The right to the glory of having killed the bear being settled, the Doctor, addressing himself to Spalding, remarked"There was something in H's appeal to you about the law of his case, that reminded me of a little scene between my wife and myself, many years ago, when we were both younger than we are now, and certainly had never anticipated the dark years of trial, through which we were unexpectedly called upon to pass.
Yes, dear PUNCHINELLO, greatest and beet of Philosophers! expect to see me walking into your Sanctum one of these fine mornings,probably with my son LOUIS,delighted to see you, and glad to turn my back on those scenes so long familiar, which, in their new and popular dress, could hardly be expected to afford me much exhilaration.
" "And yet," said Spalding, "if you will look into the philosophy of the matter, you will see that this diversity of tastes, as you call it, is not so great after all; that is, that the origin of the impulse which sends some men away from society among the solitudes of the wilderness, and of that which holds others in constant communion with the busy scenes of life, is very nearly the same.
James did not join these last; nor did he appear at the house after that dreadful scene in the garden.
As the people rushed together to the exciting scene they were horrified to find at one of the upper windows a girl, clad only in her night-dress, bearing in her arms a child, and crying for help.
I was literally sickened by the horrible scene, and began to wish most fervently that I had been the one to draw the shortest twig, for it was by no means agreeable to remain there idle while murder was being done, even though it was a bitter enemy who had thus been cowardly done to death.
However, a rather painful scene took place, for realizing that she could not forever deceive Madame Angelin with false hopes, Madame Bourdieu decided to tell the truthher case was hopeless.
As the steamer neared the Hotel, on our return, the departing sun was flinging back his last good-night smile on the lovely scene below, and the musical chime of the little church at Caldwell came stealing sweetly over the bosom of the placid Lake.
ROOSEVELT,As the news comes flashing in, these April days, and all the world holds its breath to hear the latest messages from Arras and the Vimy ridge, it is natural that in the memory of a woman who, six weeks ago, was a spectatorbefore the curtain roseof the actual scene of such events, every incident and figure of that past experience, as she looks back upon it, should gain a peculiar and shining intensity.
There were a good many pretty women, Swedes and Danes, the Northern type, very fair hair and blue eyes, attracting much attention, and a group of Chinese (all in costume) standing proudly aloofnot the least interested apparently in the gay scene before them.
Bone, who had secured two horses by love or money orconfiscation, had stood mutely in the background, gulping down his opinion of this extraordinary scene.
The long procession of families leaving their desolated homes, many of them never to return, formed one of the saddest scenes in the history of the outbreak, and will ever be remembered by the gallant force under the command of Judge Flandrau, who led them to a place of safety.
But I have forgot that,as, I fear, he has nigh forgot the awful scenes which were before his eyes when he served the office of a comforter to me.
They throw it in like a drunken porter to relieve a solemn scene.
This, then, is the obligatory scene as Sarcey generally understands ita scene which, for one reason or another, an audience expects and ardently desires.
My grandfather, who, as the commander of his own merchant-ship, had formerly visited many foreign countries, was delighted to refresh his recollections of distant scenes, and to live over again his adventures by sea and land.
Young Warrington never had had such a glorious day, or witnessed a scene so delightful.
Some frightful scene must have occurred between the two, previous to Adelaide's departure for The Whispering Pines.
Tom Dawkins, a country lout just arrived in London, is taken to the theatre to see the rehearsal, and ordinary comic scenes intermingled with provision for elaborate sets, as the opera proceeds, form the strangest jumble.
In imagination they saw a dramatic scene in courtthe disappointed demented desperate litigant suddenly drawing a revolver and with unerring aim shooting the judge through the brain before the deadly weapon could be wrenched from his hands.
Evadne heard his cheery greeting, saw him stoop and lift the child on to the horse's back, and was so interested in the pretty scene that she forgot she was a stranger.
Mademoiselle will pardon this domestic scene," he added, "the boy has an uncertain temper.
But there was a space of time dangerously tallying with that of the tragic scene at the club-house, when he was not seen by any one there, so far as I can make out; and this fact gave me courage to consider a certain point which had struck me, and of which I thought something might be made.
CHAPTER II DAVE'S PAP-SHEET ADVICE When our party reached the landing a lively scene lay before them.
It was an impressive scene, the hall packed, and people at all the doors and entrances clamouring for seats.