During this ceremony the greatest merriment prevailed nearly every announcement
on the part of the islanders being followed by a fresh sally of gaiety, which induced me to believe that some of them at least were innocently diverting the company at our expense, by bestowing upon themselves a string of absurd titles, of the humour of which we were of course entirely ignorant.
van der Luyden seemed overwhelmed by the announcement
Then shall I make the announcement
here before all my nobles," continued Salensus Oll.
Left together, Hardyman and Miss Pink devised an arrangement which paid due respect to Isabel's scruples, and at the same time met Lady Lydiard's insulting assertion of disbelief in Hardyman's honor, by a formal and public announcement
of the marriage.
Several days later the brief announcement
was made that he had gone away on a vacation to recover from the effects of overwork.
We found him lying on the doorstep when we got up, and it did not need Aunt Janet's curt announcement
, or Uncle Blair's reluctant shake of the head, to tell us that there was no chance of our pet recovering this time.
Her ladyship had received Blanche's written announcement
of the sudden stoppage of the bridal tour; and had penned the answer to Sir Patrick--the receipt of which at Ham Farm has been already described.
Thus, some time after the return of the travelers, the public received with marked favor the announcement
of a company, limited, with a capital of a hundred million of dollars, divided into a hundred thousand shares of a thousand dollars each, under the name of the "National Company of Interstellary Communication.
But his face had changed since then; and when Zarathustra looked into his eyes, his heart was startled once more: so much evil announcement
and ashy-grey lightnings passed over that countenance.
Jos Sedley had acted as a man of his disposition would, when the announcement
of the family misfortune reached him.
yes," he said, to the announcement
that Vronsky had been at the Tverskoys'; and his black eyes shining, he plucked at his left mustache, and began twisting it into his mouth, a bad habit he had.
If anything could have exceeded Mr Dennis's joy on the happy conclusion of this ceremony, it would have been the rapture with which he received the announcement
that the new member could neither read nor write: those two arts being