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The former, by making a determinate number at all times requisite to a resolution, diminishes the motives to punctual attendance.
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.
This will be much more as it should be, for all these festivities, with the escort and the presents that we are making with so much good will are wholly in his honour, and any one with even a moderate amount of right feeling knows that he ought to treat a guest and a suppliant as though he were his own brother.
Having hauled up their boat to dry in the sun, previous to making their repast, the voyagers now set it once more afloat, and proceeded on their way.
Instead of raising the price of coal without adding an ounce of coal to the market supply, I'd be making thousands and thousands of cords of firewood--making something where nothing was before.
And the women, making so much money out of shell that much money was needed to buy with, Dog-Tooth stopped the making of money.
There are two ways of making you hold your tongue," he said.
And nothing could be nicer," cried Polly, making a dive among the silks Fan was turning over with a lost expression.
Phebe was making tea by the study fire, for the Doctor had forgotten to eat and drink since Rose was ill, and Aunt Plenty insisted on his having a "good cordial dish of tea" after his exertions.
I have been surprised to find, making allowance for the instincts of animals having been but little observed except in Europe and North America, and for no instinct being known amongst extinct species, how very generally gradations, leading to the most complex instincts, can be discovered.
My own work went forward by slow degrees, as I helped my osier farmer and wicker-worker and saw to the making of the road.
It was making him crazy, he declared, to lie there in the dark waiting for the blamed hooker to sink.