Though thus far well, yet would myself had drunk The potion he revives from!
But, truly, would not any one believe Some fairy had exchanged us as we lay Two tiny foster-children in one cradle?
Boldon at once became confused and, with trembling voice and agitation in his whole manner, blurted out to me that he would not allow me to interfere in his affairs and would shoot every man who dared to run counter to his orders.
He shut his eyes, smoking as he spoke, and tumbling out his sentences without finishing them as though some one would prevent him from phrasing them.
In discussing our plans he expressed grave doubt as to whether we would get through Tibet but he did not wish to explain to me the reason for his doubts.
We fully realized that it was only necessary to fire one single house at the right part of the town and the entire settlement of wooden buildings would go up in flames.
I still apprehended that the Baron had it in mind not to dispose of me before my friends there in Van Kure but to prepare this journey for me under the guise of which it would be so easy to do away with me by the road.
A Chinese chief in command of the fortress gave offence to an old Lama who cursed the place and prophesied that it would all be destroyed.
We proposed to the colonist that he take only our food and ammunition in the boat, while we would swim our horses across, in order to save the time of the many trips.
The Lieutenant first spoke: "I reported the case to Uliassutai and received word back that the relatives of the deceased would come with two officers, who would investigate the affair.
Had I been deliberately told that I was living only a Dream to see if my ethics would hold up even when I thought I wasn't dealing with reality?
Would you make yourself comfortable here for a time, Councilman?
Once he fed that document to the archives, I would be obligated to help him even without the gun.
My keen powers of deduction would have seen through him in an instant!
That would constitute a misuse of authority, and the next time you turn up before me, I'm going to give you life in Dreamland.
My word would probably be taken that I had been forced to do it at gunpoint, but there would always be doubts, enough to wreck my career when it came time for promotion.
I've always thought," I said, "that it would be a good idea to show a prisoner what the modern penal system was all about by giving him a Dream in which he dreamed about Dreamland itself.
They would find out some day that I had lied to them, but maybe by that time they would have realized this world wasn't so bad.
It was a pair of fantastic stories that no man in his right mind would believe--but that didn't make them invalid to a brace of ex-Sleepers.
If it were true, if I had forgotten that everything that happened was only a Dream, and if I admitted it, the councilman would know I was mad.
If I got through it, giving a good show, I wouldbe released from my Dream, he had said smugly.
On the other hand, maybe I actually wanted something to go wrong so my sleep sentence would be extended.
If fallen in battle, and I knew where his bones were laid, whether bleaching on the plains of Xeres, or buried in the waters of the Gaudalete, I would seek them out and enshrine them as the relics of a sainted patriot.
Should we attempt to find a fault, it would be the want of a little more warmth and clearness in the dark parts of the fore-ground.
Perhaps I am not as considerate as I ought to be on such occasions, for doubtless she knows what she would be at, but I confess I do not.
There is nothing he would not do to secure the goodwill of his great, his benevolent, his all-powerful Master.
The golfer was obliged, of course, to lift the ball and place it behind, as it would have been gross cruelty to have played it from the nest.
So we would petition on our knees that the painful omission should be supplied.
The Chairman thought if the gruel was sweetened with a spoonful of treacle the children would then like it.
The title is "British Boulevardism;" but one still more suggestive of the mixture would be "John-Bullvardism.
After each one shewould sink into a swoon from exhaustion, and frequently said to her physician, Dr.
The queen declared that she would never release Mary, and ordered the execution of the duke.
He travelled incognito, and although one of the queen's attendants recognized him after his arrival at the palace, and told his sister of his presence, she would not believe it until he stole up behind her chair and gave her a kiss.
She retained her palace of the Cockpit also, and demanded the one at Richmond; but that passed into the possession of Madame Puissars, one of the daughters of Lady Villiers, and she would not relinquish it.
James himself was amused at the adventure, and issued a proclamation offering pardon to the escaped prisoner if he would return to his duties.
