Storms are slight, brief, and infrequent; the tides are insignificant; and sea-voyages were safe and easy even before Martial ingenuity devised vessels which are almost independent of weather.
Names ending in -an.
Mary was seated on the bench under the avenue of umbrella-trees reading a thin edition of Marcus Aurelius bound in flexible leather.
Then, in a low sweet gentle voice, she uttered these words: "O gracious sir, why do you, having just delivered me from a terrible death, now overwhelm me in a sea of love whose waves are the agitations of anxiety driven by the wind of passion?
But Richard had doubtless contracted the disease, which was of an intermittent character, at his former school, which was the Riverbank Classical Academy, at Swamptown.
Mr. Wilks, shivering with dread, sprang to his feet and stood irresolute.
At night when she spread his humble pallet, though he knew not prayer, nor could comprehend the solemnities of worship, he prostrated himself at her feet, and as he kissed them, mumbled a kind of mental orison, as if in fond and holy devotion.
In truth, the majority of the Neversink’s crew—in previous cruises habituated to flagrant misusage—deemed Captain Claret a lenient officer.
The ensuing hours of the evening and the night were a merciful blank to Mr. Dawson.
queried Martin in mild-eyed astonishment. "
The morale of her nice phrases had been shattered seemingly beyond restoration.
We could not extricate our country from this unequal condition, with such an enemy, unless we at once departed from our present peaceful policy and became a great naval power.
Her companions she never sought, but they, partly from uneasy remorseful feelings, partly that they really liked her much better now that she did not oppress and puzzle them, sought her continually.
Her tongue went on and on without stopping, and all of her words were words of abuse for the old man and anger that he should have been left to live so long.
20 Vice always found a sympathetic friend; They pleased their age, and did not aim to mend.
There are also many tame eagles, so trained as to take hares, roe-bucks, deers, and foxes; and some of these will even seize upon wolves, and vex them so grievously, that the men may take them without danger.
Only this I will add, that this melancholy which shall be caused by such infirmities, deserves to be pitied of all men, and to be respected with a more tender compassion, according to Laurentius, as coming from a more inevitable cause.
CHAPTER V FOUR IN THE AIR Dan looked from Morgan to Silent and back again for understanding.
Yet he knew in his heart that he was yielding to her, that he could not resist her a moment longer.