Again, when lovers are coming forth, soft music often conducts them on the stage, either to soothe the audience with the softness of the tender passion, or to lull and prepare
them for that gentle slumber in which they will most probably be composed by the ensuing scene.
If you are right," I said, "then we must prepare
to winter here.
Whereupon the cook set to work to prepare
a breakfast worthy of the occasion.
Call up your friends, and bridle the horses while I prepare
my own companions for the march
At this period in the progress of our race a very large proportion of the young men who went to school or to college did so with the expressed determination to prepare themselves to be great lawyers, or Congressmen, and many of the women planned to become music teachers; but I had a reasonably fixed idea, even at that early period in my life, that there was a need for something to be done to prepare the way for successful lawyers, Congressmen, and music teachers.
At the end of my first year with the Indians there came another opening for me at Hampton, which, as I look back over my life now, seems to have come providentially, to help to prepare me for my work at Tuskegee later.
And she refused Sir Pitt, my dear, dear Miss Crawley, prepare
yourself for it," Mrs.