If the governess, Lady Frances Villiers, had done her duty faithfully, this would not have been the case; but her tastes lay in a different direction.
Now, it was perfectly useless for Prince William to demand money from any one but his uncles, who would have supplied him without hesitation.
To these blind blasphemers, who thus deny its power, I would respectfully say, Come to Le Morvan, and observe the woodcock, and then dare to say that love is an untruth.
What a field for Father Mathew; but never, I am certain, has the worthy Apostle of Temperance ever dreamed of offering the pledge to the wolves of Le Morvan--the rub would be to hang the medal round the necks of these Bacchanals of the forest.
Had I been at that frightful moment cut in four quarters, not one drop of blood would have been found in my veins; my teeth chattered with terror, and I would have given every acre of my inheritance for strength enough to run away.
The very next day, as good fortune would have it, I met him again in the forest, and lost not a moment in asking his forgiveness for my brutal conduct of the previous day.
How severely would this tremendous triumvirate judge some of the so-called great men of our own time!
Billy would have avoided him, but the young man and his two friends would not be denied.
With a wife, young enough to be one of his children, disorganizing, the routine of his villa, would it be any more comfortable than he now found it?
They were his escort, and it was evident that until nine o'clock, when he sailed, his movements would be spied upon; his acts reported to the president.
But to prove that the life of Jack was not all play he would be seen fighting for the flag.
I would rather starve with you in New York," said Claire, "than die here without you.
But the possible loss of his back pay would be a catastrophe.
And I pointed out to him if he dismissed me it wasn't likely the Wilmot people would loan him another expert; not while they were fighting him through the courts and the State Department.
An hour later, before the flight of Claire could be discovered, they wouldhave started on their voyage to the mainland.
For they trusted Billy, and they knew while in the courts they were righting to regain their property, he would see no harm came to it.
Yet she smiled bravely, telling me that all was well, and that her father would be ready for me in the summer-house.
To do this thirty times or so in succession without mistake was past hoping for: there were at least thirty crockets to be manoeuvred, and a single miscalculation would send me spinning backwards to my fate.
Now why," he asked, "would he be taking this particular paper with him?
I never condescended to be a bride: yet I feel sure, that had I done so, itwould have given me an extra compassion for the fatherless.
I wish you would tell me about it: I never heard, before, of anyone belonging to you.
Do you think that Mr. Trapp, if you asked him politely (and I trust you have not forgotten your politeness), would permit you to meet me at 5 p.
But the town, here and for the moment, I had to myself: and it was waiting, trembling to know what my revenge would be.
It was most delightful to all the party, and would have been only too short had it not been for what was to follow.
She breathed a little heavily as she glanced up at the pulpit on the left, and almost felt as if she would hear a voice rise from the empty air and chide them for their boldness in entering so sacred a place on workaday business.
You know she has always said she would teach when she had finished school, and it will be years before she does that.
Then the old gentleman sputtered and scolded, and said he wished little girls would look where they were going once in a while, and that they were nothing but "giggling nuisances" anyhow.
She has forbidden it, and in such a way as to make me feel that it would be a breach of honor to disregard her wishes.
She tried to tell herself that even if Jessie were to die, she wouldnever make herself known to Jack.
He learned very early to do as he was told, and not to do, under any consideration, what he had said he would not do.
The whole performance wouldhave driven a sensitive drill-sergeant or ballet-master to distraction.
The Boy was to amount to much or not; and while The Boy is proud of the fact that he is his father's son, he would be prouder still if he could think that he had done something to make his father proud of him.
He would have liked it well enough, and been touched by it, too, if it had been some other boy's grandfather.
He promised faithfully that he would not pick any of them, but he had a notion that some of them might drop off.
And although he became foreman of a juvenile hook-and-ladder company before he was five, and would not play with girls at all, he had one peculiar feminine weakness.
