Terry O'Sullivan," was Maggie's formula of introduction
. She led him around the room, presenting him to each new-arriving Clover Leaf.
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.
Am I the victim of a delusion--or did our fair friend really ask me to give her an introduction
to Miserrimus Dexter?"
Jebb, with Introduction
and Supplementary Notes by J.
Tear up your letter of introduction
, and don't stir a step further in the direction of Whitehall."
In narrative, including all stories whether in prose or verse and also the drama, there should be traceable a Line of Action, comprising generally: (1) an Introduction
, stating the necessary preliminaries; (2) the Initial Impulse, the event which really sets in motion this particular story; (3) a Rising Action; (4) a Main Climax.
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.