It seems to me," he said, "we spend money enough in this house to procure
at least one meal a day which a man could eat and retain his self-respect.
On the seventh day of February, as I was hunting, to procure
meat for the company, I met with a party of one hundred and two Indians, and two Frenchmen, on their march against Boonsborough, that place being particularly the object of the enemy.
Clifford's affair arranged, he was to meet a State Street broker, who has undertaken to procure
a heavy percentage, and the best of paper, for a few loose thousands which the Judge happens to have by him, uninvested.
The sons, in short square-skirted coats, with rows of stupendous brass buttons, and their hair generally queued in the fashion of the times, especially if they could procure
an eelskin for the purpose, it being esteemed throughout the country as a potent nourisher and strengthener of the hair.
After taking counsel with his officers, he anchored the ship as far off shore as possible; loaded and ran out his two cannon from the bows; stacked his muskets on the poop; and warning the Islanders not to approach the ship at their peril, took one man with him, and setting the sail of his best whale-boat, steered straight before the wind for Tahiti, five hundred miles distant, to procure
a reinforcement to his crew.
I was fired with the idea, and immediately made up my mind to procure
the necessary guides, ropes, etc.
Not only those who knew Aladdin when he played in the streets like a vagabond did not know him again; those who had seen him but a little while before hardly knew him, so much were his features altered; such were the effects of the lamp, as to procure
by degrees to those who possessed it, perfections agreeable to the rank the right use of it advanced them to.
It was known that they were a little acquainted; but not a syllable of real information could Emma procure
as to what he truly was.
Far from that, Diana; his sole idea in proposing to me is to procure
a fitting fellow-labourer in his Indian toils.
I was comfortably revelling in the spring fragrance around, and the beautiful soft blue overhead, when my young lady, who had run down near the gate to procure
some primrose roots for a border, returned only half laden, and informed us that Mr.
Wragge to procure
a remedy; she left the house after breakfast, in the direction of the chemist's shop, exactly as she had left it on the morning before.
Our purer essence then will overcome Thir noxious vapour, or enur'd not feel, Or chang'd at length, and to the place conformd In temper and in nature, will receive Familiar the fierce heat, and void of pain; This horror will grow milde, this darkness light, Besides what hope the never-ending flight Of future days may bring, what chance, what change Worth waiting, since our present lot appeers For happy though but ill, for ill not worst, If we procure
not to our selves more woe.