he moved towards the papers on the table, " - What item
was it you were at, Wemmick, when Mr.
It lasts twelve years only, so that the one item
of poles is still costing the telephone companies several millions a year.
, that, in case I should make any mistake in the reckoning, Senor Merlin, as he knows everything, is to keep count, and let me know how many are still wanting or over the number.
I had with me, item
, a warrant, granted under the hand of my lord High Sheriff of Nottingham, and sealed with the Kings's own seal, for the capture(hic
I forbear to dwell upon the subject of expense; though it be evident that if the council should be numerous enough to answer the principal end aimed at by the institution, the salaries of the members, who must be drawn from their homes to reside at the seat of government, would form an item
in the catalogue of public expenditures too serious to be incurred for an object of equivocal utility.
In this matter dates are everything, and I think that if we get all of our material ready, and have every item
put in chronological order, we shall have done much.
Moreover, I have no blond or other lace; so THERE is another item
to be purchased, since Bwikov declares that he cannot have his bride look like a cook, but, on the contrary, she must "put the noses of the great ladies out of joint.
It was the first item
of news that the tavern-keeper told to his guests.
But David, you perceive, had reckoned without his host, or, to speak more precisely, without his idiot brother--an item
of so uncertain and fluctuating a character, that I doubt whether he would not have puzzled the astute heroes of M.
Brief as my impromptu return had been, it had afforded me time to pick up a heart-ache; I remarked that Frances had already removed the red embers of her cheerful little fire from the grate: forced to calculate every item
, to save in every detail, she had instantly on my departure retrenched a luxury too expensive to be enjoyed alone.
of information was imparted to us by a most extraordinary individual, a genuine South-Sea vagabond, who came alongside of us in a whale-boat as soon as we entered the bay, and, by the aid of some benevolent persons at the gangway, was assisted on board, for our visitor was in that interesting stage of intoxication when a man is amiable and helpless.