pastimes were reading the papers and playing whist.
Philosophy, moreover, was his sole
refuge, for he did not know where he was to lodge for the night.
But to speak the truth, imprisoned in these heavy garments, and glued to the deck by my leaden soles
, it was impossible for me to take a step.
"My fellow-traveller to the bar of God," replied the Sole
Survivor, looking up over his shoulder, "your understanding is in darkness.
On the thirtieth of September, the Testator executes a will, leaving his widow sole
executrix, with a legacy of eighty thousand pounds.
"Oh, de good Lord God have mercy on po' sinful me-- I'S SOLE
DOWN DE RIVER!"
As for the amusements of bachelor existence, which had provided Vronsky with entertainment on previous tours abroad, they could not be thought of, since the sole
attempt of the sort had led to a sudden attack of depression in Anna, quite out of proportion with the cause--a late supper with bachelor friends.
Yet I had read, I had even written a precise history of the Borgia family, for the sole
purpose of assuring myself whether any increase of fortune had occurred to them on the death of the Cardinal Caesar Spada; but could only trace the acquisition of the property of the Cardinal Rospigliosi, his companion in misfortune.
What reason could there be to infer, that force was intended to be the sole
instrument of authority, merely because there is a power to make use of it when necessary?
One child, Adrienne, was the sole
issue of this marriage, having been born in the year 1810.
Back in California a year later, recovering from scurvy, I found that my father was dead and that I was the head and the sole
bread-winner of a household.
Scrooge was his sole
executor, his sole
administrator, his sole
assign, his sole
residuary legatee, his sole
friend, and sole