Lena gave me a cheerful account
of Antonia and urged me to make her a visit.
This person--a gray-headed man, of quiet and most respectful deportment --found it necessary to explain that his master still remained in his study, or private apartment; on entering which, an hour before, he had expressed a wish on no account
to be disturbed.
He came back presently and said his principal was charmed with the idea of brickbats at three-quarters of a mile, but must decline on account
of the danger to disinterested parties passing between them.
Knightley; so far it was all of course and it was hardly less inevitable that poor little Harriet must be asked to make the eighth:but this invitation was not given with equal satisfaction, and on many accounts
Emma was particularly pleased by Harriet's begging to be allowed to decline it.
Depend upon it that whatever unemployed sum may remain, when I make up my accounts
in the spring, I would even rather lay it uselessly by than dispose of it in a manner so painful to you.
Since you have, perhaps, heard but confused accounts
of my seven voyages, and the dangers and wonders that I have met with by sea and land, I will now give you a full and true account
of them, which I think you will be well pleased to hear.
I am extremely glad that you have such pleasant accounts
from our friends at Hunsford.
As the daughter of a president of accounts
, she had brought a marriage portion of thirty thousand crowns to her husband, who was syndic of the goldsmiths.
The sad accident at Lyme was soon the prevailing topic, and on comparing their latest accounts
of the invalid, it appeared that each lady dated her intelligence from the same hour of yestermorn; that Captain Wentworth had been in Kellynch yesterday (the first time since the accident), had brought Anne the last note, which she had not been able to trace the exact steps of; had staid a few hours and then returned again to Lyme, and without any present intention of quitting it any more.
Your majesty has not acquired the utilitarian habit of checking the public accounts
The Emperor said that the fiscal system must be reorganized and the accounts
published," recounted Bitski, emphasizing certain words and opening his eyes significantly.
having been examined, and found to be scrupulously correct, he declined accepting the balance of salary that was offered to him.