Friends Sentence Examples
I parked it at a friends' house.
That's all my friends talk about.
I've got friends, who get me stuff every ones in a while but it's not always easy.
I thought, if you wouldn't talk, your friends would.
I take all my other friends to see this king-tree.Advertisement
I hope to be friends with her.
All of my friends will be so surprised and glad.
My mother and several of my friends said they would help me with the establishment of a public library.
Maybe friends didn't let friends drive drunk, but how did they stop them when there were so many?
Some relatives and dear old friends were with me through the day.Advertisement
And now, my friends, please to excuse My lisping and my stammers; I, for this once, have done my best, And so--I'll make my manners.
I wrote to my friends about the work and enlisted their sympathy.
They came while we were eating breakfast, and my friends enjoyed them with me.
Quinn spent the whole time you were pregnant talking about him and me becoming friends with benefits.
I'm good friends with a very troubled man.Advertisement
The two young men, the student and the officer, friends from childhood, were of the same age and both handsome fellows, though not alike.
I have many far-off friends whom I have never seen.
She had always been a recluse at heart, often declining a social outing with her friends so that she could be alone with a book or her writing.
When Betsy mentioned telling the After people, a thought struck me that the death of Owen Bryce, once known to our friends at After would probably tie me directly to the tipster as well.
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She meant what she said; she had no friends, but a long time ago, she'd had one whose family had a summer cottage near the coast.
It took me some time to appreciate the fact that my new friends were blind.
I am giving you everything, my friends, and I beg you to take everything, all our grain, so that you may not suffer want!
In 1807 he suddenly made friends with him, but in 1811 they again quarreled and again began killing many people.
She greeted them with a big smile, hugging each of them as if they were old friends she hadn't seen in a decade.Advertisement
Any of our infrequent visitors or friends asking about the operation quickly developed a bleary look when we tried to explain what we did for a living.
The two personages - the "old and foolish king" and the "poor and wise youth" - have been supposed (by Winckler) to be Antiochus Epiphanes (175-164 B.C.) and Demetrius (162-150 B.C.), or (by Haupt) Antiochus and the impostor Alexander Balas (150-146 B.C.), or (by others) Demetrius and Alexander; in favour of Alexander as the "youth" it may be said that he was of obscure origin, was at first popular, and was later abandoned by his friends.
Then he tied a rope around his waist and said to his friends, Take hold of the other end, boys.
Betsy and Martha, now practically best friends, conspired together against the rest of us until they owned most of the board.
He had slayed my friends in their own town, their own home, in their own bed.
It's not finished if you, you're wife and California friends are still alive.
He's been stalking us all the way from New Hampshire where he killed two friends of ours.
He went to see her yesterday, and he asked me to stop by and meet all her friends tonight.
Their insistence on the personal aspect of religious experience made it impossible for Friends to countenance the setting apart of any man or building for the purpose of divine worship to the exclusion of all others.
During the 19th century the interests of Friends became widened and they are no longer a close community.
I made friends with many people on the train.
All the friends I loved best, except one, have remained my own to the present time.
We love our parents, siblings and friends.
Roxanne had a set her cap for him and Adrienne had no intention of being the one to spoil her friends' plans.
Your concern is touching, but I know I can rely on my friends here in the wagon.
You don't miss your friends?
We're his friends; we can think of something.
Your friends have been dead some time, probably from when you told me they had gone into hiding.
One of your team captains will have friends as well.
The Wolfman showed up in Mrs. Worthington's trunk and two of her friends, the gift shop owner included, reported a mummy and an assortment of armor.
He and Fred walked down the road, unfortunately meeting a half-dozen friends from town en route.
The king of Navarre, who defended this deed, had, however, many friends in France and was in communication with Edward III.; and consequently John was forced to make a treaty at Mantes and to compensate him for the loss of Angouleme by a large grant of lands, chiefly in Normandy.
The student of English constitutional history will observe the success with which Friends have, by the mere force of passive resistance, obtained, from the legislature and the courts, indulgence for all their scruples and a legal recognition of their customs. In American history they occupy an important place because of the very prominent part which they played in the colonization of New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
The insistence on an inward spiritual experience was the great contribution made by Friends ' At the time referred to, and during the Commonwealth, the pulpits of the cathedrals and churches were occupied by Episcopalians of the Richard Baxter type, Presbyterians, Independents and a few Baptists.
Such teaching necessarily brought Fox and his friends into conflict with all the religious bodies of England, and they were continually engaged in strife with the Presbyterians, Independents, Baptists, Episcopalians and the wilder sectaries, such as the Ranters and the Muggletonians.
