I knew that the audience would be largely composed of the most influential class of white men and women, and that it would be a rare opportunity for me to let them know what we were trying to do at Tuskegee, as well as to speak to them about the relations of the races.
I was asked now to speak to an audience composed of the wealth and culture of the white South, the representatives of my former masters.
"The one chance of getting any information that I can see," he proceeded, "is to speak to
"I wish, father, you would come and speak to Rosanna," she said.
Franklin to speak to Rosanna, and this seemed the fittest time for keeping my word.
Perhaps he wanted to speak to
her, of his attachment to Harriet; he might be watching for encouragement to begin.She did not, could not, feel equal to lead the way to any such subject.
She soon caught his eye, and he immediately bowed, but without attempting to speak to
her, or to approach Marianne, though he could not but see her; and then continued his discourse with the same lady.
Pendril wished to speak to
you about Norah and me, his letter gave us our choice to be present at the interview, or to keep away.
I took the opportunity of her being from home, to beg to speak to
"In the absence of your letters, have you any one in London who can speak to
When Miss Halcombe informed me of this I told her that I must absolutely speak to
her sister before I left Limmeridge, and it was, therefore, arranged that I should see Miss Fairlie in her own sitting-room the next morning.
The poor schoolmaster motioned to the bachelor that he would come on the other side, and speak to