Borne on such queer vehicle of fame, a knowledge of my existence, so far as a name conveys
it, was carried where it had never been before, and, I hope, will never go again.
To those who have not chanced specially to study the subject, it may possibly seem strange, that fishes not commonly exceeding four or five feet should be marshalled among WHALES --a word, which, in the popular sense, always conveys
an idea of hugeness.
The thought of this gives the sharpest pang that the tragic story conveys
There once existed two currents: an upper one, long since recognised, which conveys
the waters of the ocean into the basin of the Mediterranean; and a lower counter-current, which reasoning has now shown to exist.
I cannot convey
the sense of abominable desolation that hung over the world.
Pray put no construction on my words I do not mean they should convey
, and give them no undue weight.
That prince is highly esteemed who conveys
this impression of himself, and he who is highly esteemed is not easily conspired against; for, provided it is well known that he is an excellent man and revered by his people, he can only be attacked with difficulty.
It is utterly impossible, according to Captain Bonneville, to convey
an idea of the effect produced by the sight of such countless throngs of animals of such bulk and spirit, all rushing forward as if swept on by a whirlwind.
FINE, it may be, for that conveys
an idea of delicacy in its owner; but ornamented beyond reason, never.
An empty fork is raised to the lips: there it receives a neatly-cut piece of mutton, and swiftly conveys
it to the plate, where it instantly attaches itself to the mutton already there.
In the Polynesian words used in this volume,--except in those cases where the spelling has been previously determined by others,--that form of orthography has been employed, which might be supposed most easily to convey
their sound to a stranger.
But of the character of his remarks at the periods in question an example will best convey