Maitland had not sent to Hotham for permits; he held out no hopes of Napoleon's going to America; he only promised to take him to England to be at the disposal of the Prince Regent.
The seizure of Hanover by Prussia had led the King of Sweden to declare that he, for his Pomeranian lands, would take no more share in the deliberations of the senile Diet at Ratisbon which took no notice of that outrage.
The allies will also take steps to cause Denmark to join the league.
After dictating this despatch, he ordered Lobau to take a division of infantry for the support of Pajol on the Namur road.
Despite Napoleon's eager arguments that England would never make peace until Austria accepted the present situation in Spain, Alexander quietly but firmly refused to take any steps to depress the Hapsburg Power.
The conditions hastily concluded by our commanders were that the British forces should occupy the citadel and dockyard for six weeks, should take possession of the ships and naval stores, and thereupon evacuate Zealand.
He hoped that, before so mighty a confederacy as was framed at Tilsit, England would bend the knee, give up not only her maritime claims but her colonial conquests, and humbly take rank with Powers that had lived their day.
But the plenipotentiary dared not take on himself the responsibility of accepting the terms offered by the allies two days later.
Delicate advances having been made by the two Emperors, an interview was arranged to take place on a raft moored in the middle of the River Niemen (June 25th).
Take all the howlers down into the yard and let them play in the sand tables till I call you.
I take some credit to myself that when there were yet no such things as Settlements and Neighborhood Guilds I had an instinct that this was the right way to work.
Shall we take soap and towels and all go down into the yard where the sink is, children, and turn up our sleeves and have a nice wash?
This is in effect no more than to bid them first be slaves, and then to take care of their liberty; and when their chains are on, tell them, they may act like freemen.
Thirdly, Despotical power is an absolute, arbitrary power one man has over another, to take away his life, whenever he pleases.
Bob aimed carefully and fired just as the bird prepared to take flight.
But they have proven that they are able to take care of themselves in almost any predicament, and we wouldn't need to worry about them.
The explorers found that it would be comparatively easy to walk to various places of interest, and, after passing the former governor-general's palace, they resolved to take in as much of the city as they could in two hours.
Whether I should ever take my place among those illustrious names, scarcely entered into my thoughts.
He had departed that morning, his brother remaining to take charge of the place.
It would take a page to mention the manifold horrors that presented themselves.
Luckily they failed to take it; but they burned and destroyed, without exception, every one of the numerous villas by which it was surrounded.
I found out afterwards that he was president of a temperance society, the devil take them all!
They hasten to the port, and find themselves close to a gentleman and his servant, dusty and travel-stained, who are enquiring for a vessel to takethem to England.
Sometimes most of the other passengers had done their dinner, and were gone to the bar to take a glass, and he still praying.
Take them by their weak points, their unlimited vanity or their love of what they call glory, and you may ride them like a horse to water.
But the bustle at headquarters told me that some movement was about to take place; and, under those circumstances, to ask for leave was impossible.
I think you had better take a walk, Charles, and leave Fanny and me to entertain them.
You can go and take some more lessons in sketching, eh?
In a week she will feel stronger than ever she did and declare nothing hurts her, then she can take two dances, then three, and so on.
She is to take singing and music lessons and have all the advantages of the city, and I shall go to her for the summer.
Take off all whalebones and strings around her lungs.
It is just the thing for home entertainments where children are to take part.
This education, however, in order to be adequate and fruitful, should be comprehensive in nature and should take into consideration not only the physical and the intellectual side of man but also his spiritual and ethical aspects.
However, it will inevitably take time for you not only to study the Bahá’í teachings so that you clearly understand them, but also to work out how they modify your professional concepts.
This also allows them to support one another as Bahá’ís and to take advantage of their professional status to promote the interests of the Faith.
Moreover, such exposure is creating in the public mind the realization that the Faith has answers to current problems and thus the expectation that the Bahá’í community should take a more active part in public affairs.
We are honest fellows, and the devil take him who dares to say we are not.
Things must change, or if they do not, take my word for it, my friends, this world is no longer a world for us.
At that word both old and young, both male and female, with the rapidity of lightning, flew to take shelter behind Andreas.
Or do ye take Abellino for an ordinary ruffian, who passes his time in skulking from the sbirri, and who murders for the sake of despicable plunder?
During this year Donne completed his Pseudo-Martyr, Wherein out of certaine Propositions and Gradations, This Conclusion is evicted, That those which are of the Romane Religion in this Kingdome, may and ought to take the Oath of Allegeance.
For I have much to take in, and much to cast out; sometimes I thinke it easier to discharge my self of vice then of vanity, as one may sooner carry the fire out of a room then the smoake: and then I see it was a new vanity to think so.
If I shall also tell you, that when this place affords any thing worth your hearing, I will be your relator, I think I take so long a day, as you would forget the debt, it appears yet to be so barren.
I am going to take you to the Chateau Boulain, which is in the forests of the Yellowknife, beyond the Great Slave.
He had insisted that she take possession of her cabin again, and Bateese had brought out a bundle of blankets.
If they closed in there could be no escape; in fifteen minutes they would inundate him, and it would take him half an hour to reach the safety of the clearing.
And Roger Audemard, mind you, was the same as myself, for I had sworn to take my brother's place if it became necessary.
Shafter's staff, who informed me that the troops were not yet sufficiently deployed to take advantage of my fire, and advised me to wait.
Any one of the four could take a team of mules up a mountain-side or down a vertical precipice in perfect safety.
Waitah, takethis gentleman's ordah," said the host.
The infantry are not deployed enough to take advantage of your fire.
The hospital attendant was again ordered to take the temperature.
