I should hate to trust its findings
further than to differentiate between individuals.
We made a play at holding a court, and Telepasse, the old scoundrel, accepted the findings
He generalized upon the findings
of thousands of investigators.
But it accomplished nothing other than to convince me that there were several officers upon it who were in full sympathy with Johnson, for, though no charges had been preferred against him, the board went out of its way specifically to exonerate him in its findings
it so directly on the threshold of our narrative, which is now about to issue from that inauspicious portal, we could hardly do otherwise than pluck one of its flowers, and present it to the reader.
The one trifling obstacle in the way was the difficulty of finding
As I lay in bed this morning between sleeping and waking, an idea came riding on a sunbeam into my room,--a mad, whimsical idea, but one that suits my mood; and put briefly, it is this: how is it that I, a not unpresentable young man, a man not without accomplishments or experience, should have gone all these years without finding
Turning away from the sea we wandered miserably inland, finding
as we went various herbs and fruits which we ate, feeling that we might as well live as long as possible though we had no hope of escape.
Having travelled from land to land in this fashion without finding
anything to rivet his attention, it occurred to him to take the form of an eagle, and in this shape he flew across many countries and arrived at length in a new and lovely spot, where the air seemed filled with the scent of jessamine and orange flowers with which the ground was thickly planted.
These reports charmed us, because they flattered our desires; but our superiors finding
nothing in all this talk that could be depended on, were in suspense what directions to give us, till my companion and I upon this reflection, that since all the ways were equally new to us, we had nothing to do but to resign ourselves to the Providence of God, asked and obtained the permission of our superiors to attempt the road through Melinda.
Maritornes was fretting and sweating at finding
herself held so fast by Don Quixote, and not understanding or heeding the words he addressed to her, she strove without speaking to free herself.
Infuriated by political animosity, the wives in many a noble household wearied their lords with prayers to give up their opposition to the Colour Bill; and some, finding
their entreaties fruitless, fell on and slaughtered their innocent children and husband, perishing themselves in the act of carnage.