," said Villefort, smiling, "I do not mean to deny that both these men were revolutionary scoundrels, and that the 9th Thermidor and the 4th of April, in the year 1814, were lucky days for France, worthy of being gratefully remembered by every friend to monarchy and civil order; and that explains how it comes to pass that, fallen, as I trust he is forever, Napoleon has still retained a train of parasitical satellites.
No, no," said D'Artagnan, but pensively; "the thing changes its face when one observes
an enemy; one is but a soldier.
Any one who observes
us will think that we are having a friendly chat, and that I am complimenting you, madam, on your venerable virtues.
I see how closely she observes
him and Lady Susan, poor girl
The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes
The interests of his deplorable profession are immaterial to us; but, as he observes
, we cannot get down in any case, so it is a waste of energy to discuss it.
The assistant is even civil and attends to him at once, to the great indignation of the lady in the next box, who, however, sarcastically observes
that she don't mind being kept waiting "if it is a regular customer.
Because he loves the charming Miss Marion, and observes
that already I am succeeding with her like a 'ouse on fire.
Through his reason man observes
himself, but only through consciousness does he know himself.
I tell you, ma'am,' said Mr Witherden, 'what I think as an honest man, which, as the poet observes
, is the noblest work of God.
that in the ordinary swimming position of the Sperm Whale, the front of his head presents an almost wholly vertical plane to the water; you observe
that the lower part of that front slopes considerably backwards, so as to furnish more of a retreat for the long socket which receives the boom-like lower jaw; you observe
that the mouth is entirely under the head, much in the same way, indeed, as though your own mouth were entirely under your chin.
The secret was well kept, and Lucie was unconscious and happy; but he could not fail to observe
that the shoemaker, whose hand had been a little out at first, was growing dreadfully skilful, and that he had never been so intent on his work, and that his hands had never been so nimble and expert, as in the dusk of the ninth evening.