I had previously
written to Miserrimus Dexter (by my old friend's advice), merely saying that I had been unexpectedly called away from London for a few days, and that I would report to him the result of my interview with Lady Clarinda on my return.
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In requital, having previously
waxed his hand, a practice unknown, I believe, to the gentlemen of the modern fancy, he returned the box on the ear with such interest as to kill his antagonist on the spot.
I have not heard from him since; and, as he had previously
drawn on me for a larger sum of money than usual, there would be no present necessity for his writing to me again -- assuming that it is his wish to keep his place of residence concealed from every one, myself included.
Mainwaring she gave jealousy and wretchedness to his wife, and by her attentions to a young man previously
attached to Mr.
This more reverent title had previously
been forced upon him by
Inquiries made at Plymouth proved that they had sailed, forty-eight hours previously
, in the BEWLEY CASTLE, East Indiaman, bound direct to Bombay.
In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously
ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the assistance of counsel for his defense.
True, among the more upright and honorable whalemen allowances are always made for peculiar cases, where it would be an outrageous moral injustice for one party to claim possession of a whale previously
chased or killed by another party.
This active leader, it will be recollected, had embarked the year previously
in skin-boats on the Bighorn, freighted with the year's collection of peltries.
Several of these traders had, two or three years previously
, formed themselves into a company, composed of twelve partners, with a capital of about forty thousand dollars, called the Missouri Fur Company; the object of which was, to establish posts along the upper part of that river, and monopolize the trade.
Before the battle of Borodino our strength in proportion to the French was about as five to six, but after that battle it was little more than one to two: previously
we had a hundred thousand against a hundred and twenty thousand; afterwards little more than fifty thousand against a hundred thousand.