But the thing that made sleep all the more a thing not to be dreamed of, was my racking impatience to get out of this place and find out the whole size of what might have happened yonder in the slave-quarters in consequence of that intolerable miscarriage
There was a small piano in this room, a clattery, wheezy, asthmatic thing, certainly the very worst miscarriage
in the way of a piano that the world has seen.
Cedric the Saxon, overjoyed at the discomfiture of the Templar, and still more so at the, miscarriage
of his two malevolent neighbours, Front-de-B
I embarked in March, 1622, in the same fleet with the Count Vidigueira, on whom the king had conferred the viceroyship of the Indies, then vacant by the resignation of Alfonso Noronha, whose unsuccessful voyage in the foregoing year had been the occasion of the loss of Ormus, which being by the miscarriage
of that fleet deprived of the succours necessary for its defence, was taken by the Persians and English.
The circumstances which may have led to any national miscarriage
or misfortune are sometimes so complicated that, where there are a number of actors who may have had different degrees and kinds of agency, though we may clearly see upon the whole that there has been mismanagement, yet it may be impracticable to pronounce to whose account the evil which may have been incurred is truly chargeable.
Such men will well understand the lancinating pains of the cancer which was now consuming Athanase; they have gone through those long and bitter deliberations made in presence of some grandiose purpose they had not the means to carry out; they have endured those secret miscarriages
in which the fructifying seed of genius falls on arid soil.
I have heard that my excellent Grandfather -- one of the least irregular of his unhappy Isosceles class, who indeed obtained, shortly before his decease, four out of seven votes from the Sanitary and Social Board for passing him into the class of the Equal-sided -- often deplored, with a tear in his venerable eye, a miscarriage
of this kind, which had occured to his great-great-great-Grandfather, a respectable Working Man with an angle or brain of 59 degrees
My mother had two miscarriages
, I know," she said suddenly.
Morse and her husband, after she had made due confession of the miscarriage
of her plans.
The unfortunate Gluck received life imprisonment in San Quentin, while the newspapers and the public held that it was a miscarriage
of justice--that the death penalty should have been visited upon him.
apparatus, though through a miscarriage
of justice most trees bear
His ideas were both generous and ambitious; few officials have not conceived the like; but among officials as among artists there are more miscarriages
than births; which is tantamount to Buffon's saying that "Genius is patience.