In saying so he urged no suit; but it was impossible that he should write to the house without some message, and none other from him to her could be a true message. It could not hurt her. It would not even give her the trouble to think whether she had decided well. He quite understood the nature of the love he wanted, a love that would have felt it to be all happiness to lean upon his bosom.
The German governess went through our classic authors with her employer, and my mother read to her the works of Racine and Corneille, and urged her to speak French and English with her; for, like many natives of Holland, her mastery of both languages was as thorough as if she had grown up in Paris or London.
Won't you, Grant, please, just remember back ... a little ... oh, so little ... of what we were to each other ... then?" "Now you're taking advantage," he smiled, and returned to the attack on his thumb. He drew the thorn out, inspected it critically, then concluded. "No, thank you. I'm not playing the Good Samaritan." "Yet you made this hard journey for an unknown man," she urged.
We accordingly gave orders to unsaddle, and communicated our intentions to the khan. At first he strongly urged us not to put our plan into execution, declaring that the cave was the domicile of the evil one, and that no stranger who had presumed to intrude upon the privacy of the awful inhabitant had ever returned to tell of what he had seen.
So soon as the last of the gruesome procession had disappeared the girl urged us to take up our flight once more. She, too, had noted the questioning attitude of the thern who had borne Sator Throg away. "It bodes no good for us, O Prince," she said.
This deficiency he urged upon the Government still more than he did the inadequacy of the line-of-battle force; for his fear of the enemy eluding him was greater than that of a conflict with superior numbers.
She held out her glass to be filled with a high-ball. "Don't drink any more," he urged her, frowning. "Why not?" "You'd be nicer if you didn't." Gloria caught suddenly the intended suggestion of the remark, the atmosphere he was attempting to create. She wanted to laugh yet she realized that there was nothing to laugh at.
I felt that I had accomplished the first great step in the problem for the relief of General Burnside's army, but still urged on the work. As soon as the bridge was mended, all the troops moved forward.
Like all his class, generations of submission made him ignore as much as possible all save the one noble. All his attention was given to Ivan, the young Prince. "Be careful, Ivanovich," he urged. "It is not possible for you to go forth in the clothes you wear. There is danger lurking abroad for the high born." Ivan shrugged his fearless shoulders. "They would not dare to harm me," he answered.
On being made acquainted with the conduct of the manito, "Very well," he said, "I will be at home the next time, to see him." Both the mother and the wife urged Monedowa to be aware of the manito. They made known to him all of his cruel courses, and assured him that no man could escape from his power. "No matter," said Monedowa; "if he invites me to the race-ground, I will not be backward.