Magnitski, addressing himself to Speranski, was relating an anecdote, and Speranski was laughing in advance at what Magnitski was going to say.
Most of the anecdotes, if not relating to the state service, related to people in the service.
He remembered how carefully and at what length everything relating to form and procedure was discussed at those meetings, and how sedulously and promptly all that related to the gist of the business was evaded.
Franklin proceeded; "and we have certain persons concerned in those events who are capable of relating
Questions of the Second Group: relating
to the Wife's Confession.
She then proceeded to state the facts, without mentioning names: relating
in every particular precisely the same succession of events which Geoffrey Delamayn had already related to Sir Patrick Lundie--with this one difference, that she acknowledged herself to be the woman who was personally concerned in knowing whether, by Scottish law, she was now held to be a married woman or not.
My journey was without any accident or adventure worth relating.
It would be tedious to trouble the reader with relating what vast numbers of illustrious persons were called up to gratify that insatiable desire I had to see the world in every period of antiquity placed before me.
Tollmidge's formidable assertions relating
to herself for the second time, Lady Lydiard's meditations came to an abrupt end.
This incident relating
to Molly first opened her eyes.
There is also another court called at Athens the Court of Phreattae, which determines points relating
to a murder committed by one who has run away, to decide whether he shall return; though such an affair happens but seldom, and in very large cities; the seventh, to determine causes wherein strangers are concerned, and this whether they are between stranger and stranger or between a stranger and a citizen.
Agnes steadily refused to listen, and positively forbade any further conversation relating
to Lord Montbarry's wife, now that Lord Montbarry was no more.