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By comparison with such superstitions as these, even the Second Sight has something--in the shape of poetry--to recommend it, surely?
only too often) in such exercise of restraint and resignation as your old friend now recommends.
What recommends commerce to me is its enterprise and bravery.
I will describe around me a picture and shadow of virtue to be the vestibule and exterior of my house; behind I will trail the subtle and crafty fox, as Archilochus, greatest of sages, recommends.
He gazed at her, and invoked Lombroso, as an Italian peasant recommends himself to his favourite saint.
But as this work is chiefly recommended to those who know how to read it, and how to make the good uses of it which the story all along recommends to them, so it is to be hoped that such readers will be more leased with the moral than the fable, with the application than with the relation, and with the end of the writer than with the life of the person written of.
Throw it away,' he coolly recommends as to the parasol; 'you have made it useless; you look ridiculous with it.
Whether should I take a clerk that he recommends, and says, "this is the man for you," or lose all this, eh?
With an alacrity beyond the common impulse of a spirit which yet was never indifferent to the credit of doing every thing well and attentively, with the real goodwill of a mind delighted with its own ideas, did she then do all the honours of the meal, and help and recommend the minced chicken and scalloped oysters, with an urgency which she knew would be acceptable to the early hours and civil scruples of their guests.
If you have any means of access in the direction of the wife's family, we strongly recommend you to make use of them.
That they were individually interested in the public liberty and prosperity, and therefore that it was not less their inclination than their duty to recommend only such measures as, after the most mature deliberation, they really thought prudent and advisable.
She has nothing, in short, to recommend her, but being an excellent walker.