Fairest of Starrs, last in the train of Night, If better thou belong not to the dawn, Sure pledge of day, that crownst the smiling Morn With thy bright Circlet, praise him in thy Spheare While day arises, that sweet hour of Prime
I was told that a great court lady, who had several children,--is married to the prime
minister, the richest subject in the kingdom, a very graceful person, extremely fond of her, and lives in the finest palace of the island,--went down to Lagado on the pretence of health, there hid herself for several months, till the king sent a warrant to search for her; and she was found in an obscure eating-house all in rags, having pawned her clothes to maintain an old deformed footman, who beat her every day, and in whose company she was taken, much against her will.
And as if it were not enough to have aggrandized the Church, and deprived himself of friends, he, wishing to have the kingdom of Naples, divides it with the King of Spain, and where he was the prime
arbiter in Italy he takes an associate, so that the ambitious of that country and the malcontents of his own should have somewhere to shelter; and whereas he could have left in the kingdom his own pensioner as king, he drove him out, to put one there who was able to drive him, Louis, out in turn.
If I stay in Paris I cannot go to Rome; if I became pope I could not continue to be prime
minister; and it is only by continuing prime
minister that I can make Monsieur d'Artagnan a captain and Monsieur du Vallon a baron.
The camp bullies and prime
trappers of the party began to ruffle up, and to brag, in turn, of their perils and achievements.
There was a time," replied Athos, "when I occupied myself with the importance of prime
ministers, but I have formed, long ago, a resolution to treat no longer with any but the king.
A horse was allotted to each of the six prime
hunters, and others were distributed among the voyageurs, a horse for every two, so that they could ride and walk alternately.
It is not the Prime
Minster's day for seeing the unemployed.
He was scuffling with the prime
minister and the director-general of public education, and he was a royal gift to me and my camp servants.
There was once a man in India who was Prime
Minister of one of the semi-independent native States in the north-western part of the country.
Mrs Smith's enjoyments were not spoiled by this improvement of income, with some improvement of health, and the acquisition of such friends to be often with, for her cheerfulness and mental alacrity did not fail her; and while these prime
supplies of good remained, she might have bid defiance even to greater accessions of worldly prosperity.
For when a man's stock is come to that, that he can expect the prime
of markets, and overcome those bargains, which for their greatness are few men's money, and be partner in the industries of younger men, he cannot but increase mainly.