I had already an ugly, unformed idea of some substitution
or reversal of parts; then I stooped to turn the bookstand myself, by accident, and I instantly knew everything, for I saw the two cups revolve once more, like moons in the sky.
The story of the gaiters, the appetite in the Swiss professor's house, the substitution
of fifty roubles for two hundred and fifty--all such details, in fact, were got from him.
So that," said Aramis, "you would not have been deceived by the substitution
of the one for the other?
If each head of household expenditure had been mentioned to him beforehand, he would have probably observed that "it could hardly come to much," and if any one had suggested a saving on a particular article-- for example, the substitution
of cheap fish for dear-- it would have appeared to him simply a penny-wise, mean notion.
Through her he had arranged for the substitution
of another infant, knowing full well that never until it was too late would Rokoff suspect the trick that had been played upon him.
Specifically, in American history, the substitution
whose huge nose is recorded by Saint-Simon as the delight of the Duc de Bourgogne (the exigencies of this last anagram required the substitution
of a z for an s),--were a never-ending marvel to Colleville.
in the middle of the century of free-trade for protection through the passage of the 'Corn-Laws' afforded much relief by lowering the price of food.
Musing on the strangeness of life, and on the invariable ultimate triumph of the insignificant and small over the important and vast, illustrated in this instance by the easy substitution
in the arbour of slugs for grandfathers, I went slowly round the next bend of the path, and came to the broad walk along the south side of the high wall dividing the flower garden from the kitchen garden, in which sheltered position my father had had his choicest flowers.
It consists in a perpetual substitution
of being for seeming, and with sublime propriety God is described as saying, I AM.
This led Pollyanna into a renewed pleading for the substitution
It was plain that Anne Catherick had been introduced into Count Fosco's house as Lady Glyde--it was plain that Lady Glyde had taken the dead woman's place in the Asylum-- the substitution
having been so managed as to make innocent people