But it moved invisibly; and it spoke as all presentiments speak
, in the Unknown Tongue.
"Is it absolutely necessary to speak
of my marriage engagement?" she asked in low tones.
Kit had no power to speak
. His eyes were filled with tears.
And thus did they speak
unto me: Thou forgottest the path before, now dost thou also forget how to walk!"
I knew that the audience would be largely composed of the most influential class of white men and women, and that it would be a rare opportunity for me to let them know what we were trying to do at Tuskegee, as well as to speak
to them about the relations of the races.
"The ears of the king are large, if his mouth be small, O Chief Bulalio," I answered, "and I, who am but the mouth, speak
what the ears have heard."
"I wish, father, you would come and speak
to Rosanna," she said.
Thus did he speak
, but they all held their peace, ashamed to decline the challenge, yet fearing to accept it, till at last Menelaus rose and rebuked them, for he was angry.
only the language of my tribe--the great apes who were Kerchak's; and a little of the languages of Tantor, the elephant, and Numa, the lion, and of the other folks of the jungle I understand.
Pierre wished to say that he was ready to sacrifice his money, his serfs, or himself, only one ought to know the state of affairs in order to be able to improve it, but he was unable to speak
. Many voices shouted and talked at the same time, so that Count Rostov had not time to signify his approval of them all, and the group increased, dispersed, re-formed, and then moved with a hum of talk into the largest hall and to the big table.
She soon caught his eye, and he immediately bowed, but without attempting to speak
to her, or to approach Marianne, though he could not but see her; and then continued his discourse with the same lady.
Perhaps he wanted to speak
to her, of his attachment to Harriet; he might be watching for encouragement to begin.She did not, could not, feel equal to lead the way to any such subject.