The Aid Society had called its meeting for a certain Wednesday in March of the year in which Rebecca ended her Riverboro school days and began her studies at Wareham.
Anything interested her, even a village missionary meeting, and the idea of representing the family was rather intoxicating.
A solemn meeting of the lodge of the second degree was convened, at which Pierre promised to communicate to the Petersburg Brothers what he had to deliver to them from the highest leaders of their order.
It was long since there had been so stormy a meeting. Parties were formed, some accusing Pierre of Illuminism, others supporting him.
Meetings were held in New York, Brooklyn, Boston, Philadelphia, and other large cities, and at all of these meetings General Armstrong pleased, together with myself, for help, not for Hampton, but for Tuskegee.
As we then had no room large enough to accommodate all who would be present, the place of meeting was under a large improvised arbour, built partly of brush and partly of rough boards.
We sat side by side in a Salvation Army meeting. She was not a convert, nor was her aunt who sat on the other side of her, and who, visiting from the country where at that time the Salvation Army was not, had dropped in to the meeting for half an hour out of curiosity.
(This is permissible at any stage of a Salvation Army meeting.) I was no longer interested in the meeting, and, after an appropriate interval of a couple of minutes or less, started to leave with Louis.
She agreed in everything with Jurgis, except the need of his paying his dues; and she would even go to a meeting
with him now and then, and sit and plan her next day's dinner amid the storm.
The approach of the train was more and more evident by the preparatory bustle in the station, the rush of porters, the movement of policemen and attendants, and people meeting
The gentlemen were all interested in "the objects of the meeting
"; and the ladies were firm in the resolution not to be left at home by themselves.
began to be somewhat fidgety also, for the contest directed their attention to the dangers, if not the actual impossibilities, of the proposed expedition.
Noun --A social meeting
of two (or more) Whale-ships, generally on a cruising-ground; when, after exchanging hails, they exchange visits by boats' crews: the two captains remaining, for the time, on board of one ship, and the two chief mates on the other.
It was a political meeting
; at least so Fix conjectured, who said to Mr.
Carey passed the dissenting ministers in the street she stepped over to the other side to avoid meeting
them, but if there was not time for this fixed her eyes on the pavement.