I am too well aware that when, in the inscrutable decrees of Fate, you were reserved for me, it is possible you may have been reserved for one, destined, after a protracted struggle, at length to fall a victim to pecuniary involvements of a complicated nature.
They who have no central purpose in their life fall an easy prey to petty worries, fears, troubles, and self-pityings, all of which are indications of weakness, which lead, just as surely as deliberately planned sins (though by a different route), to failure, unhappiness, and loss, for weakness cannot persist in a power evolving universe.
Who knows where the winds will take that contrivance, into whose hands it may fall?
That of the Yorkshire cloth, which is made altogether of English wool, is said, indeed, during the course of the present century, to have fallen a good deal in proportion to its quality.
Thepoor girl laid me on her bosom, and fell a weeping with shame andgrief.
Then, like ice on fire fell the cold voice of the Hesea.
Then he began to fell a tree, but he had not been at it long before he made a wrong stroke, and the hatchet hit him in the arm, so that he was obliged to go home and get it bound up.
Instead of falling a sacrifice to an irresistible passion, as once she had fondly flattered herself with expecting,--instead of remaining even for ever with her mother, and finding her only pleasures in retirement and study, as afterwards in her more calm and sober judgment she had determined on,--she found herself at nineteen, submitting to new attachments, entering on new duties, placed in a new home, a wife, the mistress of a family, and the patroness of a village.
She quickly fell a few paces behind him, no match for his lengthy stride.
It cannot fall the young man who died and was buried, Nor the young woman who died and was put by his side, Nor the little child that peep'd in at the door, and then drew back and was never seen again, Nor the old man who has lived without purpose, and feels it with bitterness worse than gall, Nor him in the poor house tubercled by rum and the bad disorder, Nor the numberless slaughter'd and wreck'd, nor the brutish koboo call'd the ordure of humanity, Nor the sacs merely floating with open mouths for food to slip in, Nor any thing in the earth, or down in the oldest graves of the earth, Nor any thing in the myriads of spheres, nor the myriads of myriads that inhabit them, Nor the present, nor the least wisp that is known.
Nor wist Hector thereof at all, for he was fighting on the left of all the battle, by the banks of the river Skamandros, whereby chiefly fell the heads of men, and an unquenchable cry arose, around great Nestor and warlike Idomeneus.
And as she worked, gazing at times out on the snow, she pricked her finger, and there fell from it three drops of blood on the snow.
In this class of clairvoyant phenomena naturally fall all genuine cases of prophecy, prevision, foretelling, second-sight, etc.
And His word will dispel all fear of the struggle: Like dew upon the meadow So falls the word of life On Christians in the shadow Of mortal's final strife.
said Tootles, and fell a-trembling.
To the women fell the tasks which for the most part brought no public recognition, no published acknowledgments of gratitude.
Diverse men diversely him toldOf marriage many examples old;Some blamed it, some praised it, certain; But at the haste, shortly for to sayn(As all day* falleth altercation *constantly, every day Betwixte friends in disputation),There fell a strife betwixt his brethren two, Of which that one was called Placebo,Justinus soothly called was that other.
66:008:010 And the third angel sounded, and there fell a great star from heaven, burning as it were a lamp, and it fell upon the third part of the rivers, and upon the fountains of waters; 66:008:011 And the name of the star is called Wormwood: and the third part of the waters became wormwood; and many men died of the waters, because they were made bitter.
So again, when a man falls down stairs and breaks his foot, in the story of the fall the law of gravity is not mentioned; it is taken for granted.
Was shown beside upon the solid floor How dear Alcmaeon forc’d his mother rate That ornament in evil hour receiv’d: How in the temple on Sennacherib fell His sons, and how a corpse they left him there.
he cried, and there fell absolute silence upon them all.
Inthe meantime, there suddenly fell such a violent shower of hail,that I was immediately by the force of it, struck to the ground:and when I was down, the hailstones gave me such cruel bangs allover the body, as if I had been pelted with tennis-balls; however,I made a shift to creep on all fours, and shelter myself, by lyingflat on my face, on the lee-side of a border of lemon-thyme, but sobruised from head to foot, that I could not go abroad in ten days.
