To the surprise of the two old ladies, however, the only thing which his open palm received was a violent slap, and a tall lady bounded unassisted
out of the cab.
Did not experience evince the contrary, it would be natural to conclude that the propriety of a general power of taxation in the national government might safely be permitted to rest on the evidence of these propositions, unassisted
by any additional arguments or illustrations.
"Come, come," said Danglars to himself, "now the thing is at work and it will effect its purpose unassisted
That a girl of fourteen, acting only on her own unassisted
reason, should err in the method of reform, was not wonderful; and Fanny soon became more disposed to admire the natural light of the mind which could so early distinguish justly, than to censure severely the faults of conduct to which it led.
That he was very particular in his eating, she had, by her own unassisted
observation, already discovered; but why he should say one thing so positively, and mean another all the while, was most unaccountable!
I write from memory, unassisted
by notes or diaries; and I have no distinct recollection of the length of our residence abroad.
This is that Divine wisdom which is alone to be found in the Holy Scriptures; for they impart to us the knowledge and assurance of things much more worthy our attention than all which this world can offer to our acceptance; of things which Heaven itself hath condescended to reveal to us, and to the smallest knowledge of which the highest human wit unassisted
could never ascend.
This conclusion was not arrived at without consideration, and much peeping and peering about; nor was it unassisted
by the recollection that she had on several occasions come upon the
Notwithstanding this willing concession of power on the part of Miss Emmerson, there was no deficiency in ability to judge between right and wrong in her character; but the homely nature of her good sense, unassisted
by any confidence in her own powers, was unable to compete with the dazzling display of accomplishments which met her in every house where she visited; and if she sometimes thought that she could not always discover much of the useful amid this excess of the agreeable, she rather attributed the deficiency to her own ignorance than to any error in the new system of instruction.
It would have been mere madness for any two or three of the number, unassisted
by the rest, to attempt making a stand against his ill usage.
So self- denying, so uncomplaining, so anxious to get well on their account, so afraid of giving trouble, and so thoughtful of the unassisted
labours of her husband and the comforts of old Mr.
Markham, you that maintain that a boy should not be shielded from evil, but sent out to battle against it, alone and unassisted
- not taught to avoid the snares of life, but boldly to rush into them, or over them, as he may - to seek danger, rather than shun it, and feed his virtue by temptation, - would you -?'