answered the old minister
, looking through his spectacles.
Why, this is the way of it," said the minister
, with the gravest air in the world: "Napoleon lately had a review, and as two or three of his old veterans expressed a desire to return to France, he gave them their dismissal, and exhorted them to `serve the good king.
So sensible were the audience of some unwonted attribute in their minister
, that they longed for a breath of wind to blow aside the veil, almost believing that a stranger's visage would be discovered, though the form, gesture, and voice were those of Mr.
But Winthrop and the ministers
being the most powerful, they disarmed and imprisoned Mrs.
The Prince de Conde, the first prince of the blood, the conqueror of Rocroy, Lens and Nordlingen, was, in fact, entering the apartment of Monseigneur de Mazarin, followed by his gentlemen, and had already saluted the king, when the prime minister
raised his curtain.
The Prime Minister
prides himself on doing without a chauffeur, but he can't do without a factotum and Jack-of-all-trades; and poor old Bunker has to play the part of a universal genius, which God knows he was never meant for.
When that has been done, and I have become your royal highness's prime minister
, I shall be able to think of my own interests and yours.
When Prince Andrew left the palace he felt that all the interest and happiness the victory had afforded him had been now left in the indifferent hands of the Minister
of War and the polite adjutant.
From the Palace of Peace he hurried directly to the palace of the Dusarian minister
Harrison's -- the big, tall one -- had wandered over here that day again and broke into the yard, and it got into the back porch, unbeknowns to us, and it was there when the minister
appeared in the doorway.
We shall have to have a serious talk," the Prime Minister
said, "in a few days' time.
Gordon Jones exclaimed, "that no requests from me or say, for instance, the Prime Minister
, would have any weight with you?
Cummings, a Baptist minister
well known in that part of the country, was driving by Baker's farm one night.
Then the minister
came, and in that overshadowing presence the lesser lights went into eclipse.
guessed at the real meaning of the desire, which simply was that des Lupeaulx wanted to strengthen a precarious position, so that he might throw off all dependence on his chief.