And the short life of a pope is also a cause of weakness; for in the ten years, which is the average life of a pope, he can with difficulty lower one
of the factions; and if, so to speak, one people should almost destroy the Colonnesi, another would arise hostile to the Orsini, who would support their opponents, and yet would not have time to ruin the Orsini.
The topmost terrace and the lower one
are somewhat peculiar in their construction.
The middle of the upper lip formed a sharp wedge and closed firmly on the firm lower one
, and something like two distinct smiles played continually round the two corners of the mouth; this, together with the resolute, insolent intelligence of his eyes, produced an effect which made it impossible not to notice his face.
Proudfoot'; the lower one
was more explicit, and informed the passer-by that here was likewise the abode of 'Mr.
The explosion soon followed; the upper rock was lifted from its base by the terrific force of the powder; the lower one
flew into pieces; thousands of insects escaped from the aperture Dantes had previously formed, and a huge snake, like the guardian demon of the treasure, rolled himself along in darkening coils, and disappeared.
There were two doors by which the White Parlour was entered from the hall, and they were both standing open for the sake of air; but the lower one
was crowded with the servants and villagers, and only the upper doorway was left free.
The distinction between the elder children and the younger corresponded almost to the distinction between a higher class and a lower one
, for with only a haphazard education and insufficient allowances, the younger children had picked up accomplishments, friends, and points of view which were not to be found within the walls of a public school or of a Government office.
already noted are catalogued thus: The Primary, or lower one
He gave place to a Norwegian sailor, who had lost half an ear in a drunken brawl, and who proved to be quarrelsome, cursing Jurgis because he moved in his bunk and caused the roaches to drop upon the lower one
I'm a miserable slave, like yourself,--a lower one
than you can ever be
He was near enough now for us to see him put out a hand, find an upper wire, then bend and step under it and over the lower one
On the Sunday afternoon I was asleep in my berth, the lower one
, when the curtains were shaken by Raffles, who was in his shirt-sleeves on the settee.