amused ten children without the aid of Eaton's catalogue
," said Mrs.
Grill, his description in the catalogues
being specially fascinating, and no doubt I deserved the snubbing I got.
The whole of his life was devoted to the happiness of his wife and the culture of flowers, in the latter of which occupations he was so successful that a great number of his varieties found a place in the catalogue
However, the English of this catalogue
is at least as happy as that which distinguishes an inscription upon a certain picture in Rome--to wit:
No; YOU get the paper, and the pencil, and the catalogue
, and George write down, and I'll do the work.
To this catalogue
of circumstances that tend to the amelioration of popular systems of civil government, I shall venture, however novel it may appear to some, to add one more, on a principle which has been made the foundation of an objection to the new Constitution; I mean the ENLARGEMENT of the ORBIT within which such systems are to revolve, either in respect to the dimensions of a single State or to the consolidation of several smaller States into one great Confederacy.
They called to mind, also, a long catalogue
of foregone presentiments and predictions made at various times by the Delaware, and, in their superstitious credulity, began to consider him a veritable seer; without thinking how natural it was to predict danger, and how likely to have the prediction verified in the present instance, when various signs gave evidence of a lurking foe.
There is a master of scoffing, that in his catalogue
of books of a feigned library, sets down this title of a book, The Morris-Dance of Heretics.
4] This was described in Christie's catalogue
as follows: "A nude woman, a native of the Society Islands, is lying on the ground beside a brook.
You'd better see what it says," he remarked, as he ran his fingers through the wrapper of a catalogue
of second-hand books.