A first-class steamer, to be under his own command, and capable of accommodating at least one hundred and fifty cabin passengers, will be selected
, in which will be taken a select company, numbering not more than three-fourths of the ship's capacity.
They had been selected
blindly by nature, in a cruel and ignoble environment, where the prize of living was to be gained, in the main, by the cunning of cowardice, and, on occasion, by desperateness of defence when in a corner.
Pontellier had selected
the bridal gift, as every one immediately connected with him always deferred to his taste in such matters.
So he selected
a fine, big pumpkin -- one with a lustrous, orange-red color -- and began carving it.
a costume of pea-green and pink satin and velvet, with embroidered shags on all the edges and iridescent pearls for ornaments.
The party--some twenty--had been selected
by Sviazhsky from among the more active new liberals, all of the same way of thinking, who were at the same time clever and well bred.
Near its southern termination, it received the contributions of another lake, whose waters were so limpid as to have been exclusively selected
by the Jesuit missionaries to perform the typical purification of baptism, and to obtain for it the title of lake "du Saint Sacrement.
And this is why I have selected
men of spirit and courage.
In Saxony the importance of the principle of selection in regard to merino sheep is so fully recognised, that men follow it as a trade: the sheep are placed on a table and are studied, like a picture by a connoisseur; this is done three times at intervals of months, and the sheep are each time marked and classed, so that the very best may ultimately be selected
Such occasions, however, rarely occur and are perhaps not characteristic of Hesiod's genius: if we would see Hesiod at his best, in his most natural vein, we must turn to such a passage as that which he himself -- according to the compiler of the "Contest of Hesiod and Homer" -- selected
as best in all his work, `When the Pleiades, Atlas' daughters, begin to rise.
It is formed of rough stones, selected
with care, and laid in courses or circles, with much compactness, but without cement of any kind.
Suppose, then, the convention had been inclined to proceed upon the principle of a repartition of the objects of revenue, between the Union and its members, in PROPORTION to their comparative necessities; what particular fund could have been selected
for the use of the States, that would not either have been too much or too little too little for their present, too much for their future wants?