Then Phileas Fogg had taken passage for Bordeaux, and, during the thirty hours he had been on board, had so shrewdly managed
with his banknotes that the sailors and stokers, who were only an occasional crew, and were not on the best terms with the captain, went over to him in a body.
The delight he had experienced in the work itself, and the consequent greater intimacy with the peasants, the envy he felt of them, of their life, the desire to adopt that life, which had been to him that night not a dream but an intention, the execution of which he had thought out in detail --all this had so transformed his view of the farming of the land as he had managed
it, that he could not take his former interest in it, and could not help seeing that unpleasant relation between him and the workspeople which was the foundation of it all.
Ojo knelt again and by feeling carefully in the dark managed
to fill the flask with the unseen water that was in the well.
Let me confess, then, that I assumed the character of a fastidious angler, and managed
to be a week in discovering the right place to fish in--always, it is unnecessary to say, under Alicia's guidance.
But not only is he a darling and alive and credible but his creator has also managed
to invest everybody else in the book with the same kind of life.
Yes, and to the day of my death I could have managed
to get along quite well without it.
For some thirty years Bogucharovo had been managed
by the village Elder, Dron, whom the old prince called by the diminutive "Dronushka.
So Tip and the Saw-Horse managed
, with much labor, to get the second sofa to the roof; and when the two were placed together, edge to edge, the backs and ends formed a protecting rampart all around the seats.
How we ever managed
to cross it, I do not know, but at last we came out where a low range of hills ran down to the bank of the river.
The little girl was quite an experienced traveller, for she had once been carried by a cyclone as far away from home as the marvelous Land of Oz, and she had met with a good many adventures in that strange country before she managed
to get back to Kansas again.
our whole domestic life, and wonderfully too; but I did not mean that, though that made what I did mean, more surprising.
This was really so prudently and wisely managed
, that I found my son was a man of sense, and needed no direction from me.