Do we say more or moor

more 222538 occurrences

It is then passed through several covered channels and mechanically or chemically cleansed from every kind of inorganic impurity, and finally oxygenated or aerated with air which has undergone a yet more elaborate purification.

I wished to see so wonderful a work of engineering; but, after all, I have been in a much uglier and more wonderful place, and I can see nothing here stranger than when I was rowed for three-quarters of a mile on the river in the Mammoth Cave.

It assumed at first the form of a vast vaporous globe; then contracted to a comparatively small sphere, glowing as if more than red-hot, and leaving as it contracted two tiny balls revolving round their primary.

As we approached the lower end of the gulf the shores sloped constantly downward, and where they were no more than 600 feet in height I was able to distinguish an upper stratum of some forty yards in depth, preserving through its whole extent traces of human life and even of civilisation.

But, resolved not to understand a meaning much more distinctly conveyed in her words than in my translation, I replied, "I shall say nothing then, exceptdon't do it again;" and I extricated myself promptly if ignominiously from the dilemma, by leaving the cabin and closing the door, so sharply and decidedly as to convey a distinct intimation that it was not again to be opened.

The latter carries, as that of the lion was fabled to do, a final claw, not to lash the creature into rage, but for the more practical purpose of striking down an enemy endeavouring to approach it in flank or rear.

She was, still, however, much more distressed than mere consciousness of the grave solecism she had committed could explain.

and how much more have you given?" "Nothing," she replied, "that I did not owe.

"Try to escapeyou insult the Prince; you put yourself and me, for whom you fear more, in the power of a malignant enemy.

You will care more for thisthat you would find yourself forced at last to change 'velvet hand for leathern band.'

But the less agreeable a supposed duty, the more resolute was Eveena to fulfil it.

" "There is more to be said for the sandal than I supposed, bambina, if it have helped to make you what you are.

The girl was evidently startled at the first sight of her new possessor, and alarmed by a figure so much larger and more powerful than any she had ever seen, exceeding probably the picture drawn by her imagination.

Meanwhile, in no case would you learn more of my rule than concerned your own fault.

I can't hire any more, because I can't trust these strangers.

When dust rose once more Lenore covered her face, although, obsessed as she was by the deep change in herself, neither dust nor heat nor distance affected her greatly.

Another fell into the brook an' made more racket than a drownin' horse.

Fanny's rapid flow of laughing and picturesque words, could no more be kept up with by a sublunary instrument of record, than the shadow of a darting bird can be caught by the eager hand of the child grasping at it as it flits by on the sward.

Thus, when it ascended slowly into the cerulean heavens, as said the poetical Ralph, its long, flower-decorated streamers rippling in the wind, it was greeted with loud cries of joy and admirationthunders of applause and enthusiastic encouragement to "go on!" from Ralph, who had grown very young againfrom Fanny, even more exaggerated cries.

Thus I love to hear the young girl's low, merry song, floating from the window of a country-house, half-broken by the cicala, the swallow's twitter, or the rustling leaves;I love to hear the joyous ripple of the harpsichord, bringing back, with some old music, times when that merry music stamped the hours, and took possession of themin the heartforever more!

'It's a wonder there ain't more drownded.

Slavery took away more than half of the human character.

He speaks more than once of his father's memory with great tenderness, particularly in the lines on his death, entitled De Nicolao Areosto.]

The success fostered his love of plunder, and inclined him more than ever to hold out this reward of valour to his followers.

" "Your courage and dexterity must be reserved for some more favourable occasion," replied Rochester.

moor 1234 occurrences

The devotion of the Moor to his lady is scarcely caricatured in the mocking language of Cervantes, and is not exceeded by anything to be found in the history of French chivalry.

The Spanish Moor is seized by some African pirate and carried away to toil in the mill of his master on some foreign shore, or he is chained to the rowing-bench of the Berber galley, thence to be taken and sold when the voyage is over to some master who leaves him to weep in solitary toil in the farm or garden.

Their quivers bright flashed in the light with gold and silk brocade, And the Moor who saw his love was there looked best in the parade, And the Moor who had no lady love strove hard some love to gain.

Their quivers bright flashed in the light with gold and silk brocade, And the Moor who saw his love was there looked best in the parade, And the Moor who had no lady love strove hard some love to gain.

And yet the Moor, altho' he left with me his loving heart, I fear may have forgotten that I own his better part.

" At last they seize the struggling Moor, the chains are on his hands; And the populace, with anger filled, arrange themselves in bands.

Alone does Celindaja the coward crowd implore, "Oh, save him, save him, generous friends, give back to me my Moor.

And now adown the well-known path, a secret path and sure, Led by the noble lady, hurried the gallant Moor.

And once upon a cloudy night, Fit curtain for his amorous mood, The gallant Moor the high hills scaled And on Alhambra's terrace stood.

" "Seville, Seville has fallen, To the arms of the Berber Moor." "But for my word thy head this day To the vultures had been tost!" "If head of mine were forfeited, Tis thine must pay the cost.

The scene was strange, because the Moor, in southern cities reared, Had never seen how gay Castile on festal days appeared.

And the Moor with gracious mien assents, and from his seat descends; But first with glance and waving scarf a tender message sends To the lovely Moorish damsel who had called him to the fray, And had filled his heart with sudden love upon the festal day.

'Tis quite enough that for thy sake so many face to face Aver that I, a witless Moor, a witless lover chase.

" Thus to the lofty warrior of Abencerraje's race The lady spoke in anger, and turned away her face: "'Tis right," she said, "the Moor whose tongue has proved to me unkind Should in the sentence of my tongue fit retribution find.

" Cut to the heart by words so rude, The Moor within the palace stood; Say what he could, 'twas but to find His vain word wasted on the wind.

The heart which followed with the Moor Was lent him by the maid, And at their tearful parting, "Now guard it well," she said.

" Thus to the Moor, Azarco, The lovely Zaida cried, And closed her lattice, overwhelmed With sorrow's ri

And may I some day find thee in a rival's arms at rest, And he by all thy arts of love be tenderly caressed; Unless the Moor whose slander made me odious in thy eyes In caitiff fraud and treachery abuse thine ear with lies.

For Zaida, his own Zaida, Had scorned her lover leal, Wedding a rich and potent Moor A native of Seville; The nephew of a castellan, A Moorish prince of power, Who in Seville was seneschal Of castle and of tower.

And he must pass the crowd of men, Who in the courtyard stand, Lighting the palace of the Moor, With torches in their hand.

Moor's Arithmetick: discovering the secrets of that Art, in Number and Species; in two Books, the first teaching by precept and example, the Operations in numbers, whole and broken.

After leaving college, he spent almost ten years as the private secretary of Sir William Temple, at Moor Park in Surrey, about forty miles southwest of London.

Finally, this life became so intolerable that he took holy orders and went to a little parish in Ireland; but after a stay of eighteen months he returned to Moor Park, where he remained until Temple's death in 1699.

[Illustration: MOOR PARK.

The Emperor has given Ash-Ash positive orders to respect the English, and not to take the part of the French, directly or indirectly; but, as I observed in a former letter, I conceive this Moor to be completely under French influence.

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