What's the good of a plan that ain't no more trouble than that?
I never said nothing, because I warn't expecting noth- ing different; but I knowed mighty well that whenever he got HIS plan ready it wouldn't have none of them objections to it.
Felix soon learned that the treacherous Turk, for whom he and his family endured such unheard-of oppression, on discovering that his deliverer was thus reduced to poverty and ruin, became a traitor to good feeling and honour and had quitted Italy with his daughter, insultingly sending Felix a pittance of money to aid him, as he said, in some plan
of future maintenance.
Already from his military experience and what he had seen in the Austrian campaign, he had come to the conclusion that in war the most deeply considered plans
have no significance and that all depends on the way unexpected movements of the enemy- that cannot be foreseen- are met, and on how and by whom the whole matter is handled.
"You see now," remarked Billings as we craned our necks to scan the summit thousands of feet above us, "how futile it would have been to waste our time in working out details of a plan
to surmount those." And he jerked his thumb toward the cliffs.
As, in extending the American trade along the coast to the northward, it might be brought into the vicinity of the Russian Fur Company, and produce a hostile rivalry, it was part of the plan
The precise point of destination was still undecided--the plan
being to search out a suitable location upon one of the many little islets which dot the western shore of the Macassar Strait.
Dashwood could spare them perfectly well; and Elinor, who now understood her sister, and saw to what indifference to almost every thing else she was carried by her eagerness to be with Willoughby again, made no farther direct opposition to the plan
, and merely referred it to her mother's decision, from whom however she scarcely expected to receive any support in her endeavour to prevent a visit, which she could not approve of for Marianne, and which on her own account she had particular reasons to avoid.
Of the different grounds which have been taken in opposition to the plan
of the convention, there is none that was so little to have been expected, or is so untenable in itself, as the one from which this particular provision has been attacked.
She was looking at plans
one day in the following spring--they had finally decided to go down into Sussex and build--when Mrs.
According to his mother's plan
, he was to put that safely away, and add her half of his pension to it monthly.
Is it an unreasonable conjecture, that the errors which may be contained in the plan
of the convention are such as have resulted rather from the defect of antecedent experience on this complicated and difficult subject, than from a want of accuracy or care in the investigation of it; and, consequently such as will not be ascertained until an actual trial shall have pointed them out?