The activity of the early Friends was not confined to England or even to the British Isles.
The penal laws under which Friends suffered may be divided chronologically into those of the Commonwealth and the Restoration periods.
Several imprisonments, including that of George Fox at Derby in 1650-1651, were brought about under the Blasphemy Act of 1650, which inflicted penalties on any one who asserted himself to be very God or equal with God, a charge to which the Friends were peculiarly liable owing to their doctrine of perfection.
The interruption of preachers when celebrating divine service rendered the offender liable to three months' imprisonment under a statute of the first year of Mary, but Friends generally waited to speak till the service was over.'
The Lord's Day Act 1656 also enacted penalties against any one disturbing the service, but apart from statute many Friends were imprisoned for open contempt of ministers and magistrates.
At the Restoration 700 Friends, imprisoned for contempt and some minor offences, were set at liberty.
After the Restoration there began a persecution of Friends and other Nonconformists as such, notwithstanding the king's Declaration of Breda which had proclaimed liberty for tender consciences as long as no disturbance of the peace was caused.
It is of interest to note that, although John Bunyan was bitterly opposed to Quakers, his friends, on hearing of the petition contemplated by them, requested them to insert his name on the list, and in this way he gained his freedom.
None of them are now reserved exclusively for the children of Friends.
Much controversy ensued, and a certain number of Friends (Beaconites as they are sometimes called) departed from the parent stock.
There is not now the sharp distinction which formerly existed between Friends and other non-sacerdotal evangelical bodies; these have, in theory at least, largely accepted the spiritual message of Quakerism.
By their special insistence on the fact of immediate communion between God and man, Friends have been led into those views and practices which still mark them off from their fellowChristians.
The periods of silence are regarded as times of worship equally with those occupied with vocal service, inasmuch as Friends hold that robustness of spiritual life is best promoted by earnest striving on the part of each one to know the will of God for xI.
In many places Friends have felt the need of bringing spiritual help to those who are unable to profit by the somewhat severe discipline of their ordinary manner of worship. To meet this need they hold (chiefly on Sunday evenings) meetings which are not professedly " Friends' meetings for worship," but which are services conducted on lines similar to those of other religious bodies, with, in some cases, a portion of time set apart for silent worship, and freedom for any one of the congregation to utter words of exhortation or prayer.
From the beginning Friends have not practised the outward ordinances of Baptism and the Lord's Supper, even in a nonsacerdotal spirit.
The various Monthly Meetings appoint Elders, or some body of Friends, to give advice of encouragement or restraint as may be needed, and, generally, to take the ministry under their care.
With regard to the ministry of women, Friends hold that there is no evidence that the gifts of prophecy and teaching are confined to one sex.
Friends have always held that war is contrary to the precepts and spirit of the Gospel, believing that it springs from the lower impulses of human nature, and not from the seed of divine life with its infinite capacity of response to the Spirit of God.
Friends have always held that the attempt to enforce truthspeaking by means of an oath, in courts of law and elsewhere, tends to create a double standard of truth.
At certain periods this doctrine, pushed to an extreme, has led to a practical undervaluing of the Scriptures, but of late times it has enabled Friends to face fearlessly the conclusions.
The chief point of interest in the history of Friends in America during the 18th century is their effort to clear themselves of complicity in slavery and the slave trade.
In 1688 the German Friends of Germantown, Philadelphia, raised the first official protest uttered by any religious body against slavery.
By the end of the 18th century slavery was practically extinct among Friends, and the Society as a whole laboured for its abolition, which came about in 1865, the poet 'Whittier being one of the chief writers and workers in the cause.
From early times up to the present day Friends have laboured for the welfare of the North American Indians.
They have their own organization, being divided into seven yearly meetings numbering about 20,000 members, but these meetings form no part of the official organization which links London Yearly Meeting with other bodies of Friends on the American continent.
The duty of watching over one another for good was insisted on by the early Friends, and has been embodied in a system of discipline.
The meetings for business further concern themselves with arrangements for spreading the Quaker doctrine, and for carrying out various religious, philanthropic and social activities not neces sarily confined to the Society of Friends.
Our "strong ties"—family, close friends and the like—we can always count on, but they are relatively few.
I felt absolutely alone, cut off from my friends and the firm earth.
Mr. Hutton introduced me to many of his literary friends, greatest of whom are Mr. William Dean Howells and Mark Twain.
We have seen many of our old friends, and made some new ones.
