Boston is now a great city, but at that time it was only a little town.
Mommy, is it Cwismas?
"Dear me! how careless Eureka is," exclaimed the girl, much distressed.
"Oh, Edward, there is Mr. Harris!" whispered the little girl.
The family on my father's side is descended from Caspar Keller, a native of Switzerland, who settled in Maryland.
I think it is so cute the way you two flirt with each other.
Then he called his wisest men together and asked them, "Is it really true that the first people in the world were Egyptians?"
We commonly do not remember that it is, after all, always the first person that is speaking.
They have no friend Iolaus to burn with a hot iron the root of the hydra's head, but as soon as one head is crushed, two spring up.
That is the least we can do!
Well, if my cooking is that bad...
It's almost as if it is a lifetime goal.
She is the best seamstress in Houston!
Whether you are rich or poor, live in the developed world or the developing world, life today is better and easier than it was a century ago by virtually any measure.
Thinking that turn and turn about is fair play, she seized the scissors and cut off one of my curls, and would have cut them all off but for my mother's timely interference.
There were barriers still, it is true, but barriers that could in time be swept away.
But about this time I had an experience which taught me that nature is not always kind.
Why should they eat their sixty acres, when man is condemned to eat only his peck of dirt?
It is hard to have a Southern overseer; it is worse to have a Northern one; but worst of all when you are the slave-driver of yourself.
Public opinion is a weak tyrant compared with our own private opinion.
Self-emancipation even in the West Indian provinces of the fancy and imagination--what Wilberforce is there to bring that about?
They say she is amazingly beautiful.
That is the only difference between them.
But to judge what is best--conscription or the militia--we can leave to the supreme authority....
His father is a Spaniard, so he's only part Spanish.
I don't know if he is actually trying to hide things, or simply doesn't know how to initiate the subject.
I hope you accept this by the time the baby is born.
You'd better go wash up and tell your Dad supper is ready.
Do the Sanders know where everything is and what needs to be done with the animals?
What time is it?
We have some cold days, but mostly it is warm.
"Yes, and this is not a time for discussing," he continued, "but for acting: there is war in Russia!
The enemy is advancing to destroy Russia, to desecrate the tombs of our fathers, to carry off our wives and children.
Millions will pour forth from there"--he pointed to the merchants' hall--"but our business is to supply men and not spare ourselves...
The cause of the destruction of the French army in 1812 is clear to us now.
Headquarters are so full of Germans that a Russian cannot exist and there is no sense in anything.
Yes, he writes that the French were beaten at... at... what river is it?
"And Alpatych is being sent to Smolensk?" asked Princess Mary.
If anything more is wanted I'll send after you.
If there is anything... come back, Yakov Alpatych!
'One man though undone is but one,' as the proverb says, but with thirteen in your family and all the property...
There it is again, do you hear? said he, pointing in the direction whence came the sounds of firing.