Mary Dusak had been housekeeper for a bachelor rancher from Boston, and after several years in his service
she was forced to retire from the world for a short time.
It was well for their venerable brotherhood that the new Surveyor was not a politician, and though a faithful Democrat in principle, neither received nor held his office with any reference to political services
I lay abed and read and rested from my journey's fatigues the remainder of that Sunday, but I sent my agent to represent me at the afternoon service
, for I never allow anything to interfere with my habit of attending church twice every Sunday.
I told his majesty, "that I was come according to my promise, and with the license of the emperor my master, to have the honour of seeing so mighty a monarch, and to offer him any service
in my power, consistent with my duty to my own prince;" not mentioning a word of my disgrace, because I had hitherto no regular information of it, and might suppose myself wholly ignorant of any such design; neither could I reasonably conceive that the emperor would discover the secret, while I was out of his power; wherein, however, it soon appeared I was deceived.
Every man in his place, trying to give a little better service
than yesterday--that was the keynote of the Hudson period.
From this joyful mountaintop of celebration we hear a call to service
in the valley.
And forth went he to the Sheriff's house, and entered his service
THE power of regulating the militia, and of commanding its services
in times of insurrection and invasion are natural incidents to the duties of superintending the common defense, and of watching over the internal peace of the Confederacy.
But with all these abatements, the business of federal legislation must continue so far to exceed, both in novelty and difficulty, the legislative business of a single State, as to justify the longer period of service
assigned to those who are to transact it.
Athos, on his part, had a valet whom he had trained in his service
in a thoroughly peculiar fashion, and who was named Grimaud.
We have parted company this long time; all three have left the service
When the company were all collected and quiet, a religious service
was begun with prayer.