We considered it best to perform this delicate service with the assistance of a lantern, on account
of the state of the weather.
Smith, when I next came into the country, would be that Barton cottage was taken: and I felt an immediate satisfaction and interest in the event, which nothing but a kind of prescience of what happiness I should experience from it, can account
As Sindbad was relating his adventures chiefly on account
of the porter, he ordered, before beginning his tale, that the burden which had been left in the street should be carried by some of his own servants to the place for which Hindbad had set out at first, while he remained to listen to the story.
It is on your account
that he has been so frequently invited this week.
The blow had been the more painful on account
of its being unexpected.
They had an early account
from Lyme the next morning.
D'Artagnan desired the servants to announce him, and found on the second story (in a beautiful room called the Blue Chamber, on account
of the color of its hangings) the bishop of Vannes in company with Porthos and several of the modern Epicureans.
Prince Andrew listened to the account
of the opening of the Council of State, which he had so impatiently awaited and to which he had attached such importance, and was surprised that this event, now that it had taken place, did not affect him, and even seemed quite insignificant.
No such sum as five hundred pounds had been paid, within the dates mentioned, to the credit of Hardyman's account
Well, as figures are rather important things to most of us, and you may have a good many accounts
to keep some day, wouldn't it be wise to begin at once and learn to manage your pennies before the pounds come to perplex you?
On the fourth day the auditing of the marshal's accounts
took place at the high table of the marshal of the province.
They gave me dismal accounts
of the extremities they were driven to; how sometimes they were many days without any food at all, the island they were upon being inhabited by a sort of savages that lived more indolent, and for that reason were less supplied with the necessaries of life, than they had reason to believe others were in the same part of the world; and yet they found that these savages were less ravenous and voracious than those who had better supplies of food.