These fables, however, though thus originating in special events, and designed at first to meet special circumstances, are so admirably constructed as to be fraught with lessons of general utility, and of universal application.
I did not, however, mean to die, and an incident occurred that warned me unmistakably of the folly of letting the days pass so,--for each fresh day was fraught with increasing danger from the Beast People.
The words "dream interpretation" were and still are indeed fraught with unpleasant, unscientific associations.
A softer beard: a softer brush if intentionally allowed to remain from shave to shave in its agglutinated lather: a softer skin if unexpectedly encountering female acquaintances in remote places at incustomary hours: quiet reflections upon the course of the day: a cleaner sensation when awaking after a fresher sleep since matutinal noises, premonitions and perturbations, a clattered milkcan, a postman’s double knock, a paper read, reread while lathering, relathering the same spot, a shock, a shoot, with thought of aught he sought though fraught with nought might cause a faster rate of shaving and a nick on which incision plaster with precision cut and humected and applied adhered: which was to be done.
For their books are fraught with prolix fables, of the heaven, andstars, sun, and moon, and I now no longer thought him ablesatisfactorily to decide what I much desired, whether, on comparisonof these things with the calculations I had elsewhere read, theaccount given in the books of Manichaeus were preferable, or atleast as good.
The remembrance of that life is fraught with so much pain to me, with so much mental suffering and want of hope, that I have never had the courage even to examine how long I was doomed to lead it.
Meanwhile, councils went on in the kitchen at home, fraught with almost insupportable aggravation to my exasperated spirit.
We may know they are fraught with evil or good, as in the case of Pilate’s wife, but we cannot tell their full meaning until their reflections materialize before the objective sense.
The topic is fraught with such danger to the bonnet, that Miss Lavinia gives another little scream, and begs me to understand that Dora is only to be looked at, and on no account to be touched.
Throughout a world confounded Resounded The tidings fraught with gladness For every tribe of man That He hath borne our sadness And brought us joy again, That He in death descended, Like sun when day is ended, And rose on Easter morn With life and joy reborn.
The bad stands for all things that are fraught with discomfort, menace, and hurt, and is hated accordingly.
They seem to me to be very large topics fraught with complications that I am not fit to judge.
The last thing I saw was Littimer’s unruffled eye; fraught, as I fancied, with the silent conviction that I was very young indeed.
The city man knew enough of the primitive code of the mountain people to understand that the presence of a man,--especially a strange man,--alone in the house with a young woman, was fraught with unpleasant possibilities.
That arrow is with peril fraught, Perilous as none.--Have yon safe home ye sought!
“Oh, children, children, how fraught with peril are your years!
Mr. Larkins (a gruff old gentleman with a double chin, and one of his eyes immovable in his head) is fraught with interest to me.
If Mr. T. should ever reply to it (which I cannot but feel to be most improbable), a letter addressed to M. E., Post Office, Canterbury, will be fraught with less painful consequences than any addressed immediately to one, who subscribes herself, in extreme distress,‘Mr. Thomas Traddles’s respectful friend and suppliant,‘EMMA MICAWBER.’
And this she would do at intervals, sometimes coming to a dead stop in such significant and purpose-fraught fashion that the whole body of spectators stood ready to hurl themselves like lightning upon the unlucky one denounced.
And though our song of joy be fraught With strains of lamentation, The burden of our cross shall not Subdue our jubilation.
The feeling with which I used to watch the tramps, as they came into the town on those wet evenings, at dusk, and limped past, with their bundles drooping over their shoulders at the ends of sticks, came freshly back to me; fraught, as then, with the smell of damp earth, and wet leaves and briar, and the sensation of the very airs that blew upon me in my own toilsome journey.
A missionary's life is fraught with danger and takes them to distant climes and they have to dress in what is given to them out of a barrel--" She felt a little better and pleasantly sacrificial after she had written this vow.
As most of those present were aware that this evening a certain very important decision was to be taken, these words of Nastasia Philipovna’s appeared to be fraught with much hidden interest.
CHAPTER IX There followed now a series of meetings contrived with difficulty, fraught with danger, destructive of his peace of mind, of his recently acquired sense of moral and commercial responsibility, of the sense of singleness of purpose and interest in his editorial and publishing world, which had helped him so much recently.
This murmur arose from all the land, fraught with the joy of living.
So long as we felt his loving presence and knew that he took a watchful interest in our work, fraught with so many difficulties, we could not be discouraged.
There mark’d I Helen, for whose sake so long The time was fraught with evil; there the great Achilles, who with love fought to the end.
Yet there was a time when Archer had had definite and rather aggressive opinions on all such problems, and when everything concerning the manners and customs of his little tribe had seemed to him fraught with world-wide significance.
That which promised happiness when we were one in heart is fraught with misery now that we are two.