In the early days after his return from Moscow, whenever
Levin shuddered and grew red, remembering the disgrace of his rejection, he said to himself: "This was just how I used to shudder and blush, thinking myself utterly lost, when I was plucked in physics and did not get my remove; and how I thought myself utterly ruined after I had mismanaged that affair of my sister's that was entrusted to me.
All the dainties she brought down from the Big House were for the blind child, and she beat and cuffed her other children whenever
she found them teasing him or trying to get his chicken-bone away from him.
They teach us that the prior act of a superior ought to be preferred to the subsequent act of an inferior and subordinate authority; and that accordingly, whenever
a particular statute contravenes the Constitution, it will be the duty of the judicial tribunals to adhere to the latter and disregard the former.
But Eustace told me that these myths were the most singular things in the world, and that he was invariably astonished, whenever
he began to relate one, by the readiness with which it adapted itself to the childish purity of his auditors.
I suspected a degree of laxity in his code of morals, there was something so cold and BLASE in his tone whenever
he alluded to what he called "le beau sexe;" but he was too gentlemanlike to intrude topics I did not invite, and as he was really intelligent and really fond of intellectual subjects of discourse, he and I always found enough to talk about, without seeking themes in the mire.
I look at my watch and its hands point to ten, I hear the bells of the neighboring church; but because the bells begin to ring when the hands of the clock reach ten, I have no right to assume that the movement of the bells is caused by the position of the hands of the watch.
Hence it is that for so long a time, and during so much fighting in the past twenty years, whenever
there has been an army wholly Italian, it has always given a poor account of itself; the first witness to this is Il Taro, afterwards Allesandria, Capua, Genoa, Vaila, Bologna, Mestri.[*]
The people of America are aware that inducements to war may arise out of these circumstances, as well as from others not so obvious at present, and that whenever
such inducements may find fit time and opportunity for operation, pretenses to color and justify them will not be wanting.
Madame Lebrun was bustling in and out, giving orders in a high key to a yard-boy whenever
she got inside the house, and directions in an equally high voice to a dining-room servant whenever
she got outside.
Seeing the Orator fall dead of what they supposed to be atrophy of the organ of common-sense, his colleagues resolved that whenever
they should adjourn because they were tired, it should be out of respect to the memory of him who had so frequently made them so.
Now, when I say that I am in the habit of going to sea whenever
I begin to grow hazy about the eyes, and begin to be over conscious of my lungs, I do not mean to have it inferred that I ever go to sea as a passenger.
she went out -- and compassion for her misadventure made her friends eager to entertain her -- she bore a demeanour that was perfect.