George writes frequent letters home to his brother, and, now the army is on its march, compiles a rough journal, which he forwards as occasion serves.
Footnote 134: See especially a letter of Mr. Windham's.
Then came a long and anxious silence; and then a letter, not from Mexico but from California,--one out of several which had been posted; and then letters, more regularly from Australia.
Neatly lettered on the inside, in the fine and slightly angular writing characteristic of the Teutonic scholar, was the legend: Karl Augustus Schermerhorn, 1409-1/2 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, Pa. Illustration: With a strangled cry the sailor cast the shirt from him The opposite page was blank.
Soon another letter, dated Rouen, announced his arrival there from England, and that he should reach Lucca in about two months.
PRINCIPALLY LETTERS FIFTEEN.
But many documents have been published since, which were then unknown, particularly the letters of Gauden to the earl of Clarendon (Clarendon Papers, iii.
sniffed Laura, as Billie tore open the envelope and pulled out the letter inside.
'You haven't written exactly the letter I should have written, but, then, we're quite different.
I shall be richly content with a letter from you some day early in July; though, if you get anyhow settled before then, pray let me know it immediately; 't would give me much satisfaction.
The Chronicle of the Mongol Emperors rendered by Gaubil mentions, as characters used in their Empire, the Uighur, the Persian and Arabic, that of the Lamas (Tibetan), that of the Niuche, introduced by the Kin Dynasty, the Khitan, and the Bashpah character, a syllabic alphabet arranged, on the basis of the Tibetan and Sanskrit letters chiefly, by a learned chief Lama so-called, under the orders of Kublai, and established by edict in 1269 as the official character.
When the drawings are made, let them letter alike the corresponding parts, beginning with the plantlet in the seed, and using new letters when a new part is developed.
The acts of Congress lately promulgated, although apparently stringent, are virtually a dead letter, in consequence of the facilities for evasion, and the ingenuity of the offenders.
Only compare his conduct to James Wadsworth (probably some ancestral relative of my honoured friend, William Wordsworth: for the same name in Yorkshire, from whence his father came, is pronounced Wadsworth) with that of the far, far too highly rated, Bishop Hall; his letter to Hall tenderly blaming his (Hall's) bitterness to an old friend mistaken, and then his letter to that friend defending Hall!
On July 30th I received a summons from South to a committee for improving the Nautical Almanac; and subsequently a letter from Baily about Schumacher's taking offence at a passage of mine in the Cambridge Observations, on the comparative merits of Ephemerides, which I afterwards explained to his satisfaction.
It was a big sheet of paper, and on it was skillfully lettered these words: "'Bruce Browning will wear a new set of false teeth to chapel to-morrow morning.'"
It contained simply a long letter from Maitre Labori, accompanied by a document concerning the prosecution which had been instituted with reference to the infamous articles that Ernest Judet, of the 'Petit Journal,' had recently written, accusing Zola's father of theft and embezzlement whilst he was a wardrobe officer in the French Foreign Legion in Algeria.
Scarcely a letter drips from his pen--as a modern novelist used to express it--without some touch of the Pomfrets.
There were recruiting stations all over town, with notices, rudely lettered on boards over the doors, announcing the arm of service and length of time for which recruits at that station would be received.
On the outskirts of the village there was a grave overgrown by brush so that the rude-lettered post which marked it was scarcely visible to Duane as he rode by.
Your magnanimous submission, and the cheerful tone of your renunciation, in a Letter which, without flattery, would have made an "ARTICLE," and which, rarely as I keep letters, shall be preserved, comfort me a little.
Stephen was helpless, the nobles defiant, their strongholds were untouched, and the treaty remained practically a dead letter.
For now, having got the license; and Mrs. Townsend with her tars, being to come to Hampstead next Wednesday or Thursday; and another letter possibly, or message from Miss Howe, to inquire how Miss Harlowe does, upon the rustic's report of her ill health, and to express her wonder that she has not heard form her in answer to her's on her escape; I must soon blow up the lady, or be blown up myself.
To be either a soldier, a sailor, an architect, or an engineer, would, doubtless, have its fascinations as well; but to make a real printed book, with your name in gilt letters outside, was real romance.
as originally a letter z?
So he took down his Virgil,--it was the smooth-leafed, open-lettered quarto of Baskerville,--and began reading the loves and mishaps of Dido.
Writing to Rickman in February, 1802, Lamb sends the second epitaph:--"Your own prose, or nakedly the letter which you sent me, which was in some sort an epitaph, would do better on her gravestone than the cold lines of a stranger."
A novice in the game generally seeks to embarrass his opponents by giving them the most minutely lettered names; but the adept selects such words as stretch, in large characters, from one end of the chart to the other.
I will write Malagigi, not merely a letter, but a whole packet-full of your praises; and so I will to Orlando; and you shall be set free, depend on it, your company has been so perfectly agreeable."
Luckily a diplomatically composed letter, addressed by the English envoy to one of the favorite wives, resulted in Ismael's changing his mind, and the captives were finally given up, and departed with their rescuers.
long the letter that she wrote to tell him of her state, In lonely prison cell confined, a captive desolate!
You can imagine how your letter, an hour or two later, touched me.
A Practical Illustration of "Woman's Right to Labor"; or, A Letter from Marie E. Zakrzewska, M.D., late of Berlin, Prussia.
These, like the over-largely lettered signs and placards of the street, escape observation by dint of being excessively obvious; and here the physical oversight is precisely analogous with the moral inapprehension by which the intellect suffers to pass unnoticed those considerations which are too obtrusively and too palpably self-evident.
Mr. Kerr responded in a kindly letter.
Opens letter feverishly) Damnation, I must be going there at once.
Letters and arts, so far at least as these are necessary to the purposes of war or government, the victors carried with them; and under their auspices some knowledge of Christianity was, at a very early period, introduced into Britain.
On the ground-glass comprising the upper part of the door, the words "Sample Room" were elaborately lettered.
Close one eye, and with the other we soon see either the letters distinctly or the fine threads of the veil, but we cannot see both equally distinct at the same time.
The first great event of his life was joining the circus, and to this the letter Y more or less directly!
The little inn at Lorette was then kept by a worthy host bearing the above-mentioned name, which was dingily lettered out upon a swinging sign, dingily representing a trotting horse,--emblem as dear to the slow Canadian as to the fast American mind.
I saw the mystic sign of him deep-lettered in the hearthstone of a home; I heard it speaking bravely from the weak lips of a friend; it is carved in the plastic heart of many a boy.
The signaler took that message and sent it through; but his instrument was not working very clearly, and he was a good deal more concerned and his mind was much more fully taken up with the exasperating difficulty of making the signaler at the other end catch word or letter correctly, than it was with all the close packed volume of meaning it contained.
They were letters of an alphabet she didn't recognize, but still clearly letters.
He is an obliging person, and would convey--to cite an instance--eight letters quite as blithely as one."
VI SEPTEMBER The office of Dwight Herbert Deacon, Dentist, Gold Work a Speciality (sic) in black lettering, and Justice of the Peace in gold, was above a store which had been occupied by one unlucky tenant after another, and had suffered long periods of vacancy when ladies' aid societies served lunches there, under great white signs, badly lettered.
It would be just to take that letter away from him--" "So he has the letter, has he?"
"Not the letters themselves, absolutely; but all the remarks on them in the last week's Hebdomad.
Don't leave the rig to come home without a driver, though, and money letters aboard, as you did last week.