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Phi. 'Tis done, 'tis done, the fatal knot is ty'd, Erminia to Alcippus is a Bride;

His eyes were a bluish gray, and looked out upon the world with a reflective attention through gold-rimmed eye-glasses, with which he had a habit of amusing himself while talking, examining their mechanism and the knot of the fine black cord with a bat-like air of blindness.

He wore knee-breeches of homespun, brown stockings, a handkerchief that had once been coloured bound round his head, with the knot over his left ear.

When you saw Jack figuring in Captain Absolute, you thought you could trace his promotion to some lady of quality who fancied the handsome fellow in his top-knot, and had bought him a commission.

Donna Giulietta was not permitted to go unattended to her boat, for this was a family in which the inclinations had fortunately seconded the ordinary calculations of interest when the nuptial knot was tied.

She ran upstairs to put on her habit, leaving Jessie rather disappointed at the effect of her news, and she sang while she tied the little scarlet sailor's knot, and presently came down the stairs with a step as light as her heart.

The summons was answered by a bond-servant, a coarse-clad and dull-featured piece of humanity, who, after ascertaining that his master was the applicant, undid the door, and held a flaring pine-knot torch to light him in.

Without waiting to learn what was the reason for the delay, the overseer sprang upon him with his bull whip, which was about seven feet long, lashing him with all his strength, every stroke leaving its mark upon the poor man's body, and finally the knot at the end of the whip buried itself in the fleshy part of the arm, and there came around it a festering sore.

He suffered greatly with it, until one night his brother took out the knot, when the poor fellow was asleep, for he could not bear any one to touch it when he was awake.

She was the typical lodging-house drudge, a poor little object of about sixteen, with a dirty face and her hair twisted up in a knot at the back of her head.

On each angle of the hind head, they leave a long lock of hair, which they braid and knot together under each ear.

The rich ladies wear this ornament on the top of their heads, binding it on strongly with a kind of hat or coif, which has a hole in its crown adapted for this purpose, and under this they collect their hair from the back of the head, lapped up in a kind of knot or bundle within the botta; and the whole is fixed on by means of a ligature under their throat.

Let us not dwell on her name, but recall, with somewhat of pride, that the names of that knot of accomplished, intellectual women, who composed the neighbourhood of Strawberry, were all English; those who loved to revel in all its charms of society and intellect were our justly-prized countrywomen.

Her long-hair neatly smoothed down is tied into a knot at the back, and glistens with the pearl-like ornaments.

Another monster, severely wounded, fell into a pool of water, and seized hold with its jaws of a hard knot of wood that was floating about.

Any one can relate a dramatic situation: the art lies in preparing it, getting it accepted, rendering it possible, especially in untying the knot."

While Mr. Meander poetised in his usual eloquent style, Mrs. Mostyn, as a still newer light, discoursed as eloquently to little a knot of women, imparting valuable information upon the anatomical structure and individual peculiarities of those various insects which are the pests of a summer evening.

She wore no hat, and the rich chesnut hair was rolled in a loose knot at the back of the small Greek-looking head.

"I am very sorry, sir, to have to speak to you upon such a subject, but I must say, that the profane songs, sir, which our house is not at all accustomed to them; not to mention that at your time of life, and in your position, sir, as my husband's assistant, though there's no saying (with a meaning toss of the head) how long it may last,"and there, her grammar having got into a hopeless knot, she stopped.

A knot of females were clustered within the shadows of one of the side-altars, hovering around each other in the way that their sensitive sex is known to interpose between the exhibition of its peculiar weaknesses and the rude observations of the world.

Her fine brown hair had been drawn back smoothly away from her forehead into a loose knot.

Now and again they stopped, and he all in play, took hold of her thick knot of hair, drew her head backwards and gave her a long kiss on the lips.

"Here is salvation," said Marcel to himself, "the solution of the problem, the end of my misery and shame, the blow which severs this infernal knot which enfolds me and was about to hurry me on to my ruin.

I joined the knot of people and pressed forward to see what was holding their attention, and saw the body of a big, foreign-looking man, half inside the door and half on the pavement, with his head outside.

