Opium is smoked everywhere, at all times, by men and women, in the Celestial Empire; and, once accustomed to it, the victims cannot dispense
with it, except by suffering horrible bodily contortions and agonies.
And, in the second place, we all overlooked the fact that such mechanical intelligence as the Martian possessed was quite able to dispense
with muscular exertion at a pinch.
These recognitions alone dispense
with the artificial aid of tokens or amulets.
It is true also, that as I did not then know his Eminence, if I had been able to dispense
with the visit, I should have been enchanted.
Monsieur," replied the count, with a chilling air, "I am very happy to have been the means of preserving a son to his mother, for they say that the sentiment of maternity is the most holy of all; and the good fortune which occurred to me, monsieur, might have enabled you to dispense
with a duty which, in its discharge, confers an undoubtedly great honor; for I am aware that M.
Her younger sisters soon began to make interest with her for objects of happiness which she might in future be able to dispense
My afternoons were spent also in college, with the exception of an hour that my wife daily exacted of me for her establishment, and with which she would not dispense
whose aromatic gales dispense
To Templars modesty, to Parsons sense.
The reader will dispense
with a second description of that habitation: he, perhaps, has been with us there before, and knows it.
Ah, well," said I, much comforted, "then I can very readily dispense
with their acquaintance.
It was necessary to rewrite them or to dispense
In the first place he was sorry that Natasha, for whom he cared more than for anyone else in the family, should be lost to the home; and secondly, from his hussar point of view, he regretted not to have been there to show that fellow Bolkonski that connection with him was no such great honor after all, and that if he loved Natasha he might dispense
with permission from his dotard father.