John opposed; he said I did not want dissipation, I wanted employment; my present life was too purposeless, I required an aim; and, I suppose, by way of supplying deficiencies, he prolonged still further
my lessons in Hindostanee, and grew more urgent in requiring their accomplishment: and I, like a fool, never thought of resisting him--I could not resist him.
But Rodney, now started on an agreeable current of reflection, could not resist the temptation of pursuing it a little further
At a point I shall indicate after a further
consultation of the map.
And then we agreed that it was better to prevent any further
advances of this kind by avoiding any familiar relations with either of them.
This was a suggestion that it didn't matter; which indeed she backed up by a further
description as may be needed may be kept till we come within sight of its gilded roofs and marble terraces.
And then when you read a little further
you will discover that the Doctor is not merely a peg on whom to hang exciting and various adventures but that he is himself a man of original and lively character.
It is, indeed, possible that a tax might be laid on a particular article by a State which might render it INEXPEDIENT that thus a further
tax should be laid on the same article by the Union; but it would not imply a constitutional inability to impose a further
From these two acts, it appears, 1st, that the object of the convention was to establish, in these States, A FIRM NATIONAL GOVERNMENT; 2d, that this government was to be such as would be ADEQUATE TO THE EXIGENCIES OF GOVERNMENT and THE PRESERVATION OF THE UNION; 3d, that these purposes were to be effected by ALTERATIONS AND PROVISIONS IN THE ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION, as it is expressed in the act of Congress, or by SUCH FURTHER
PROVISIONS AS SHOULD APPEAR NECESSARY, as it stands in the recommendatory act from Annapolis; 4th, that the alterations and provisions were to be reported to Congress, and to the States, in order to be agreed to by the former and confirmed by the latter.
I had forged ahead for perhaps a mile or more without hearing further
sounds, when the trail suddenly debouched onto a small, open plateau near the summit of the pass.
Here and there sharp points and slender needles rising to a height of 200 feet; further
on a steep shore, hewn as it were with an axe and clothed with greyish tints; huge mirrors, reflecting a few rays of sunshine, half drowned in the fog.
The colourless clearness that comes after the sunset flush was darkling; the blue sky above grew momentarily deeper, and the little stars one by one pierced the attenuated light; the interspaces of the trees, the gaps in the further
vegetation, that had been hazy blue in the daylight, grew black and mysterious.