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But all things have an end, even nights before the day on which you are invited to take tea at the manse.
I feel that I have not lived in vain and I shall always feel like that even if I should never be invited to tea at a manse again.
it seems we are going to hunt the tiger or the lion!" But when you are invited to hunt the shark in its natural element, you would perhaps reflect before accepting the invitation.
"If agreeable to you, sir," interrupted Conseil, "the commander of the Nautilus has invited us to visit the magnificent Ceylon fisheries to-morrow, in your company; he did it kindly, and behaved like a real gentleman."
I was invited out, especially to dinner, and I made many friends and acquaintances whose economic lives were easier than mine had been.
For instance, a wild band of young revolutionists invited me as the guest of honour to a beer bust.
Every body invited, was certainly to come; Frank had already written to Enscombe to propose staying a few days beyond his fortnight, which could not possibly be refused.
Several people are invited. It's beyond everything!" continued Pyotr Petrovitch, who seemed to have some object in pursuing the conversation.
"Then you would sit down at another man's table and insult it and those who invited you.
AN Ingenious Man who had built a flying-machine invited a great concourse of people to see it go up.
He kept entering everyone's room in turn (whether invited thither or not), and, seating himself smilingly upon a chair, would sometimes say something, and sometimes not utter a word, but get up and go out again.
People who in former years habitually called upon me and invited me--or who, in the event of my absence, habitually wrote to me at this season--have abstained with a remarkable unanimity from calling, inviting, or writing now.