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As, according to her own statement, this surgical operation was a matter of daily occurrence in the cabin, the declaration no whit abated the merriment, till every one had roared and tumbled and danced themselves down to a state of composure.
An old shirt was procured by Benjamin, and placed in the hand of the other, who tore divers bandages from it, with an exactitude that marked both his own skill and the importance of the operation.
A red silk handkerchief was frequently applied to the glittering steel, as if to remove from the polished surfaces the least impediment which might exist to the most delicate operation.
I think, sir, that the operation is nearing its completion," replied Lieutenant Bronsfield.
cried at this moment one of the men at the forewheel, who was superintending the operation.
But if the government be national with regard to the OPERATION of its powers, it changes its aspect again when we contemplate it in relation to the EXTENT of its powers.
In its foundation it is federal, not national; in the sources from which the ordinary powers of the government are drawn, it is partly federal and partly national; in the operation of these powers, it is national, not federal; in the extent of them, again, it is federal, not national; and, finally, in the authoritative mode of introducing amendments, it is neither wholly federal nor wholly national.
Then bring it with you, that in all ways the operation is successful.
She looked a different being from what she had been before the operation.
I sent a short wire to Van Helsing and to Arthur, telling them of the excellent result of the operation.
Owing to the continued operation of this latter process, which only terminates among the warriors of the island after all the figures stretched upon their limbs in youth have been blended together--an effect, however, produced only in cases of extreme longevity--the bodies Of these men were of a uniform dull green colour--the hue which the tattooing gradually assumes as the individual advances in age.
And suppose the operation is a failure and Dick remains the same.

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