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And so saying he imitated the solemn and stately deportment of a friar, and departed to execute his mission.
If the Portuguese were biassed by any particular views, another bias equally powerful may have deflected the Frenchman from the truth, for they evidently write with contrary designs: the Portuguese, to make their mission seem more necessary, endeavoured to place in the strongest light the differences between the Abyssinian and Roman Church; but the great Ludolfus, laying hold on the advantage, reduced these later writers to prove their conformity.
I ask the congress to join with me; but no president, no congress, no government can undertake THIS mission alone.
That had arisen out of a peculiar mission which he had taken upon himself.
At first, a poor youth battling with adversity; then the lover of an actress, whom he followed through the provinces, play-writing for the strolling troupe to which she was attached; the next, secretary to a high personage engaged in a mission to Thibet; then soldier, and finally poet of renown, acquiring with his latter years the fortune and honours denied him in his youth.
But which I must impart to you, monsieur, for you alone can assist me in the mission I have just received from her Majesty.
Because you can and ought to return to France; your mission is accomplished, but ours is not.
These exert a protecting sway over about thirty-five thousand Indian converts, who reside on the lands around the mission houses.
After all, the only mission of a seaman's calling is to keep ships' keels off the ground.
Ellis, in his 'Polynesian Researches', gives some interesting accounts of the abortive attempts made by the ''Tahiti Mission'' to establish a branch Mission upon certain islands of the group.
Friendship is composed, above all things, of memories and habits, and if you have just now made a little satire upon mine, because I hesitate to tell you the nature of my mission into France "
He arrived at the gate of Diana's Grove just as Lady Arabella was preparing to set out for Castra Regis on what she considered her mission of comfort.

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