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It is but just to remark in favor of the latter description, that as our situation is universally admitted to be peculiarly critical, and to require indispensably that something should be done for our relief, the predetermined patron of what has been actually done may have taken his bias from the weight of these considerations, as well as from considerations of a sinister nature.
Thus, there are five sources from which critical objections are drawn.
Frequently over this tumult could be heard the grim jokes of the critical veterans; but the retreating men apparently were not even con- scious of the presence of an audience.
My lord," said D'Artagnan, "your eminence sees that we wish to act with all formality and due respect; but I must warn you that we have no time to lose; open the door then, my lord, and be so good as to remember, once for all, that on the slightest attempt to escape or the faintest cry for help, our position being very critical indeed, you must not be angry with us if we go to extremities.
At some critical juncture the resemblance is found to be perfect.
The relations between the United States and Great Britain were at that time in a critical state; in fact, the two countries were on the eve of a war.
And here, in the beginning, permit me to say a few words in regard to a somewhat peculiar principle, which, whether rightfully or wrongfully, has always had its influence in my own critical estimate of the poem.
Like a greater than himself, to the critical question at the critical time he did not answer; and they were again silent.
Like most young persons of intellect and inexperience, she was hasty and intolerant in nearly all her judgments, and rather given to being critical in a crude way.
Besides being occupied with his estates and reading a great variety of books, Prince Andrew was at this time busy with a critical of survey our last two unfortunate campaigns, and with drawing up a proposal for a reform of the army rules and regulations.
The critical reader may possibly notice a tone of almost boisterous gayety in certain parts of these imaginary Confessions.
Delvin by that day's post; confiding to her, in the first place, the critical position in which he now found himself.