This doubleness may easily make us poor neighbors and friends sometimes.
He remembered his mother's love for him, and his family's, and his friends', and the enemy's intention to kill him seemed impossible.
This is a wonderful place to bring friends, relatives or even larger groups of people.
They weren't exactly best of friends.
As a girl, she had wandered the woods with friends.
Officer Quint had gained four new friends.
The truth is, I like your companionship - and I'd like my parents to meet one of my best friends.
I guess being reclusive is a poor way to make friends.
He said she deserved the rest and he wanted her to keep in touch with her friends.
I gather you two aren't the best of friends?
Maybe she and Mary were merely his friends.
Both of us were new to New York City, and had few or no friends.
The conversation slipped back to our New York life with our sojourn in New Hampshire relegated to a fun, if bizarre weekend with friends.
Are you making any friends?
She was never quite sure how to respond to Martha's candor though the two continued to be best of friends.
Why did they leave us; they were his friends?
I know they were your friends.
Her words fueled the sense of dread he'd felt the past two weeks, since he'd lost contact with his closest friends.
So am I. We'll make good friends.
I'd have thought you had tons of friends.
Have you told your friends?
He alone had interviewed and recommended the young woman, who was located by one of his lady friends.
Chasing it down might prove difficult, even for Fred and his history-loving lady friends.
They ask friends just old enough to buy it for them.
Claudia called for order as Fred's friends chatted with a pair of women in the last row, no doubt bringing the new arrivals up to speed.
She had agreed to play pinochle with friends this afternoon, a rare indulgence.
I was coming home from a movie with some friends and we came up on the accident—it had just happened.
I'm giving our friends from the state a tour.
I spoke with some Denver friends.
Pumpkin and some of Billy's friends thought there might be more to the young man's death than reported.
Then some of his friends at the funeral said they thought it was that sheriff guy Fitzgerald who planted it so he could arrest Billy and look good for the election.
One school of thought held that he was a victim of unproven rumors about Billy Langstrom's accident, spread to Denver by Billy's high school friends.
Maybe Darkyn is still pissed at me for breaking into Hell to rescue our friends a few months ago.
Regardless of what well-meaning friends and relatives said, he refused to take the car back.
He didn't have that position because he was a male, as her friends often thought.
I thought he was one of your friends.
Gabe had never heard of Logan Myers and didn't know what connection he might have, considering he had no living relatives or friends, aside from Rhyn and Katie.
Men like you don't have friends.
There was nowhere else for her to go, no more friends for her to run to.
Was she willing to give life a second shot, even if Gabriel wasn't in the picture and she had no more normal friends after Wynn's betrayal?
Friends and strangers alike acted out their stilted scenes before dropping onto the page as words again.
You can mate her to one of our friends!
She let the bodies pressed against her shove her into the chilled night and blinked back her blurred gaze until she saw her German friends.
I told my friends about your tat.
Hannah warmly greeted her friends, four coiffed women in expensive clothing with diamonds the size of her thumbnail on their ring fingers.
She knew very little of Hannah's friends, except they were all richer than sin.
She composed herself and psyched herself up for a day of shopping, awkward questions about Rhyn, and flaky friends.
Her body was still exhausted from Kris's attack and a day spent with Hannah and her friends.
You.ll find making friends is hard when everyone hates you.
Those who might.ve been her friends were gone.
We lost quite a few of our friends, she said with a frown.
He didn't believe she was interacting with real people and instead called the other online players invisible friends.
Most of the guests were Evelyn's friends and family; Romas's small party consisted of only a handful of men-- cousins, according to Evelyn-- looking like an NFL team dressed uncomfortably in their tuxes.
I know I haven't been the best of friends, so if you don't want to talk to me anymore, I'll understand.
The bewildered climbers looked longingly at their friends and especially Penny, but were trapped into listening to the galactic adventures of some creatures called "womps."
Donnie remained with his father and his new found ice climbing friends while Dean took his wife's hand and strolled further down the snow covered path, away from the edge.
He and his climbing friends are taking Donnie to dinner later.
Whoever you are, if you're thinking of selling this 'magazine bit' to all of Jerry's friends, you'll starve to death!
My read is Shipton didn't exactly make friends at Bird Song.
I've still got some friends and these two will get tired of messing around out here in the boonies.
Him and me are friends.
I don't have any business asking you anything personal...about your friends.
Later, as they descended the stairs to the hall, Dean commented, "It's nice to think Annie and her friends are up there in heaven smiling down on us, probably thinking that we're nuts for always taking on everyone's problems."
