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Then why," Da Souza asked, looking up with twinkling eyes, "do you want to sell me a share in it?
But loss of blood had cooled my brain; and, perhaps, natural perversity had also a share in the composure which grew upon me as it deserted my companion.
Quite apart from my own share in the matter, it makes me positively sick to see a fellow like you mixed up with such a crew in such a game.
But," said Cecily timidly, "that will leave out Peter and the Story Girl and Sara Ray, just as if they didn't have a share in it.
was still worse than that of the ephori: for it contained all the faults incident to that magistracy and some peculiar to itself; for in both cases it is uncertain who will be elected: but the Lacedae-monians have this advantage which the others have not, that as all are eligible, the whole community have a share in the highest honours, and therefore all desire to preserve the state: whereas among the Cretans the
It is not pretended, that this right would ever be used for the exclusion of any State from its share in the representation.
It was a hazardous, though maybe a gallant thing to do, since it is probable that the legend commonly received has had no small share in the growth of Strickland's reputation; for there are many who have been attracted to his art by the detestation in which they held his character or the compassion with which they regarded his death; and the son's well-meaning efforts threw a singular chill upon the father's admirers.
And as supercargo, with my trifle invested in the adventure and my share in the gains, I commanded the captain.
Your restoration to peace will, I doubt not, speedily follow this act of filial obedience, and I flatter myself with the hope of surviving my share in this disappointment.
And Three- Legs and all owners of things paid Dog-Tooth and Sea-Lion and Big- Fat their share in money.
The soul of her youth clamored for its rights; for a share in the world's glory and exultation.
Rostov's share in Dolokhov's duel with Bezukhov was hushed up by the efforts of the old count, and instead of being degraded to the ranks as he expected he was appointed an adjutant to the governor general of Moscow.