It was resolved that on the occasion of the visit of the French Fleet in August the Corporation should offer the officers an appropriate reception and invite them to a déjeuner at the Guildhall.Times.
Motorists lose more than they know by bêtises of this kind.Times. His determination to conduct them to a successful issue coûte que coûte might result in complications.Times. The gloom which the Russian troubles have caused at Belgrade has to some extent been lightened by a certain Schadenfreude over the difficulties with which the Hungarian crisis threatens the neighbouring Monarchy.Times. A recent reperusal ... left the impression which is so often produced by the exhibition in bulk of the oeuvre of a deceased Royal Academicianit has emphasized Schiller's deficiencies without laying equal emphasis on his merits.Times.
So, one would have thought, the fever of New York was abated here, even as the smoke of the city was but a gray tache on the horizon.E. F. Benson.
When the normal convention governing the relations between victors and vanquished is duly re-established, it will be time to chronicle the conjectures relating to peace in some other part of a journal than that devoted to faits divers.Times.
But times have changed, and this procedure enters into the category of vieille escrime when not employed by a master hand and made to correspond superficially with facts.Times. In relation to military organization we are still in the flourishing region of the vieilles perruques.Times.
The familiar gentleman burglar, who, having played wolf to his fellows qua financier, journalist, and barrister, undertakes to raise burglary from being a trade at least to the lupine level of those professions.Times.
For this point must be borne constantly in mindthe money spent to date was spent with a view only to strategy. The real development of the country qua country must begin to-day.Times. The reader would not care to have my impressions thereanent; and, indeed, it would not be worth while to record them, as they were the impressions of an ignorance crasse.C. Brontë.
It was he who by doctoring the Ems dispatch in 1870 converted a chamade into a fanfaronnade and thus rendered the Franco-German war inevitable.Times.
The two Special Correspondents in Berlin of the leading morning newspapers, the Matin and the Écho de Paris, report a marked détente in the situation.Times.
All the great newspapers have insisted upon the inopportuneness of the démarche of William II.Times. (proceeding) The entourage and counsellors of the Sultan continue to remain sceptical.Times.
In diplomatic circles the whole affair is looked upon as an acte de malveillance towards the Anglo-French entente.Times. You have been immensely amused, cyrenaically enjoying the moment for the moment's sake, but looking before and after (as you cannot help looking in the theatre) you have been disconcerted and dérouté.Times. In spite, however, of this denial and of other official démentis, the Italian Press still seems dissatisfied.Times.
The banquet to M. Berryer and the banquet to Mr. Benjamin, both of them very important, and to my mind epochmaking occasions.Lord Halsbury.
In his quality of eligible bachelor he had no objections at any time to conversing with a goodlooking girl. Only he wished very much that he could orient this particular one.Crockett. High society is represented by ... Lady Beauminster, the half-world by Mrs. Montrose, loveliness and luckless innocence by her daughter Helen.Times.
Our enveloping movement, which has been proceeding since several days.Times. Making every allowance for special circumstances, the manner in which these amateur soldiers of seven weeks' service acquitted themselves compels one 'furiously to think'.Westminster Gazette.
If we could take this assurance at its face value and to the foot of the letter, we should have to conclude...Times.
I thought afterwards, but it was the spirit of the staircase, what a pity it was that I did not stand at the door with a hat, saying, 'Give an obol to Belisarius'.Morley.
The tone of Russian official statements on the subject is not encouraging, but then, perhaps, they ought not to be taken at the letter.Times.
The whole party were engaged ohne Rast with a prodigious quantity of Hast in a continuous social effort.E. F. Benson.
The clergy in rochet, alb, and other best pontificalibus.Carlyle.
The feeling that one is an antecedentem scelestum after whom a sure, though lame, Nemesis is hobbling....Trollope.
..., which were so evident in the days of the early Church, are now non est.Daily Telegraph. All things considered, I wonder they were not non est long ago.Times.
The Gaul, ever an artist, breaks enclosure to study the morale [sic], at the present day, of the British sailorman.Kipling.
Not that such phantasmagoria are to be compared for a moment with such desirable things as fashion, fine clothes...Borrow.
(Berlin) The news which awakens the most hopeful interest is the story of a concession to a Franco-Belgian syndicate in the harbour of Tripoli. There is a manifest desire that the statement should be confirmed and that it should have the effect of exciting the Italian people and alienating them from France. Cui bono?Times.
Throwing a flood of light upon the proceedings of the existing régime in Russia.Times. He said that the goodwill and friendship of the Milner régime had resulted in the effective co-operation of the two countries.Times.
The warehouses of the Russian Steamship Company here have been set on fire by some dismissed employés.Times. The employés of the Trans-Caucasian line to-day struck work.Times. The new project, Article 17, ordains that all employés of the railways, whatever their rank or the nature of their employment, are to be considered as public officials.Times.
But the costume of the chasseursgreen velvet, very Robin-Hoodyhad been most tasteful.E. F. Benson.