Terry O'Sullivan," was Maggie's formula of introduction
It will contain, like the Tale, a short but real narrative; it will seek, like the Parable, to convey a hidden meaning, and that not so much by the use of language, as by the skilful introduction of fictitious characters; and yet unlike to either Tale or Parable, it will ever keep in view, as its high prerogative, and inseparable attribute, the great purpose of instruction, and will necessarily seek to inculcate some moral maxim, social duty, or political truth.
The introduction of the animals or fictitious characters should be marked with an unexceptionable care and attention to their natural attributes, and to the qualities attributed to them by universal popular consent.
Am I the victim of a delusion--or did our fair friend really ask me to give her an introduction
to Miserrimus Dexter?
Tear up your letter of introduction
, and don't stir a step further in the direction of Whitehall.
If it has a bearing, information about it must be given either in the Introduction
or incidentally later on.
of firearms has rendered them more successful hunters, but at the same time, more formidable foes; some of them, incorrigibly savage and warlike in their nature, have found the expeditions of the fur traders grand objects of profitable adventure.
Strangers, on a first introduction
to her, were accustomed to wonder why she was not a man.
We were provided with letters of introduction
, as a matter of course.
But I have all this time left the reader without any formal descriptive introduction
to this whimsical young lady angler.
I -- alas, I alone in Flatland -- know now only too well the true solution of this mysterious problem; but my knowledge cannot be made intelligible to a single one of my countrymen; and I am mocked at -- I, the sole possessor of the truths of Space and of the theory of the introduction
of Light from the world of three Dimensions -- as if I were the maddest of the mad
None of that interesting Sensibility or amiable simpathy in her manners and Address to me when we first met which should have distinguished our introduction
to each other.