It was then that I was attracted to a knot of natives and sailors clustered about an organ, in front of the decrepit building which I knew for the Sailors' Home, roaring out the chorus of "Rock of Ages" as though it were a chantey.

For my own Part, I have tried all these Remedies, but never found so much Benefit from any as from a Ring, in which my Mistresss Hair is platted together very artificially in a kind of True-Lovers Knot.

She is very graceful, you know, and they will have it that she can twist herself into all sorts of shapes, or tie herself in a knot, if she wants to.

It depends largely upon how a pout is took, whether it'll contrac' itself into a hard knot an' give trouble or thess loosen up into a good-natured smile, an' the oftener they are let out that-a-way, the seldomer they'll come.

A fellow-student, the late Dr. James Hardy, writes of him that from the first he was great in controversy, and that in the classroom during the ten minutes before the appearance of the professor, he was always the centre of a knot of disputants on the Voluntary Church question or some question of politics.

For, through the rest of their lives, the couple ne'er failed to remember That 'twas by his experienced hand the first knot had been gathered.

He was, of course, unconscious of the cause,for it is certainly nothing wonderful, even in the neighborhood of Boston, to see a neat Yankee lass, in her second or third best dress, putting things to rights of a morning, with a snowy handkerchief over her head, its corners drawn into a half-knot under her sweet chin, and some little ruddy outposts on her cheeks, ready, on the slightest occasion, to arouse a whole army of blushes.

When he retained, he had a coil of rope over his shoulder, when the two took a station at a safe distance from my prison, and began to measure off fathoms, to cut, knot and splice.

All we have to do is to knot them together securely and our rope is ready.

Then, while Willet watched, Robert and Tayoga knotted the vines with quick and dextrous hands, throwing the cable over a bough, and trying every knot with their double weight.

And then they straightway fall to kissing hands, And antic-gesturessuch as lovers use, Expressive of their wish quickly to tie The gordian knot of marriage;Pretty creatures!

A "neat Barcelona," tied carelessly round my neck, and a pair of flaming-red garters, at least two inches broad, wound round my legs just below the knee, and ending in a knot with two dependent ends hanging down, that waved jauntily as I walked, completed my equipment.

Do not look troubled: we shall meet again to-morrow and often afterward, I hope; but to-night makes an end of the irrational knot.

He said he knew his business, and certainly the knot was workmanlike.

I drifted into the knot about the officials.

True, she would shake her head and accept that decision, too, were it not so closely related to our means of subsistence; there lies the critical knot, which it will be painful to cut.

CANUTE'S BIRD, the knot, a corruption of "Knut," the Cinclus bellonii, of which king Canute was extremely fond.

The knot, that called was Canutus' bird of old, Of that great king of Danes, his name that still doth hold, His appetite to please ... from Denmark hither brought.

[Footnote 1: The Stoics took their name from the 'stoa', or portico in the Academy, where they sat at lecture, as the Peripatetics (the school of Aristotle) from the little knot of listeners who followed their master as he walked.

But something, this strangeness in Morris, no doubt, and his general anxiety and suspense as to how this dreadful knot could unravel itself, preoccupied him now, and even when he did take up the paper and turn to the reports of Stock Exchange dealings, he was conscious of no more than a sort of subaqueous thrill of satisfaction.

"Are you tied up for to-night?" "I'm knot.

On the slope of the hill behind the lighthouse and above the miners' village there stood an old thatched barn, and about this a knot of men and youths loitered, smoking and talking in a desultory, discontented fashion.

So, when the young man stopped and shyly reached forth to her a knot of scarlet poppies intermingled with bright vetches and wild blue larkspurs, she took it graciously, and, frankly beaming a smile into his face, said, "Thank you, my good Antonio!"

There he was, a tall, straight, active, well-made, well-grown and decidedly handsome lad of seventeen, who had doubled the Cape of Good Hope, seen foreign parts, and had a real India handkerchief hanging out of each pocket of a blue round-about of superfine cloth, besides one around his half-open well-formed throat, that was carelessly tied in a true sailor knot!

But this is to cut the knot and not to untie it.

