It is an old question, on which there is great diversity of opinion, as to the cause of the overflow of the Nile; but the Egyptians suppose, that it proceeds from the falling of heavy rains in the land of Habash, which we call Havilah or Abyssinia.
Then said Brynhild, "Ill to abash folk of their mirth; prithee do not so; let us talk together for our disport of mighty kings and their great deeds."
Be not abashd; a little impudence is requisite; Observe me, with what a garbe and gesture martiall I will beseige their fortresses.
"When I peruse this tract which I have writ, I am abash'd, and much I hold unfit."
Abashed, incredulous, he turned aside his gaze.
Yet, when I reached out my hands to her, she put me from her with tenderly stern hands, and I was abashed--" THE FRAGMENTS (The legible portions of the mutilated leaves.)
In the silent room, still fragrant, still echoing with her passage, he closed his book, and later his eyes, and sat with the expression of a connoisseur savoring an exquisite, a perfect impression.... * * * * * Tea that afternoon was that strangest of phenomena, a formal ceremony of civilized life performed in the abashing and disconcerting presence of naked emotion.
In some new sort of half-abashment she found no immediate reply.
Clapt, whipt, worshipt, lopt, stopt, stampt, pickt, knockt, linkt, puft, stuft, hist, kist, abasht, brusht, astonisht, vanquisht, confest, talkt, twicht," and many others ending in t. This scheme divides our regular verbs into three classes; leaving but very few of them to be written as they now are.
M. F--- had lately caught a black servant at the brook-side busily washing something in a calabash, and asked him what was he doing there?
Along this coast many of the inhabitants subsist as fishermen; and the Indians of Cartago have a singular method of catching wild-fowl, which may here be noticed:--They leave calabashes continually floating on the water that the birds may be accustomed to the sight of them.
"This is all very interesting, Mr. Cowan"--Harvey D. had become uneasy in his chair, and had twice risen to put straight a photograph of the Whipple block that hung on the opposite wall--"but what we would like to get at--" "I know, I know"--Dave silenced him with a wave of the calabash--"you want to know what it's all about--what it's coming to, what we're here for.
In 1791, Mr. James Louis Macie, F.R.S. (who afterward took the name of Smithson), gave an account of his examination of the properties of the specimens of tabasheer sent home by Dr. Russell (Phil.
Then a woman perhaps will slip from a little door and go away up the street into the night, and a man perhaps will steal by with a dagger for some old quarrel's sake, and Skarmi will light up his house to sell brandy all night long, and men will sit on benches outside his door playing skabash by the glare of a small green lantern, while they light great bubbling pipes and smoke nargroob.
It is described as resembling in appearance the Indian tabasheers.
R.A. Houghton 11Wabash R.R. 1878 " " " " " W.S. Lincoln 12New York, 1879 " " " " " C. Latimer Pennsylvania, and Ohio R.R. 13Lake Shore and1879 " " " " " R.A. Houghton Michigan Southern R.R. 14Cleveland and 1879 " " " " " C. Latimer Pittsburg R.R. 15Charlestown, 1879 " Spruce Sidewalk Success S.G. White Mass plank to 1882 16Baltimore and 1879 " Ties R.R. trackToo recentJ.L. Randolph Ohio 17Hudson River 1869Hamar " " " Success E.W. Vanderbilt R.R. 18St.
The Dunciad could be more confidently consulted about contemporary literary history, if Pope had avoided such unnecessary misstatements as:-- "Earless on high, stood unabash'd De Foe."
"It's quite true, sir," said Polton, smiling and unabashed, "so it's no use denying it.
So much information, after repeated and unabashedly point-blank questions, had the Joppites succeeded in extracting from Mr. Halloway, who with all his apparent frankness was the most difficult person in the world ever to be brought to talk of himself and his own affairs.
Lanyard insisted, unabashed--"or you will when you learn what a kind heart I've got.
"One who stands--clad in hempen robe, the worse for wear--among others clad in furs of fox and badger, and yet unabashed--'tis Tsz-lu, that, is it not?"
To the Senate: I transmit herewith, for the consideration and advice of the Senate as to their ratification, treaties that have been concluded by commissioners duly appointed on the part of the United States with the following tribes of Indians, viz: The Chickasaws, the Apalachicola band in Florida, the Sacs and Foxes, the Winnebagoes, the Potawatamies of Indiana and Michigan, the Potawatamies of the Wabash and Elkheart, and the Potawatamies of the Prairie.
Plunkett's Dramatic company, with Susan Denin as the star, filled the boards at this hall a short time before the little old opera house was constructed on Wabasha street.
At the base of the hills lay the city, a dirty mass of bricks and smoke and dust, and at its far edge flowed the Wabash,--deep here, tinted with green, writhing and gurgling and curdling on the banks over shelving ledges of lichen and mud-covered rock.
I have seen, my friends, a large portion of the planet, and if there is another spot anywhere quite so infernal as Wabashville, why, I solemnly assure you I never found it.--And now for the point which shall prick your conscience and penetrate your understanding!
1882 Co. 8Norfolk, Va. 1876 " HackmatackTeredo Failure P.C. Asserson 9Charlestown, 1877 " Various LaboratoryFavorable J.F. Babcock Mass 10Wabash R.R. 1877 " Ties R.R. trackUnfavor.