Were the experiment to be seriously made, though it required some effort to view it seriously even in fiction, I leave it to be decided by the sample of opinions just exhibited, whether, with all their enmity to their predecessors, they would, in any one point, depart so widely from their example, as in the discord and ferment that would mark their own deliberations; and whether the Constitution, now before the public, would not stand as fair a chance for immortality, as Lycurgus gave to that of Sparta, by making its change to depend on his own return from exile and death, if it were to be immediately adopted, and were to continue in force, not until a BETTER, but until ANOTHER should be agreed
upon by this new assembly of lawgivers.
So the two talked it over and agreed as to points to be borne in mind by the ambassador.
She had, of course, agreed to keep all secret until Adam should give her leave to speak.
However, at last it was agreed he should go, for he would not rest at home; and as he came to the wood, he met the fox, and heard the same good counsel.
But it was agreed, that, if he could bring thither the beautiful princess, he should live, and have the bird and the horse given him for his own.
Carey, acting as the correspondent for his guardian's views, suggested that it was time for him to come back to England, he agreed
All the officers agreed
, with the one exception of Wardour, who still kept silence.
With a sinking heart Anne agreed
, and they set forth.
But though he had, as we have said, formed his morals on the Platonic model, yet he perfectly agreed with the opinion of Aristotle, in considering that great man rather in the quality of a philosopher or a speculatist, than as a legislator.
In one point only they agreed, which was, in all their discourses on morality never to mention the word goodness.
Rouletabille arrived next day at the hour agreed
When on the evening that he arrived home he informed the bailiff of his plans, the latter with visible pleasure agreed
with what he said so long as he was pointing out that all that had been done up to that time was stupid and useless.