I don't know if it ever had a past; I can almost swear it will have no future. Let us not talk of it. 'What shall we talk of? asked Kate, with an arch smile. 'You know well enough what led me up here. I want to hear what you know of that strange man Dick brought here to-day to dinner. 'I never saw him before never even heard of him. 'Do you like him? 'I have scarcely seen him.
'Of course, of course, that's readily understood, and does you great credit; but, on the other hand, consider the pleasure that in the future... your success.... 'Kiss me, Andryusha, muttered the kind-hearted lady. Andryusha flung himself on her neck. 'There, now, thank your benefactor. Andryusha embraced Mr.
And there, beside the future governor, sat the president of the "Northwestern" Railroad, Mr. Lovejoy, as the chief of the revolving satellites. People began to say that Mr.
The last time he was there, Jurgis had thought of little but his family; but now he was free to listen to these men, and to realize that he was one of them that their point of view was his point of view, and that the way they kept themselves alive in the world was the way he meant to do it in the future.
But it is well in spite of everything to seek an explanation of the inexplicable; it is by attacking it on every side, at all hazards, that we cherish the hope of overcoming it; and we may therefore say to ourselves that our subconsciousness, when it warns us of a calamity that is about to fall upon us, knowing all the future as it does, necessarily knows that the calamity is already accomplished.
He had put it off and off, content to live each hour as it came and take no real thought for the future; and yet, behind all was the warning fact that he must go one day, and that Mitiahwe could not go with him. Her mother must have known that when she let Mitiahwe come to him. Of course; and, after all, she would find another mate, a better mate, one of her own people.
I will have no bile, and so keep my own opinions for the future about men and things, within my own breast. I am naturally irritable, and therefore will avoid irritation; I prefer longevity to it, which I may have without the other. I have had a letter from Lady Ossory, who is impatient to tell me all that has passed this summer in her neighbourhood, but she is afraid of trusting it to a letter.
Interpreter Helmar's acceptance of the post must be forwarded to the Commander-in-Chief without delay." "I congratulate you, Lieutenant Helmar, on the result of your distinguished services," said the Colonel, breaking through his official iciness. "I hope what has gone before may be but the precursor of many such services in the future," and he shook our astonished hero by the hand. "But, sir "
It is awful to think how the commonplace things that men can do, the commonplace thoughts that men can think, the commonplace lives that men can live, are but in the bosom of the future. The thing that impresses me more and more is this that we only need to have extended to the multitude that which is at this moment present in the few, and the world really would be saved.
He was beginning to be reckoned upon as a man of the future by an inner circle of persons whose word counted and carried; while yet his name was comparatively little known to the public.