He revolved a thousand plans
by which he should be enabled to prolong the deceit until it might be no longer necessary, and secretly to take his daughter with him when he departed.
Already from his military experience and what he had seen in the Austrian campaign, he had come to the conclusion that in war the most deeply considered plans have no significance and that all depends on the way unexpected movements of the enemy- that cannot be foreseen- are met, and on how and by whom the whole matter is handled.
The members of this party were those who had demanded an advance from Vilna into Poland and freedom from all prearranged plans.
I have in view three plans
for scaling the cliffs, and the means for carrying out each is in the hold.
Jefferson in warm approbation of the plan, and held out assurance of every protection that could, consistently with general policy, be afforded.
To prevent any contest of the kind, therefore, he made known his plan to the agents of the Northwest Company, and proposed to interest them, to the extent of one third, in the trade thus to be opened.
So quietly had their plans been made that not a friend was at the train to bid them farewell--the scientist felt that he could not bear the strain of attempting explanations at this time.
His daughter did not question him as to the cause of this change in plans, for since those three days that her father had kept himself locked in his workroom at home the girl had noticed a subtle change in her parent--a marked disinclination to share with her his every confidence as had been his custom since the death of her mother.
I have a little plan of alteration for your bedrooms too, which may now be performed without any inconvenience to any one.
With regard to herself, it was now a matter of unconcern whether she went to town or not, and when she saw her mother so thoroughly pleased with the plan, and her sister exhilarated by it in look, voice, and manner, restored to all her usual animation, and elevated to more than her usual gaiety, she could not be dissatisfied with the cause, and would hardly allow herself to distrust the consequence.
for the regulation of the militia may be pursued by the national government, is impossible to be foreseen.
A fifth is of opinion that a bill of rights of any sort would be superfluous and misplaced, and that the plan
would be unexceptionable but for the fatal power of regulating the times and places of election.