She was like a sorority girl ready to dish with her friends.
Oh, I have friends here.
After a while, the two came downstairs chatting away as if they had been friends for years.
I'm happy you changed your mind, and I will be forever grateful to my friends here.
She returned to her friends who were waiting for a full report, anxious and hopeful.
You know, Liz and I have been friends for a very long time.
Why couldn't they simply be friends?
I understand you have friends doing your chores, and your hospital bill has already been paid through tomorrow, so stop worrying and complete your convalescence.
I thought we were friends.
We're best friends, now.
Him hugging her like they were old friends.
Not sure we can be friends after that.
Toby frowned, worried as much about his human charge as his Immortal friends.
How did you and Gabriel become friends?
I knew these things were your friends.
Never wanted to try to make friends or anything?
At least in Parkside you're around friends.
Most of their friends were local to Maid Marian Lane where they had lived for nine years.
He didn't want to go but I felt it was important for him to be around friends his own age.
While Dean wanted the opportunity to speak with her in person after his Norfolk trip, he didn't feel in the best mood to do it after spending half the night and day coping with Vinnie Baratto and his sleazy friends.
Both Fred and Cynthia were smiling, lemonade in hand, like lifelong friends.
In any event, they remained as they always had been, the very best of friends.
Me and DeLeo interviewed half their sleazy friends and got nowhere.
He had finished his portion of the Byrne report and the interviews he'd conducted with Byrne's friends and associates.
Vinnie thinks he knows where some of his friends have a place around St. Michaels, on the eastern shore of the Chesapeake.
You gave your low-life friends my name and address so they could ransack my house and maybe kill someone who got in their way?
Fred was being consoled by Mrs. Abernathy or some other of his lady friends so Dean spent the evening alone with the sound of a little early Nat King Cole trio, vintage forties.
The service ended in 40 minutes with the priest extending an invitation for friends to return to Mrs. Byrne's home.
Dean stepped to the sidewalk and waited for Cynthia to emerge from the church, but when she did, a crowd of friends and well wishers surrounded her, with the Mayer-the-leech encircling her shoulder with his scummy arm.
I just keep him around 'cause he does have some clean friends in high places.
It was his first home-cooked meal in memory, if you could discount the occasional donated casseroles from Fred O'Connor's lady friends.
The two laughed and chattered like lifelong friends, perfectly comfortable in each other's company.
But..." she searched for the right words, "we're just friends, for now, right?"
Homer Flanders, Tic-Face to some of his friends, was found resting in a quiet corner of the Parkside bus terminal, his throat slit like a second grin.
I'm not sure but I think his Philadelphia-scum friends asked him to check around.
You could ask Arthur yourself if he were here, but he's out on Fire Island with his latest bimboy and all their little friends.
The phone rang twice, both calls from Fred's lady friends, who were anxious for his return.
After chatting about common friends she asked, "What can I do for you?"
Yes, she would come by the station with the names of all Arthur's known friends, all the little fairies, as she called them, and the addresses of his favorite haunts.
One more piece of unfinished business was put to rest when Dean arranged for two young friends of DeLeo to ferry Fred's rental car back to Scranton.
Look, I don't have those kinds of friends.
Dean couldn't think of more than 20 names—Ethel Rosewater, Cynthia Byrne, David Dean, even Jeffrey Byrne, not to mention half of Arthur's gay friends and lovers and most of his ex-clients.
Arthur's social friends pawed all over one another on one side of the room, while his lawyer pals held down the other side, acting as if it were a board meeting instead of a wake.
He'll become a part of the chorus and sing a songfor his friends.
So it was you who called Mrs. Glass—not Nota and his friends.
Cicadas sang in the trees near them, and a mockingbird mimicked its feathered friends.
Besides, you probably want to visit with friends.
I've got some friends that thought it sounded like a great getaway for a vacation.
Maybe he didn't know she was making him look like a fool in front of his friends.
They'd been friends since soon after Sofi found him, and Jenn had never acted this way around him before.
We'll be friends again and you'll stop treating me like I've got the plague? he asked, half-teasing.
It wouldn't be that way with his friends.
Carmen offered a chair at their table, but Freda had friends on the other side of the room.
I think Alex said you would have two friends with you?
Jonathan was practicing with some friends for a band they were forming.
Jonathan had band practice with his friends and Alex was in his recliner, reading a letter from a wildlife management area in Colorado.
Surely you have friends that would enjoy this.
They were co-workers, not friends.
I used to catch crawdads in this creek with my friends when I was a kid.
