But the alteration of a single word by Euripides, who employed the rarer term instead of the ordinary
one, makes one verse appear beautiful and the other trivial.
To prevent, therefore, giving offence to their customers by any such disappointment, it hath been usual with the honest and well-meaning host to provide a bill of fare which all persons may peruse at their first entrance into the house; and having thence acquainted themselves with the entertainment which they may expect, may either stay and regale with what is provided for them, or may depart to some other ordinary
better accommodated to their taste.
The mysterious, enchanting Kitty herself could not love such an ugly person as he conceived himself to be, and, above all, such an ordinary
, in no way striking person.
It must result from the UNANIMOUS assent of the several States that are parties to it, differing no otherwise from their ordinary
assent than in its being expressed, not by the legislative authority, but by that of the people themselves.
habits of life are secret and retired; he seldom visits, or receives company.
It must stand in need of no intermediate legislations; but must itself be empowered to employ the arm of the ordinary
magistrate to execute its own resolutions.
The post to the south went out on the next day; and the early hour of the morning at which the messenger called for our letters made it a matter of ordinary
convenience to write overnight.
And he had to hide his genius OR USE IT TO PLAY TRICKS WITH, when, with an ordinary
face, he would have been one of the most distinguished of mankind
The line originally used in the fishery was of the best hemp, slightly vapored with tar, not impregnated with it, as in the case of ordinary
ropes; for while tar, as ordinarily used, makes the hemp more pliable to the rope-maker, and also renders the rope itself more convenient to the sailor for common ship use; yet, not only would the ordinary
quantity too much stiffen the whale-line for the close coiling to which it must be subjected; but as most seamen are beginning to learn, tar in general by no means adds to the rope's durability or strength, however much it may give it compactness and gloss.
Later it was confirmed and solidified when Wilson proposed that out of courtesy to the strangers the usual topics be put aside and the hour be devoted to conversation upon ordinary
subjects and the cultivation of friendly relations and good-fellowship--a proposition which was put to vote and carried.
elms, oaks--no nastier than ordinary
oaks--pear-trees, apple-trees, and a vine.
Do you want something special, or will an ordinary