He pitied the cold heart which could read and not be stirred by "Darkest England."
And indeed, through the anxious preliminary silence, he stood waiting as cool and ready as a young centurion.
The information proved correct; for on pulling round the point we espied four natives seated on the sand, watching the progress of a fire they had just kindled; which was rapidly spreading through and consuming the dry and parched up grass that grew scantily upon the face of the island.
The propensity to sleep was very general now, though many struggled against it, knowing it was the usual precursor of death by freezing.
I was aware that your theater--" "Call it my brothel," Bordenave again interpolated with the frigid obstinacy of a man convinced.