I guess because you're friends.
They were friends, but they were so much more.
His friends had always been older, probably because he was so mature for his age.
Carmen had invited Katie, Bill and a few friends from church that morning.
Your friends will like you for who you are, not what you wear.
Friends don't try to change you.
Mary & Joe Foreman were friends of mine.
Again she wished she had invited one of her friends.
Made any new friends yet?
Her body wouldn't be placed in a funeral pyre or surrounded by family and friends who bore her gifts one last time.
The air was filled with marijuana smoke and the scent of bodies sweating as people danced, drank or huddled with friends.
She and her friends fell away as he moved into the crowd, towards the blonde.
You want me to call one of my friends so you have dinner?
She found herself yearning for friends again.
At the bistro where she was a weekend waitress, she saw the same friends meeting up for coffee every Saturday.
If you had friends, would they be men or women?
We're … friends, of sorts.
We're what I'd call mandatory friends.
He doesn't seem like the kind who has friends.
Ashley's face was glowing, and Jessi suspected her connection to Xander was helping her find friends at school.
Ashley and Brandon were still at the table with all of Ashley's friends.
On the accession of the latter to the throne, Andrew Stone was appointed treasurer to Queen Charlotte, and attaching himself to Lord Bute he became an influential member of the party known as "the king's friends," whose meetings were frequently held at his house.
The court was composed exclusively of senators, some of whom might have been his personal friends.
Yet she still clung to old associations, and on her grandmother's death was about to return to her convent, but was dissuaded by her friends, who found her a husband.
After a short stay first at Alen90n and then in Bourges, he passed over to England, where he found refuge in London with Ugo Foscolo, and made a few English friends.
On the 18th of February a "confession" was extorted from Alexius which implicated most of his friends, and he then publicly renounced the succession to the throne in favour of the baby grand-duke Peter Petrovich.
Propertius had a large number of friends and acquaintances, chiefly literary, belonging to the circle of Maecenas.
He now tried to keep himself as much out of the political world as possible, but in vain, for the court would suspect him, and his friends would talk about his being king.
An agreement was come to by which Francis received patronage for his circle of friends, while Hastings was to be unimpeded in the control of foreign affairs.
He was released after some months of imprisonment, without trial, by the intervention of his friends.
After a severe struggle this proposal was accepted; but the academic discussion on the constitution continued for weary months, and on the 20th of May, realizing the hopelessness of coming to terms with the ultra-democrats, Gagern and his friends resigned.
He remained there until September, frequenting the Society of the Friends of the Constitution, and entertaining deputies of the most advanced opinions, especially those who later became the leading Girondists.
His hostility to the insurrectional commune of Paris, which led him to propose transferring the government to Blois, and his attacks upon Robespierre and his friends rendered him very unpopular.
In prison she won the affections of the guards, and was allowed the privilege of writing materials and the occasional visits of devoted friends.
Upon the king's illness in May he held frequent meetings of Monmouth's friends at his house to consider how best to act for the security of the Protestant religion.
In 1821 Mr John Scott, the editor of the London Magazine, was killed in a duel, and that periodical passed into the hands of some friends of Hood, who proposed to make him sub-editor.
At length, however, his friends succeeded in reconciling him with Henry, and, after serving the king in Normandy, he was recalled to England, which he entered early in 1121.
By this time he had ceased to devote himself to pure mathematics, and in company with his friends Mersenne and Mydorge was deeply interested in the theory of the refraction of light, and in the practical work of grinding glasses of the best shape suitable for optical instruments.
But all the while he was engaged with reflections on the nature of man, of the soul and of God, and for a while he remained invisible even to his most familiar friends.
New friends gathered round him who took a keen interest in his researches.
Two Dutch friends, Constantijn Huygens (von Zuylichem), father of the more celebrated Huygens, and Hoogheland, figure amongst the correspondents, not to mention various savants, professors and churchmen (particularly Jesuits).
It was about 1648 that Descartes lost his friends Mersenne and Mydorge by death.
But Muratori, reproducing the account given by one of Thomas's friends, gives no hint of foul play.
Then the dispute about the Crimea arose, and Ivan became convinced that they were mediocre politicians as well as untrustworthy friends.
It has been doubted whether Pericles favoured this enterprise, but among its chief promoters were two of his friends, Lampon the soothsayer and Hippodamus the architect.
The orthodox Conservatives and some democrats who were jealous of his influence, while afraid to beard the great statesman himself, combined to assail his nearest friends.
He left a portrait or caractere of himself, addressed to one of his friends.
