No doubt they occasionally do make
an attack, and are then beaten; and if not cured, they are destroyed; so that habit, with some degree of selection, has probably concurred in civilising by inheritance our dogs.
But Aunt Myra spoke, and he could not resist the temptation to make
light of her advice, and let Rose brave the cold.
So the King writes a letter bidding Sir Patrick make
"Tell me one thing, Mary," he resumed; "have I done anything to make
you change your mind about me?"
You may make
your mind easy about this contest, for no Phaeacian can come near to such a throw as yours."
From this cause, probably, proceed the fears and apprehensions of some, that the President and Senate may make
treaties without an equal eye to the interests of all the States.
a pickaxe, a shovel, and a wheelbarrow or basket; so I desisted from my work, and began to consider how to supply that want, and make
me some tools.
Five dollars per day, in gold, it is believed, will be a fair calculation to make
for all traveling expenses onshore and at the various points where passengers may wish to leave the steamer for days at a time.
After that I sat a great deal in her bed trying to make
her forget him, which was my crafty way of playing physician, and if I saw any one out of doors do something that made the others laugh I immediately hastened to that dark room and did it before her.
So it was agreed that they would make
a forced march back through the jungle to where they had been deserted by Jacinto.
"King George," said he, "has sent his great canoe to destroy the fort, and make
slaves of all the inhabitants.
Tom Driscoll caught a slight glimpse of the records, and nudged his nearest friend and said, with a wink, "Pudd'nhead's got a rare eye to business--thinks that as long as he can't win his case it's at least a noble good chance to advertise his window palace decorations without any expense." Wilson was informed that his witnesses had been delayed, but would arrive presently; but he rose and said he should probably not have occasion to make
use of their testimony.