Summerlee serve on such a committee and test
his story in person?
I am an aspirant to membership in the palace guard," I said, "and from yonder window in the tower where I was confined awaiting the final test
for fitness I saw this brute attack the this woman.
The latter, all the while swearing that he would not go, went on board with a regular arsenal of hunting weapons, among which were two double-barrelled breech-loading fowling-pieces, and a rifle that had withstood every test
, of the make of Purdey, Moore & Dickson, at Edinburgh.
The Senator was by no means to undertake my instruction himself; his nephew, who had just begun to read law, was to be my fellow-student, and we were to keep each other up to the work, and to recite to each other, until we thought we had enough law to go before a board of attorneys and test
our fitness for admission to the bar.
It was not accomplished without a few tumbles, and Tip really worked harder than he ever had in the fields or forest; but a love of mischief urged him on, and it pleased him to test
the cleverness of his workmanship.
The ape-man gently tested
the strength of the bonds that held him, and while he could not be sure it seemed that they were of insufficient strength to withstand the strain of his mighty muscles when the time came to make a break for freedom; but he did not dare to put them to the crucial test
until darkness had fallen, or he felt that no spying eyes were upon him.
An iron that stood the ordinary test
of a wet finger was too cold for Joe and Martin, and such test
the intensity of the light whose nature and cause he could not determine, he took out his watch to see if he could make out the figures on the dial.
Another time, when Ernest had just said that the metaphysical philosophers could never stand the test
of truth, Dr.
He had described it as the address at which he might be heard of--and Blanche entreated me, before we started for London, to put the reference to the test
We were saying, as you will remember, that they were to be lovers of their country, tried by the test
of pleasures and pains, and neither in hardships, nor in dangers, nor at any other critical moment were to lose their patriotism--he was to be rejected who failed, but he who always came forth pure, like gold tried in the refiner's fire, was to be made a ruler, and to receive honours and rewards in life and after death.
Whatever maketh them rule and conquer and shine, to the dismay and envy of their neighbours, they regard as the high and foremost thing, the test
and the meaning of all else.