'I said, letting alone the risk
,' replied Squeers, evasively.
"And there are some risks
, my dear Florence, which are worth every drop of blood in a man's body, and every breath of life.
You are a man, and you may run risks
which no young girl ought to encounter.
A more pliant woman would have taken this chance of an explanation, whatever risks
attached to it; but to one of Mary's firm and resolute temperament there was degradation in the idea of self-abandonment; let the waves of emotion rise ever so high, she could not shut her eyes to what she conceived to be the truth.
We laid her head for the nearest port in Spanish America, for we could not risk
the voyage home without fresh hands; and as it was, what with baffling winds and a couple of fresh gales, we were all worn out before we reached it.
That time you had nothing to say to me; I had risked
my life and favor to see you but for a second.
"And you would really run the risk
for four thousand pounds?"
She has formed some desperate project of contesting the possession of her father's fortune with Michael Vanstone; and the stage career which she has gone away to try is nothing more than a means of freeing herself from all home dependence, and of enabling her to run what mad risks
she pleases, in perfect security from all home control.
For the rich and the poor to marry is to risk
, terribly risk
, the very thing they would marry for --their love.
But for a man to come in the ordinary course of things to be a good soldier costs him all the student suffers, and in an incomparably higher degree, for at every step he runs the risk
of losing his life.
[We entirely sympathize with Professor Mathen's views, but till the Board sees fit to further regulate the Southern areas in which scientific experiments may be conducted, we shall always be exposed to the risk
which our correspondent describes.
Though Philip knew that he was at a disadvantage with his small nibs, he had an adventurous disposition and was willing to take the risk
; besides, he was aware that Singer would not allow him to refuse.