See, the tie-knot here Is offthis hair must not hang so dishevell'd.

Law and violence vibrated in uncertain balance, when Colonel Cooke, commanding the Federal troops, took the floor and cut the knot of discussion in a summary way.

There was no coquettish knot of ribbon at her throat; no girlish trinkets dangled at her waistall those little graces and embellishments of costume which seem natural to a woman whose life is happy, were wanting in her toilet to-day; and slight as these indications were, Gilbert did not overlook them.

It seemed a pretty knot of Cupid's tying; but just here William Byrd cast himself in the role of Fate.

There was tremendous writhing and struggling on the part of the jararaca; and then, leaning over the knot into which the two serpents were twisted, I saw that the mussurama had seized the jararaca by the lower jaw, putting its own head completely into the wide-gaping mouth of the poisonous snake.

I feel as if I'd been drawn through a knot-holeoror dropped into a stone-crusher that's it, a stone-crushera ten million horse power stone-crusher.

How, then, can he be expected to mince matters and speak smoothly when he comes to what he regards as the real knot of the difficulty, the real and fatal bar to all possibility of a mutual understanding?

Hey, Pop, that's not a hangman's knot.

There's a love knot in my lariat.

Hey, Pop, that's not a hangman's knot.

Messengers were sent forth to seek the needful instruments, while I proceeded to cut another Gordian knot....

"I feel as if I had been drawn through two knot-holes, one right after the other," spoke Bob, with an attempt at a smile.

And so when one sees prosperity spreading wider and lower, and the neat villa residences begin to cluster round the knot of ancient buildings, we must not conclude too hastily that our new wealth has swamped ancient ideals; probably the ideals of prosperous people do not vary very much, whether they are monks or railway officials.

He had barely reached themwithout shaking off a knot of the more curious, who still hung on his footstepswhen Lord Almeric, breathless and agitated, came up with him.

The poem on the reverse runs as follows: Showing her a beautiful girdle Drawing on a fair panel with red chalk Putting a bracelet on her wrists And laying a necklace on her breasts Winning the confidence of the fawn-eyed lady of fair brows He slyly loosens the knot of her skirt Below the girdle-stead, with naughty hand.

In Old Finland the comedy continues even after the nuptial knot has been tied.

As soon as the girls were gone, Maru-tuahu went to a stream, washed his hair, and combed it carefully, tied it in a knot, and stuck fifty red Kaka feathers and other plumes in his head, till he looked as handsome as the large-crested cormorant.

I have often seen the pretty little love-letter fall at the feet of a loverit was a little bit of flax made into a sort of half-knot'yes' was made by pulling the knot tight'no' by leaving the matrimonial noose alone.

Whereupon the duke began to laugh a little," adds L'Estoile, "but a sort of laugh that did not go beyond the knot of the throat, being dissatisfied at the novel union the king was pleased to make of the Huguenots with the barricaders."

The. land-breeze of Italy is a side-wind to vessels quitting the bay of Porto Ferrajo; and two minutes after the rocket exploded the lugger-was gliding almost imperceptibly, and yet at the rate of a knot or two, under her jigger and jib, toward the outer side of the port, or along the very buildings past which she had brushed the previous day.

On the whole, she might be drawing nearer to the lugger at the rate of about a knot in an hour.

Seeing the political significance of the war, they urged the emancipation of the slaves as the sure, quick way of cutting the Gordian knot of the Rebellion.

That knot of civilians, waiting their turn for another examination of the same kind as that on the other side of the Channel, have shown good reasons for going to Paris to the French Consul in London, or they might not proceed even this far on the road of war.

They let the Hair of their Heads grow to a great Length; but as the Men make a great Show with Heads of Hair that are not of their own, the Women, who they say have very fine Heads of Hair, tie it up in a Knot, and cover it from being seen.

By this means a Member of the Everlasting Club never wants Company; for tho' he is not upon Duty himself, he is sure to find some [who ] are; so that if he be disposed to take a Whet, a Nooning, an Evening's Draught, or a Bottle after Midnight, he goes to the Club and finds a Knot of Friends to his Mind.

