Finally there came Jurgis, urged
by some one, and the story was retold to him.
As a fire in her bones, the thought of the pursuer urged
her on; and she gazed with longing eyes on the sullen, surging waters that lay between her and liberty.
I mentioned this noble idea to Harris, with enthusiasm, and was about to order the Expedition to form on the Gorner Grat, with their umbrellas, and prepare for flight by platoons, each platoon in command of a guide, when Harris stopped me and urged
me not to be too hasty.
May it please the court, the claim given the front place, the claim most persistently urged
, the claim most strenuously and I may even say aggressively and defiantly insisted upon by the prosecution is this--that the person whose hand left the bloodstained fingerprints upon the handle of the Indian knife is the person who committed the murder.
But we should have had to clean house, Rebecca or no Rebecca," urged
Jane; "and I can't see why you've scrubbed and washed and baked as you have for that one child, nor why you've about bought out Watson's stock of dry goods.
Compressed into it is a whole Alexandrian library of thought, feeling, and sentiment--all that can, all that need be urged
, in the form of expostulation, entreaty, rebuke, against that crime of crimes,--making man the prop- erty of his fellow-man
And not all that could be urged
to detain her succeeded.
There is great truth, however, in what you have now urged
of the allowances which ought to be made for him, and it is my wish to be candid in my judgment of every body.
The king took the club and urged
his horse after the ball which he had thrown.
But against all this it may be urged
that it is easier to reward two thousand soldiers, for the former may be remunerated by giving them places, which must perforce be conferred upon men of their calling, while the latter can only be recompensed out of the very property of the master they serve; but this impossibility only strengthens my argument.
The misfortune under the latter system has been, that these principles are so feeble and confined as to justify all the charges of inefficiency which have been urged
against it, and to require a degree of enlargement which gives to the new system the aspect of an entire transformation of the old.
As soon as I reached comparatively level ground I urged
my mount into a canter and continued this, where the going permitted, until, close upon dusk, I discovered the point where other tracks joined those of Powell.