After the precious and bright beaming stones, That did ingem the sixth light, ceas’d the chiming Of their angelic bells; methought I heard The murmuring of a river, that doth fall From rock to rock transpicuous, making known The richness of his spring-head: and as sound Of cistern, at the fret-board, or of pipe, Is, at the wind-hole, modulate and tun’d; Thus up the neck, as it were hollow, rose That murmuring of the eagle, and forthwith Voice there assum’d, and thence along the beak Issued in form of words, such as my heart Did look for, on whose tables I inscrib’d them.
I turned down the gas again, stepped out of the window on the cistern cover, very softly lowered the sash, and sat down, secure and invisible, but quivering with anger, to watch events.
I heard a miaow behind me, and turning, saw a lean white cat, very dirty, on the cistern cover outside the window.
20:005:015 Drink waters out of thine own cistern, and running waters out of thine own well.
.144 Churning, Cider, Cipher, Circle, Cistern … … … … …145 City, City Council, City Hall, Clams, Clay … … … … .
The magician found himself disguised as he wished to be; but he did not keep the oath he so solemnly swore to the good Fatima; but instead of stabbing her, for fear the blood might discover him, he strangled her; and when he found she was dead, threw her body into a cistern just by the cell.
23:036:016 Hearken not to Hezekiah: for thus saith the king of Assyria, Make an agreement with me by a present, and come out to me: and eat ye every one of his vine, and every one of his fig tree, and drink ye every one the waters of his own cistern; 23:036:017 Until I come and take you away to a land like your own land, a land of corn and wine, a land of bread and vineyards.
12:018:031 Hearken not to Hezekiah: for thus saith the king of Assyria, Make an agreement with me by a present, and come out to me, and then eat ye every man of his own vine, and every one of his fig tree, and drink ye every one the waters of his cistern: 12:018:032 Until I come and take you away to a land like your own land, a land of corn and wine, a land of bread and vineyards, a land of oil olive and of honey, that ye may live, and not die: and hearken not unto Hezekiah, when he persuadeth you, saying, The LORD will deliver us.
Self-reliance and self-denial will teach a man to drink out of his own cistern, and eat his own sweet bread, and to learn and labour truly to get his living, and carefully to expend the good things committed to his trust.”
Differently the sun burnt the head, differently the shade of the forest cooled him down, differently the stream and the cistern, the pumpkin and the banana tasted.
When they arrived at Mr Korbes’s house, he was not at home; so the mice drew the carriage into the coach-house, Chanticleer and Partlet flew upon a beam, the cat sat down in the fireplace, the duck got into the washing cistern, the pin stuck himself into the bed pillow, the millstone laid himself over the house door, and the egg rolled himself up in the towel.
Just then the nurse came into the cistern-house bringing her little sister.
The waiter brought it in this morning, discovered at the bottom of an empty cistern—such is Fate!
There was a cistern in the middle, and provisions of several sorts stood on one side of it; but we were much surprised not to see any person.
To dream of a cistern, denotes you are in danger of trespassing upon the pleasures and rights of your friends.
When it was finished, thequeen was so delighted, that she ran with it in her lap to theking, who ordered it to be put into a cistern full of water, withme in it, by way of trial, where I could not manage my two sculls,or little oars, for want of room.