every detail of the outside before opening it.
I had soon read all the tracts that were left there, and examined
where former prisoners had broken out, and where a grate had been sawed off, and heard the history of the various occupants of that room; for I found that even there there was a history and a gossip which never circulated beyond the walls of the jail.
They all examined
the hole, they all made the sufferer tell it over again, then they all discussed it, and got off as many leather-headed opinions about it as an average crowd of humans could have done.
Well, it beats ME -- and snaked a lot of old letters out of his pocket, and examined
them, and then ex- amined the old man's writing, and then THEM again; and then says: "These old letters is from Harvey Wilks; and here's THESE two handwritings, and any- body can see they didn't write them" (the king and the duke looked sold and foolish, I tell you, to see how the lawyer had took them in), "and here's THIS old gentleman's hand writing, and anybody can tell, easy enough, HE didn't write them -- fact is, the scratches he makes ain't properly WRITING at all.
it and said, "H'm--like enough de bank's bu'sted.
In a safe place Tom examined
two large needles which were thrust into the lapels of his jacket, and had thread bound about them -- one needle carried white thread and the other black.
There is another thing:--young men of the richer classes, who have not much to do, come about me of their own accord; they like to hear the pretenders examined
, and they often imitate me, and proceed to examine others; there are plenty of persons, as they quickly discover, who think that they know something, but really know little or nothing; and then those who are examined
by them instead of being angry with themselves are angry with me: This confounded Socrates, they say; this villainous misleader of youth
Once aboard he examined
each new face minutely, evincing the same disappointment in each instance that had marked his scrutiny of the others.
it with great interest, in order to understand the machinery of the Nautilus.
At any rate, in all the bodies of the Martians that were examined
after the war, no bacteria except those already known as terrestrial species were found.
Things that sound contradictory should be examined
by the same rules as in dialectical refutation whether the same thing is meant, in the same relation, and in the same sense.
d'Avrigny, which he now examined
so closely; it was doubtless a miracle from heaven, that, notwithstanding her precautions, there should be some trace, some proof remaining to reveal the crime.