Who sunk the mines of Eldorado?
We have gold mines here in Californy and Nevada and all them States; and we hear of gold mines in Mexico and Australia, too, but did you ever hear tell of gold mines in Europe?
But far enough to disgrace me and mine for ever," she said with a sob.
About twenty years ago, when the gold placers had been pretty thoroughly exhausted, the attention of fortune-seekersnot home-seekerswas, in great part, turned away from the mines to the fertile plains, and many began experiments in a kind of restless, wild agriculture.
At that date children began to work in mines at the age of four or five, and large numbers of girls and boys were labouring in the pits by the time they were eight.
I realized, dimly, that the creature's eyes were looking into mine with a steady, compelling stare.
Contemplating the works of these flowers of the sky, one may easily fancy them endowed with life: messengers sent down to work in the mountain mines on errands of divine love.
In the making of it, the hammer and nails were mine by right of sex, while she stitched in womanish fashion on the fabrics.
"He heard 'em name it how they'd get the mine from himor thought he didand he come out and talked loud, and grabbed for the bandanner, and he missed it and fell down the steps.
In trying to the mine as near the fissure as possible he fell and his hip.
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"You are part owner of your schooner, Captain Daggett," our hero answered, "while I have no other interest in mine than my lay, as her master.
"I'm afraid, Dave, little giant, that you've planted something of a mine under yourself," murmured Dalzell.
And in the latter case, Mr. Donnegan, be sureoh, be sure that I should not forget who brought the mines into my hands!" 10 Fifty miles over any sort of going is a stiff march.
Only one explanation was possible: he'd found a mine without going even as far as Minóok.
"There may be mines about.
He was perhaps thirty-six, had been "in" ten years, and had mined before that in Idaho.
He continues: "'Twas mine among the fields both day and night And by the waters, all the summer long.
Only the other day I happened to call upon a friend of mine during the hour set aside for her little girl's piano lesson.
The Russian dreadnought Imperatritsa Maria was sunk by a mine near Sulina, at the mouth of the Danube, November 11.
I have asked old and experienced miners at Dawson City who mined through California in Bonanza days, and some who mined in Australia, what they thought of the Klondyke region, and their reply has invariably been, "The world never saw so vast and rich a find of gold as we are working now.
She is the sort of person who would laugh and dance at a ball with the knowledge that there was a mine beneath the floor.
I said nothing to the police of that strange adventure of mine over in Lambeth, or of how the man now dead had saved my life.
" That afternoon a few of us had tea for the last time at Finzi's, a favourite haunt of mine between the Castello and the Cathedral.
"I thought gold came out of deep mines like copper, and had to be melted out or something, but this seems to be different.