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This is a very common course of things, even in the present state of the Union; but it was peculiarly the fortunes of the two extremes of society, in the peaceful and unenterprising colonies of Pennsylvania and New Jersey,
Don't mind that, Sancho," said Don Quixote; "for as affairs of this sort, and flights like this are out of the common course of things, you can see and hear as much as you like a thousand leagues off; but don't squeeze me so tight or thou wilt upset me; and really I know not what thou hast to be uneasy or frightened at, for I can safely swear I never mounted a smoother-going steed all the days of my life; one would fancy we never stirred from one place.
Murray stared, and wondered at the unwonted energy and boldness with which I urged the request, and thought there was no occasion to hurry; but finally gave me leave: stating, however, that there was 'no need to be in such agitation about the matter--it might prove a false alarm after all; and if not--why, it was only in the common course of nature: we must all die some time; and I was not to suppose myself the only afflicted person in the world;' and concluding with saying I might have the phaeton to take me to O-.
Eltons get acquaintedthey do indeedand really it is strange; it is out of the common course that what is so evidently, so palpably desirablewhat courts the prearrangement of other people, should so immediately shape itself into the proper form.
If I wished a boy to know something about the arts and sciences, for instance, I would not pursue the common course, which is merely to send him into the neighborhood of some professor, where anything is professed and practised but the art of life; -- to survey the world through a telescope or a microscope, and never with his natural eye; to study chemistry, and not learn how his bread is made, or mechanics, and not learn how it is earned; to discover new satellites to Neptune, and not detect the motes in his eyes, or to what vagabond he is a satellite himself; or to be devoured by the monsters that swarm all around him, while contemplating the monsters in a drop of vinegar.
Here I was, in- vested with a command in the twinkling of an eye, not in the common course of human affairs, but more as if by enchantment.
Kenneth says he would wager his mare that he'll outlive any man on this side Gimmerton, and go to the grave a hoary sinner; unless some happy chance out of the common course befall him.
But Sawyers was not to be of the party that night; for, before Wegg had found his place, Mrs Boffin's tread was heard upon the stairs, so unusually heavy and hurried, that Mr Boffin would have started up at the sound, anticipating some occurrence much out of the common course, even though she had not also called to him in an agitated tone.
from Dun & Bradstreet and other vendors), FERC nevertheless wants to be able to more easily ascertain which individuals or companies may benefit from a given transaction or, indeed, who may be jointly participating in a common course of conduct.
Each major is defined with a description of how it relates to high school courses, specializations, a list of common course requirements, a typical career path, a list of related occupations, personality type skill, and economic information for related occupations.
We are here today to bring our own message of common course and mutual respect," he said, adding that "it has been centuries since it saw so many people from so many nations and heard so many languages like those that used to know in the past and that brought her wealth and glory.
OEI aims to produce better results by implementing a common course management system for community colleges, providing more and better faculty professional development in online course design and making more student support tools available.