If that were my dog he would not live forgotten in a stable: he would take the place in the society to which his birth and his evident breeding entitle him," was the friend's remark, and Mop regretfully went back to his stall.
Everything you can hope for from death would come to pass, and yet you would live.
In great and entirely natural terror, she started back: as luck would have it, not in the direction of the water, for else she had certainly tumbled in, perhaps dragging me with her.
How much time would have to elapse after the operation, before the patient would be able to take care of himself again--before he would have regained sufficient knowledge to act as a responsible and competent human being?
Ashore, my first act was to enquire when a train wouldleave for Paris.
Didn't I say in my telegram that it would imperil her life?
So that you are sure one of two things would happen either the operation would prove a success, or the patient would die?
Leaving the temple in which it was unsafe to walk, she led us to where a strong spring, the water supply of the place, bubbled up into a rock basin, and overflowing thence through prepared openings, ran away we knew not whither.
To all appearance they were engaged, Quick in sorting pound tins of tobacco or baking-powder, and Orme in testing an electric battery and carefully examining coils of insulated wire.
But there are many kinds of firestuffs, O Maqueda, and of one of them which chances to give out violet flames I am not sure that my friend is master.
But if you prefer the Doctor--what do you say, sir?
This seems a pretty wide promise," said Oliver, after it had been read to us and translated by me to Quick.
The front camels left the road, as I presume, following their leader according to the custom of these beasts when marching in line.
Of course, she's a Jew of some diluted sort or other, and I'm a Christian; but those things adapt themselves.
Fearing lest Orme should say something foolish, I answered briefly that we would wait upon her, and the man went, leaving us wondering what had happened to cause her to desire our presence.
In fact he was so disfigured that his worst enemy would not have known him.
I think he said that Harmac would come to Mur and settle his account with the Abati, and that the foreign men would be wise to fly fast and far.
By now this lake would be full, swollen with rains that fell on the hills of Northern Africa, and the space between it and the Mur range nothing but an impassable swamp.
Also, we were anxious that it should be adhered to for another reason, since we knew that on this day but a small number of priests and guards would be left in charge of the idol, and my son could not be among them.
Somehow, although I am quite certain that we ought not to alarm Maqueda, I am not easy about her, and if you two fellows were there, I should know she was all right, and it would be a weight off my mind.
He still talks English, though with a Fung accent, and, of course, would like to escape.
But you were cowards; you would not learn to bear arms like men, you would not even watch your mountain walls, and soon or late the people who refuse to be ready to fight must fall and become the servants of those who are ready.
If the centers were evenly distributed, the fractures from different centers wouldjoin forming hexagonal (6 sided) columns.
All the powers and susceptibilities must be taken into the account, if men would know man as he is.
The idea of Liberty, then, if it does exist in the mind, would not be likely to attach itself to either of these classes of phenomena; and if to either, it would be just as likely to attach itself to one class as to another.
The following principles may be laid down as universally binding, if we would reason correctly, as philosophers and theologians, on the subject under consideration.
How long would it take him to compose himself to sleep in this manner?
The state in which he is, is regarded as in itself the greatest of evils, excepting those which would arise from a vain attempt at a vindication of personal freedom.
It would be just as rational to apply this standard in the instances under consideration, as in any other.
If, in these circumstances, an act of obedience should be put forth, it would be an event without a cause, and in opposition also to the action of a necessary cause.
Otherwise their respect for what is right, would be co-extensive with the entire range of moral obligation.
Lincoln wanted to pay the owners something for the slaves set free, but the cabinet wouldnot let him!
Oh, yes, the windows were so heavy that they would not open, and the carpets so thick they held my feet, and I began to feel as though I were in prison and should never get out, and so I danced to be sure that I was alive.
It would be strange if she did not show some feeling, and besides, ingratitude was one of the traits he most detested in a woman.
Others wanted to hang the chief Rebel leaders, but he would not let them.
And yet John Angus could not understand, and would not had he been there.
The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "would" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.