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By such and many other allurements a larger idea of telephone service was given to the public mind; until in 1909 at least eighteen thousand New York-Chicago conversa- tions were held, and the revenue from strictly long-distance messages was twenty-two thousand dollars a day.
It is the utmost degree of service that the telephone has been required to give in any city.
Sire," said he, "I quit the king's service because I am dissatisfied.
Sire, I have, as I have said, now served the house of France thirty-five years; few people have worn out so many swords in that service as I have, and the swords I speak of were good swords, too, sire.
The lives of the voyageurs are passed in wild and extensive rovings, in the service of individuals, but more especially of the fur traders.
The President shall be Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States, and of the Militia of the several States, when called into the actual Service of the United States; he may require the Opinion, in writing, of the principal Officer in each of the executive Departments, upon any Subject relating to the Duties of their respective Offices, and he shall have Power to grant Reprieves and Pardons for Offenses against the United States, except in Cases of impeachment.
They eat your service like apples, and leave you out.
We were successful in getting money enough so that on Thanksgiving Day of that year we held our first service in the chapel of Porter Hall, although the building was not completed.
All were silently crossing themselves, and the reading of the church service, the subdued chanting of deep bass voices, and in the intervals sighs and the shuffling of feet were the only sounds that could be heard.
You and I, who control the secret service of the army, denounce certain men, upon no slight evidence, either, as spies, and we are laughed at
This secret service for the enemy must hamper him a lot, but it's better than lying in a refuge.
Of the Latin words of the service they understood nothing; and of the Bible story they had only a very general impression.
I went into the service of the old lord, their father
What I might have done at this critical moment, if all my life had been passed in service, I cannot say.
In the provision they made for me, it was my good hap to be put to nurse, as they call it, to a woman who was indeed poor but had been in better circumstances, and who got a little livelihood by taking such as I was supposed to be, and keeping them with all necessaries, till they were at a certain age, in which it might be supposed they might go to service or get their own bread.