And since I am in the way of it, pray consider one thing farther: as young as you are, you cannot but have already observed, what a violent run there is among too many weak people against university education.
And he said unto her, Give me, I pray thee, a little water to drink; for I am thirsty. And she opened a bottle of milk, and gave him drink, and covered him. Again he said unto her, Stand in the door of the tent, and it shall be, when any man doth come and enquire of thee, and say, Is there any man here? that thou shalt say, No.
Pray, may I ask, not why you are one, that would be a liberty, and democrats resent any liberty taken with themselves; but why you suppose I am?" "You spoke of the greatest happiness of the greatest number. That is a democratic sentiment surely!
If she is not in as great a fright as the cowardly thieves! Why, cousin Hester, don't you see, if this pistol went off, it would not shoot you or the baby. It would go straight through me." "That is a great comfort. But I had rather you would go away, you and your pistol. Pray, does your mother know that you carry one?" "No. Mind you don't tell her. I trust you not to tell her.
Now the house was full of men and women; and all the lords of the Philistines were there; and there were upon the roof about three thousand men and women, that beheld while Samson made sport. And Samson called unto the Lord, and said, "O Lord God, remember me, I pray thee, and strengthen me, I pray thee, only this once, O God, that I may be at once avenged of the Philistines for my two eyes."
He made an effort to stretch out the key towards her as far as possible, and Mary again retreated. "I will not touch your key or your money, sir. Pray don't ask me to do it again. If you do, I must go and call your brother." He let his hand fall, and for the first time in her life Mary saw old Peter Featherstone begin to cry childishly.
Pray write me some particulars, but in such terms that you need not care, in case of my decease, into whose hands your letter may fall.... My distemper is a diarrhœa or disorder in my bowels, which has been gradually undermining me for these two years, but within these six months has been visibly hastening me to my end. I see death approach gradually, without any anxiety or regret.
"Never. I never repeat anything I hear. The Archibald affair was enacted right under my very nose; but did I circulate what I saw? I think not! That woman! but there! I pray for her every night." "Was it really true, then?" asked Mrs. Fairchilds, breathless. She knew something about the Archibald affair, but not enough. "I saw it all with these eyes," flatly.
"No," replied I; "pray, Francis, I need not ask which of these two pictured beauties is Amelia, my patient? The likeness is good." "Yes, there she is," said he, with a return of his old enthusiasm. "See her light locks and her blue eyes. She was the mother of that fair child. Don't you see the daughter in the mother and the mother in the daughter? But I cannot look long on these pictures.
I cried; "It cannot be done. O, pray, come away." Then you knelt upon the footboard, and said, "You are right. It cannot be done in that way; but we can save the train. Help me to get these irons asunder." The engine was connected with the train by two great iron hooks and staples.