We replied in the affirmative; and then, both together, almost in the same breath, we asked the question that was uppermost in our minds:Did he know anything about an old garden, and a great pit, and a lake, situated some miles away, down the river; also, had he ever heard of a great house thereabouts?
He had just been hearing from a friend of the very brilliant season at Deauville this year, and the streams of gold that flowed into the caisse of the management of the new hotel and casino.
I never tired of hearing about the brilliant days of the last Empire, and the fetes at the Tuileries, Compiegne, and St. Cloud.
But Hercules, the first glimpse he got, was really much taken aback, although not all the monsters in the world could frighten him; when he saw this new kind of object, with its extraordinary gait, and the voice of no terrestrial beast, but such as you might hear in the leviathans of the deep, hoarse and inarticulate, he thought his thirteenth labour had come upon him.
Is it not a strange thing that one voice, and only one, should have really won the hearing of the race?
He was not silent, like the out-door insect, through the spring month and the cold of winter, piping only in sadness when the still autumnal evenings close in their brightness and beauty over the earth; but he sang always, and his chirrup was heard at all seasons.
The religious life of a young child is very direct: there is only a little in the religious experiences of the Jews that can help him, and much that can puzzle and hinder him; their interpretation of God as revengeful, cruel and one-sided in His dealings with their enemies must greatly puzzle him, when he hears on the other hand that God is the Father of all the nations on the earth.
In the east we have a saying, that 'he who hears with but one ear, never hears well.'
I give him the prior hearing on this new occasion, because I am sure that my readers will be anxious to learn something more about him; or to know what became of his plans, or how far such humane endeavours were attended with success.
Many people had gathered to hear for the first time the news of how Jesus saves us.
This particular argument had undoubtedly a more favourable hearing in the age of Chateaubriand, when unbelief stopped short at the threshold of what was called "Natural Religion," and the apologist's task was confined to the establishment of revelation.
"No, no; they shan't hear through me.
The men attempted to communicate their ideas of what was to be done, but could not make themselves heard above the uproar.
Unless I hear to the contraryand even if I do, I think!I propose to come round this evening about nine, and tell you and Bruce all about my travels.
It was strange hearing for an honest merchant, for much of it was concerned with divers ways of outwitting the law.
The hearing before the Circuit Court came on the 26th of November.
He never could make himself heard without an effort, as his voice was low, had no "timbre," and he didn't hear his neighbours very well in the noise of the train.
The Third Form Chronicle, as it was to be called, would recognize the fact that junior boys had as much right to be heard as seniors, and would afford them the opportunity of airing their views on any subject they chose to bring forward.
The voice that I had heard before spake once more: "Learn what thy God would have thee to do.
I listened again, and now discriminated those identical sounds which I had not heard during a period of more than thirty years.
Perhaps he detected the light they carried with them; or it might be Steve's loud cries caught his strained hearing at such times as his own breath temporarily failed him.
His mother and Rosa would immediately learn of his capture, and he might count upon hearing from them, as very generous latitude was allowed in such cases by the authorities on both sides.
I could hear behind me the little indrawn breath of disappointment at the failure of the direct attack.
It was heard only at times,a deep, muffled roar, which rose and fell, not loud, but vast,a whistling boy would have drowned it for his next neighbor, but it must have been heard over the space of a hundred square miles.
Half-an-hour's argument so bewildered the latter that he sent the question immediately to the Zamptâ (Regent) of this dominion, and he, after hearing by telegraph the opening of the case, at once pronounced that, as affecting the entire planet, it must be decided by the Camptâ or Suzerain.
We were feeling rather tired and hungry, as we had started out on the trail thirty-six hours before without a breakfast or taking any food with us; but not a murmur or complaint was heard among the men.
Of what they saw and heard within that place of slaughter it bodeth not to tell, nor of those figures, wild and fierce, that crouched to strip the jumbled slain, or snarled and quarrelled over the work.
It would appear, however, somewhat unaccountable why, in a wild state, they adhere so steadily to the song of their own species only, when the notes of so many others are to be heard around them.
It was plainly heard throughout the ship.
It was very silent about her, only the crackle of the flames making a sound to be heard against the rush of air outside.
In the close watching and constant care required of Clarice, the child became so dear to her, that doubtless there was some truth in the word repeated in her hearing with intent to darken any moment of special tenderness and joy, that this stranger was dearer to her than her "born relations."
"You say," he replied, "that there is an organised scheme to destroy these people by force or fraud?" "The scheme, Prince, was confessed in my own hearing by one of its instruments; and in proof thereof, my own life, as a Chief of the Order, was attempted this morning."
Democrats have suggested he should be impeached and are holding hearings into what they say is the politicization of the Justice Department under his watch.
Rowland takes centre, twists the handle of his bat round and round in his hands, and is heard amid the general hush to say, "No, no trial."
Then, clear enough to be distinctly heard across the narrow strip of water, came the voice of Estada, in a gruff inquiry: "So you are hiding here, Cochose?
Heard under such circumstances as these the songs have quite a character of their own.
hearing to the deaf, and such a lusty leg to a lame man.
The same scenery, and the same voices are seen and heard along its banks now as then; and, while man, in his restlessness, has changed almost everything else, the Rackett and the things that pertained to it when the earth was young, remain unchanged.
Chatham, again, was fifty before he was heard outside his own circle, and yet a few years, barely months, later, the world was at his feet.
"Do you think your men can stand it?" Jackson listened for a moment, with his head bent toward one shoulder, as was customary with him, for he was deaf, he said, in one ear, "and could not hear out of the other," and replied briefly: "They can stand almost any thing!
He said, "Please tell me how you burned your paw, I am never tired hearing about it."
The solos were not particularly wonderful, but the beautiful blending of the voices in the Pyrenean part-songs was a very great treat, and the sounds, floating deliciously away on the soft evening air, could be heard like some whispering echo for a long distance.
The first news he heard after his return to town was of Lesbia's engagement, which was common talk at the clubs.
Scarcely could a murmur be heard beneath the thick foliage.
And now from that narrow way, dim-lit by lanthorn and torch-glare, there rose a sound more awful to hear than roar of battle, a hoarse and vicious sound like to the worrying snarl of many great and fierce hounds.
"When she was at Chichester she possessed speech and hearing as other girls.
Mrs. Cluppins then related the conversation we have already heard between Mr. Pickwick and Mrs. Bardell.
At a pre-trial hearing during the last week in June, Minneapolis Judge Peter Cahill told lawyers and other officials to stop making public statements about the trial.
But nothing was heard beyond the grumblings of half-awakened discontent until, in 1830, the new revolution in Paris sent a sympathetic thrill through all the dissatisfied of Europe.
The very turmoil of their own mad flight added to their panic, and the continuous thunder of their hoofs was heard until the last of them disappeared on the horizon.