The soldiers round about him were thrown into a state of great alarm, lest the wound should be mortal.
The abbot only (but not his abbot) stopped, and stretching a crucifix before him, exclaimed, "In the name of Christ, who art thou, spirit or mortal?
But do you imagine, Sir, they will fall in love with an old Mortal?
When older, the same child harnesses his little horse and wagon, he being the horse and a sheep's jawbone the wagon, and trots contentedly along, in almost the smallest amount of costume accessible to mortals.
In Mrs. Montagu's letters, some years before, we find something of the kind concerning Charles James Fox: "His rapid journeys to England, on the news of the king's illness, have brought on him a violent complaint in the bowels, which will, it is imagined, prove mortal.
Sweetly and cunningly sang she, and planned new lessons for mortals.
Heaven is very kind in its way of putting questions to mortals.
How many tears, and passionate pangs, and soft infinite regrets; such as are appointed to all mortals!
And you, O mortals!
In private he is the kindest but also the most awkward of mortals.
I'm truly sorry man's dominion Has broken Nature's social union, An' justifies that ill opinion Which makes thee startle At me, thy poor, earth-born companion, An' fellow-mortal!
But even then, we should protest as strongly as ever against slavery; for it would still be guilty of its essential wickedness of robbing a man of his right to himself, and of robbing God of His right to him, and of putting these stolen rights into the hand of an erring mortal.
"Num quia nec fato, merita nec morte peribat, Sed miser ante diem"------ he died before his time, perhaps, not yet come to the solstice of his age, yet was he not mortal?
Poor, shivering, trembling, kicked, buffetted, thumped, and starved little mortals!
When Mark Twain was in Bombay, a few years ago, he met with an unusual experience for a mortal.
He is one of the most hospitable, merry, and entertaining of mortals.
Though he had not quite her madness for Liszt, he agreed with Gretchen's assessment of the "Transcendental Etudes"--divinely inspired, and, like much of Liszt's work, nearly beyond the reach of mortals.
who appears born for the express purpose of preventing Marcus Antonius from being the basest of all mortals.
By the time Mrs. Hastings left her at the lofty imported gates of Villa d'Orsay, they had done the subject of Theresa full justice, and Adelaide entered the house with that sense of self-contempt which cannot but come to any decent person after meting out untempered justice to a fellow-mortal.
There is no way for you to get into, nor for me to get out of, this place of buttered willow wands, until I have deluded and circumvented this pestiferous, squinting young mortal.
Grumble they must, or they would not be mortal.
Not the form, for it is but a bust rising from a capital of acanthus leaves, which curve around the breast and arms and turn gracefully outward, but the face, whose modest maiden beauty can find no peer among goddesses or mortals.
He was the only victim, and his small trouble the one little flaw in our day's felicity, to put us in mind that we were mortal.
Prometheus," he continued, "scaled the heavens and brought back fire to mortals.
Thou lovely mortal!
Ay, Sir, the Emperor's in love with some fair Mortal.
The volume was Poems, 1823, one of the chief of which was "Stanzas on the Difficulty with which, in Youth, we Bring Home to our Habitual Consciousness, the Idea of Death," to which Lloyd appended the following sentence from Elia's essay on "New Year's Eve," as motto: "Not childhood alone, but the young man till thirty, never feels practically that he is mortal.
The gods themselves were fed on nectar and ambrosia, that they might not die like ordinary mortals.
they pitied me, clung to me weeping, Kissing my hands and my feet--What, are gods more ruthless than mortals?
But are such apprehensions of contingent danger in the future sufficient to justify the immediate destruction of the noblest system of government ever devised by mortals?
MEPHISTOPHELES (in FAUST'S long gown) Mortal!
It is easy to say, in days like these, that men seem at once to lose their judgment and reason when they approach this question,--to look hardly an arm's length before them,--to become mere tools of their own passions; and all this is true, and, in conceding it all, no more is conceded than that the men of the present day are also mortal.
The beginning of a mortal.
But this passed away; and on the 6th of November Dr. Macrae came to the conclusion that the illness was mortal.
Forthwith To hearing and to sight grateful alike, The spirit to his proem added things I understood not, so profound he spake; Yet not of choice but through necessity Mysterious; for his high conception scar'd Beyond the mark of mortals.
That stab was mortal!
That 'Smith is a man' cannot be asserted without assuming that he is mortal.
We are looking into stereoscopes as pretty toys, and wondering over the photograph as a charming novelty; but before another generation has passed away, it will be recognized that a new epoch in the history of human progress dates from the time when He who ----never but in uncreated light Dwelt from eternity-- took a pencil of fire from the hand of the "angel standing in the sun," and placed it in the hands of a mortal.
I will not conceal from you that I am skilful in understanding and interpreting the movements of those planetary bodies which exert their influences on the destiny of mortals.
This earth is overspread with the ruins of the human frame: it is a huge carnage, a vast charnel-house, undermined and hollowed with the graves, the last mansions of mortals.
Is porcine existence also mortal?
Has it any practical value in the lives of mortals?
They passed their time in Paradise, in a Rose Garden, Xochitlycacan ("where the roses are lifted up"); but on a time they began plucking the roses from the great Rose tree in the centre of the garden, and Tonaca-tecutli, in his anger at their action, hurled them to the earth, where they lived as mortals.
Fate does not deal so partially with mortals.
For although in the very consciousness of a glorious action there is a certain reward, still I do not consider immortality of glory a thing to be despised by one who is himself mortal.
It was soon perceived, upon examination, that the wound was mortal.