His face seemed to scowl as she finally stood up beside him, in front of that black-gowned man, who was to tie between them the sacred and irrevocable knot of matrimony.

Either eventuality would suit Sir Marmaduke admirably, and he sighed with satisfaction at the thought that the knot between the heiress and himself was indeed tied sufficiently firm now to ensure her obedience to his will.

Meditating deeply, he was very deliberate in combing his hair and settling his blue tie and shaking the dust out of his white silk neckerchief and retying it in a loose knot; so deliberate that Mama Joy was constrained to call out to him: "Your dinner is getting cold, Mr. Boyle," before he went in and took his seat where Miss Bridger had placed himand he doubted much her innocence in the matterelbow to elbow with the Pilgrim.

My top-knot's red, but that wasn't the colour of Loy's cheeks.

He fumbled at the knot a minute and then passed it over saying, "You untie ityour fingers are soopler than mine," Miss Mattie's fingers were shaking, but the knots finally came undone, and from the sack she brought forth a chain of rich, dull yellow lumps, fashioned into a necklace.

They thought the soul, or the life, was tied up, and that the unloosing of any knot might help to get rid of the principle, as one may call it.

Witches cast knots on a cord; and in a parish in Perthshire both parties, just before marriage, had every knot or tie about them loosened, though they immediately proceeded, in private, severally to tie them up again.

She drew her blanket about him with a strength of compression that made it a ligature, and tied the corners in a knot.

A little knot near the Judge's house were still discussing the matter, as in doubt about the expediency of further search in that locality.

The Master, not understanding it at all, or being able to analyze sensations so foreign to all his previous thought and experience, cut the Gordian knot of puzzlement by roundly cursing himself, by Allah and the Prophet's beard, as a fool.

Beads of sweat began to ooze on his forehead; veins to knot there Still he remained seated, without power to speak or move.

The Master loosed a knot in the cord, drew the sack open and shook into his left palm a thing of marvellous beauty and wonder.

Except for the voice and the eyes, he looked the counterpart of the Senecas moving about near us; his skin, bare to the waist, was stained a reddish copper hue; his black hair was shaved except for the knot; war-paint smeared visage and chest, and two crimson quills rose from behind his left ear, tied to the scalp-lock.

For example, the effect of a knot of given size is more serious in a small stick than in a large one.

There were the usual signboards on each side of the structure, announcing that the place was Cordova; and there was the usual knot of loungers that are always to be found about such places watching with interest the incoming trains.

For the rest, he sat leaning a little forward on his crossed arms, with set, square chin, and eyes fixed on a knot in the deal table top.

Mr. Hucks whistled to himself softly, but out of tunesure sign that he was in a good humouras he closed the neck of his money-bag and tied the string with a neat knot.

Beneath her grey shooting-cap, also of homespun, her hair falls in two broad bands over the brows, and is gathered up at the back of the head in a plain Grecian knot.

If then such praise the Macedonian got, For having rudely cut the Gordian knot, What glory's due to him that could divide Such ravell'd interests; has the knot untied, 80

If then such praise the Macedonian got, For having rudely cut the Gordian knot, What glory's due to him that could divide Such ravell'd interests; has the knot untied, 80

If we less rudely shall the knot untie, Soften the rigour of the tragedy, 30 And yet preserve each person's character, Then to the other this you may prefer.

Were men so dull they could not see That Lyce painted; should they flee, Like simple birds, into a net So grossly woven and ill set, Her own teeth would undo the knot, And let all go that she had got.

design'd To be destroy'd to propagate his kind, 570 Lest thy redundant and superfluous juice, Should fading leaves instead of fruits produce, The pruner's hand, with letting blood, must quench Thy heat, and thy exub'rant parts retrench: Then from the joints of thy prolific stem A swelling knot is raisรจd (call'd a gem), Whence, in short space, itself the cluster shows, 577

He was very far indeed from guessing that in the knot of the lariat which was fast to the bow of his coracle there was a fatal gash.

Elder Sampson Ties a Knot.

This, I told her, I should never do to any man before the indissoluble knot was tied.

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But ye cannot escape him though ye could fly on the wind.

