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'Here,' says the boatswain to him that was a-writing, 'is the gentlewoman that the captain spoke to you of'; and turning to me, he said, 'I have been so far from forgetting your business, that I have been up at the captain's house, and have represented faithfully to the captain what you said, relating to you being furnished with better conveniences for yourself and your husband; and the captain has sent this gentleman, who is made of the ship, down with me, on purpose to show you everything, and to accommodate you fully to your content, and bid me assure you that you shall not be treated like what you were at first expected to be, but with the same respect as other passengers are treated.'
When my mother removes into another house my services shall be readily given to accommodate her as far as I can.
"There they are, down there every night at eight bells, praying for fair winds--when they know as well as I do that this is the only ship going east this time of the year, but there's a thousand coming west--what's a fair wind for us is a head wind to them--the Almighty's blowing a fair wind for a thousand vessels, and this tribe wants him to turn it clear around so as to accommodate one--and she a steamship at that!
But a man is not often found sufficiently circumspect to know how to accommodate himself to the change, both because he cannot deviate from what nature inclines him to do, and also because, having always prospered by acting in one way, he cannot be persuaded that it is well to leave it; and, therefore, the cautious man, when it is time to turn adventurous, does not know how to do it, hence he is ruined; but had he changed his conduct with the times fortune would not have changed.
LAHORE -- The Pakistan railways administration has decided to accommodate passengers of different trains in other trains to maintain schedule.
The enlarged parking space for aircraft can now accommodate 13 planes at a time while the runway has been expanded to accommodate wide-body aircraft, it said.
The bulk bag packaging systems include an adjustable upper frame to accommodate square and rectangular containers.
Alkali said the Gombe Prison, which was initially designed to accommodate 375 inmates, was now overstretched with 1,047.
Presently, he said, all the OPF institutions had a space to accommodate around 2,354
Summary: The mosque can accommodate 450 worshippers.
RAWALPINDI -- The Punjab government has released Rs20 million to renovate Krishna Mandir in Rawalpindi city, which the local Hindu community has said should be expanded because it cannot currently accommodate worshippers on festivals and religious occasions.
The Centre is used to accommodate offenders sentenced from 0-6 years and has rehabilitation and development programmes in place for all offenders in its care.