1. The communist revolutions in both Italy and Britain left two powerful communist neighbours on the border and Prussia抯 central position was looking increasingly weak, the choice was clear, rapprochement with the Russian Empire.
2. I knew once a gentleman and very worthy practitioner in Vanity Fair, who used to do little wrongs to his neighbours on purpose, and in order to apologise for them in an open and manly way afterwards--and what ensued?
3. But one of the neighbours did not like the noise at all, so one morning a few days later, she took a sharp knife and went to Jimmy's house while he was hitting his drum.
4. Often I have heard the house shaking with `Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum; 'all the neighbours joining in for dear life, with the fear of death upon them, and each singing louder than the other, to avoid remark.