Assuming, as we may safely do, that the Syra and Ortygia of the "Odyssey" refer
to Syracuse, it is the fact that not far to the South of these places the land turns sharply round, so that mariners following the coast would find the sun upon the other side of their ship to that on which they'd had it hitherto.
Snagsby bends to the lawyer, retires behind the counter, peeps at them through the window-blind, goes softly into the back office, refers
to the entries in the book still lying open.
But she holds it on sufferance and by a complimentary construction of language which does not refer
You are about to hear," said Aramis, "an account which few indeed could now avouch; for it refers
to a secret which they imagined buried with the dead, entombed in the abyss of the confessional.
Besides, this refers
to the Monday, and the crime was done upon the Wednesday.
And there is nothing in the context to show that Hesiod's Amphidamas is to be identified with that Amphidamas whom Plutarch alone connects with the Lelantine War: the name may have been borne by an earlier Chalcidian, an ancestor, perhaps, of the person to whom Plutarch refers
In passing it is necessary to refer
to the structure of Chinese verse, which, difficult as it is to grasp and differing in particulars from our European ideas of technique, has considerable interest for the student of verse form and construction.
I might answer, sire, that he is too deeply interested in the question to be a very impartial witness; but so far from that, sire, I know the duke to be a royal gentleman, and I refer
the matter to him--but upon one condition, sire.
Here the speaker sat down in his place, And directed the Judge to refer
to his notes And briefly to sum up the case.
For side-splitting comedy we would refer
our readers to the correspondence between the Board of Control and the Cretan premier during the "war.
Last night a proposition was made me on your account and, as you know my principles, I refer
it to you.
Doubtless his lot is important in his own eyes; and the chief reason that we think he asks too large a place in our consideration must be our want of room for him, since we refer
him to the Divine regard with perfect confidence; nay, it is even held sublime for our neighbor to expect the utmost there, however little he may have got from us.