And remembering that when they met he had corrected the young man about something he had said that betrayed ignorance, Sergey Ivanovitch found the clue to explain the article.
This article was followed by a deadly silence about the book both in the press and in conversation, and Sergey Ivanovitch saw that his six years' task, toiled at with such love and labor, had gone, leaving no trace.
For that was the gist of that article, written evidently by a man who not only knows but UNDERSTANDS - a thing (let me remark in passing) much rarer than one would expect, because the sort of understanding I mean is inspired by love; and love, though in a sense it may be admitted to be stronger than death, is by no means so universal and so sure.
And, as the writer of the article which started this train of thought says with lovable warmth, the sailing of yachts is a fine art.
I sighed when I remembered that poor Adrienne had received but about ten dollars for ME--an article
worth so much more than that there exhibited.
In the old days, when the article
arrived, she did not read it at once, she first counted the lines to discover what we should get for it - she and the daughter who was so dear to her had calculated the payment per line, and I remember once overhearing a discussion between them about whether that sub-title meant another sixpence.
Each day he did three thousand words, and each evening he puzzled his way through the magazines, taking note of the stories, articles
, and poems that editors saw fit to publish.
He has come across some old manuscripts, or ancient document records, referring to this valley, and they state, according to this article
he has written for the magazine, that somewhere in the valley is a wonderful city, traces of which have been found twenty to forty feet below the surface, on which great trees are growing, showing that the city was covered hundreds, if not thousands, of years ago.
Lastly, That, upon his solemn oath to observe all the above articles
, the said man-mountain shall have a daily allowance of meat and drink sufficient for the support of 1724 of our subjects, with free access to our royal person, and other marks of our favour.
It was evident that he was delighted with the article
The single article
of ardent spirits, under federal regulation, might be made to furnish a considerable revenue.
Resolved, That in the opinion of Congress it is expedient, that on the second Monday of May next a convention of delegates, who shall have been appointed by the several States, be held at Philadelphia, for the sole and express purpose OF REVISING THE ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION, and reporting to Congress and the several legislatures such ALTERATIONS AND PROVISIONS THEREIN, as shall, when agreed to in Congress, and confirmed by the States, render the federal Constitution ADEQUATE TO THE EXIGENCIES OF GOVERNMENT AND THE PRESERVATION OF THE UNION.