the cost, and I'll pay for it myself.
He recalled that a Sunday Special had once calculated
that the working time of Arnold Thorndike brought him in two hundred dollars a minute.
When it was understood, however, that the Colonel intended to erect a family mansion-spacious, ponderously framed of oaken timber, and calculated
to endure for many generations of his posterity over the spot first covered by the log-built hut of Matthew Maule, there was much shaking of the head among the village gossips.
The minister, on the other hand, had never gone through an experience calculated
to lead him beyond the scope of generally received laws; although, in a single instance, he had so fearfully transgressed one of the most sacred of them.
But it was especially the aspect of the three chief officers of the ship, the mates, which was most forcibly calculated
to allay these colorless misgivings, and induce confidence and cheerfulness in every presentment of the voyage.
At length the desired observation was taken; and with his pencil upon his ivory leg, Ahab soon calculated
what his latitude must be at that precise instant.
Not a chicken or turkey or duck in the barn-yard but looked grave when they saw her approaching, and seemed evidently to be reflecting on their latter end; and certain it was that she was always meditating on trussing, stuffing and roasting, to a degree that was calculated
to inspire terror in any reflecting fowl living.
However, I made a note of the remark, and calculated
to educate the commonwealth up to it if I pulled through.
With us, its Sunday meaning is, stay in the house and keep still; with the Germans its Sunday and week-day meanings seem to be the same--rest the TIRED PART, and never mind the other parts of the frame; rest the tired part, and use the means best calculated
to rest that particular part.
Blamed if the king didn't have to brace up mighty quick, or he'd a squshed down like a bluff bank that the river has cut under, it took him so sudden; and, mind you, it was a thing that was calculated
to make most ANYBODY sqush to get fetched such a solid one as that without any notice, because how was HE going to know what was tattooed on the man?
So she lifted up her voice at an angle calculated
for distance and shouted:
Their backs had been made familiar with the bloody lash, so that they had become callous; mine was yet tender; for while at Baltimore I got few whip- pings, and few slaves could boast of a kinder master and mistress than myself; and the thought of pass- ing out of their hands into those of Master Andrew-- a man who, but a few days before, to give me a sample of his bloody disposition, took my little brother by the throat, threw him on the ground, and with the heel of his boot stamped upon his head till the blood gushed from his nose and ears--was well calculated
to make me anxious as to my fate.