<29>“Now, John,” quoth Nicholas, “I will not lie, I have y-found in my astrology,As I have looked in the moone bright,That now on Monday next, at quarter night, Shall fall a rain, and that so wild and wood, mad That never half so great was Noe’s flood.
And in a tower, in anguish and in woe, Dwellen this Palamon, and eke Arcite,For evermore, there may no gold them quite set free Thus passed year by year, and day by day, Till it fell ones in a morn of MayThat Emily, that fairer was to seenThan is the lily upon his stalke green, And fresher than the May with flowers new (For with the rose colour strove her hue; I n’ot* which was the finer of them two), *know not Ere it was day, as she was wont to do, She was arisen, and all ready dight, dressed For May will have no sluggardy a-night; The season pricketh every gentle heart, And maketh him out of his sleep to start, And saith, “Arise, and do thine observance.”
They admired tohear me answer them in their own tongue, and saw by my complexion Imust be a European; but were at a loss to know what I meant byYahoos and Houyhnhnms; and at the same time fell a-laughing at mystrange tone in speaking, which resembled the neighing of a horse.
A gray shadow seemed to fall across his face.
“Comrades soldiers and Cossacks, on us falls the duty of keeping real revolutionary order.
With that the bird let fall the gold chain, and it fell just round the man’s neck, so that it fitted him exactly.
Then will I be beneathe, by my crown,And see how that the meale falls adown Into the trough, that shall be my disport*: *amusement For, John, in faith I may be of your sort; I is as ill a miller as is ye.”
Within each Arc fall four YUGAS or Ages, called KALI, DWAPARA, TRETA, and SATYA, corresponding to the Greek ideas of Iron, Bronze, Silver, and Golden Ages.
13:027:024 Joab the son of Zeruiah began to number, but he finished not, because there fell wrath for it against Israel; neither was the number put in the account of the chronicles of king David.
25:005:013 They took the young men to grind, and the children fell under the wood.
"He just fell out a three story window, plummeting toward certain doom," Denth said. "
42:020:018 Whosoever shall fall upon that stone shall be broken; but on whomsoever it shall fall, it will grind him to powder.
Now, of a sudden, had fallen from him all the weariness of years.
The objects thus conceived and distinguished from our ideas of them, are at first compacted of all the impressions, feelings, and memories, which offer themselves for association and fall within the vortex of the amalgamating imagination.
I was almost choked with the filthy stuff the monkey had crammeddown my throat: but my dear little nurse picked it out of my mouthwith a small needle, and then I fell a-vomiting, which gave megreat relief.
When Eumæus saw this young man he let fall the vessels he was carrying, and running to him, kissed his head and his eyes and his hands.
Then came something silent and quiet against my face, and across the Square fell a thin veil of slowly falling flakes of snow.
that while I purposed to hunt another, I am myself fallen unawares into the snares of death.”
There falls a sweet, an irresistible trust over their relation to each other, which consecrates, as it were, the double life, making both feel that nothing can now divide; and robbing each of all desire to remain when death has, indeed (or at least in outer semblance) removed the other.
Then suddenly my tense excitement gave way; I broke into a profuse perspiration and fell a-trembling, with my adversary routed and this weapon in my hand.
They extended only to a change of persons and measures, but not of principles, and rose or fell among the common transactions of the moment.
You see, wen Missis Gummidge falls a-thinking of the old ‘un, she an’t what you may call good company.
'If thou weren't more a lass than a lad, I'd fell thee this minute, I would; pitiful lath of a crater!'
When, for example, the question arose about the treatment of those lunatics who said that they had received the power of seeing the insides of things, I would quote the saying of an ancient Circle, who declared that prophets and inspired people are always considered by the majority to be mad; and I could not help occasionally dropping such expressions as "the eye that discerns the interiors of things," and "the all-seeing land"; once or twice I even let fall the forbidden terms "the Third and Fourth Dimensions."
like her, Patroklos, dost thou let fall soft tears.
And they composed themselves again to sleep, and the tailor let fall a stone on the other giant.
She spent the day lonesomely enough, but when night fell her spirits brightened, and at a quarter of eight she set out.
Having fought on the losing side in both World Wars, Bulgaria fell within the Soviet sphere of influence and became a People's Republic in 1946.