Allowing the utmost latitude to the love of power which any reasonable man
can require, I confess I am at a loss to discover what temptation the persons intrusted with the administration of the general government could ever feel to divest the States of the authorities of that description.
One woman is enough at once for a reasonable man
." "What do you mean by one woman, fellow?" cries Honour.
"Why, I'm the only reasonable man
in the bunch right now," he rejoined.
"Any ship is that--for a reasonable man
," generalized Marlow in a conciliatory tone.
"And let me find you a reasonable man
again when I come back."
That's what my father told me, and he was a reasonable man
, though there's folks nowadays know what happened afore they were born better nor they know their own business."
"Talk sense, Hepzibah, for Heaven's sake!" exclaimed the Judge, with the impatience natural to a reasonable man
, on hearing anything so utterly absurd as the above, in a discussion about matters of business.
"If that is the way thou tellest thy tale, Sancho," said Don Quixote, "repeating twice all thou hast to say, thou wilt not have done these two days; go straight on with it, and tell it like a reasonable man
, or else say nothing."
The inhabitants do not require much education in their representatives; I heard some men discussing the merits of those for Colonia; and it was said that, "although they were not men of business, they could all sign their names:" with this they seemed to think every reasonable man
ought to be satisfied.
I only know two English neighbourhoods thoroughly, and in each, within a circle of five miles, there is enough of interest and beauty to last any reasonable man
That in itself would have been enough to sow doubts in Bill's mind as to whether he had really got all the money that a reasonable man
needed; and Claire saw to it that these doubts sprouted, by confining her conversation on the occasions of their meeting almost entirely to the great theme of money, with its minor sub-divisions of How to get it, Why don't you get it?
He was, indeed, a reasonable man
. Yet it would have been hard to say that the others were not.