We have learned to think of women in a sort of symbolic transfiguration, based on clothes; and one of the readiest ways in which we conceive our mistress is as a composite thing, principally
This group is composed principally
of nine large islands, that form a band of 120 leagues N.
At first some rash individuals, principally
of the gentler sex, espoused his cause, which became still more popular when the Illustrated London News came out with his portrait, copied from a photograph in the Reform Club.
occupied in playing with her bracelets and rings, joined now and then in her brother's conversation with Miss Bennet.
The remainder of Governor Belcher's term of office was principally
taken up in endeavoring to settle the currency.
These horses are principally
of the pony breed; but remarkably stout and long-winded.
It was composed principally
of large empty calabashes, with a few polished cocoanut shells, and looked not unlike a cenotaph of skulls.
The traffic of that company lay principally
in the high northern latitudes, while there were immense regions to the south and west, known to abound with valuable peltries; but which, as yet, had been but little explored by the fur trader.
The belief of being prudent, and self-denying, principally
for his advantage, was her chief consolation, under the misery of a parting, a final parting; and every consolation was required, for she had to encounter all the additional pain of opinions, on his side, totally unconvinced and unbending, and of his feeling himself ill used by so forced a relinquishment.
Some of her old friends, principally
to be found among the peachy-cheeked charmers with the skeleton throats, did once occasionally say, as they toyed in a ghastly manner with large fans--like charmers reduced to flirting with grim death, after losing all their other beaux--did once occasionally say, when the world assembled together, that they wondered the ashes of the Dedlocks, entombed in the mausoleum, never rose against the profanation of her company.
There are two things which principally
inspire mankind with care and love of their offspring, knowing it is their own, and what ought to be the object of their affection, neither of which can take place in this sort of community.
It is very interesting--partially since it is a bit of hitherto unrecorded history, but principally
from the fact that it records the story of a most remarkable revenge and the adventurous life of its innocent victim--Richard, the lost prince of England.