The horse did as he was told, and the fox went straight to the lion who lived in a cave close by, and said to him, 'A little way off lies a dead horse; come with me and you may make an excellent
meal of his carcase.
In addition, it is excellent
as a material, and I well remember that during the war, at the siege of Atlanta, some iron guns fired one thousand rounds at intervals of twenty minutes without injury.
Sure, sir," said he, "your servant gives you most excellent
advice; for who would travel by night at this time of the year?
Then the wood-pigeons were devoured to the bones, and declared excellent
omelette, and cutlets cooked to perfection, he sent away untasted--he, whose appetite never failed him, whose digestion was still equal to any demands on it!
O, I know he's a good fellow--you needn't frown--an excellent
fellow, and I always mean to see more of him; but a hide-bound pedant for all that; an ignorant, blatant pedant.
In regard to the actual philosophical views expounded in this work, there is an excellent
way of clearing up any difficulties they may present, and that is by an appeal to Nietzsche's other works.
The Turks of Suaquem have gardens on the firm land, not above a musket shot from the island, which supply them with many excellent
herbs and fruits, of which I doubt whether there be not a greater quantity on this little spot than on the whole coast of Africa besides, from Melinda to Suez.
Strickland has drawn the portrait of an excellent
husband and father, a man of kindly temper, industrious habits, and moral disposition.
His brains are plentiful and of excellent
quality, and often he has told me things I might never have thought of myself.
Blest with an excellent
morning appetite - the delightful heritage of a clean life - he enjoyed his breakfast and thoroughly appreciated his cook's efforts.
He knew this with certainty, as so-called eligible young men always know it, though he could never have brought himself to speak of it to anyone; and he knew too that, although he wanted to get married, and although by every token this very attractive girl would make an excellent
wife, he could no more have married her, even if he had not been in love with Kitty Shtcherbatskaya, than he could have flown up to the sky.