King, who during the colloquy had hardly removed his eyes from the stranger's face and had not spoken a word, consented with a nod to act for Rosser, and the upshot
of it was that, the principals having retired, a meeting was arranged for the next evening.
of the experiment, so far as she was concerned, was that she had quarrelled with her companion, and had gone off in search of her husband, on which search she was embarked at the moment of my encountering her.
Last night ye haggled and argle-bargled like an apple-wife; and then passed me your word, and gave me your hand to back it; and ye ken very well what was the upshot
. Be damned to your word!" says he.
was, that we found a worthy young merchant or shipping-broker, not long established in business, who wanted intelligent help, and who wanted capital, and who in due course of time and receipt would want a partner.
I can't go into the details of the business, but the upshot
is that my worldly wealth is much more than I thought, and I am (or shall soon be) in a position to offer marriage, without imprudence, to any lady, even if she brought nothing.
At first Mary, to whom the offer was passed on, rejected it with hauteur, but presently she wavered, and the upshot
was that Irene, looking scornful and anxious, arrived one day with the perambulator.
of all this was that when Boxtel, who watched the course of political events much more attentively than his neighbour Cornelius was used to do, heard the news of the brothers De Witt being arrested on a charge of high treason against the States, he thought within his heart that very likely he needed only to say one word, and the godson would be arrested as well as the godfather.
of the business was, that Kit, after weighing the matter in his mind and considering it carefully, promised, on behalf of his mother, that she should be ready within two hours from that time to undertake the expedition, and engaged to produce her in that place, in all respects equipped and prepared for the journey, before the specified period had expired.
Then some of them fell to fighting, and while they killed each other--for it came about that Nada brought death upon the robbers as on all others--she escaped, for she said that she did not wish to look upon their struggle but would await the upshot
in a place apart.
Well, for five weeks I have walked and tallied and dallied with the loveliest woman in the world, and the upshot
is that I am flying from her, and am for a hermit's cave until I die.
But considering that it would not become him, nor be right, to begin any new emprise until he had established Micomicona in her kingdom, he was constrained to hold his peace and wait quietly to see what would be the upshot
of the proceedings of those same travellers; one of whom found the youth they were seeking lying asleep by the side of a muleteer, without a thought of anyone coming in search of him, much less finding him.
Fighting is a thing of which men soon surfeit, and when Jove, who is war's steward, weighs the upshot
, it may well prove that the straw which our sickles have reaped is far heavier than the grain.
of them was a decision to com-bine our search for Dian with an attempt to rebuild the crumbled federation.
"But the upshot
of it all - of my thinking and reading and loving - is that I am going to move to Grub Street.
of the affair was that she accompanied me next morning.