Also, my comrades used jestingly (yes, I know only jestingly) to propound
the ethical maxim that a man ought never to let himself become a burden upon anyone.
If I were to propound
Heseltine's theory to you, you would think that he had been reading the works of some of our enterprising young novelists.
Vangard, to Right and Left the Front unfould; That all may see who hate us, how we seek Peace and composure, and with open brest Stand readie to receive them, if they like Our overture, and turn not back perverse; But that I doubt, however witness Heaven, Heav'n witness thou anon, while we discharge Freely our part: yee who appointed stand Do as you have in charge, and briefly touch What we propound
, and loud that all may hear.
I could write to my man and enclose the key; he could send down the packet as he finds it." It was to me in particular that he appeared to propound
this-- appeared almost to appeal for aid not to hesitate.
So eager were they to obtain information on this point, that they still continued to propound
their queries long after we had shown that we were utterly unable to answer them.
SHEA had just beaten me at chess, as usual, and, also as usual, I had gleaned what questionable satisfaction I might by twitting him with this indication of failing mentality by calling his attention to the nth time to that theory, propounded
by certain scientists, which is based upon the assertion that phenomenal chess players are always found to be from the ranks of children under twelve, adults over seventy-two or the mentally defective--a theory that is lightly ignored upon those rare occasions that I win.
It were better that in causes of weight, the matter were propounded
one day, and not spoken to till the next day; in nocte consilium.
And Michael, with thumps of tail to the floor and a high sharp bark, showed that he was in entire agreement with whatever had been propounded
Going straight towards him, he propounded
a variety of questions on different subjects, carefully watching the man's countenance as he did so; but not a word or look implied that he had the slightest idea of ever having seen before the person with whom he was then conversing.
Eulalie, Hortense, Caroline, &c., were pondering over the string of rather abstruse grammatical interrogatories I had propounded
, I was at liberty to employ the vacant half hour in further observing the directress herself.
Besides these Russians and foreigners who propounded
new and unexpected ideas every day- especially the foreigners, who did so with a boldness characteristic of people employed in a country not their own- there were many secondary personages accompanying the army because their principals were there.
On the question being propounded
whether he could go and find her, the page desponded and thought not; but being stimulated with a shilling, the page grew sanguine and thought he could.