It seemed as if his avarice were struggling with his better nature, and compelling him to pouch zecchin after zecchin while his generosity urged him to restore
some part at least to his benefactor, or as a donation to his agent.
Next, having remarked that, though not a master of eloquence, he had always considered that obligations of gentility obliged him to have with me a clear and outspoken explanation, he went on to say that he sought my hand in marriage; that he looked upon it as a duty to restore
to me my honour; that he could offer me riches; that, after marriage, he would take me to his country seat in the Steppes, where we would hunt hares; that he intended never to visit St.
Do, my lord," said the princess, "but restore
to the sister, as quickly as possible, this friend so devoted to the brother.
A FARMER of the Augustan age Perused in Virgil's golden page, The story of the secret won From Proteus by Cyrene's son How the dank sea-god sowed the swain Means to restore
his hives again More briefly, how a slaughtered bull Breeds honey by the bellyful.
If you can give me your assurance of having no design beyond enjoying the conversation of a clever woman for a short period, and of yielding admiration only to her beauty and abilities, without being blinded by them to her faults, you will restore
me to happiness ;but, if you cannot do this, explain to me, at least, what has occasioned so great an alteration in your opinion of her.
Consequently, it would only have been necessary for Metternich, Rumyantsev, or Talleyrand, between a levee and an evening party, to have taken proper pains and written a more adroit note, or for Napoleon to have written to Alexander: "My respected Brother, I consent to restore
the duchy to the Duke of Oldenburg"- and there would have been no war.
There is one other compound that would destroy the magic spell of the Liquid of Petrifaction and restore
my wife and Unc Nunkie to life," said he.
If you ever get back to the outer world you will find that the geologists and paleontologists will be the first to set you down a liar, for they know that no such creatures as they restore
I'll tell you what I want," answered Gryphus; "I want you to restore
to me my daughter Rosa.
She straightway ascended to ask Jove to restore
him; but before this could be done a Sculptor and a Critic passed that way and espied him.
If you will liberate them, and restore
them to their proper forms, I will give you ten ornaments to replace each one you lose.
I believe it his duty to endeavor to restore
health and sanity, if there is any hope whatever of it.