Clare declared that she could not have any smell of the horses about him when he came near her, and that he must positively not be put to any service that would make him unpleasant to her, as her nervous system was entirely inadequate to any trial
of that nature; one snuff of anything disagreeable being, according to her account, quite sufficient to close the scene, and put an end to all her earthly trials
Has it been your misfortune to undergo a long imprisonment, without trial
, or even accusation, in your native country, Doctor Manette?
While I looked about me here, an exceedingly dirty and partially drunk minister of justice asked me if I would like to step in and hear a trial
or so: informing me that he could give me a front place for half-a-crown, whence I should command a full view of the Lord Chief Justice in his wig and robes - mentioning that awful personage like waxwork, and presently offering him at the reduced price of eighteenpence.
But under this immediate personal trial
Nancy was so firmly unmurmuring, that years ago she had suddenly renounced the habit of visiting this drawer, lest she should in this way be cherishing a longing for what was not given.
We should have our trials
, our ups and downs, I know; but surely it is by those that true love learns how to grow more true and strong.
The coxswain told me how to lay the ship to; after a good many trials
I succeeded, and we both sat in silence over another meal.
I've so often read in the newspapers, at the end of trials
, "There was some attempts at applause, which was immediately suppressed by the officers of the court," and I never understood what it meant till now.
There is no necessity," said the duke, "for your worship to take the trouble of seeking out the rustic of whom this worthy duenna complains, nor is there any necessity, either, for asking my leave to challenge him; for I admit him duly challenged, and will take care that he is informed of the challenge, and accepts it, and comes to answer it in person to this castle of mine, where I shall afford to both a fair field, observing all the conditions which are usually and properly observed in such trials
, and observing too justice to both sides, as all princes who offer a free field to combatants within the limits of their lordships are bound to do.
We had occasion, in a former paper, to take notice of the repeated trials
which have been unsuccessfully made in the United Netherlands for reforming the baneful and notorious vices of their constitution.
Her silly little forms of pleasure deceived even the poor abbe for a time, who endured his own trials
all the better for thinking that his niece was happy, after all.
And after many trials
and many approximations, the result is at last achieved.
But the fellow has already spent in travelling, rewards, trials
, bail, elephants, and all sorts of charges, more than five thousand pounds.