Beg and pray as the mouse and the sausage might, it was of no use; the bird remained
master of the situation, and the venture had to be made.
Never regularly sworn into the service of the King, he was under no obligation to remain
now that the moral obligation had been removed, and so it was that he disappeared from the British camp as mysteriously as he had appeared a few months before.
And that was plainly the last signal of danger, for the buccaneers turned at once and ran, separating in every direction, one seaward along the cove, one slant across the hill, and so on, so that in half a minute not a sign of them remained
"Jeddak of Helium," returned Tars Tarkas, "it has remained
for a man of another world to teach the green warriors of Barsoom the meaning of friendship; to him we owe the fact that the hordes of Thark can understand you; that they can appreciate and reciprocate the sentiments so graciously expressed."
She had no illness to complain of; she shared willingly in the ever-varying succession of amusements offered to strangers by the ingenuity of the liveliest people in the world--but nothing roused her: she remained
persistently dull and weary through it all.
He instructed Passepartout to remain
at the hotel until his return, that Aouda might not be left entirely alone.
She told me that she would like to remain
for the rest of her life where she could look at those pictures daily.
However, the decision which you have just read is unalterable, and I am about to announce it to Bwikov himself, who in any case has pressed me for a speedy reply, owing to the fact (so he says) that his business will not wait nor allow him to remain
here longer, and that therefore, no trifle must be allowed to stand in its way.
In the atmosphere of the Easterly weather, as pellucid as a piece of crystal and refracting like a prism, we could see the appalling numbers of our helpless company, even to those who in more normal conditions would have remained
invisible, sails down under the horizon.
I will not make peace as long as a single armed enemy remains
in my country!" It seemed to Boris that it gave the Emperor pleasure to utter these words.
By a miracle no member of the ship's company had been injured by the blast, the origin of which remained
for ever a total mystery to all but one--the sailor who knew that Paulvitch had been aboard the Kincaid and in his cabin the previous night.
In this latter case, as long as the rate of subsidence and supply of sediment nearly balance each other, the sea will remain
shallow and favourable for life, and thus a fossiliferous formation thick enough, when upraised, to resist any amount of degradation, may be formed.
Giles and Brittles, they still remain
in their old posts, although the former is bald, and the last-named boy quite grey.
It was decided that Frecoult and his party should remain
several days, or until they were thoroughly rested, when Lord Greystoke would furnish guides to lead them safely back into country with which Frecoult's head man was supposedly familiar.
"Yes, I came hither to converse confidentially with General Monk, and ask him for an answer regarding certain interests; yes, the general being, doubtless, unable to pronounce before the expected battle, begged me to remain
a week in the house I inhabit, promising me that in a week I should see him again.