In defiance of conventual rules, and the edicts of popes and councils, the sleeves of this dignitary were lined and turned up with rich furs, his mantle secured at the throat with a golden clasp, and the whole dress proper to his order as much refined upon and ornamented, as that of a quaker beauty of the present day, who, while she retains the garb and costume of her sect continues to give to its simplicity, by the choice of materials and the mode of disposing
them, a certain air of coquettish attraction, savouring but too much of the vanities of the world.
The convention have done well, therefore, in so disposing
of the power of making treaties, that although the President must, in forming them, act by the advice and consent of the Senate, yet he will be able to manage the business of intelligence in such a manner as prudence may suggest.
As I watched them disposing
of the mangled remains of M'ling, I heard a light footfall behind me, and turning quickly saw the big Hyena-swine perhaps a dozen yards away.
Your kind attention, in providing for the safety of the baroness by disposing
of the horses, does not seem to have made the least impression on her.
This was no uncommon method of disposing
of the Quakers, and they were accustomed to boast that the inhabitants of the desert were more hospitable to them than civilized man.
It was in February, and I do believe our mistress had abandoned the expectation of disposing
of us that season, when I heard a gentle voice speaking near the counter, one day, in tones which struck me as familiar.
After a while she was persuaded to let the kitchen be made tidy; for Dinah was bent on this, believing that the sense of order and quietude around her would help in disposing
Lisbeth to join in the prayer she longed to pour forth at her side.
This secret between them was a powerful tie, and this was why, when about to appear before the Master of another world, Mazarin was desirous of taking good counsel in disposing
of the wealth he was so unwillingly obliged to leave in this world.
Once we were ambushed by a lot of "rascally Carabineers," as Dominic called them, who hid themselves among the rocks after disposing
a train of mules well in view on the seashore.
It affected him indeed as all right that he should be Count Otto Vogelstein; this appeared even rather a flippant mode of disposing
of the fact.
asked Kennedy, disposing
of some alarming mouthfuls.
morality might reproach me, according to the old routine, for disposing
of my life without permission--or whatever its tenet may be.