We are discussing things seriously; but if you won't deign
to give me your attention, I will drop your acquaintance.
No doubt, in the eyes of men, it has none; but I look on it as a slight expiation for a fearful sin of which I have been guilty, and if your Highness will deign
to listen to my tale, you will see that no punishment could atone for the crime.
O lady, deign
to hold in remembrance this heart, thy vassal, that thus in anguish pines for love of thee.
He would not deign
to examine even the masterpieces of Elephanta, or the mysterious hypogea, concealed south-east from the docks, or those fine remains of Buddhist architecture, the Kanherian grottoes of the island of Salcette.
I think your majesty will have no need to apply to the police to know where my friends are, but that if you will deign
to interrogate the cardinal he can reply without any further inquiry than into his own recollections.
Sire, the kindness your majesty deigns to evince towards me is a recompense which so far surpasses my utmost ambition that I have nothing more to ask for.
And now," he said, "may I inquire what are the orders with which your majesty deigns to honor me?
THE winner of last week's PS200 crossword is Alistair McLeod of High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS WEE THINKER ACROSS: 7 Close-up 9 Deign
10 Lento 11 Asocial 12 Two 13 Drop shot 16 Broadway 17 Pin 19 Bugbear 21 Beset 22 On ice 23 Scuttle DOWN: 1 Acolyte 2 Downpour 3 Demo 4 Odiously 5 Mini 6 Ankle 8 Play on words 13 Diameter 14 Opposite 15 Knitter 18 Abhor 20 Grim 21 Blue.
The clock ticks The chimes ring out Oh, happy sounds - one hour less to get through till it's time to dress You happy sleepers don't know your luck Into bed and bedclothes tuck Drift off to dreamland, only wake When the alarm goes off - it's past daybreak Thank god for books and Radio 4 World News and all before you happy sleepers deign
to rise and rub restful sleep from out your eyes.
Chauffeur-driven cars for when they deign
to attend meetings and four weeks' paid holidays on top of all the "jollies" we are already paying for?
It is certainly lost on a frail and vulnerable pensioner having to stay in hospital until the council deign
to provide the care so desperately needed.
The controllers provide a rugged deign
and are built for use in industrial environments with standard features such as a built-in operator interface, a range of communications options, expansion slots and a solid slide-and-snap mechanical interlock to expansion modules.