What your dress would hide, senora, is made known to us by your hair; a clear proof that it can be no trifling cause that has disguised your beauty in a garb so unworthy of it, and sent it into solitudes like these where we have had the good fortune to find you, if not to relieve your distress, at least to offer you comfort; for no distress, so long as life lasts, can be so oppressive or reach such a height as to make the sufferer refuse to listen to comfort offered with good intention
It not only serves to moderate the immediate mischiefs of those which may have been passed, but it operates as a check upon the legislative body in passing them; who, perceiving that obstacles to the success of iniquitous intention
are to be expected from the scruples of the courts, are in a manner compelled, by the very motives of the injustice they meditate, to qualify their attempts.
From the moment I saw her that has been my fixed intention
Vronsky openly flirted with Kitty at balls, danced with her, and came continually to the house, consequently there could be no doubt of the seriousness of his intentions
The two notaries looked at each other in mute astonishment and inquiry as to what were the real intentions
of the testator.
He saw the great cat veer in his charge as though to elude the naked savage rushing to meet him, as it was evidently Sheeta's intention
to make good his kill before attempting to protect it from Tarzan.
Chance had it, though, that he glanced out of the doorway of the cook's tent at the very moment that Kai Shang and Momulla approached the entrance to his, and he thought that he noted a stealthiness in their movements that comported poorly with amicable or friendly intentions
, and then, just as they two slunk within the interior, Gust caught a glimpse of the long knife which Momulla the Maori was then carrying behind his back.
If you ask why Larsan bought the cane, if he had no intention
of manufacturing evidence against Darzac by means of it, the answer is quite simple.
Let me paint the man like Manet, and the intention
of his soul can go to the devil.
Upon the security of this oath, I made them acquainted with my intention
, an intention
, they told me, it was impossible to put in execution.
We tried to unite them, with the evident intention
of giving battle and checking the enemy's advance, and by this effort to unite them while avoiding battle with a much stronger enemy, and necessarily withdrawing the armies at an acute angle- we led the French on to Smolensk.
ONCE UPON A TIME, when the Sun announced his intention
to take a wife, the Frogs lifted up their voices in clamor to the sky.