'Tis a land flowing with milk an' honeybut hear me, good men, not one o' them may take as much as would fill the mouth of a cricket unless he pays the price.

Now the law o' the field is that none shall have honey who cannot sow for the flower.

Look! in yon high window I can see the sunlight, an', believe me, there is not a creature it shines upon so happy as I. God love thee, boy, God love thee!" He put his cheek upon that of the boy and stroked his hair gently.

On that point he was not long undecided, for while he was thinking of it a boy came and said: "There's a lady waiting to see you in the parlour, sir.

"Not that," she answered quickly, "but you know I loved the dear old man; I cannot think him guilty any more than I could think it of you.

"And I should not promise for at least an hour," said she, smiling, as she turned, her dark eyes full of their new discovery.

"But I shall not allow you to go with me.

At last O'Neill made composition with the government when all was lost in the field, but the passionate Irish resolve never to submit still stalked like a ghost, as if it could not perish.

The Irish were fought with every appliance of war, backed by the riches of a prospering, strongly organized country, and impelled persistently by the greed of land and love of mastery; but there was not a mountain pass in Ireland, not a square mile of plain, not a river-ford, scarce a hill that had not been piled high with English dead in that four hundred years at the hands of the Irish wielders of sword and spear and pike.

Emperor Francis I. said: "The more Irish officers in the Austrian service the better; bravery will not be wanting; our troops will always be well disciplined."

They had no love for England, for they had experienced in Ireland the tyranny of English law, and they would be more than human if they did not imbue the minds of the American children under their care with their own hatred of oppression and wrong and English domination.

They were manacled to be sent to Ireland to be tried for treason, not as enemies taken in the field.

Such splendid fighters as General James R. O'Beirne, Colonel Guiney, Colonel Cavanagh, Colonel John P. Byron, Colonel Patrick Gleason, General Denis F. Burke, wrote their names red over a score of battle fields, but one cannot hope to cover more than a fraction of the brilliant men of Irish blood who led and bled in the long, hard, and strenuous struggle.

This expedition was the beginning of the English attempted conquest of Irelanda proceeding that, through all the ruin and bloodshed of 800 years, is not yet accomplished.

Wendell Phillips, the great American orator, in his lecture on "Daniel O'Connell," summed up this Penal Code in words that will not soon be forgotten by the world.

So, if the Catholic wife would not go to an Episcopalian church once a monthwhich she deemed it a sin to doshe forfeited her dower.

And then he proceeded, after passing sentence, to give us the history of her reign, and showed that, in very many cases, she could not have done any different.

Gradually it was learnt that the pen is mightier than the sword and the human voice more potent than the sound of cannonand the constitutional struggle developed, not without relapse and reverse.

The failure of the sterner policy in 1798 did not daunt Emmet from his ill-starred attempt in 1803.

Shell's speeches touch exquisite though not the deep notes of O'Connell, whom he criticized for "throwing out broods of sturdy young ideas upon the world without a rag to cover them."

We think of her, moreover, not alone, but as the centre of a great company of cloistered maidens, the refuge and helper of the sinful and sorrowful, who found in the gospel that Patrick preached a message of consolation and deliverance.

Nevertheless, as I have already said, we have not emerged unscathed from this war of the centuries.

National sentiment remains with us, no doubt, and our traditions are not wholly lost, especially among the country people of the West.

It is true that a continuation of the hitherto existing state of war cannot do us much more harm; that for purposes of mere destruction all the advantages are on our side; and that on the other hand we can begin a reconstruction at home without waiting for a treaty of peace to be signed.

But, we may lawfully ask, will not this peace bring with it a special danger, against which we ought to take precautions?

For, while it is true that history does not show us a single case of an empire which has not sooner or later fallen to pieces, nevertheless, whatever happens, the two islands will be necessarily forced to co-operate for the common good.

Not alone has the "Monumental City" received its name from Ireland, but the tract of land on which the city is now situate was originally named (in 1695)

This does not take into account the great number of people who could not be recorded under that head, as it is known there were many thousand Irish "redemptioners" in Maryland prior to the taking of the census, and while no precise data exist to indicate the number of Irish immigrants who settled in Maryland, I estimate that the number of people of Irish descent in the State in 1790 was not far short of 40,000.

