Jo remembered the kind old gentleman, who used to let her build railroads and bridges with his big dictionaries, tell her stories about queer pictures in his Latin books, and buy her cards of gingerbread whenever
he met her in the street.
The brother had died of starvation, and whenever
the carpenter got upon that subject he cried.
He had probably lived there for years, with a fat prairie-dog for breakfast whenever
he felt like it, a sheltered home, even an owl-feather bed, perhaps, and he had forgot that the world doesn't owe rattlers a living.
Madame Lebrun was bustling in and out, giving orders in a high key to a yard-boy whenever
she got inside the house, and directions in an equally high voice to a dining-room servant whenever
she got outside.
While, therefore, he sustained an outward appearance of calmness and fortitude, his heart leaped into his throat, whenever
any of their fierce captors drew nearer than common to the helpless sisters, or fastened one of their sullen, wandering looks on those fragile forms which were so little able to resist the slightest assault.
But if she were a long while absent he became pettish and nervously restless, pacing the room to and fro with the uncertainty that characterized all his movements; or else would sit broodingly in his great chair, resting his head on his hands, and evincing life only by an electric sparkle of ill-humor, whenever
Hepzibah endeavored to arouse him.
I find myself growing grim about the mouth; whenever
it is a damp, drizzly November in my soul; whenever
I find myself involuntarily pausing before coffin warehouses, and bringing up the rear of every funeral I meet; and especially whenever
my hypos get such an upper hand of me, that it requires a strong moral principle to prevent me from deliberately stepping into the street, and methodically knocking people's hats off--then, I account it high time to get to sea as soon as I can.
While it was going on they sat and looked as rapt and grateful as cats do when one strokes their backs; and whenever
the curtain fell they rose to their feet, in one solid mighty multitude, and the air was snowed thick with waving handkerchiefs, and hurricanes of applause swept the place.
He waited until the place had become absolutely silent and expectant, then he delivered his deadliest shot; delivered it with ice-cold seriousness and deliberation, with a significant emphasis upon the closing words: he said he believed that the reward offered for the lost knife was humbug and bunkum, and that its owner would know where to find it whenever
he should have occasion TO ASSASSINATE SOMEBODY.
It requires no skill in the science of war to discern that uniformity in the organization and discipline of the militia would be attended with the most beneficial effects, whenever
they were called into service for the public defense.
Nothing is more certain than the indispensable necessity of government, and it is equally undeniable, that whenever
and however it is instituted, the people must cede to it some of their natural rights in order to vest it with requisite powers.
His proposition is, "that whenever
any two of the three branches of government shall concur in opinion, each by the voices of two thirds of their whole number, that a convention is necessary for altering the constitution, or CORRECTING BREACHES OF IT, a convention shall be called for the purpose.