Would it not, as Henley used to say, give him much to perpend?
There is a hint for you, worthy of the Row; and now, perpend—pronounce.
If he meets with only conscripts and militia he may penetrate as far as Harrisburg, and then let Europe perpend!
Wherefore, most selected friend, perpend at thy leisure, and so God speed thee!
I do perpend that to earn these pieces of which ...