These jealous chieftains, however, had reason to be startled in the spring of 1823, when they heard that eighty thousand Mussulmans were to be sent to attack the Isthmus of Corinth; that forty thousand more were to undertake the siege of Missolonghi; that fifty thousand in addition were to co-operate in Thessaly and Attica; while a grand fleet of one hundred and twenty sail was to sweep the Aegean and reduce the revolted islands.
Though slight spasmodic international co- operation of workers may even now be possible, especially among members of English-speaking races, the divergent immediate interests, the different stages of industrial development reached in the various industrial countries, seem likely for a long time at any rate to preclude the possibility of close co-operation between the united workers of different nations.
Mr. Bliss is a highly respectable member of the bar, in Elyria, Lorain Co. Ohio, and member of the Presbyterian church, in that place.
The two souls that blend together--Flesh of my flesh--Increase and multiply--" In my opinion he had much better have got to work like a notary: "Before us, there has been drawn up a deed of arrangement regarding Messrs. Ephrinell, Bluett & Co.--" My thought remained unfinished.
NAVAL ENGINEERING.--The Falke Type Torpedo Boat.--The fastest type of British torpedo boat, constructed by Messrs. Yarrow & Co.--1 illustration.
Stanistreet denied that the perfumed odour of almonds attributed to the advancing cloud could be due to anything but the excited fancy of the reporting fugitives, because, said he, it was unknown that either Cn, HCn, or K4FeCn6 had been given out by volcanoes, and the destructiveness to life of the travelling cloud could only be owing to CO and CO2.
"Here it is: 'Special of Annual Meeting, C.F.M. Co.--280 feet.--No.
But the long-drawn, monotonous, nasal cry of the charcoal-vender--who has not heard it?--"Cha-r-coa'!
I doubt the post can't bring me a return time enough so I am put in hopes this may come to you by a coach; if it does, I do not question your order to your housekeeper to let us in.
There are kitchens, offices, stables, and coach- houses.
And yet my dearest Kate!--This day at least (It is our wedding-day) we spend in freedom, And will forget our Widow.--Philip, our coach-- Why weeps my wife?
The phrase was perpetuated by Lord Lytton, to whom I must go once again for a perfectly apt description of the Whig leader, both in his defects of manner and in his essential greatness:-- "Next cool, and all unconscious of reproach, Comes the calm Johnny who "upset the coach"-- How formed to lead, if not too proud to please!
said a voice from the window of the coach,--"a post-office?"
We were first greeted, on entering Russia, by a beggar who knelt in the mud; at Kovno eighteen beggars besieged the coach,--and Kovno was hardly worse than scores of other towns; within a day's ride of St. Petersburg a woman begged piteously for means to keep soul and body together, and finished the refutation of that sonorous English theory,--for she had been discharged from her master's service in the metropolis as too feeble, and had been sent back to his domain, afar in the country, on foot and without money.
The mourning-coachB is wisely counter-order'd (The very thought on impious rashness border'd), Because the luckless vehicle, one night, Put all its merry mourners in a fright, Who, to conduct them to the masquerade, Sought from its crazy wheels their moving aid.
He undertook to perform all sorts of errands which bored the count; he made a comfortable job of the purchase of horses; he visited the coachbuilders; he guided the young woman in her choice of things.
Our brethren are from Thames to Tweed departed, And of our sisters, all the kinder-hearted, To Edinburgh gone, or coach'd, or carted.
Thus highwayman, woodman, and horsecourser, require an explanation; but of thieflike or coachdriver, no notice was needed, because the primitives contain the meaning of the compounds.
From thence Pizarro sent twenty thousand pezoes of gold to Almagro at Panama, to enable him to send supplies of men, horses, ammunition, and provisions, and went from Coache to the haven named Porte Viejo, where he was joined by Sebastian Benalcazar, with all the supplies he had sent for.
He had been well coached, and thus far his memory had served him admirably.
