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*"But my dear fellow, with all my respect for the Orthodox Russian army, I must say that your victory was not particularly victorious."
You see it's hurrah for the Tsar, for Russia, for the Orthodox Greek faith!
After his departure, the consciences of some of the most orthodox Crows pricked them sorely for having suffered such a cavalcade to escape out of their hands.
But when I speak of "appearances," I do so only for brevity: I do not mean anything that must "appear" to somebody, but only that happening, whatever it may be, which is connected, at the place in question, with a given physical object--according to the old orthodox theory, it would be a transverse vibration in the aether.
Herdsmen, I say, but they call themselves the believers in the orthodox belief.
Politically and economically it was nothing if not orthodox. Presidents of great railway systems bought whole editions of it to give to their employees.
His Thesis on the French Revolution was noteworthy in college annals, not merely for its painstaking and voluminous accuracy, but for the fact that it was the dryest, deadest, most formal, and most orthodox screed ever written on the subject.
And when, in addition to this, the worn- out huskies pulled weakly, Hal decided that the orthodox ration was too small.
So the minister, and the physician with him, withdrew again within the limits of what their Church defined as orthodox.
And it was orthodox, too, in its fidelity to the cardinal article of a seaman's faith, of which it was a single-minded confession.
The table cloth was laid under the table, instead of upon it: we sat round it on the floor: and I believe we really enjoyed that extremely uncomfortable kind of dinner more than we ever did the orthodox arrangement!"
Our orthodox friends need not be told that all the merit in this world is comparative; and, once for all, we desire to say that, where anything which involves qualities or characters is asserted, we must be understood to mean, “under the circumstances.”
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