The spirit of protest and of detachment drove the members of these Conventions to bear testimony against the Church, and immediately afterward, to declare their discontent with these Conventions, their independence of their colleagues
, and their impatience of the methods whereby they were working.
The president, Sir Francis M , made an important communication to his colleagues
, in an address that was frequently interrupted by applause.
But I am sure my colleagues
will agree with me in saying that we have witnessed no spectacle more impressive and more encouraging, more inspiring for our future, than that which we have witnessed here this morning.
The ignorance of his colleagues
, the weakness and insignificance of his opponents, the frankness of his falsehoods, and the dazzling and self-confident limitations of this man raise him to the head of the army.
with something ludicrously grotesque about them, which might, at any moment, provoke her to such flippancy as would shock her colleagues
One of my colleagues
now, knows whether she likes you or not--let me see, how does she do it?
Fully alive to the gravity and responsibilities of his marvellous discovery he had kept the results of his experimentation, and even the experiments themselves, a profound secret not only from his colleagues
, but from his only daughter, who heretofore had shared his every hope and aspiration.
The chief of the deputation of the burghers was then heard addressing an interpellation to Mynheer Bowelt, whom he requested to let them know where the other deputies, his colleagues
Whatever my colleagues
may have done, after I left them, nobody at Duskydale can accuse me of having ever been accessory to the disturbing of quiet people with useful knowledge.
As a member of parliament, he set an example which might have been followed with advantage by many of his colleagues
Seeing the Orator fall dead of what they supposed to be atrophy of the organ of common-sense, his colleagues
resolved that whenever they should adjourn because they were tired, it should be out of respect to the memory of him who had so frequently made them so.
Night came; the laborers were dismissed; Benjamin and his two colleagues
worked on by lamplight.