Then you promise to
send for me sometimes, Christine?
I promise to
go to school every day, to study, and to succeed--"
He refused to listen to me, as he had refused to listen to his mother; and he held me at the same time to my promise to
keep his secret.
MONSIEUR COLBERT, - We have a promise to
fulfil with M.
With Professor Maxon's solemn promise to
insure his ultimate success von Horn was very gentle and gracious in deferring to the girl's wishes.
I never shall be good for anything, Mary, if you will not say that you love me--if you will not promise to
marry me--I mean, when I am able to marry.
I cannot promise to
be an Agassiz or a Sumner, mother; but I do promise to
be an honest man, please God.
You promise to
let me know it if I can be of the smallest service to you?
And now another task was to be done; her promise to
the Fire-Spirits must be kept.
And I was going to promise to
marry Arthur Brown and anybody else who asked me.
It is all yours if you will promise to
see me safely delivered into the protection of the English.
Gryphus, quite taken up with the desire of catching the pigeons next day, as he had promised he would do, saw and heard nothing of this short interlude; and, after having closed the window, he took the arm of his daughter, left the cell, turned the key twice, drew the bolts, and went off to make the same kind promise to
the other prisoners.
Sire," said he, "I know that no physician has been able to cure your majesty, but if you will follow my instructions, I will promise to cure you without any medicines or outward application.
If you are clever enough to do this," he said, "I promise to make you and your descendants rich for ever.
I can get you, however, a nice drawing-room apartment in Upper Seymour Street, and we may be always together there or here; for I consider my promise to