This does not take into account the great number of people who could not be recorded under that head, as it is known there were many thousand Irish "redemptioners" in Maryland prior to the taking of the census, and while no precise data exist to indicate the number of Irish immigrants who settled in Maryland, I estimate that the number of people of Irish descent in the State in 1790 was not far short of 40,000.

In fact, there is not one town in the Province that did not have its quota of Irish people, who came either direct from Ireland or migrated from other sections of New England.

Although the First Census was made in 1790, the first regular record of immigration was not begun until thirty years later, and it is only from the records kept after that time that we can depend upon actual official figures.

He would not subscribe to the declaration on Transubstantiation in the oath of office tendered him, and as a consequence was refused admittance to the Assembly.

Charles Macklin (c. 1697-1797), whose real name was MacLaughlin, was a Westmeath man, who took to the stage in early life and remained on the boards with considerable and undiminished reputation for some seventy years, not retiring until 1789 when he was at least 92 years old.

Thomas Amory (1691?-1788), if not born in Ireland, was at least of Irish descent and was educated in Dublin.

Every prominent man connected with the government was attacked: even the king himself was not spared.

Whatever her faultsand they were perhaps not greater than her misfortunesshe had something of the divine touch of genius, and, in a different environment, might easily have left some great literary memento which the world would not willingly let die.

Whatever her faultsand they were perhaps not greater than her misfortunesshe had something of the divine touch of genius, and, in a different environment, might easily have left some great literary memento which the world would not willingly let die.

" "Well, we're not such a bunch of old women as to be scared of a little wetting," jeered Jack Curtiss.

He was not sure of Sam, but assumed, from the fact that he had lived by the sea all his life, that he was equally at home in the water.

The boys were not able to conceal the fact that they had accomplished a brave rescue, and were overwhelmed with congratulations.

They think they're such fine trailers and tracers that it would be a shame not to give them a chance to show what they can do.

To win the first prize it would be necessary for the model to fly more than two hundred feet, and not lower, except at the start and end of the flight, than fifty feet above the ground.

It was not far from midnight when the boys, sorely perplexed, once more reached Hampton.

I believed in many things in a confused sort of way, above all, in the existence of God, if not in the dogmas of religion.

Ah, because the refrain recalled the past, it seemed to me as if it were all over with me, and I had not lived.

I had never found anything, not even a friend.

All that remained of her was colour, a mist, an outline; not even that; a thrill and the beating of her heart.

I desecrated her solitude with my eyes, but she did not know it, and so /she/ was not desecrated.

I desecrated her solitude with my eyes, but she did not know it, and so /she/ was not desecrated.

From remarks made to me I do not believe that these submarines have many land bases at great distancescertainly none in the United States.

AS enthusiastic, war-mad crowd had gathered about an impromptu speaker in the Ringstrasse, not far from the Hotel Bristol, in Vienna, one pleasant August evening in 1914.

"We did not get the impression in England that the affair was a real crisis," he said.

The Government fully understood that there was nothing in it that was not true, nothing in it of a revolutionary character.

The editors are Aubrey Stanhope, an Englishman who even before the war could not return to his native country for reasons of his own, and R. L. Orchelle, whose real name is Hermann Scheffauer, who claims to be an American, but is not known as such at the American Embassy in Berlin.

Yet the League of Truth in Berlin has consistently dragged the Stars and Stripes in the mire, and that in a country which boasts that the police are not only omniscient but omnipotent.

The League selected January 27th, 1916, the Kaiser's birthday, as a suitable occasion for Mueller and Marten, not even hyphenates, solemnly and in the presence of a great crowd to place an immense wreath at the base of the statue of Frederick the Great on the Linden, with the inscription "Wilson and his Press are not America.

Readers who are familiar with Germany know that if a man does not instantly defend himself against Beleidigung society judges him guilty.

Our military attache has not been permitted to go to the German front for nearly a year, and the snub is apparent in the newspaper and Government circles of Berlin.

