There is another point," the Prime Minister continued.
The Duke assented, and waited while the secretary locked up the papers which the Prime Minister had been examining, and prepared others to be carried into the House.
The Prime Minister wants to have a talk, he tells me, and, all things considered, I think we'd better be dressing for dinner.
The Prime Minister, Lord Merivale, who was a long, slim man with curly gray hair, was gravely complimentary to his host about his success as a fisherman and the skill and patience he displayed; the conversation flowed like the shallow stream through the stepping-stones.
of no small State, a man accustomed to command, going out to save life.
At Eton he became intimate with Horace Walpole, the son of the Prime Minister
, who was destined to become an amateur leader in the Romantic Movement, and after some years at Cambridge the two traveled together on the Continent.
Never did fall of any prime minister
at court occasion wider surges of sensation than the report of Tom's fate among his compeers on the place.
I'll ring up the Prime Minister
on the phone tomorrow, and buy a title myself.
He loved the jargon of committee-rooms; he loved the way in which the door kept opening as the clock struck the hour, in obedience to a few strokes of his pen on a piece of paper; and when it had opened sufficiently often, he loved to issue from his inner chamber with documents in his hands, visibly important, with a preoccupied expression on his face that might have suited a Prime Minister
advancing to meet his Cabinet.
He could not help hearing within him the distinct declaration that Bulstrode was prime minister
, and that the Tyke affair was a question of office or no office; and he could not help an equally pronounced dislike to giving up the prospect of office.
The two prime ministers
lived in terror of Bunster, who never discussed any moot subject, but struck out with his fists instead.
So here I had to hold up the social end, entertain on board, be entertained ashore by planters, traders, governors, captains of war vessels, kinky-headed cannibal kings, and prime ministers
sometimes fortunate enough to be clad in cotton shifts.