(and kept under the bed), was found placed at the opening, so as to enable any person or persons, in the room, to leave it again easily.
I have only to add, that the verdict at the Coroner's Inquest was Wilful Murder against some person, or persons, unknown.
Her eyes met those of the schoolmaster, who had evidently expected to see a very different sort of person, and a murmured word or two of salutation passed between them.
Don't she, don't she?' cried the person of the house, resuming her occupation, though the twilight was falling fast.
This Jenny Jones was no very comely girl, either in her face or person
; but nature had somewhat compensated the want of beauty with what is generally more esteemed by those ladies whose judgment is arrived at years of perfect maturity, for she had given her a very uncommon share of understanding.
This lord Munodi was a person
of the first rank, and had been some years governor of Lagado; but, by a cabal of ministers, was discharged for insufficiency.
The theory of politics which has possessed the mind of men, and which they have expressed the best they could in their laws and in their revolutions, considers persons
and property as the two objects for whose protection government exists.
Power is the collective will of the people transferred to one person
. Under what condition is the will of the people delegated to one person
shall be a Senator who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty Years, and been nine Years a Citizen of the United States, and who shall not, when elected, be an Inhabitant of that State for which he shall be chosen.
But leaving these curiosities (though not unworthy to be thought on, in fit place), we will handle, what persons
are apt to envy others; what persons
are most subject to be envied themselves; and what is the difference between public and private envy.
"I heard you ask that Party Over There the same question," said the Grave Person
. "What answer did he give you?"
"We subscribe to the doctrine," might one of our Southern brethren observe, "that representation relates more immediately to persons
, and taxation more immediately to property, and we join in the application of this distinction to the case of our slaves.