He was to undertake either by himself, or by a trustworthy representative--to receive at a prearranged
address, on certain prearranged
days in every year, a note from the Colonel, simply stating the fact that he was a living man at that date.
About a mile from the main camp we encountered their outposts and, as had been prearranged
, accepted this as the signal to charge.
Immediately, as if the uplifting of the smoke had been prearranged
, the discovered troops burst into a rasping yell, and a hundred flames jetted toward the retreating band.
At the bottom of the corridor which leads aloft from the lower chambers I whistled in accordance with the prearranged
signal which was to announce to Perry and Ghak that I had been successful.
"On the contrary," he said, in a querulous and angry tone that contrasted with his flattering words, "on the contrary, your excellency's participation in the common action is highly valued by His Majesty; but we think the present delay is depriving the splendid Russian troops and their commander of the laurels they have been accustomed to win in their battles," he concluded his evidently prearranged
The thing was obviously prearranged
. Can you identify him?"
Or could it be that there was a prearranged
significance to such phrases as 'fly-paper' and hen-pheasant'?
Our parents were aware of our feelings, and were not sorry to perceive them, for they saw clearly that as they ripened they must lead at last to a marriage between us, a thing that seemed almost prearranged
by the equality of our families and wealth.
Norris was ready with her suggestions as to the rooms he would think fittest to be used, but found it all prearranged
; and when she would have conjectured and hinted about the day, it appeared that the day was settled too.
A single shot before they emerged from the jungle had announced to those in camp as well as on the ship that the expedition had been too late--for it had been prearranged
that when they came within a mile or two of camp one shot was to be fired to denote failure, or three for success, while two would have indicated that they had found no sign of either D'Arnot or his black captors.
"They are here," said Celia, with whom this explanation had been long meditated and prearranged
Hearing her move I might knock on the wall that separated us, this being a sign, prearranged
between us, that I was near by, and so all was well, but sometimes the knocking seemed to belong to the past, and she would cry, 'That is my father chapping at the door, I maun rise and let him in.' She seemed to see him - and it was one much younger than herself that she saw - covered with snow, kicking clods of it from his boots, his hands swollen and chapped with sand and wet.