Her grand-daughter the Countess Olenska wishes to sue
her husband for divorce.
No: whatever might have been the general's crimes, he had certainly too much wit to let them sue
These girls are Cuttenclips, to be sure, but their names are Emily and Polly and Sue
and Betty and such things.
Not that Rokoff would have felt the slightest compunction in ignoring any promises he might have made the girl, but he disliked the idea of having to sue
for favour with one who had so recently assaulted and escaped him.
While it grieved her immeasurably she was both too proud and too hurt to sue
for a reestablishment of the old relations.
Two years have passed since you took the hand of the Outlaw of Torn in friendship, and now he comes to sue
for another favor.
No, no," continued Cornelius; "with the exception of my poor old Sue
, I have no friends in this world.
Unfortunately, I was riding on a pass, and so could not sue
the railroad company.
Starting from those facts, the object you have in view is to sue
for a Divorce from your wife.
After exhausting all the resources of fraud and falsehood, during years upon years; after exhibiting a combination of dastardly meanness with ensanguined daring, such as the world has not often witnessed; you have now the hypocrisy to bend the knee before the most degraded of mankind, and to sue
and whine and howl for mercy
It was impossible to make any judgment, or give any guess at what temper he would receive it in, or what measures he would take upon it; and if he should have so little government of himself as to make it public, we easily foresaw that it would be the ruin of the whole family, and expose my mother and me to the last degree; and if at last he should take the advantage the law would give him, he might put me away with disdain and leave me to sue
for the little portion that I had, and perhaps waste it all in the suit, and then be a beggar; the children would be ruined too, having no legal claim to any of his effects; and thus I should see him, perhaps, in the arms of another wife in a few months, and be myself the most miserable creature alive.
I will appeal to the law too; but when you have gone too far to recede, do not sue
to me for leniency, when the power will have passed into other hands; and do not say I plunged you down the gulf into which you rushed, yourself.