They who heard it listened with a curdling horror at the heart, little inferior to that dread which may be expected to attend
the blasts of the final summons.
He came clattering up to the school-door with an invitation to Ichabod to attend
a merry - making or "quilting-frolic," to be held that evening at Mynheer Van Tassel's; and having, delivered his message with that air of importance and effort at fine language which a negro is apt to display on petty embassies of the kind, he dashed over the brook, and was seen scampering, away up the Hollow, full of the importance and hurry of his mission.
Hussey entirely competent to attend
to all his affairs.
Then there were "cleaver men," great giants with muscles of iron; each had two men to attend
him--to slide the half carcass in front of him on the table, and hold it while he chopped it, and then turn each piece so that he might chop it once more.
A few of the worshippers belonged to families hard by, who had got permission to attend
, and who brought in various choice scraps of information, about the sayings and doings at the house and on the place, which circulated as freely as the same sort of small change does in higher circles.
Oh, you bewitching little scamp, CAN'T you be quiet just a minute or two, and let your poor old uncle attend
to a part of his duties?
But she had never felt so strongly as now the disadvantages which must attend
the children of so unsuitable a marriage, nor ever been so fully aware of the evils arising from so ill-judged a direction of talents; talents, which, rightly used, might at least have preserved the respectability of his daughters, even if incapable of enlarging the mind of his wife.
would ever remain unknown, for her delicacy shrunk at the publicity and notoriety which would then attend
To say the truth, he has something of more importance than a watch to attend
to -- and what that is, I shall presently explain.
I was so much indulged in my infant years that I was never obliged to attend
to anything, and consequently am without the accomplishments which are now necessary to finish a pretty woman.
The netting-box, just leisurely drawn forth, was closed with joyful haste, and she was ready to attend
him in a moment.
Later we received a formal call from the American Ambassador, and were invited to attend
a reception at his residence.