Again, I sometimes say to myself, When many millions of men, without heat, without ill will, without personal feelings of any kind, demand
of you a few shillings only, without the possibility, such is their constitution, of retracting or altering their present demand
, and without the possibility, on your side, of appeal to any other millions, why expose yourself to this overwhelming brute force?
After some time, when they observed that I made no more demands
for meat, there appeared before me a person of high rank from his imperial majesty.
THE remaining charge against the House of Representatives, which I am to examine, is grounded on a supposition that the number of members will not be augmented from time to time, as the progress of population may demand
I admit you are right there, but it was involuntary, and I immediately said to myself that my personal feelings had nothing to do with it,-- that if I thought it right to satisfy the demands
Go you with a flag of truce to Glinda and ask her why she has dared to invade my dominions, and what are her demands
Rokoff's just demands
may you avert the most unpleasant consequences to your wife and child, and at the same time retain your own life and regain your liberty.
He was to discover that one sin demands
another to cover it.
Daylight promptly paid the first several of his personal notes that were presented; then he divined that these demands
but indicated the way the wind was going to blow, and that one of those terrific financial storms he had heard about was soon to sweep over the United States.
As I had given them my chalice upon their first demand
, they did not search me, but gave us to understand that they expected to find something of greater value, which either we must have hidden or the Abyssins must have imposed on them.
It ought to be recollected that if less will be required from the States, they will have proportionably less means to answer the demand
Not content with the natural neglect into which Sight Recognition was falling, they began boldly to demand
the legal prohibition of all "monopolizing and aristocratic Arts" and the consequent abolition of all endowments for the studies of Sight Recognition, Mathematics, and Feeling.
Rather, sir, before we sit down, I must demand