Plainly, the telephone system of the future
will be national, so that any two people in the same country will be able to talk to one another.
All I say is that it is not argument that convinces me of the necessity of a future
life, but this: when you go hand in hand with someone and all at once that person vanishes there, into nowhere, and you yourself are left facing that abyss, and look in.
Miss Penelope is the daughter of a country which is still young, which has all its future
before it, and which, has proclaimed to the world its fixed intention of controlling its own destinies.
In thinking of her future
, Mary naturally thought of herself in the character of a wife.
All that is unhomelike in the future
, and whatever maketh strayed birds shiver, is verily more homelike and familiar than your "reality."
She left the room, with the will and the letter in her hand -- with the natural, human pity at her heart which sealed her lips and shut her eyes resolutely to the future
. In the hall she stopped and listened.
, she was to deny herself this sweet gratification.
These witnesses were worthy persons; one, a cavalry sergeant, was under obligations to Luigi, contracted on the battlefield, obligations which are never obliterated from the heart of an honest man; the other, a master-mason, was the proprietor of the house in which the young couple had hired an apartment for their future
The constructive plan of Malicorne -- for we may well suppose that the combinations of a mind as active as his were not confined to the present, but extended to the future
-- the constructive plan of Malicorne, we say, was this: -- To obtain entrance into the household of Madame Henrietta for a woman devoted to himself, who was intelligent, young, handsome, and intriguing; to learn, by means of this woman, all the feminine secrets of the young household, whilst he, Malicorne, and his friend Manicamp, should, between them, know all the male secrets of the young community.
"Leave me to myself, if you please," she said, with impetuous haughtiness, "and for the future
At any rate, whether we expect another invasion or not, our views of the human future
must be greatly modified by these events.
In the future
the "bat" is to be a boat, and the long-unheeded demand of the true sportsman for "no daylight under mid-keel in smooth water" is in a fair way to be conceded.