Now, Phoebe's presence made a home about her,--that very sphere which the outcast, the prisoner, the potentate
,--the wretch beneath mankind, the wretch aside from it, or the wretch above it, --instinctively pines after,--a home
Without taking overmuch upon myself my good word will go far towards gaining any strange gentleman a fair reception from yonder potentate
you wot of.
The gleaming metal and jewels of the gorgeous ornaments of the men and women, duplicated in the trappings of the zitidars and thoats, and interspersed with the flashing colors of magnificent silks and furs and feathers, lent a barbaric splendor to the caravan which would have turned an East Indian potentate
green with envy.
You cannot be ignorant that your king, Louis XIV, thinking that the gesture of a potentate
was sufficient to bring the Pyrenees under his yoke, had imposed the Duke of Anjou, his grandson, on the Spaniards.
His estate was princely, and his family noble, being a wronged branch of an English potentate
While at anchor at this place, much ceremonious visiting and long conferences took place between the potentate
of the islands and the partners of the company.
This dispute, much to the credit as well of the illustrious potentate
above mentioned as of the worthy and enlightened directors of the railroad, has been pacifically arranged on the principle of mutual compromise.
The consternation it created was something beyond even that natural in a Court at the fall of a potentate
The Braces potentate
was at present passing, in excellent health, through the Indian summer of life.
I come down here, for instance, and I find a mighty potentate
There was the revolver that I had only once heard fired, and there the blood-stained life-preserver, brace-and-bit, bottle of rock-oil, velvet bag, rope-ladder, walking-stick, gimlets, wedges, and even the empty cartridge-case which had once concealed the gift of a civilized monarch to a potentate
I said that if that potentate
must go over in our ship, why, I supposed he must --but that to my thinking, when the United States considered it necessary to send a dignitary of that tonnage across the ocean, it would be in better taste, and safer, to take him apart and cart him over in sections in several ships.