For see, my Lords and Ladies and your Imperial
Majesty, with the real Nightingale one can never tell what will come out, but all is known about the artificial bird
Its powers are vested in a diet representing the component members of the confederacy; in the emperor, who is the executive magistrate, with a negative on the decrees of the diet; and in the imperial
chamber and the aulic council, two judiciary tribunals having supreme jurisdiction in controversies which concern the empire, or which happen among its members.
She who rode in the imperial
chariot, in the excursions on sunny days.
Porthos, seeing this, retwisted his mustache, elongated his imperial
a second time, and began to make signals to a beautiful lady who was near the choir, and who not only was a beautiful lady, but still further, no doubt, a great lady--for she had behind her a Negro boy who had brought the cushion on which she knelt, and a female servant who held the emblazoned bag in which was placed the book from which she read the Mass.
Amelie had seen the handsome head of the mysterious man, but, fortunately, and unfortunately also, the Imperial
eagles and uniform were so placed that she did not see them through the crevice in the partition.
We spent half an hour idling through the palace, admiring the cosy apartments and the rich but eminently home-like appointments of the place, and then the Imperial
family bade our party a kind good-bye, and proceeded to count the spoons.
Then the German alliance still struggled to achieve its dream of imperial
expansion, and its imposition of the German language upon a forcibly united Europe.
His clothes were also cleaned and pressed by the Imperial
tailors, and his crown polished and again sewed upon his head, for the Tin Woodman insisted he should not renounce this badge of royalty.
He had to smile at that; but in extenuation of his act he assured me that it was quite customary for prime ministers to give their personal attention to the building of imperial
navies; "and this," he said, "is the imperial
navy of his Serene Highness, David I, Emperor of the Federated Kingdoms of Pellucidar.
Let me propose your name for membership in the Imperial
Order of Abnormal Proboscidians, of which I am the High Noble Toby and Surreptitious Treasurer.
"O servant of the Prophet," said the Sheik of the Imperial
All else being equal in war between the troops of a republic and an empire, could not this exhilarated mental state, amounting almost to hysteria on the part of the imperial
troops, weigh heavily against the soldiers of a president?