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It was too much the way of Monseigneur under his reverses as a refugee, and it was much too much the way of native British orthodoxy, to talk of this terrible Revolution as if it were the only harvest ever known under the skies that had not been sown--as if nothing had ever been done, or omitted to be done, that had led to it--as if observers of the wretched millions in France, and of the misused and perverted resources that should have made them prosperous, had not seen it inevitably coming, years before, and had not in plain words recorded what they saw.
some sort of a refugee himself) to tell inquirers that one was not in.
Early the third morning Tom Sawyer wisely went poking among some old empty hogsheads down behind the abandoned slaughter-house, and in one of them he found the refugee.
the mouldy old refugee has an eye for character, though.
Listen: my ancestor, a political refugee from Lisbon, and one of the first Portuguese who landed on these shores, wrote that when he was dying on those mountains which no white foot ever pressed before or since.
Dear Miss Briggs [the refugee wrote], the kindest heart in the world, as yours is, will pity and sympathise with me and excuse me.
he asked, turning to the Spanish refugee, while the herald of Navarre was conducted from the chamber by the old warrior.
The mountains and waste regions were filled with outlaws and refugees who were being hunted down mercilessly.
Some of the refugees were exchanging news with the people on the omnibuses.
Such refugees stole women from the mainland, and increased and multiplied.
Some few miles farther on he overtook a party of deserting royalist soldiery, and from them he easily, by dint of threats, elicited the information he desired: the direction taken by the refugees from the deserted castle, their number, and as close a description of the party as the soldiers could give.
She protected Polish refugees, and one of them even declared that he wished to marry her.