But when he had time to reflect, and saw what was in the lot
, he began to beat his breast and lament over his choice, forgetting the proclamation of the prophet; for, instead of throwing the blame of his misfortune on himself, he accused chance and the gods, and everything rather than himself.
That vacant lot
soon became the most cheerful place in town.
Spects they's gwine to trade ye off with a lot
o' cracked tea-pots and sich like!" said Sambo, with a provoking grin.
Caverly was what the world of New York, in 1832, called poor; that is to say, he had no known bank-stock, did not own a lot
on the island, was director of neither bank nor insurance company, and lived in a modest two-story house, in White street.
Just as it is when the PRETTY hair-ribbons come in the barrels after a lot
of faded-out brown ones.
It was pretty ornery preaching -- all about brotherly love, and such-like tiresomeness; but everybody said it was a good ser- mon, and they all talked it over going home, and had such a powerful lot
to say about faith and good works and free grace and preforeordestination, and I don't know what all, that it did seem to me to be one of the roughest Sundays I had run across yet.
"Tha' has done a lot
o' work for such a little wench," he said, looking her over.
It's a whole lot
better place to live in than San Francisco.
He never made any bones about his own case; said he'd been a hard lot
, was a hard lot
yet, and reckoned he'd be a hard lot
plumb to the end.
"What a lot
of those Frenchies were taken today, and the fact is that not one of them had what you might call real boots on," said a soldier, starting a new theme.
"M.D." means that he was a proper doctor and knew a whole lot
In the third place, different laws of each community may be adopted; as, for instance, as it seems correspondent to the nature of a democracy, that the magistrates should be chosen by lot
, but an aristocracy by vote, and in the one state according to a census, but not in the other: let, then, an aristocracy and a free state copy something from each of them; let them follow an oligarchy in choosing their magistrates by vote, but a democracy in not admitting of any census, and thus blend together the different customs of the two governments.