On this account he was imprisoned in 1528, but his friends soon effected his release.
His pupils became his friends for life.
Friction was increased by a contest between Gilbert Tennent and his friends, who favoured Whitefield and his revival measures, and Robert Cross (1689-1766), pastor at Jamaica in 1723-1758, and his friends.
Of Mendelssohn's remaining years it must suffice to say that he progressed in fame numbering among his friends more and more of the greatest men of the age.
What followed in the second and third years of the Celman administration can only adequately be described as a debauchery of the national honour, of the national resources, of the rights of Argentines as citizens of the republic. Buenos Aires was still prostrate under the crushing blow of the misfortunes of 1880, and lacked strength and power of organization necessary to raise any effective protest against the proceedings of Celman and his friends when the true character of these proceedings was first understood.
He is not the body to be buried; he will not remain with his friends after he has drunk the poison, but he will go away to the happiness of the blessed.
He felt then, and still more after the Reform Act of 1866, that "we must educate our masters," 1 and he rather scandalized his old university friends by the stress he laid on physical science as opposed to classical studies.
The personal character of Boole inspired all his friends with the deepest esteem.
When the Democrats, however, declared such language incendiary he tried to explain it away, and by so doing offended his friends without appeasing his opponents.
The vigour and success with which he organized the national resources and upheld the national honour, asserted the British sovereignty of the seas, defended the oppressed, and caused his name to be feared and respected in foreign courts where that of Stuart was despised and neglected, command praise and admiration equally from contemporaries and from modern critics, from his friends and from his opponents.
Having friends among the government party, including members of the Beresford family, he was enabled to make terms with the government, and in return for information as to what had passed between Jackson, Iowan and himself he was permitted to emigrate to America, where he arrived in May 179 5.
His journals, which were written for his family and intimate friends, give a singularly interesting and vivid picture of life in Paris in the time of the directory.
He was estranged from many old friends who accused him, probably with injustice, of making his peace with the government.
One day he gave a banquet to his friends, and after it they sallied forth with torches, singing through the streets, Francis being crowned with garlands as the king of the revellers; after a time they missed him, and on retracing their steps they found him in a trance or reverie, a permanently altered man.
Frederick placed judges of his own appointment, with the title of podest, in all the Lombard commu1ies; and this stretch of his authority, while it exacerbated his foes, forced even his friends to join their ranks against him.
The threatening presence of the tWo princely houses of Orsini and Colonna, alike dangerous as friends or foes, rendered Rome an unsafe residence.
Formed for mercenary warfare, they proved a perilous instrument in the hands of those who used them, and were hardly less injurious to their friends than to their foes.
Charles is said to have told him when he made him treasurer that he had only two friends in the world, himself and his own merit.
He refused to follow the advice of his friends and avoid the fate that was clearly impending over him by flight to the continent.
John and his friends feared lest the inquiry promised into the extent of the hated forest areas would be carried out too rigorously, and that these would be seriously curtailed, if not abolished altogether.
Marcus himself says, "To the gods I am indebted for having good grandfathers, good parents, a good sister, good teachers, good associates, good kinsmen and friends, nearly everything good."
Though he had no friends and no influence, he speedily found an opening.
He further complained of the ill-treatment to which his friends and partisans had been subjected during his absence.
His monument bore an inscription written by himself, to the effect that he had always fully repaid the kindnesses of his friends and the wrongs done him by his enemies.
He stayed there two years, and might have entered the service of the viceroy if he would have professed himself, as a few of his friends did, a Mahommedan.
He became first a postmaster near Lyons, and in 1841 was appointed, through the influence of some of his friends who had risen to posts of power, member of a scientific commission on Algeria, which led him to engage in researches concerning North Africa and colonization in general.
In March 1890 General Tajes handed over the presidency to Herrera y Obes, a clever but unscrupulous man, who filled every official post with his own friends and ensured the return of his supporters to the chamber.
An opportunity occurred when he was seventeen, and by the intervention of friends he obtained admission into the Zaikonospasski school.
He became a favourite with Theodoric, the Ostrogoth, who ruled in Rome from 500, and was one of his intimate friends.
Besides notices elsewhere, we find the charge specially dealt with by St Augustine and his friends.
On his refusal the offer was repeated with the additional inducement of accommodation for as many of his friends as he chose to bring with him to the Russian capital.
From the mines of Thrace, and perhaps from the harbour dues and from the mines of Laurium, he derived a large revenue; under his encouragement, Miltiades had planted an Athenian colony on the shores of the Thracian Chersonese; he had even made friends with Thessaly and Macedonia, as is evidenced by the hospitality extended by them to Hippias on his final expulsion.
