This smile of the worthy descendant of the most ancient sea-folk whose audacity and hardihood had left no trace of greatness and glory upon the waters, completed the cycle of my initiation. There was an infinite depth of hereditary wisdom in its pitying sadness.
It was not for him to discern upon me the marks of my recent initiation. And yet I was not exactly the same youngster who had taken the boat away - all impatience for a race against death, with the prize of nine men's lives at the end.
"If you are resolved, I must begin your initiation
," said the Rhetor coming closer to Pierre.
However, accept what I propose to you as an initiation
into Parisian life -- a life of politeness, visiting, and introductions." Monte Cristo bowed without making any answer; he accepted the offer without enthusiasm and without regret, as one of those conventions of society which every gentleman looks upon as a duty.
When McMurdo awoke next morning he had good reason to remember his initiation
into the lodge.
'It always grieves me, ' I observed, roused by what I took to be his selfishness, 'it always grieves me to contemplate the initiation
of children into the ways of life, when they are scarcely more than infants.
So marked was the change in her manner, such depths of sad initiation
did it imply, that, with some doubts as to my delicacy, I put the case anew to my village oracle, Harmon Gow; but got for my pains only an uncomprehending grunt.
There would be three goats for the initiation
of the three youths into full-fledged warriorship, and besides these he had received several gifts of grain and beads, together with a piece of copper wire from admiring and terrified members of his audience.
I had never seen Italy; the privilege of initiation
should be his.
in the region hit the headlines after Newcastle University fresher Ed Farmer died following a Agricultural Society social in 2016.
"Northumbria has a strict zerotolerance policy on initiations
, which has been in place for a number of years to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all our students."
in the region hit the headlines afterNewcastle University fresher Ed Farmer diedfollowing a Agricultural Society social.