Greek temples, never being very large, were symmetrical on all their facades; Gothic churches were generally designed to be symmetrical only in the west front, and in the transepts, while the side elevation as a whole was eccentric.
In the analysis of our example of a dream, I find a like case of the transformation of a thought in order that it might agree with another essentially foreign one.
Such stand simply elevated upon the goodwill and the fortune of him who has elevated them--two most inconstant and unstable things.
Potatoes fried was the nearest they ever came to luxurious food, and coffee was an infrequent treat.
An Army Corps on the March With its cloud of skirmishers in advance, With now the sound of a single shot snapping like a whip, and now an irregular volley, The swarming ranks press on and on, the dense brigades press on, Glittering dimly, toiling under the sun--the dust-cover'd men, In columns rise and fall to the undulations of the ground, With artillery interspers'd--the wheels rumble, the horses sweat, As the army corps advances.
Although prior English versions have often been heavily abridged, this new translation is complete to the smallest substantive detail.
It streams down the slope, raising a cloud of dust--guided, kept together, by an occasional kerrie deftly thrown to the right or left-- and soon arrives at its nightly fold.
The present translation is a faithful yet communicative rendering of the original French texts published in Paris by J. Hetzel et Cie.—
It happens more frequently, as has been hinted, that a scientific head is placed on an ape's body, a fine exceptional understanding in a base soul, an occurrence by no means rare, especially among doctors and moral physiologists.
“At times the state into which I had fallen appeared so strange that I believed myself dreaming.
cried the mouse, ‘that is a very odd and uncommon name, is it a usual one in your family?’ ‘
=THE MORNING WEDDING= To some, nine o'clock in the morning may sound rather eccentric for a wedding, but to people of the Atlantic Coast it is not a bit more so than an evening hour--less so, if anything, because morning is unconventional anyway and etiquette, never being very strong at that hour, is not defied, but merely left quiescent.
Here the scenery changed from the strange and unfamiliar to the wreckage of the familiar: patches of ground exhibited the devastation of a cyclone, and in a few score yards I would come upon perfectly undisturbed spaces, houses with their blinds trimly drawn and doors closed, as if they had been left for a day by the owners, or as if their inhabitants slept within.
If it is uneasy, restless, erratic, unsteady, its actions are the same.