Besides the Academy of Science, the Moscow Society of Naturalists, the Mineralogical Society, the Geographical Society, with its Caucasian and Siberian branches, the archaeological societies and the scientific societies of the Baltic provinces, all of which are of old and recognized standing, there have lately sprung up a series of new societies in connexion with each university, and their serials are yearly growing in importance, as, too, are those of the Moscow Society of Friends of Natural Science, the Chemico-Physical Society, and various medical, educational and other associations.
The Dolgorukis and their friends thus came into power, and on the death of Peter II.
Henry then felt himself free, and made friends with the exiled Arundels.
He was at once joined by the Percies; and Richard, abandoned by his friends, surrendered at Flint on the 19th of August.
The first danger came from the friends of Richard, who plotted prematurely, and were crushed in January 1400.
As king the loss and failure of friends made him cautious, suspicious and cruel.
The idea of communicating with the departed was naturally attractive even to the merely curious, still more to those who were mourning for lost friends, and most of all to those who believed that this was the commencement of a new revelation.
He was somewhat reserved in manner, and this led to the charge in political circles that he was cold and unsympathetic; but no one gathered around him more devoted and loyal friends, and his dignified bearing in and out of office commanded the hearty respect of his countrymen.
So eager was he to hear the words of Socrates that he used to walk daily from Peiraeus to Athens, and persuaded his friends to accompany him.
For some months he found amusement in the preparation of the delightful Memoirs (1789) from which most of our knowledge of his personal history is derived; but his letters to friends in England, written between 1788 and 1793 occasionally betray a slight but unmistakable tone of ennui.
In Wichita are Fairmount College (Congregational; co-educational; organized as a preparatory school in 1892 and as a college in 1895); Friends' University (Society of Friends; co-educational; 1898); and Mount Carmel Academy and the Pro-Cathedral School (both Roman Catholic).
At last, in his seventy-second year, he died at Ulm, on the 10th of December 1561, surrounded by attached friends and declaring undiminished faith in his views.
Schwenkfeld, whose gentle birth and courtly manners won him many friends in high circles, left behind him a sect (who were called subsequently by others Schwenkfeldians, but who called themselves "Confessors of the Glory of Christ") and numerous writings to perpetuate his ideas.
After his admission into the Roman Catholic Church he had, rather to the dismay of his friends, entered the married state, and for a time had to struggle with poverty.
About 1820 he united some patriotic friends into a society, called Amis de la verite.
From this was developed a complete system of Carbonarism, the peculiar principles of which were introduced from Italy by two of Bazard's friends.
He was a man of moderate views, though numbering among his friends extremists like Cartwright and Perkins.
In response to his complaints Nicanor was appointed governor of Judaea with power to treat with Judas, It appears that the two became friends at first, but fresh orders from Antioch made Nicanor, guilty of treachery in the eyes of Judas's partisans.
But he was not able to save his friends, who were also the enemies of the reigning king.
Ananus incited the people against these robbers, who arrested, imprisoned and murdered prominent friends of Rome, and arrogated to themselves the right of selecting the high priest by lot.
The Tea-Table Miscellany is "A Collection of Choice Songs Scots and English," containing some of Ramsay's own, some by his friends, several well-known ballads and songs, and some Caroline verse.
In this house, called by his friends "the goose-pie," because of its octagonal shape, the poet died on the 7th of January 1758.
Storehouses of food were established at various centres and a system of food-drafts was devised whereby relatives and friends could send relief where it was needed.
In June Crichton was once more in Venice, and while there wrote two Latin odes to his friends Lorenzo Massa and Giovanni Donati, but after this date the details of his life are obscure.
The Baptist and Methodist churches are the leading religious denominations in the state; but there are also Presbyterians, Lutherans, members of the Christian Connexion (O'Kellyites), Disciples of Christ (Campbellites) Episcopalians, Friends, Roman Catholics, Moravians and members of other denominations.
Thus arose the society of the Friends of God (Gottesfreunde) in the south and west of Germany, spreading as far as Switzerland on the one side and the Netherlands on the other.
It was doubtless one of the Friends who sent forth anonymously from the house of the Teutonic Order in Frankfort the famous handbook of mystical devotion called Eine deutsche Theologie, first published in 1516 by Luther.
Jan van Ruysbroeck (1294-1381), the father of mysticism in the Netherlands, stood in connexion with the Friends of God, and Tauler is said to have visited him in his seclusion at Groenendal (Vauvert, Griinthal) near Brussels.Ruy sbroeck.
