The plan was, to proceed up the Nile as far as Sennaar or the Babr-el-Abiad, and from thence to strike across the African continent to the coast of the Atlantic.
One day twenty-five or thirty Mexicans rode into Tubac, and said the Apaches had made a raid on their ranches, and were carrying off some hundred head of horses and mules over the Babaquivera plain, intending to cross the Santa Cruz River between the Canoa and Tucson.
Babar the king.
BABB, JAMES T. A bibliography of the writings of William McFee.
Perhaps it is the Babba of the ancients; a river runs round the town.
With an effort of self-collection and a readiness for which I shall always honour him, my friend said, speaking with precise clearness, 'I beg your pardon, Sir, but, mistaking you for a golfing friend of mine at Babbacombe, I asked you why you were not in Torquay.
18th May. We found no difficulty in crossing the southern mouth on to Babbage Island; the tide being low, it was quite dry at the junction.
In 1344 this Gild, desiring to have a building for its exclusive use, received from Queen Isabella a small piece of land called Babbelak on which to build a chapel in honour of God and St. John, two priests being required to sing masses daily for the souls "of her dear lord Edward," John, Earl of Cornwall and others.
Stowe adds that there were twelve singing men and extant deeds mention "Babbelake Hall" in which the warden and priests lived.
Forsooth, Narcissus: by the same token he was turned to a daffodil, and as he died for love of himself, so, if you remember, there was an old ill-favoured, precious-nosed, babber-lipped, beetle-browed, blear-eyed, slouch-eared slave that, looking himself by chance in a glass, died for pure hate.
He especially admired the acting of Mrs. Cyril Maude (Miss Winifred Emery) as Lady Babbie.
for babbies has hearts as well as the stoutest man as is going.
Upon this street lived Warren Hastings in a stone palace, and a little further along, in what is now the Bengal Club, was the home of Thomas Babbington Macaulay during his long residence in India.
There ought to be a ring of babbit metal around that slot, too--I reckon I could get it in Watauga.
A made a finer end, and went away an it had been any christom child; 'a parted ev'n just between twelve and one, ev'n at the turning o' th' tide; for after I saw him fumble with the sheets, and play with flowers, and smile upon his fingers' end, I knew there was but one way; for his nose was as sharp as a pen, and 'a babbl'd of green fields. '
Compare the poets that babble of green fields with those who deal in the actions and passions of men, such as Shakspeare, and it must be confessed that it is not those who have looked at external nature who are the true poets, but those who have seen and considered most about the business and bosom of man.
She sat down, at last, on an old fallen trunk cushioned with moss, half of it forever wet in the brook that babbled to the lake, and waited for the day to quench itself in coolness and darkness.
"Peggy," he babbled--"ah, forgive me if I'm a presumptuous ass--but was it because you knew I couldn't ask you to marry me so long as you had the money?"
Babbling babies walked all around her,--many walking before they babbled,--and still she did not walk, imitate them as she might and did.
Sterling rushes out into the clubs, into London society, rolls about all day, copiously talking modish nonsense or sense, and listening to the like, with the multifarious miscellany of men; comes home at night; redacts it into a Times Leader,--and is found to have hit the essential purport of the world's immeasurable babblement that day, with an accuracy beyond all other men.
Silence, silence; and be distant ye profane, with your jargonings and superficial babblements, when a man has anything to do!
quoth Sir Benedict, shaking his head, "nay, Roger is no babbler of secret matters, for many do ken of thy love, Beltane--and I am thy friend, so is thy happiness my happiness.
Of no worth at all; and its authors would be looked upon as a band of sentimental political babblers, who could enunciate truths which neither they nor their countrymen had the capacity to uphold and practically to demonstrate.
Had I hoarse and rugged words equal to my subject, says the poet, I would now make them fuller of expression, to suit the rocky horror of this hole of anguish; but I have not, and therefore approach it with fear, since it is no jesting enterprise to describe the depths of the universe, nor fit for a tongue that babbles of father and mother.
Quoth Hogni, "Why babblest thou thus?
But thrice and four times to tell over the same tale is emptiness in the end thereof, even as he of the proverb that babbleth among children how that Korinthos was the son of Zeus.
A tongue not us'd To infant babbling.
By sunset, Minnie began to rave, softly, babblingly, like a child.
We are not to be turned from our purpose by such vapid babblings.
Footnote 43: Of "mamma" and "babbo," says the primitive poet.
At her door in the Via Babbuino: "You mean to marry her?"
And Babbulkund darkened again as the black ones passed, and shone when the white came by; only after the four birds came no more, and Babbulkund vanished from her place, leaving only the forgetful desert and the mourning rivers.
Here--let me hoist you on my back, I'd as lief go to Crockton as anywhere else to-night, and I know every inch of these hills, I've been looking after cattle here since I were a babby!
Fifth, Babci; the fiber very fair, but the leaves rather small, therefore not very productive.
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The Babcocks all went to the war, as I am told, and one of them became colonel of his regiment.
He was a beautiful babe, whose golden hair, bright blue eyes and fair complexion showed no trace of the outcast blood in his veins.
Peace, villain, peace!'- even thus he rates the babe- 'For I must bear thee to a trusty Goth, Who, when he knows thou art the Empress' babe, Will hold thee dearly for thy mother's sake.'
A little boy, A shepherd-lad, ere yet my trance was gone, Hailed us as if he had been sent from heaven, And said, with tears, that he would be our guide: I had a better guide--that innocent Babe-- Her, who hath saved me, to this hour, from harm, From cold, from hunger, penury, and death; To whom I owe the best of all the good I have, or wish for, upon earth--and more And higher far than lies within earth's bounds: Therefore I bless her: when I think of Man, I bless her with sad spirit,--when of God, I bless her in the fulness of my joy!
I am like one new-born; I am a speechless babe.--And this is she, My Moon I cried for,--here,-- PIPER It is thy bride.
For the student familiar with French, an excellent book is Albert Babeau, Le Village sous l'ancien Regime, Paris, 1879; see also Tocqueville, L'ancien Regime et la Revolution, 7th ed.,
Then gendarme take hol' Pepe, and she tell right out she 'fraid for her husban', an' when babee born she go in night an' dig hole an' plant her babee under rosebush.
The Cid's Horse was Babieca either Bab.i.e'.keh or Ba.bee.
Jean had toggled his team with a stout length of babeesh on the mountain top and he was looking back when Howland turned toward him.
The Shehr-i-Babek turquoise mines are at the small village Karik, a mile from Medvar-i-Bala, 10 miles north of Shehr-i-Babek.
A province of this was called Kureh-i-Ardeshir, which, being contracted, became Kuwashir, and is spoken of as the province in which Ardeshir Babekan, the first Sassanian monarch, resided.
And what a Babel is the talk!
And that also the P'sts of Babelack shall say dirige on midsum' even and likewise masse of requiem on the morrowe, as they have used to doo.