The governor, who arrived at California to expel them, and to take charge of the country, expected to find a rich and powerful fraternity, with immense treasures hoarded in their missions
, and an army of Indians ready to defend them.
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 "
Davenport was successful in his missions
, for he had to get another mongoose, and he was able to tell Adam that he had seen the steward, who told him much that he wanted to know, and had also arranged for Oolanga to come to Lesser Hill the following day.
Thus he could converse with the Minister for War about silkworms, with the Minister of Education about detective stories, with the Minister of Labor about Limoges enamel, and with the Minister of Missions
and Moral Progress (if that be his correct title) about the pantomime boys of the last four decades.
When my uncle became foreign minister in this administration he gave me several missions
of trust, and as I always brought them to a successful conclusion, he came at last to have the utmost confidence in my ability and tact.
In short, we heard of a great many missions
of various sorts among this set of people, but nothing respecting them was half so clear to us as that it was Mr.
These three are worn by nobles high in my confidence, all of whom have been sent on secret missions
to the court of Salensus Oll.
In a word, without going over all the journals in the world, there was not a scientific publication, from the Journal of Evangelical Missions
to the Revue Algerienne et Coloniale, from the Annales de la Propagation de la Foi to the Church Missionary Intelligencer, that had not something to say about the affair in all its phases.
Muishkin learned from her that she had on several occasions performed secret missions
both for Aglaya and for Rogojin, without, however, having had the slightest idea that in so doing she might injure the prince in any way.
The overruling interest was furnished by those great Asiatic airships that went upon incalculable missions
across the sky, the crimson-clad swordsmen who might come fluttering down demanding petrol, or food, or news.
To this end twenty warriors were despatched in pairs to ten of the leading kingdoms, with instructions to make every effort to discover the where-abouts of Hooja and Dian, while prosecuting their missions
to the chieftains to whom they were sent.
If they won't all the money we've been giving to Foreign Missions
will be clean wasted, that's what