Lady Russell had not been arrived five minutes the day before, when a full account
of the whole had burst on her; but still it must be talked of, she must make enquiries, she must regret the imprudence, lament the result, and Captain Wentworth's name must be mentioned by both.
If I ever suspect you, it is on account
of others, and not on account
of either of us.
Alec had his laugh, and then Rose sat down and took a lesson in accounts
which she never forgot.
They then gave me an account
how the savages whom they lived amongst expected them to go out with them into their wars; and, it was true, that as they had firearms with them, had they not had the disaster to lose their ammunition, they could have been serviceable not only to their friends, but have made themselves terrible both to friends and enemies; but being without powder and shot, and yet in a condition that they could not in reason decline to go out with their landlords to their wars; so when they came into the field of battle they were in a worse condition than the savages themselves, for they had neither bows nor arrows, nor could they use those the savages gave them.
Like nations of higher pretensions, the American Indian gives a very different account
of his own tribe or race from that which is given by other people.
I tell you, I regret it on account
of others, but I am satisfied on my own account
He ordered his coach to wait at a distance, and desired I would give him an hours audience; which I readily consented to, on account
of his quality and personal merits, as well as of the many good offices he had done me during my solicitations at court.
This is writing only to Frenchmen and to Papists: a Protestant would be desirous to know why he must imagine that Father du Bernat had a cooler head or more knowledge; and why one man whose account
is singular is not more likely to be mistaken than many agreeing in the same account
We should not give a more appropriate account
of the individual man by stating the species to which he belonged, than we should of an individual horse by adopting the same method of definition.
The association of the place and time impelled me to give him an account
of the phenomenon.
My only reason was on account
of you--on account
of a question.
He thought it indeed most necessary to entrust the people with the choice of their magistrates and the power of calling them to account
; for without that they must have been slaves and enemies to the other citizens: but he ordered them to elect those only who were persons of good account
and property, either out of those who were worth five hundred medimns, or those who were called xeugitai, or those of the third census, who were called horsemen.