was choking, and it was not until the grip on his throat was eased that he was able to signify his acquiescence in the digging-up programme.
May we not say that this is the end of a pruning-hook?
Then now I think you will have no difficulty in understanding my meaning when I asked the question whether the end of anything would be that which could not be accomplished, or not so well accomplished, by any other thing?
And that to which an end is appointed has also an excellence?
A poem, in my opinion, is opposed to a work of science by having, for its immediate object, pleasure, not truth; to romance, by having, for its object, an indefinite instead of a definite pleasure, being a poem only so far as this object is attained; romance presenting perceptible images with definite, poetry with indefinite sensations, to which end
music is an essential, since the comprehension of sweet sound is our most indefinite conception.
At the end
of the straits, I made sure we must fall into some bar of raging breakers, where all my troubles would be ended
speedily; and though I could, perhaps, bear to die, I could not bear to look upon my fate as it approached.
It was a comrade, bending over the house, strength and adventure in its roots, but in its utmost fingers tenderness, and the girth, that a dozen men could not have spanned, became in the end
evanescent, till pale bud clusters seemed to float in the air.
Betteredge," I said, "is there any hint to guide me at the end of the letter?
If you take my advice you will keep the letter in the cover till these present anxieties of yours have come to an end.
I daresay David would have had to laugh in the end, had there not been a half-gnawed sausage in one of the pockets, and the sight of it reminded him so cruelly of the poor dog's fate that he howled, and Joey's heart was touched at last, and he also wept, but he wiped his eyes with the duck.
He put all the sausages into the end of the machine that they had issued from, and turned the handle backward, and then out came the dog at the other end!
This was because his memory is so bad that he often forgets whether it is your head or your feet you should stand on, and he usually begins the day by standing on the end that happens to get out of bed first.