Twelve years had passed since his body had been found upon the bluff before his cottage overlooking the Hudson, and oft-times
during these long years I had wondered if John Carter were really dead, or if he again roamed the dead sea bottoms of that dying planet; if he had returned to Barsoom to find that he had opened the frowning portals of the mighty atmosphere plant in time to save the countless millions who were dying of asphyxiation on that far-gone day that had seen him hurtled ruthlessly through forty-eight million miles of space back to Earth once more.
Where Easily canst thou find one miserable, And not inforced oft-times
to part from truth, If it may stand him more in stead to lie, Say and unsay, feign, flatter, or abjure?
He had to forage for himself, and he foraged well, though he was oft-times
a plague to the squaws in consequence.
For every feat of telescoping long days and weeks of life into mad magnificent instants, one must pay with shortened life, and, oft-times
, with savage usury added.
Gold ornaments And silver pins were smashed and trodden down, And blood-red silken skirts were stained with wine In oft-times
How truly does Epictetus observe: 'We know not what awaiteth us round the corner, and the hand that counteth its chickens ere they be hatched oft-times
doth but step on the banana-skin.
Tarzan could not but note with grudging approval the spirit of helpfulness she manifested in the oft-times
painful labor of gathering and arranging the thorn bushes which constituted the temporary protection against roaming carnivores.
Son of a Bitch is a novel that explores the oft-times
difficult parent / child relationship, in this case between a foul-mouthed, insecure criminal defense attorney mother and her estranged adult son.
Indeed, between his work as a dance master and instructor, choreographer, promoter, impresario, and producer of Ukrainian films--and his phenomenal talent for self-promotion--Avramenko was oft-times
seen as one of the major voices of the "Ukrainian Cause" in North America; a cause that not only sought to showcase and celebrate Ukrainian culture but which demanded recognition for the right of Ukrainian-speakers to have an autonomous political state in their homeland.
The author uses the story of farmer Joe Williams as a jumping off point to trace the history of Williams' family, the history of the region, and the history of the oft-times
fractured race relations in South Carolina.
I would spot my pup racing through the brush 200 yards out, and the next thing I knew, she was roaring in from behind me, ears flying and with a wild look in her eyes.
In these very bad times, basically to satisfy the oft-times
abstract thinking stakeholders, personnel cuts are made on the short-term that are either the wrong ones or they are too deep or.