"Come Thomas," says Kitty, "pray make us a pun,-- You're goodnatured and never refuse;" "Ask coachee," says Tom, "he's the fellow for Fun,-- For he knows the way to a-mews."
Coachee.--"I'll take my oath that is my fare."
Coachee.--"One shilling, sir."
Yet, after all, it is "the great world" which he describes, that world upon which the broadening and refining processes of a high civilization have done their utmost, and which, consequently, must possess an intellectual interest superior to any thing in the life of London thieves, traveling showmen, and coachees.
He made third, and the excited coacher sent him home with a furious gesture.
There was so much noise he could not hear the coachers, but he saw the fielder had not secured the ball.
A. To draw carts, coaches, waggons, drays, fire-engines, caravans, the plough and harrow, boats on the canal, and any thing that their masters want them.
Sedan-chairs and Hackney-coaches.--Sir S. Duncombe, predecessor to Duncombe Lord Feversham, and gentleman pensioner to King James and Charles I., introduced sedan-chairs into this country, anno 1634, when he procured a patent that vested in him and his heirs the sole right of carrying persons up and down in them for a certain sum.
Of this first period, I remember very well the grand occasion of the opening of the Hudson and Mohawk Railroad, the first link in that line which is now the New York Central, and see vividly the curious old coaches,--three coach bodies together on one truck.
As I comed along to you, I saw Mun, coachey, pop along from the back-door to the stables.
Who knows, my dearest creature, turning to me, but we may already have one from the Captain?-- We will not go out of the coach!--Fear nothing--Why so apprehensive?--Oh!
To his great joy, he saw him running up behind the coach,--his hat crushed out of shape, and his clothes dusty.
It would never do to allow any tricks to be played with the chap in there"--he pointed to the coachhouse door.
The inn, a rambling ancient house, the atmosphere of the old coaching days still about it, apparently did not welcome him too warmly.
According to the popular legend, he travelled like a great lord, had the spirits pave the highways for him when he rode in the post-coach,--it seems, then, that he did not always use his mantle,--and lived in the taverns at which he stopped with an unheard-of luxury.
In troth, and it does, Thomas; but take out your table bookes and remember to bring after me into the Country, for I will goe downe with my father in law Sir Richard this morning in the Coach,--let me see--first and formost: a Buff Coate and a paire of breeches.
402, n. 2; Clifton's eatinghouse, i. 400; Clubs: See under CLUBS; Coachmaker's Hall, Boswell attends a religious Robinhood Society, iv.
178, 182; Coachmakers' Hall, discussion at, iv.
I mentioned a kind of religious Robinhood Society, which met every Sunday evening, at Coachmakers'-hall, for free debate; and that the subject for this night was, the text which relates, with other miracles, which happened at our SAVIOUR'S death, 'And the graves were opened, and many bodies of the saints which slept arose, and came out of the graves after his resurrection, and went into the holy city, and appeared unto many.'
Unhindered, the teamster, and then the coachman, turned and drove.
I need a second coachman--" "And wear a uniform?"
His French valet, that has lived with him these two years---- SECOND LADY There, Madam, I must beg leave to set you right: my coachman---- FIRST LADY I have it from the very best authority: my footman---- SECOND LADY Then, Madam, you have set your servants on---- FIRST LADY No, Madam, I would scorn any such little mean ways of conning at a secret.
With a quotation rather too trite, I remarked to the coachman,-- ----"Jam proximus ardet Ucalegon."
Drive on, coachman!--God bless you!"
I was riding on an English stage-coach when we passed a handsome marble column (as I remember it) of considerable size and pretensions.--What is that?--I said.--That,--answered the coachman,--is the hangman's pillar.
Oh, insatiable coachman!"--"Make haste will you, or else I shall take you to the nearest guard-room for a confounded refractaire, as you are."
Sirrah!'--to the coachman--'proceed at your peril!'
It was frightfully cold when we came out of the embassy--very few carriages out, all the coachmen wrapped up in mufflers and fur caps, and the Place de la Concorde a sea of ice so slippery I thought we should never get across and over the bridge.