This problem had been made the subject of special study by him for several years, and had led to the conclusion that some form of machine gun must be adopted to take the place of artillery from 1500 yards down.
It is not likely that any other seed but wheat is referred to, and we may take the testimony of Mela as evidence that wheat was known in his time to be grown in Ireland, but not so successfully grown as in other countries.
Cenél Conaill on the other hand, holding the natural fastness of the Donegal Highlands, was never forced to take a permanently subordinate position.
He ordered them to return thither, he states, lest the Germans should take possession of the territory and thus become neighbours to the old Roman province in southern Gaul.
Take the period preceding the confiscation of Tyrone.
Along with these we may take into account an old Gaelic tradition.
I think we may take both together and regard the southern Fifth of Leinster as comprising both territories, which are represented by the dioceses of Ferns and Ossory.
The kings of Dál Riada, according to the Annals of Tigernach, did not takeup their abode in that region until far on in the fifth century, A.
Let us take up another current handbook of popular instruction, the volume entitled "Prehistoric Britain," by Dr.
And now, before considering further the character and effects of the Feudal conquests in Ireland, let us take a general view of the domestic polity of Ireland.
Cæsar tells us that this enterprise was undertaken by the Helvetian state at the instance of a great noble named Orgetorix, and that Orgetorix was commissioned to take charge of the preparations.
This king, if his jurisdiction does not extend to the defendant, must take the case to the king of Ireland, whose duty it will then be to levy the claim.
Take last night, now--but no need to go into that.
And while we are torturing them Kaliko must take a hundred nomes and search for the escaped prisoners--the Queen of Oogaboo and her officers.
If I could find my way back to Oogaboo I'd take my army home at once, for I'm sick and tired of these dreadful hardships.
The Love Magnet used to hang over the gateway to the Emerald City, in the Land of Oz; but when I started on this journey our beloved Ruler, Ozma of Oz, allowed me to take it with me.
I must take care of my new-found brother, for one thing, and I have a new comrade in a dear little girl named Betsy Bobbin, who has no home to go to, and no other friends but me and a small donkey named Hank.
Then you'll take off the handkerchief, and I--I'll kiss you.
She turned to her attendant and asked: "Can not your magic takethese unhappy people to their old home, Wizard?
Seize her andtake her to the Slimy Cave and lock her in.
The door slowly opened, just far enough for the Ugly One to thrust out his hand and take the handkerchief and the knife.
The Great Jinjin is so generous that he will allow you to fill your pockets with jewels or gold, but you must take nothing more.
Luckily it did not take long to force the discontented to own the weight of his arm and his superiority as a military leader.
Several parties lay in ambush not far off, that, if the Duke of Burgundy were routed, they might surprise some person of quality or take some considerable booty.
Whereupon we concluded to take some prisoners as slaves, and, loading the ships with them, to return at once to Spain.
So adroitly did the Pope take the absolute control of the Inquisition into his own hands under pretence of impartial justice, and leave the weaker tyrant to eat the fruit of his doings.
The first voyage was undertaken with John Cabot's own resources, the second with the royal authority to take six ships and their outfit on the same conditions as if for the King's service.
This fellow, when Perkin took sanctuary, chose rather to take a holy habit than a holy place, and clad himself like a hermit, and in that weed wandered about the country till he was discovered and taken.
Otherwise, I would hate to take the chance of having this gadget seen in the daylight.
Please take note, Willie," she said coldly, "that the light is on inside and I am all alone.
Fearing the effect of too much liquid in one jolt, the latter forced himself to takeonly a few small swallows.
The fact that the latter could and did produce fresh water for him aroused his grudging respect, even though the taste was nothing to take lightly.
Let's take a break while I see if any new reports have come in.
He wondered if it might be best to take things easy until they reached either their desert destination or the area outside the city, according to which way they were headed, and then offer to bribe the officer in charge.
So they will follow their normal custom with the dead--take you out to the desert to mummify.
What I'd really like to do is go down to the ladies' room and take a shower, but you always kid me about Mr. Parrish maybe coming in with fresh towels for the machine.
This offered Maria the opportunity totake a double grip upon his belt.
How would you like to take a short cut through the woods to-morrow morning, and visit the hermit who lives on the other side?
Just take another little stroll, for five minutes, until we get on our shoes and stockings.
It would take too long, I fear," replied the major, looking at his watch.
Please, dear friends, don't begin to takethis gloomy view of life.
In the Endowment a list is made out the day previous, of those who are to take their endowments.
Brigham directed me to take my family and a company and go and raise corn for the people.
They halted when I came up and said they had had a big talk with Haight, Higbee, and Klingensmith, and got orders from them to follow up the emigrants and kill them all, and take their property as a spoil.
One day the Danite Chief came to me and said that I must take two more Danites whom he named and watch the house of a widow woman named Clawson.
He volunteered to go with me and take even chances.
Take the trail over the mountain, and they will not know which way you have gone.
I can remember the following as a portion of those who came to take part in the work of death which was so soon to follow, viz.
The Prophet said that he wanted uncle Jim Pace to go with me and prepare dinner for him, and to go by my herd and take several fat kids along and have a good dinner for him by the time he got there.
A wagon was sent to take Sarah Gibbons' goods to Nauvoo, and in it Mrs. Armstrong sent her valuable clothing and jewelry, amounting to more than two thousand dollars.
I held to it until I dislocated the thumb joint, when he yelled: "Take him off!
As soon as I could control my feelings I said: "Sister Bidwell, I will take you at your word.
White must take and make use of all the means in his power to protect the people from the mob, for the Government officers were powerless to aid him.
Here we intended to take steamer for Nashville, but no steamer would receive us on board at the landing, as it was a bad one for boats.
The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "take" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.