"The proposal for this scientific undertaking was officially made, yesterday, at the rooms of the Royal Geographical Society, and the sum of twenty-five hundred pounds was voted
to defray the expenses of the enterprise.
Farebrother, he would have voted
for him, whatever Bulstrode might have felt on the subject: he did not intend to be a vassal of Bulstrode's.
is de reason a big man like you has got only a dollar und a quarter?"
And to think that I once voted
against that angel for Inspector of Gate-latches in Public Squares!"
Peter sided with him, but the rest of us voted
down the suggestion.
is com'd to mein kraut?" screamed all the vrows, "It has been done to rags for this hour!"
Miss Bridget had always exprest so great a regard for what the ladies are pleased to call virtue, and had herself maintained such a severity of character, that it was expected, especially by Wilkins, that she would have vented much bitterness on this occasion, and would have voted
for sending the child, as a kind of noxious animal, immediately out of the house; but, on the contrary, she rather took the good-natured side of the question, intimated some compassion for the helpless little creature, and commended her brother's charity in what he had done.
In proof of this there is the fact that the majority of the council voted
for such a retreat, and above all there is the well-known conversation after the council, between the commander in chief and Lanskoy, who was in charge of the commissariat department.
It was a pleasant evening indeed, and we voted
that as a social function on Endeavour Island it had not yet been eclipsed.
But in all such Cases the Votes
of both Houses shall be determined by Yeas and Nays, and the Names of the Persons voting for and against the Bill shall be entered on the Journal of each House respectively.
All hands voted
Queequeg a noble trump; the captain begged his pardon.
The former, in which the people voted
by centuries, was so arranged as to give a superiority to the patrician interest; in the latter, in which numbers prevailed, the plebian interest had an entire predominancy.