"The Duke of Marlborough, who in his old age was making the same figure at Court that he did when he first came into it--I mean, bowing and smiling in the antechamber while Townshend was in the closet,--was not, however, pleased with the Walpole, who began to behave to him with the insolence of new favour, and his Duchess, who never restrained her tongue in her life, used to make public jokes of the beggary she first knew him in, when her caprice gave him a considerable place, against the opinion of Lord Godolphin and the Duke of Marlborough.
Floating on waves of harmony I hear A stir of kisses, and a sweep of wings; Mine eyelids close--"What pageant nears?"
Mr. Malone conjectures that our author was engaged in this task by his friends Closterman, and Sir Godfrey Kneller, artists, who had been active in procuring subscriptions for his Virgil.
In the time of Clotaire, the prelates sat as members of the supreme council, which was strictly speaking the highest court of the land, having the power of reversing the decisions of the judges of the lower courts.
Say, rather, an Epos, and Clotha Virumque cano, to the whole world, in Macaronic verses, which he that runs may read.
Then Jane came in, and laid the cloth,--a coarse one enough,--and Tom picked a cold mutton bone with a steel fork, and drank his pint of beer from the public-house, and lighted his father's pipe, and then his own, and vowed that he had never dined so well in his life, and began his traveller's stories again.
Bishop Gregory of Tours tells us without a hint of being shocked that Clothacharius, King of the Franks, had many concubines.
Besides, their writers say, King Pepin, which deposed Childeric, Did, as heir general, being descended Of Blithild, which was daughter to King Clothair, Make claim and title to the crown of France.
CLOTHA'RIUS or CLOTHAIRE, leader of the Franks after the death of Hugo.
There were a few rare engravings on the walls, hung between enormous antlers which supported rough-looking rifles and uncouth hunting-shirts,--cases of elegantly bound and valuable books, half hidden by heavy buffalo-robes marked all over with strange-looking hieroglyphics which told the Indian coups,--study-chairs of the most elaborate manufacture, with levers and screws to incline them to any, the idlest, inclination, over the backs of which hung white wolf-skins, mounted, claws and all, with brilliant red cloth,--and in the corner, on the pretty Brussels carpet, the prettiest that mamma could find at Shellito's, lay the bag of Indian weed (Uncle John scorned tobacco) with which he filled his pipe every evening, and the moccasins which he always wore when at home.
Oglethorpe then presented to each of the eight chiefs a laced coat and hat, and a shirt; to each of the eight war-captains, a gun, with powder, flint, bullets and shot; to the beloved men a duffle mantle of coarse cloth;--and distributed some smaller presents among their attendants.
The sub-division of hundreds into tithings seems to be most peculiarly the invention of Alfred; the institution of hundreds themselves he rather introduced than invented, for they seem to have obtained in Denmark; and we find that in France a regulation of this sort was made above 200 years before; set on foot by Clotharicus and Childebert, with a view of obliging each district to answer for the robberies committed in its own division.
As far as I see, all the good our English Have got by the late voyage is but merely A fit or two o' th' face; but they are shrewd ones; For when they hold 'em, you would swear directly Their very noses had been counsellors To Pepin or Clotharius, they keep state so.
CLOTHA'RIUS or CLOTHAIRE, leader of the Franks after the death of Hugo.
This, I suspect, to be the true story; but Charles himself, when he mentions the proposal made to Humphrey attributes it to a man, at whose house he had changed his clothes.--Account from the Pepys MS.
I found I had managed to throw my desk between the two steamers, and it was therefore irrecoverably lost, with all my papers, letters of credit, journal, &c. I had also lost everything else except what T had on,--rifle, guns, clothes,--all were gone.
John put on his best clothes,--an ill-fitting suit of blue jeans,--a round wool hat, a pair of coarse brogans, a homespun shirt, and a bright blue necktie.
But yet she stopped to dress us in our Sunday clothes,--and it was no sinecure to dress three persistently undressable children; Winthrop was a host in himself. "
That's some darned stuff you've trumped up, thinking to gammon us--it won't go down; we'll just give you a walloping, if it's only to teach you to wear your own clothes,"--and suiting the action to the word, he commenced pommelling him unmercifully.
As the inspection of the Poor;--the care of them when they are sick;--the distribution of the sums granted in alms for their support;--the furnishing them with clothes;--and the collection of the voluntary subscriptions of the inhabitants,--will be performed by the commissaries of the districts, and their assistants;--and as all the details relative to giving employment to the Poor, and feeding them, may be managed by particular subordinate committees, appointed for those purposes, the current business of the supreme committee will amount to little more than the exercise of a general superintendance.
