But the design
was, to its author's astonishment, to be paid for separately.
The buyer said nothing to him on the subject, but began to treat him a little more deferentially and presently gave him designs
to do for two of the country customers.
Let the reader picture to himself the hall of the vastest cathedral he ever stood in, windowless indeed, but dimly lighted from above, presumably by shafts connected with the outer air and driven in the roof, which arched away a hundred feet above our heads, and he will get some idea of the size of the enormous cave in which we found ourselves, with the difference that this cathedral designed
by nature was loftier and wider than any built by man.
These glorious confessors I met as they were just entering the pass designed
for the place of their destruction, and doubly preserved them from famine and the sword.
The two first designs
will be ready by the end of the week, to be paid for on delivery, according to the terms settled between us for my previous publications of the same size.
"Does not the stuff appear as beautiful to you, as it did to my lord the minister?" asked the impostors of the Emperor's second ambassador; at the same time making the same gestures as before, and talking of the design
and colors which were not there.
I looked a little surprised at the last of his discourse, and turning a little short, "How, sir," said I, "can it be said that we are not in the way of God's blessing, after such visible assistances and deliverances as we have seen here, and of which I have given you a large account?" "If you had pleased, sir," said he, with a world of modesty, and yet great readiness, "to have heard me, you would have found no room to have been displeased, much less to think so hard of me, that I should suggest that you have not had wonderful assistances and deliverances; and I hope, on your behalf, that you are in the way of God's blessing, and your design
is exceeding good, and will prosper.
Ellmother, having a design
of her own to accomplish, ventured to speak more plainly.
But we have no such design
of imposing on our reader; and therefore those who object to the heathen theology, may, if they please, change our goddess into the above-mentioned basket-woman.
At this evidence of Mongolian barbarity the White Christians were so greatly incensed that they carried out their original design
In Genoa, he designed
every thing; in Milan he or his pupils designed
every thing; he designed
the Lake of Como; in Padua, Verona, Venice, Bologna, who did we ever hear of, from guides, but Michael Angelo?
Is it not designed
as a method of NATIONAL INQUEST into the conduct of public men?