One of the largest tame kangaroos I have seen in the country is domiciled here, and a mischievous wag he is, creeping and snuffing cautiously toward a stranger, with such an innocently expressive countenance, that roguery could never be surmised to exist under it--when, having obtained as he thinks a sufficient introduction, he claps his forepaws on your shoulders, (as if to caress you,) and raising himself suddenly upon his tail, administers such a well-put push with his hind-legs, that it is two to one but he drives you heels over head!
I pulled the saw-barrelled Colt's 45 and raised it slowly to a level with his breast.
Again, I called, raising my voice slightly; still he moved not.
As soon as the divine messenger had ceased to speak, every voice in the reanimated multitude, that heard him, raised a shout of benediction on the name of HOWARD.
He heard his father's voice once, raised high in stormy wrath, then all was still again.
With a spring I reached the window by which I hoped to escape, and quickly raised it.
He stepped across to the window and gently raised one of the blinds.
Rising in his place, Dan raised his hand aloft, and brought it down, as his lips silently formed a "hurrah!"
A gleam of light from the house happened to fall on Diggory's cap and broad white collar, and immediately the shout was raised, "Birchites!"
Presently, thinking he saw a light astern, he raised himself, peering astern.
It'll do Mis' Everidge a sight of good to have you, though Marthe Everidge is raised above the need of humans as far as any mortal can be on this earth.
Instantly, I raised my gun and fired at the foremost, who plunged head-long, with a hideous howling.
But the coal accumulated upon the area covered by one of the great forests of the carboniferous epoch would in course of time, have been wasted away by the small, but constant, wear and tear of rain and streams had the land which supported it remained at the same level, or been gradually raised to a greater elevation.
At last he carefully raised a hand and was just going to take hold of the queer, little, old dame with his forefinger and thumb when up she flew.
which may be paid out of the sinking fund; or, if it be not thought proper to violate that sacred treasure, by converting any part of it to uses not primarily intended, may be easily raised by a general poll-tax, or excise upon bread.
His eyes have a terribly startled expression in them--his hand trembles so that he can scarcely raise a cup of tea to his lips.
Whitey made a move, but finally merely raised his hand and rubbed his chin.
No one would have anything to do with Serbia; later Serbia was raised to the skies.
Then knew I who he was; and the distress, That still a little did my breathing quicken, My going to him hindered not; and after I came to him he hardly raised his head, Saying: "Hast thou seen clearly how the sun O'er thy left shoulder drives his chariot?"
Forty-four years ago the Ebenezer of a few believers in the "Bird- of-Freedom" school, with a spice of breezy religious courage in their composition, was raised at the bottom of Cannon-street, in Preston; and to this day it abideth there.
Only when he half-raised himself to make certain he was advancing in a direct course could we see him, and when, after perhaps twenty minutes of such stealthy approach, the deeper shadow cast by the fortification itself had been gained, he was entirely lost to our view.
He passed into a fresh corps of newly raised Yeomanry, and went through the Winter Campaign of 1901, from April to September, without a scratch.
And though the troops may possibly be raised, according to the estimate, I know not how we shall pay them, or from what fund, yet unmortgaged, the officers who will be entailed upon us, can hope to receive their half-pay.
"France," proclaimed Tellier, raising his chin proudly, "is always on the side of justice and decency."
He blew out his candle, drew the curtain, and cautiously raised the window.
Finally, he raised his head and said:-- "I've a great mind to try you, Ralph.
Now if a given religion or religious belief suggests itself more readily, or when suggested commends itself more cordially in the measure that men's spiritual needs are more highly developed; if, furthermore, it tends to make men still better and to raise their desires still higher so as to prepare the way for a yet fuller conception of religious truth, it may be said to be adapted to human needs; and it is from such adaptability that we argue its approach to the truth.
Involuntarily she raised her hand, trained by the years of pinching economy, to lift the fragile rose into a safer position.
The warmth with which Elenko espoused this view raised her greatly in his good opinion, and he was always ready to come to her aid when she became entangled in chronological or historical difficulties, or seasoned her versions of Desmotes' speeches with reminiscences of Plato or Marcus Aurelius, or when her invention failed altogether.
Now Beltane, misliking the matter, would fain have gone upon his way, but wheresoever he turned, there Gefroi was also, barring his path, wherefore Beltane's eye kindled and he raised his staff threateningly.
His Majesty's Royal Highland Regiment of Emigrants,' which subsequently became the 84th Foot, now known as the 2nd York and Lancaster, was hastily raised in 1775 from the Highland veterans who had settled in the American colonies after the Peace of 1763.
The sorrow and pain entailed by fidelity to the Christian ideal is, on the whole, immeasurably less in the vast majority of cases than that attendant on the struggles of unqualified selfishness, while the capacities for the higher happiness are steadily raised and largely satisfied by hope and even by some degree of present fruition.
Something in these doggerel lines excited Jack Vance's wrath above measure, the last verse especially raising his anger to boiling-point, so that it fairly bubbled over.
It must not be omitted here, that the salary of Keeper of the Records in Ireland was considerably raised, and that post bestowed upon him at this time, as a mark of the Queen's favour.
The deer occasionally raised their heads, looking all around, evidently regarding the boat as a harmless thing floating in from the lake.
Debate on incorporating the new-raised men into the standing regiments.
a pound, because I am persuaded it might be had here in London for that price, and even for less.--That which has lately been imported from Boston has not cost so much; and were it not for the present universal scarcity of provisions in Europe, which has naturally raised the price of grain in North America, I have no doubt but Indian meal might be had in this country for less than one penny farthing per pound.
He took her hand, which was fluttering as by electrical influence, and raised it tenderly to his lips.
Instinctively I raised my hand to my throat, and as I touched it I cried out in pain.
But for the rawhide ropes which held me so cruelly immovable, I would have leaped to my feet in astonishment; as it was, I involuntarily gave so violent a start as to cause myself considerable pain, and then asked, in great heat: "Why do you play upon our hopes, so lately raised, by declaring that the company of lads is here?"
But they do not waken in us Half the tender, blissful feeling, Half the pure and sweet emotion As the first spring-flower in April, With its lashes tinged with crimson, Partly raised from eyes half-timid, Fearful that the snow will drown it; How we love the dainty blossom, How we wear it in our bosom.
He very seldom raised the lids, and his pallor, though owning more of the golden touch of the sun, was as dazzling as Mrs. Laudersdale's own.
He raised himself on his elbow close to me, and looked me in the face: "'Oh, mother, let me in!
Still the undercut is best eaten when hot; consequently, the carver himself may raise the joint, and cut some slices from the under side, in the direction of from 1 to 2, as the fillet is very much preferred by some eaters.
The butler raised his head wearily.
At the place there was subsequently raised a tope, which is still existing.
He turned back into the room, disgusted; then crept to the window again, and, softly raising the sash, cast one of his lightning glances up and down the alley.
"And that object in the camp is, I believe, a wildcat, worrying over our fine ham," remarked Frank, quietly raising the hammers of his shotgun.
Beekman has owned that a question will probably be raised among the authorities at Albany concerning the nature of my visit here.
He took the white fingers and gallantly raised them to his lips, but before they had reached that fount of truth and wisdom she jerked her hand away.