We went, as usual, to our several fields of labor, but with bosoms highly agitated with thoughts of our truly hazardous undertaking
A bear-leader, a popular street character of the time, was impressed as an additional ornament, before the cavalcade had gone far down the Strand; and his bear, who was black and very mangy, gave quite an Undertaking
air to that part of the procession in which he walked.
But I was willing to accommodate you by undertaking
to sell the horse, seeing it's not convenient to you to go so far to-morrow.
To this, as to an Introduction, the reader is referred, as expressing author's purpose and opinions in undertaking
this species of composition, under the necessary reservation, that he is far from thinking he has attained the point at which he aimed.
Trelawney," said the doctor, "I'll go with you; and I'll go bail for it, so will Jim, and be a credit to the undertaking
That is an undertaking
which I have not asked of you and a promise which I refuse to make you
So counsel me, I pray, whom to send on the undertaking
The youth thankfully accepted the magician's offer, and said, 'I cannot now offer you any reward for your kindness, but should my undertaking
succeed your trouble shall be richly repaid.
At length, when it appeared that the viceroy had neither forces nor authority sufficient for this undertaking
, it was agreed that I should go immediately into Europe, and represent at Rome and Madrid the miserable condition of the missions of Abyssinia.
When the persecuted companions of Robinson, exiles from their native land, anxiously sued for the privilege of removing a thousand leagues more distant to an untried soil, a rigorous climate, and a savage wilderness, for the sake of reconciling their sense of religious duty with their affections for their country, few, perhaps none of them, formed a conception of what would be, within two centuries, the result of their undertaking
They took leave of all, and of the good Maritornes, who, sinner as she was, promised to pray a rosary of prayers that God might grant them success in such an arduous and Christian undertaking
as that they had in hand.
With equal readiness will it be perceived, that besides these inducements to candor, many allowances ought to be made for the difficulties inherent in the very nature of the undertaking
referred to the convention.