Darcy's sister, as by Wickham's account
, she would make him abundantly regret what he had thrown away.
Faucheux, there is also the service which belonged to my mother; all that massive plate which I did not wish to part with, on account
of the associations connected with it.
He made it his business to go to Lyme, and his account
was still encouraging.
The surprise you seem to have in view, and on account
of which you took some specimens away, when I met you at Percerin's.
Gervais gave a long account
of an official revision, remarkable for the stupidity of everybody concerned.
We know he didn't pay the bank-note in to his account
," Sharon remarked.
I think you had better, for if I have got to keep accounts
I may as well begin in the right way.
Having thus given an account
of the colony in general, and pretty much of my runagate Englishmen, I must say something of the Spaniards, who were the main body of the family, and in whose story there are some incidents also remarkable enough.
The warriors appeared to be on the most friendly terms, and seemingly conversed much together; yet, according to the account
of the interpreter, each was absolutely ignorant of what the other said.
Stryver, in the friendliest way, "that I am sorry for it on your account
, and sorry for it on the poor father's account
But I shall not anticipate the reader with further descriptions of this kind, because I reserve them for a greater work, which is now almost ready for the press; containing a general description of this empire, from its first erection, through along series of princes; with a particular account
of their wars and politics, laws, learning, and religion; their plants and animals; their peculiar manners and customs, with other matters very curious and useful; my chief design at present being only to relate such events and transactions as happened to the public or to myself during a residence of about nine months in that empire.
In his account
of the mission, where his veracity is most to be suspected, he neither exaggerates overmuch the merits of the Jesuits, if we consider the partial regard paid by the Portuguese to their countrymen, by the Jesuits to their society, and by the Papists to their church, nor aggravates the vices of the Abyssins; but if the reader will not be satisfied with a Popish account
of a Popish mission, he may have recourse to the history of the church of Abyssinia, written by Dr.
For if any one should render an account
of what a primary substance is, he would render a more instructive account
, and one more proper to the subject, by stating the species than by stating the genus.
I had been reading these books without his knowledge, and thus he was often at a loss to account
for the forcible impressions which had been made upon my fancy.
We did not drive entirely on account
of these precious Londoners; we drove a little on our own--on account
of that anxious matter which you will, I am sure, set at rest, dear Tess.