I am, however, delighted to add that I have now an immediate
prospect of something turning up (I am not at liberty to say in what direction), which I trust will enable me to provide, permanently, both for myself and for your friend Traddles, in whom I have an unaffected interest.
He had under his immediate
supervision a corps of workmen, and was assisted by Sir Nathaniel, who had come over for the purpose, and all were now staying at Lesser Hill.
Had Napoleon not ridden out on the evening of the twenty-fourth to the Kolocha, and had he not then ordered an immediate
attack on the redoubt but had begun the attack next morning, no one would have doubted that the Shevardino Redoubt was the left flank of our and the battle would have taken place where we expected it.
A slight noise in the jungle upon the opposite side of the clearing brought Achmet Zek to immediate
and alert attention.
For the most part the winding alleys were in dense shadow and even in the immediate
vicinity of the flares the illumination was far from brilliant.
The deck-full of blacks shrieked their merriment, and Jerry, his rage undiminished, his immediate
antagonist out of the battle, mistaking himself as the object of the laughter of the blacks, turned upon them, charging and slashing the many legs that fled before him.
Why," he replied, "I am in need of immediate
help, and he is wont to give his good gifts very slowly.
The Distinguished Naturalist made no immediate
reply, but later, as in the shades of night they journeyed through the desolate vastness of the Great Lone Land, he broke the silence:
So, with no particular apprehension for his immediate
future, he fell asleep and all was peace with Henry Armstrong.
Nothing was wanting to enable him to enter upon the immediate
execution of this plan, but the death of Mr Allworthy; in calculating which he had employed much of his own algebra, besides purchasing every book extant that treats of the value of lives, reversions, &c.
Neither doth water suit weary and withered ones: WE deserve wine--IT alone giveth immediate
vigour and improvised health
There may be a specific feeling which could be called the feeling of "pastness," especially where immediate
memory is concerned.
I had heard of some discoveries having been made by an English philosopher, the knowledge of which was material to my success, and I sometimes thought of obtaining my father's consent to visit England for this purpose; but I clung to every pretence of delay and shrank from taking the first step in an undertaking whose immediate
necessity began to appear less absolute to me.
There were one or two sentences dropped in her mother's narrative, which it might be useful to refer to again, when matters of more immediate
importance allowed me leisure to search for the missing evidence.
The idea of the story had suggested itself to him, we are told, before he had finished its immediate
forerunner, "The Last of the Mohicans.