In Berlin the meat shortage became so acute in April, 1916, that for five days in the week preceding Easter most butchers' shops did not open their doors.

Not to keep and fatten pigs if you are able to do so is treason to the Fatherland.

People who reside in the cities and carefully shepherded visiting neutrals, who do not go into the country, have little notion of the terrific effort being put forward to make the fruits of Mother Earth defeat the blockade, and above all to extract any kind of oil from anything that grows.

Our enemies are trying to exhaust us, but they cannot succeed if every one does his duty.

Many people in England and the United States of America, I find, do not at all understand the meaninglessness of German Parliamentary proceedings.

Governments do not fall in Germany in consequence of adverse Reichstag votes, as they do in England.

They are not the peopled Governments, but merely the Kaisers creatures.

If the Reichstag does not like a Bill, which sometimes happens, it refuses to give it a majority.

But the "Government" does not fall.

I do not know whether Liebknecht was present, though he is almost certain to have been, but if so he made no note-worthy protest.

The members' seating space spreads fanlike round the floor, with individual seats and desks exactly like those used by schoolboys, which is not an inappropriate simile.

He is not terrified to-day, though his face is pale with excitement and anger.

But he cannot make himself heard amid the uproar.

I say to myself that Liebknecht will this time be beaten down, if he is not content to be shouted down.

Some of the extreme Social Democrats were secretly spreading the treasonable doctrine that the German Government was not entirely blameless in the causes of the war.

I did not think very much of the incident, but ten days later in passing I called again, when a lusty young fellow of eighteen, to whom I had spoken on my first visit, came forward and said to me, almost threateningly, "You are a stranger here.

We are not at the lowest level.

These were not merely wounded, but dejected wounded.

The callow youth of sixteen who served my lunch was muttering something to the barmaid, who replied that he was lucky to be in a class that was not likely to be called up yet.

The newly-formed lines of Britain's sons bent but did not break under the shock.

Not one pair of lips relaxed into a smile, and not an eye lit up with the glad recognition of former surroundings.

Not one pair of lips relaxed into a smile, and not an eye lit up with the glad recognition of former surroundings.

It was not, however, the lines of suffering in those faces that impressed me, but that uncanny sameness of expression, an expression of hopeless gloom so deep that it made me forget that the sun was shining from an unclouded sky.

The German, with his cast-in-a-mould mind, does not understand the trait developed among other peoples of seeing things for themselves.

He thinks a correspondent does not observe anything unless it is pointed out to him.

Have you not noticed the significance of the two dates, March 6, when the torpedo is said to have been fired, and March 16, when it struck?

Do you not see that our diplomats have still one more loop-hole in case they are pressed?

Is it not clear that they could find a way out of their absurd explanation by shifting the responsibility to the man or the men who jotted down the date and transferred it?

It may be true men from various troop that one train did not divisions.

I did not happen to see that train.

In some Silesian and Rhenish-Westphalian districts, however, not more than from a seventh to a tenth.

During the conversation which followed I said that I was an American, but to my surprise he did not make the usual German reply that the war would have been ended long ago if it had not been for American ammunition.

During the conversation which followed I said that I was an American, but to my surprise he did not make the usual German reply that the war would have been ended long ago if it had not been for American ammunition.

Ten yards away not a sound could be heard.

Not a sign of disturbance, and not a policeman in sight.

" "No," she said, "this war is not going like the Bismarck warsnot like the three that happened in 1864, 1866, 1870, within seven years when I was a young woman."

5. Do not place too much hope in an early war between the United States and Japan.

It should also be remembered, however, that we are not paying any dividends at present.

The labour problem, however, not only now, but for the days of reconstruction, is viewed very seriously, how seriously may be gathered from the fact that there is so much apprehension that Russia may refuse to allow her workers to go to Germany for some years after the war, that nearly everyone at the secret conference mentioned above was in favour of making concessions at the peace conference, should Russia insist.

When Germany tried to make a separate peace with Russia, Japan was also approachedhow far, I do not know.

" Herr Stresemann later requested me not to publish these statementsat least, not until a decision had been reached.