My days were not days of the week, bearing the stamp of any heathen deity, nor were they minced into hours and fretted by the ticking of a clock; for I lived like the Puri Indians, of whom it is said that “for yesterday, to-day, and to-morrow they have only one word, and they express the variety of meaning by pointing backward for yesterday, forward for to-morrow, and overhead for the passing day.”
01:005:003 And Adam lived an hundred and thirty years, and begat a son in his own likeness, and after his image; and called his name Seth: 01:005:004 And the days of Adam after he had begotten Seth were eight hundred years: and he begat sons and daughters: 01:005:005 And all the days that Adam lived were nine hundred and thirty years: and he died.
If to-day is not Tuesday, this fact is the objective of your belief that to-day is Tuesday.
But on Miss Halcombe's declaring that she only wanted to put some questions which she was too much agitated to ask at that moment, and that she had no intention of misleading the nurse into any dereliction of duty, the woman took the money, and proposed three o'clock on the next day as the time for the interview.
The next day was a Sunday.
Tom blows his horn and trots off, followed by the pack, by the whips, by the young gents from Winchester, by the farmers of the neighbourhood, by the labourers of the parish on foot, with whom the day is a great holiday, Sir Huddlestone bringing up the rear with Colonel Crawley, and the whole cortege disappears down the avenue.
18:003:004 Let that day be darkness; let not God regard it from above, neither let the light shine upon it.
My days in the woods were not very long ones; yet I usually carried my dinner of bread and butter, and read the newspaper in which it was wrapped, at noon, sitting amid the green pine boughs which I had cut off, and to my bread was imparted some of their fragrance, for my hands were covered with a thick coat of pitch.
And observing that it was generally read, scarce any neighborhood in the province being without it, I consider'd it as a proper vehicle for conveying instruction among the common people, who bought scarcely any other books; I therefore filled all the little spaces that occurr'd between the remarkable days in the calendar with proverbial sentences, chiefly such as inculcated industry and frugality, as the means of procuring wealth, and thereby securing virtue; it being more difficult for a man in want, to act always honestly, as, to use here one of those proverbs, it is hard for an empty sack to stand upright.
02:020:009 Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work: 02:020:010 But the seventh day is the sabbath of the LORD thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates: 02:020:011 For in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it.
03:023:033 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, 03:023:034 Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, The fifteenth day of this seventh month shall be the feast of tabernacles for seven days unto the LORD.
Since he lived six times as many working-days as Sundays, Oak's appearance in his old clothes was most peculiarly his own -- the mental picture formed by his neighbours in imagining him being always dressed in that way.
Never did I see such a day as 'twas!
The day when I roused those remembrances by showing her the sketch of the summer-house which she had given me on the morning of our farewell, and which had never been separated from me since, was the birthday of our first hope.
“And to-day is Friday!
42:023:054 And that day was the preparation, and the sabbath drew on.
Theday is Thine, and the night is Thine; at Thy beck the moments flee by.
The next day was Saturday.
The day was the date upon which my dream occurred.
The day of disillusionment had been a Wednesday.
Out of this profession have sprung the peerages of Howard and Cavendish, the first peers of both families having been judges; those of Aylesford, Ellenborough, Guildford, Shaftesbury, Hardwicke, Cardigan, Clarendon, Camden, Ellesmere, Rosslyn; and others nearer our own day, such as Tenterden, Eldon, Brougham, Denman, Truro, Lyndhurst, St. Leonards, Cranworth, Campbell, and Chelmsford.
Although firmly opposed by some of the most influential Danish leaders of that day, such as the valiant bishop of Sjælland, Johan Edinger Balle, Rationalism swept the country with irresistible force.
CHAPTER XLI The opening days of this their second return to New York were a period of great joy to Angela.
The dinner to-day is a proof of that.
Mrs. Lippett overlooked the fact that Jerusha had worked hard for her board during those two years, that the convenience of the asylum had come first and her education second; that on days like the present she was kept at home to scrub.
Opening day is a joyous occasion!
The day was a repetition of the days that had gone before.
"With these and such like bits of Latin they will take you for a grammarian at all events, and that now-a-days is no small honour and profit.
To him whose elastic and vigorous thought keeps pace with the sun, the day is a perpetual morning.
Two mornings after this little scene, although the day was rainy and gusty, and Amelia had had an exceedingly wakeful night, listening to the wind roaring, and pitying all travellers by land and by water, yet she got up early and insisted upon taking a walk on the Dike with Georgy; and there she paced as the rain beat into her face, and she looked out westward across the dark sea line and over the swollen billows which came tumbling and frothing to the shore.
The only circumstance of any importance that happened in the course of the day was the occurrence of another unpleasant meeting between the doctor and the Count.
The days of expectation are long, and d’Artagnan, in particular, would have wagered that the days were forty-four hours.
thy day is night.
Your days are your sonnets."
There was a time when the day was not a half and not a third of what it is to-day; when a blazing hot sun, much greater than it is now, must have moved visibly"had there been an eye to mark it"from its rise to its setting across the skies.
Being impeached, he reminded the people that the day was the anniversary of the battle of Zama, and defied the authorities amidst the plaudits of the crowd.
The succeeding days were the saddest which the colonists had passed on the island.
My lady had discovered that I was getting old before I had discovered it myself, and she had come to my cottage to wheedle me (if I may use such an expression) into giving up my hard out-of-door work as bailiff, and taking my ease for the rest of my days as steward in the house.
And how are we to love men inthese troubled times when every fresh day is a menace ofdanger?…All we have begun, the plans we are developing, ourschemes of work, the little good we may have been able to do,will it not all be swept away by the tempest that is inpreparation?…Everywhere the earth is shaking under our feetand storm-clouds are gathering on our horizon which will haveno pity on us.
01:005:015 And Mahalaleel lived sixty and five years, and begat Jared: 01:005:016 And Mahalaleel lived after he begat Jared eight hundred and thirty years, and begat sons and daughters: 01:005:017 And all the days of Mahalaleel were eight hundred ninety and five years: and he died.
01:005:030 And Lamech lived after he begat Noah five hundred ninety and five years, and begat sons and daughters: 01:005:031 And all the days of Lamech were seven hundred seventy and seven years: and he died.
05:001:009 And I spake unto you at that time, saying, I am not able to bear you myself alone: 05:001:010 The LORD your God hath multiplied you, and, behold, ye are this day as the stars of heaven for multitude.
18:008:008 For enquire, I pray thee, of the former age, and prepare thyself to the search of their fathers: 18:008:009 (For we are but of yesterday, and know nothing, because our days upon earth are a shadow:) 18:008:010 Shall not they teach thee, and tell thee, and utter words out of their heart?
42:004:021 And he began to say unto them, This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears.
And like the ocean, day by day receiving Floods from all lands, which never overflows Its boundary-line not leaping, and not leaving, Fed by the rivers, but unswelled by those;-- So is the perfect one!
We talk a bit about his youth—high school days as a “math nerd,” Saturdays attending Columbia University’s high-school science honors program, where he had his first experience programming computers.
That’s the same day as your reading.”
The following days in the examination halls were a justification of my seemingly haphazard procedure.
And have people around you who are as a garden--or as music on the waters at eventide, when already the day becomes a memory.
believe Cecilia came, when it was waxen night, With priestes, that them christen’d all in fere; in a company*And afterward, when day was waxen light, Cecile them said with a full steadfast cheer, mien “Now, Christe’s owen knightes lefe* and dear, *beloved Cast all away the workes of darkness,And arme you in armour of brightness.