I should certainly, after all, prefer to
call him - what did you say his other name was?
But Philip saw that he was suffering, and at the end of the hour asked whether he would not prefer to
give no more lessons till he was better.
From Leghorn to Naples (calling at Civita Vecchia to land any who may prefer to
go to Rome from that point), the distance will be made in about thirty-six hours; the route will lay along the coast of Italy, close by Caprera, Elba, and Corsica.
I want to return home, as I prefer to
study and to succeed in life.
Lest I, too, should forget myself as has my royal friend, I should prefer to
remain silent until the Jeddak of Ptarth has won from me applause for his action by relating the causes which provoked it.
These people, who go tramping about the country a-pilfering and vagabondising on all hands, prefer to
keep a bird, when a landed proprietor and a justice asks his price
Or, if you shall so prefer to
choose, a new province of knowledge and new avenues to fame and power shall be laid open to you, here, in this room, upon the instant; and your sight shall be blasted by a prodigy to stagger the unbelief of Satan.
We who live here much prefer to
be invisible; for we can still hug and kiss one another, and are quite safe from the bears.