A man's health requires as many acres of meadow to his prospect
as his farm does loads of muck.
Vanstone's boisterous rejoicings over his new prospects
with a mild and mute surprise.
of a supply of food stimulated them to new exertion, and they continued on as fast as the enfeebled state of themselves and their steeds would permit.
To do so with any prospect
of success, it was necessary that I should have at least two hours start before the islanders should discover my absence; for with such facility was any alarm spread through the valley, and so familiar, of course, were the inhabitants with the intricacies of the groves, that I could not hope, lame and feeble as I was, and ignorant of the route, to secure my escape unless I had this advantage.
Sir Thomas, meanwhile, went on with his own hopes and his own observations, still feeling a right, by all his knowledge of human nature, to expect to see the effect of the loss of power and consequence on his niece's spirits, and the past attentions of the lover producing a craving for their return; and he was soon afterwards able to account for his not yet completely and indubitably seeing all this, by the prospect
of another visitor, whose approach he could allow to be quite enough to support the spirits he was watching.
Hunt had this prospect
was, according to his computation, about two hundred and fifty miles from the Arickara village.
I suppose you wonder what I'm doing at Prospect
The members of the council were young; their daring digestions contemplated without fear the prospect
of eating their own amateur cookery.
It was long before we could persuade my mother even to contemplate the new prospect
now set before me.
The Ass came to the place of meeting, overjoyed at the prospect
of a royal alliance.
of witnessing a prodigious achievement in foot-racing, and (more important still) a prospect
of winning and losing large sums of money, was suddenly withdrawn from the eyes of the British people.
The vacant apartment to which the bill in the parlour window bore reference, appeared, on inquiry, to be a small back-room on the second floor, reclaimed from the leads, and overlooking a soot- bespeckled prospect
of tiles and chimney-pots.