they do not know, and cannot tell; but in order that they may not appear to be at a loss, they repeat the ready-made charges
which are used against all philosophers about teaching things up in the clouds and under the earth, and having no gods, and making the worse appear the better cause; for they do not like to confess that their pretence of knowledge has been detected-- which is the truth; and as they are numerous and ambitious and energetic, and are drawn up in battle array and have persuasive tongues, they have filled your ears with their loud and inveterate calumnies.
This was indeed a more serious charge
than an ordinary assault and battery, and a corresponding degree of interest was manifested by the spectators in its result.
General Armstrong asked me to take charge
of the night-school, and I did so.
It had been intimated that I had guilty knowledge of your abduction," he explained simply, "and I was hastening to the jeddak, your father, to convince him of the falsity of the charge
, and to give my service to your recovery.
These manoeuvres Tarzan knew would continue until the blacks had worked themselves into a state of hysterical courage sufficient to sustain them for a short charge
toward the village, and even though he doubted that they would reach it at the first attempt, he believed that at the second or the third they would swarm through the gateway, when the outcome could not be aught than the extermination of Tarzan's bold, but unarmed and undisciplined, defenders.
While the mother-whale expressing her bereavement in terms of violence and destruction, was withdrawing the necessary distance for another charge
, all hands of the Mary Turner gathered about the starboard boat swung outboard ready for lowering.
And he set off at right angles to their former course, hoping to avert a charge
Furthermore, we charge
that the Iron Heel was guilty of the outrage, and that the Iron Heel planned and perpetrated the outrage for the purpose of foisting the guilt on our shoulders and so bringing about our destruction.
Nothing will induce we to believe that the lady whom you have accused has committed, or is capable of committing, such a fraud as you charge
The capadors stepped forth and flared their capes, but he refused to charge
Tantor, the elephant, who could have turned and scattered his adversaries with a single charge
, fled like a frightened deer--fled toward a hideous, torturing death.
He set forth, in a long speech, the many iniquities of which Jones had been guilty, particularly those which this day had brought to light; and concluded by telling him, "That unless he could clear himself of the charge
, he was resolved to banish him his sight for ever.
Vronsky was of distinguished appearance; he possessed, moreover, the art of behaving with respectful dignity, and was used to having to do with such grand personages--that was how he came to be put in charge
of the prince.
They have, I believe, a warrant for my arrest on some ridiculous charge
which they intend to present at the last moment.
he was the man that seized on me as I was innocently going along the street, and you are a witness of the violence with me since; give me leave to charge
you with him, and carry him before the justice.