Became a possible pawn in the hands of Charles V., Henry bethought himself of his old claims to suzerainty over Scotland.
The wazir now bethought him that he had a good opportunity for satisfying an old quarrel against the adjoining tribe of Rohillas, who had played fast and loose with him while the Mahratta army was at hand.
One day while King Frost was surveying his vast wealth and thinking what good he could do with it, he suddenly bethought him of his jolly old neighbour, Santa Claus.
Ahab stolidly turned aside; then said to Mayhew, Captain, I have just bethought me of my letter-bag; there is a letter for one of thy officers, if I mistake not.
But he also bethought him of another and a most repulsive plan for strengthening his position.