Nicholas noticed this, as he noticed every shade of Princess Mary's character with an observation unusual to him, and everything confirmed
his conviction that she was a quite unusual and extraordinary being.
They do indeed produce similar effects with exercise; for they strengthen and confirm
the mind, till man becomes, in the noble strain of Horace--
Her suspicions were confirmed
by the Fairy of the Mountain, and she hastened in tears to the King, her son.
This instance is selected from among a multitude that might be cited to confirm
the truth already advanced and illustrated by domestic examples; which is, that nations pay little regard to rules and maxims calculated in their very nature to run counter to the necessities of society.
He fully confirms
what I suspected, though; and blunt tools are sometimes found of use, where sharper instruments would fail.
But the poor child that had been confirmed
was quite ashamed; he looked at his wooden shoes, pulled at the short sleeves of his jacket, and said that he was afraid he could not walk so fast; besides, he thought that the bell must be looked for to the right; for that was the place where all sorts of beautiful things were to be found.
"Resolved, That in the opinion of Congress it is expedient, that on the second Monday of May next a convention of delegates, who shall have been appointed by the several States, be held at Philadelphia, for the sole and express purpose OF REVISING THE ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION, and reporting to Congress and the several legislatures such ALTERATIONS AND PROVISIONS THEREIN, as shall, when agreed to in Congress, and confirmed
by the States, render the federal Constitution ADEQUATE TO THE EXIGENCIES OF GOVERNMENT AND THE PRESERVATION OF THE UNION."
It cuts both ways somehow, being confirmed
and taking the Sacrament.
Satisfied with this discovery which confirmed
all his suspicions, Athos returned to the hotel, and found Planchet impatiently waiting for him.
But he had been told that all men die; he had asked people, indeed, whom he trusted, and they too, had confirmed
it; his old nurse, too, said the same, though reluctantly.
The patriarch sent me to expostulate the matter with the King, which I did in very warm terms, telling him that we were assured by the Emperor of a reception in this country far different from what we met with, which assurances he had confirmed
by his promise and the civilities we were entertained with at our first arrival; but that instead of friends who would compassionate our miseries, and supply our necessities, we found ourselves in the midst of mortal enemies that wanted to destroy us.
But if the word "missing" brings all hope to an end and settles the loss of the underwriters, the word "overdue" confirms
the fears already born in many homes ashore, and opens the door of speculation in the market of risks.