The idea of crying at the promise of a new suit of clothes!--any other child would have been delighted," concluded Mrs. Thomas.
Indeed, that was what it reminded one of--a clothesbasket.
The ashes of your wives and of your brothers cleave to your clothes,--Cast them up to Heaven, cry aloud, and quit yourselves like men!
She used to go to the playhouse in a chair, attended by two footmen; she seldom spoke to any one of the actors, and was allowed a sum of money to buy her own clothes.--"General Biographical Dictionary."
By that time, however, a kindly corporal had boosted me up over the rim of the basket and helped me to squeeze through the thick netting of guy lines; and there I was, standing inside that overgrown clotheshamper, which came up breast high on me--and Brinkner und Meiningen was swinging himself nimbly in beside me.
Betty brought me a suit of sailor's clothes,--jacket, trowsers, and tarpaulin hat.
When I last saw it, it seemed to be partly an old-clothesman's shop and partly a brazier's.'
An interrogative pronoun is a pronoun with which a question is asked; as, "Who touched my clothes?"--Mark, v, 30.
Or we remember that he once lived in a garret, and that his wife, "poor wretch," was used to make the fire while Samuel lay abed, and that she washed his "foul clothes"--that by degrees he came to be wealthy and rode in his own yellow coach--that his wife went abroad in society "in a flowered tabby gown"--that Pepys forsook his habits of poverty and exchanged his twelve-penny seat in the theatre gallery for a place in the pit--and that on a rare occasion (doubtless when he was alone and there was but one seat to buy) he arose to the extravagance of a four-shilling box.
Weapons and Implements and Clothing.%--All of these tribes had made some progress towards civilization.
Clothing.--Each prisoner is supplied with two complete sets of underwear: shirts, drawers, and socks.
Clothing.--Plants are used for clothing.
My friend Henry, a clothmaker's son, had procured me a post as teacher to Hermann, the son of the Baron von Schrankenheim.
bouchers and cordwanners/ and these ben signefyed by the knyf that he holdeth in his hand and some of thise forsayd crafty men ben named drapers or clothmakers for so moche as they werke wyth wolle.
These three youths lay one day with their own sister Clothra, daughter of the same father, and she conceived of them.
cried Little John; and even as he spoke, a bugle horn sounded shrilly and a clothyard shaft whistled within an inch of the Sheriff's head.
They established themselves in Kent A.D. 597, which became the seat of the first English bishopric, through the favor of the king, Aethelbert, whose wife Clotilda, a French princess, had been previously converted.
Henri Clouard (A); 23Jul56; R174701.
Without it, man's representative powers would be a delirium, a chaos, a scudding cloudage of shapes; and it is therefore most appropriately called the understanding, or substantiative faculty.
There was little of it to be seen now, only the red belching of the guns flashing quickly out of the cloudbank, and the black figures--stooping, straining, mopping, sponging--working like devils, and at devilish work.
To left and right the cloudbanks were a deep purple blue, fast fading into the dim warm grey of an Italian night.
"At exactly--twenty-three minutes to six, sir," said the Sergeant, consulting his large silver watch, "I were sitting in my usual corner--beside the chimley, sir,--when in comes Grimes--like a thunder-cloud.--Calls for a pint of ale--in a tankard.
Mr. McCALLUM SCOTT has been rewarded for his consistent admiration--did he not publish a eulogy of "Winston Churchill in Peace and War" when his hero's fortunes were temporarily clouded?--and on two days a week will have the privilege of acting as lightning-conductor.
Whether not perhaps, in good part, temporary dilettante cloudland of our poor Century;--or can it be the real diviner Pisgah height, and everlasting mount of vision, for man's soul in any Century?
~Cloudland.~ Over the hills, at the close of day, Gazing with listless-seeming eyes, Margery watches them sail away, The sunlit clouds of the western skies.
Metaphysician, Cloudland.--Your article on the "Psychical Basis of Objective Existence" is excellent.
On Christmas Day we made in to the lateral moraine of the Cloudmaker and collected geological specimens.
Esther Cloudman Dunn (A); 6Oct64; R346042.
The flyer righted, rose, darted confusingly to the right, then to the left, and then bored straight into a woolly white cloudrack and was gone.
Its blackened peak loomed through the clouds,--a strange, wild sight, apparently belonging neither to earth or to heaven.