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Blake, and pledges herself, on the first occasion when sickness may lay him low, to offer him the use of her Extracts for the second time.
Of a lion worthy, Or perhaps of a virtuous howl-monkey-- --But it's naught to you, Ye friendly damsels dearly loved, At whose own feet to me, The first occasion, To a European under palm-trees, A seat is now granted.
It is sometimes suggested, by those who favour behaviourist views, that recognition consists in behaving in the same way when a stimulus is repeated as we behaved on the first occasion when it occurred.
On the first occasion, that was what happened to myself.
However, since the king was pleased to allow me access to his royal person, I was resolved, upon the very first occasion, to deliver my opinion to him on this matter freely and at large, by the help of my interpreter; and whether he would please to take my advice or not, yet in one thing I was determined, that his majesty having frequently offered me an establishment in this country, I would, with great thankfulness, accept the favour, and pass my life here in the conversation of those superior beings the STRULDBRUGS, if they would please to admit me.
Our amiable young man is a very weak young man, if this be the first occasion of his carrying through a resolution to do right against the will of others.
His country lay far up the broad Ugambi River, and this was the first occasion that any of his people had found their way to the ocean.
Before he extinguished the single candle he had brought with him for the purpose, and the flickering light of which had cast the first alleviating rays into the impenetrable darkness of the buried chamber, that it had known for the countless ages since it had lain forgotten of man, Tarzan's mind reverted to that first occasion upon which he had entered the treasure vault, coming upon it by chance as he fled from the pits beneath the temple, where he had been hidden by La, the High Priestess of the Sun Worshipers.
On the first occasion when he mentioned Anne's name he observed that Mr.
For an hour and a half did I discourse on the subject, and found it a pleasure to do so, even though this was the first occasion on which I had referred to the matter.
On the first occasion she told me the poison was wanted by the gardener for use in the conservatories.
The whole thing took indeed more nights than one, but on the first occasion the same lady put another question.