We have to touch our caps and make our manners to Dick Carnes and the rest of the flunkies in the after cabin. My father pays as much for me as Dick Carnes' father does for him, and I don't think it is fair that he should live in the cabin and I in the steerage." "If you get marks enough, you can have a berth in the cabin," replied Wilton. "Marks! Confound the marks! I'm not a baby.
It always goes back to an old t. In modern North German it has become voiced to z. It is important not to confound this s z with the voiceless intervocalic s that soon arose from the older lisped ss. We cannot even begin to ferret out and discuss all the psychological problems that are concealed behind these bland tables. Their general parallelism is obvious.
And while we call ourselves a civilized people, such empty minds, nursed with empty words, endeavor to confound literary men with demagogues, wisdom with ignorance, piety with hypocrisy, virtue with vice; and place into the asylums of lunatics every one, who would dare to contradict them.
But I tell you what it is, baron, you'll have to bring out better stuff than this when I put my legs on your mahogany." "Well, you are a cool fish," said the baron. "However, you're rather a joke, so, now you're here, we may as well enjoy ourselves. Smoke?" "Not anything you're likely to offer me!" "Confound your impudence!" roared the baron, with a horribly complicated oath.
And he was in the act of doing it, questioning his familiar behind the waistcoat amazedly, to tell him how such a misadventure could have occurred to him of all men, when a glance below his chin discomposed his outward face. 'Oh, confound the fellow! he said, with simple frankness, and was humorously ruffled, having seen absurd blots of smutty knuckles distributed over the maiden waistcoat.
"Confound the man!" was my mental anathema. "Long life to the Solomon of sautes," was my audible exclamation. "There is something," resumed Guloseton, "in your countenance and manner, at once so frank, lively, and ingenuous, that one is not only prepossessed in your favour, but desirous of your friendship.
Believe me, I did all I could to prevent her irregularities, which now have become public. I only drew her hatred upon me, and I should not be surprised if she did all she could to make us all cut our throats." This impudence was bold enough to confound anybody's mind, and to make one doubt one's own good sense.
We will call the first M, for money; the second, F, for friendship; the third, H, for honor; and the last, F we have got an F already; what shall we do? On the whole, it is of no consequence; we will have two F's, but we will take care not to confound them. "But there are a great many other motives entirely distinct from these.
I walked round the table and laid my hand upon his arm. I never saw a man more startled in my life. He jumped away from me, and came round into an attitude of self-defence, his face fairly distorted with terror. "Good God!" he cried. "What was that?" "It's I Bellows. Confound it, Davidson!" He jumped when I answered him and stared how can I express it? right through me.
Men who have experience of the East are the last to deny that there is method in Eastern magic; they glimpse the knowledge that belonged to Pharaoh's men, although unlike Moses they are not always able to confound it. The East forgets nothing. The West ignores. But there are men from the West who are willing to look and to listen and to try to understand; like King, they go high in the Service.