Had the Colonel survived only a few weeks longer, it is probable that his great political influence, and powerful connections at home and abroad, would have consummated
all that was necessary to render the claim available.
This history must henceforth accommodate itself to the change which Roxana has consummated
, and call the real heir "Chambers" and the usurping little slave, "Thomas `a Becket"--shortening this latter name to "Tom," for daily use, as the people about him did.
Of all the domestic disasters which the thankless theatrical enterprise had inflicted on the Marrable family, the crowning misfortune was now consummated
by Magdalen's success.
And thus was consummated
the work commenced by the Declaration of Independence--a work in which the people of the North American Union, acting under the deepest sense of responsibility to the Supreme Ruler of the universe, had achieved the most transcendent act of power that social man in his mortal condition can perform--even that of dissolving the ties of allegiance by which he is bound to his country; of renouncing that country itself; of demolishing its government; of instituting another government; and of making for himself another country in its stead.
After the sale was consummated
he did not hesitate to explain his reasons for this demand.
I do not know if that is her reason," said Albert, "but one thing I do know, that if this marriage be consummated
, it will render her quite miserable.
We look back through the mist of ages, and recognize in the rending of the Red Cross from New England's banner the first omen of that deliverance which our fathers consummated
after the bones of the stern Puritan had lain more than a century in the dust.
Consequently you yourself will see that, until the marriage shall have been consummated
On the 12th of December, the fate of Astoria was consummated
by a regular ceremonial.
I had just consummated
an unusually hearty dinner, of which the dyspeptic truffe formed not the least important item, and was sitting alone in the dining-room, with my feet upon the fender, and at my elbow a small table which I had rolled up to the fire, and upon which were some apologies for dessert, with some miscellaneous bottles of wine, spirit andliqueur.
With respect to any connection between a man and a woman, or a woman and a man, when either of the parties are betrothed, let it be held in utter detestation [1336a] on any pretext whatsoever; but should any one be guilty of such a thing after the marriage is consummated
, let his infamy be as great as his guilt deserves.
What has become of the chamber of the chancellery, where Saint Louis consummated