If I could convince myself that I have any right to be satisfied with men as they are, and to treat them accordingly, and not according, in some respects, to my requisitions and expectations of what they and I ought to be, then, like a good Mussulman and fatalist, I should endeavor
to be satisfied with things as they are, and say it is the will of God.
These and similar considerations then induced the people to rely greatly on the judgment and integrity of the Congress; and they took their advice, notwithstanding the various arts and endeavors
used to deter them from it.
Across the threshold lay stretched the sleepless guardian brute, just as I had last seen him on the preceding day; apparently he had not moved a muscle; his eyes were fairly glued upon me, and I fell to wondering just what might befall me should I endeavor
He came near to bursting a blood vessel in an endeavor
to scream "come in" through the stifling gag.
Each of us had done his work as well as he could, so far as thought, and endeavor
, and opportunity go, we are prepared for the whole of our journey, and for our work when we get to Galatz.
You ought, I say, then, to husband the means you have, however large the sum may be; but you ought also to endeavor
to perfect yourself in the exercises becoming a gentleman.
At nine o'clock the president of the club presented himself; the general was ready, the president informed him that one of the conditions of his introduction was that he should be eternally ignorant of the place of meeting, and that he would allow his eyes to be bandaged, swearing that he would not endeavor
to take off the bandage.
Treat these sons of the forest as men and brethren,'' he would say; "and let us endeavor
to make them Christians.
Then, very suddenly, thought, and shuddering terror, and earnest endeavor
to comprehend my true state.
We must die; yes—yes— we must die—it is the will of God, and let us endeavor
to submit like his own children.
Therefore, since custom is the principal magistrate of man's life, let men by all means endeavor
, to obtain good customs.
I could pass the day in bed, and will entreat the king to grant me his physician, that we may endeavor
to find a remedy against this fearful fever.