It was not the dead child, but the dauphin who left the prison in the coffin, whence he was extracted by his friends on the way to the cemetery.
Hamilton's edition of Reid also contains an account of the university of Glasgow and a selection of Reid's letters, chiefly addressed to his Aberdeen friends the Skenes, to Lord Kames, and to Dr James Gregory.
Of all his English friends none seem to have been so intimate with him as the 1st marquess of Lansdowne, better known as Lord Shelburne, and Mr, afterwards Sir Samuel, Romilly.
The people kept the street in which he lay quiet; but medical care, the loving solicitude of friends, and the respect of all the people could not save his life.
Personally he had that which is the truest mark of nobility of mind, a power of attracting love and winning faithful friends.
King Ladislaus would have made the book-loving youth a monk, and even designated him for the see of Eger; but Coloman had no inclination for an ecclesiastical career, and, with the assistance of his friends, succeeded in escaping to Poland.
Not, however, was it without grave opposition from powerful friends in the Academy that Pasteur carried on his work.
In 1754 he was a member of the chambre royale which sat during an exile of the parlement; in 1755 and 1756 he accompanied Gournay, then intendant of commerce, in his tours of inspection in the provinces, and in 1760, while travelling in the east of France and Switzerland, visited Voltaire, who became one of his chief friends and supporters.
His friends speak of his charm and gaiety in intimate intercourse, but among strangers he was silent and awkward, and produced the impression of being reserved and disdainful.
On one point both friends and enemies agree, and that is his brusquerie and his want of tact in the management of men; Oncken points out with some reason the "schoolmasterish" tone of his letters, even to the king.
In accordance with his directions, his body was dissected in the presence of his friends, and the skeleton is still preserved in University College, London.
He was able to gather around him a group of congenial friends and pupils, such as the Mills, the Austins and Bowring, with whom he could discuss the problems upon which he was engaged, and by whom several of his books were practically rewritten from the mass of rough though orderly memoranda which the master had himself prepared.
The impression was confirmed by the study of the English psychologists, as well as Condillac and Helvetius, and in1822-1823he established among a few friends the "Utilitarian" Society, taking the word as he tells us, from Galt's Annals of the Parish.
His delight in scenery frequently appears in letters written to his friends during his summer and autumn tours.
By the peace of Apamea (188) the Seleucid king abandoned all the country north of the Taurus, which was distributed among the friends of Rome.
At first court jealousies and intrigues preventied Firdousi from being noticed by the sultan; but at length one of his friends, Mahek, undertook to present to Mahmud his poetic version of one of the well-known episodes of the legendary history.
It is the legislative body of Friends in Great Britain.
Representatives are sent from each inferior to each superior meeting, but they have no precedence over others, and all Friends may attend any meeting and take part in any of which they are members.
The permanent standing committee of the Society is known as the " Meeting for Sufferings " (established in 1675), which took its rise in the days when the persecution of many Friends demanded the Christian care and material help of those who were able to give it.
On the attitude of Friends in America to slavery, see the section " Quakerism in America " (above).
By means of the Adult Schools, Friends have been able to exercise a religious influence beyond the borders of their own Society.
The movement, which is no longer exclusively under the control of Friends, is rapidly becoming one of the chief means of bringing about a religious fellowship among a class which the organized churches have largely failed to reach.
At the end of 1909 there were in connexion with the Friends' First-Day School Association 240 schools with 2722 teachers and 25,215 scholars, very few of whom were the children of Friends.
A " provisional committee " of members of the Society of Friends was formed in 1865 to deal with offers of service in foreign lands.
In 1868 this developed into the Friends' Foreign Mission Association, which now undertakes Missionary work in India (begun 1866), Madagascar (1867), Syria (1869), China (1886),(1886), Ceylon (1896).
In 1909 the number of missionaries (including wives) was 113; organized churches, 194; members and adherents, 21,085; schools, 135; pupils, 7042; hospitals and dispensaries, 17; patients treated, 6865; subscriptions raised from Friends in Great Britain and Ireland, £26,689, besides £3245 received in the fields of work.
The central offices and reference library of the Society of Friends are situate at Devonshire House, Bishopsgate Without, London.
The Sufferings of the Quakers by Joseph Besse (1753) gives a detailed account of the persecution of the early Friends in England and America.
An excellent portraiture of early Quakerism is given in William Tanner's Lectures on Friends in Bristol and Somersetshire.