At the latter, however, lay General Webb, who commanded the armies of the king in the northern provinces
, with a body of more than five thousand men.
The island is divided into several provinces
, in each of which are large flourishing towns, and the whole forms an important kingdom.
Though his long slim legs, supporting a lank body, and his pallid skin, were not indicative of health, Monsieur de Valois ate like an ogre and declared he had a malady called in the provinces
"hot liver," perhaps to excuse his monstrous appetite.
Ascended and descended the office seekers of Paris, who ran after any sort of favor--gentlemen from the provinces
anxious to be enrolled, and servants in all sorts of liveries, bringing and carrying messages between their masters and M.
It was in this apartment, I presume, that the ancient governors held their levees, with vice-regal pomp, surrounded by the military men, the councillors, the judges, and other officers of the crown, while all the loyalty of the province
thronged to do them honor.
From an isolated phenomenon in a barge it became a permanent institution with brick-built kennels ashore, and an influence social, political, and administrative, co-terminous with the boundaries of the province
The steward did not say it was quite impossible, but suggested selling the forests in the province
of Kostroma, the land lower down the river, and the Crimean estate, in order to make it possible: all of which operations according to him were connected with such complicated measures- the removal of injunctions, petitions, permits, and so on- that Pierre became quite bewildered and only replied:
Consequently, and to indulge his own idea of happiness, Cornelius began to be interested in the study of plants and insects, collected and classified the Flora of all the Dutch islands, arranged the whole entomology of the province
, on which he wrote a treatise, with plates drawn by his own hands; and at last, being at a loss what to do with his time, and especially with his money, which went on accumulating at a most alarming rate, he took it into his head to select for himself, from all the follies of his country and of his age, one of the most elegant and expensive, -- he became a tulip-fancier.
And in this Christian province
Constantine made up his mind to build a New Rome.
In 1825 the town contained 6000 inhabitants, and the province
30,000; yet, few as the inhabitants are, no province
has suffered more from bloody and desperate revolutions.
The irrigation of these lands in the Zaraisky province
had been initiated by the predecessor of Alexey Alexandrovitch's predecessor.
To such of these as spoke to me, I gave myself out as a Hindoo-Boodhist, from a distant province
, bound on a pilgrimage.