He saw every flower in the roadbank, every small glacial brook, every new conformation of the snow clouds hanging above the ragged peaks of the Argentieres.
Illustration: A TRAPPER'S HOME BY THE RIVERBANK.
He saw that same look many times afterward in the eyes of these women of the riverbanks--as the white troops moved past.
Schnitzelbank, metamorphosed from the original German by Melbert B. Cary, Jr. With sketches by Fritz Kredel.
And the next morning, just as I had promised, Mr. F. zur Nedden of Rosebank, New York, was astonished to read in the columns of his morning paper that I had left his soldier-brother comfortably quartered in a farmhouse on the outskirts of Renaix, Belgium, in excellent health but drinking more red wine than was likely to be good for him.
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The French spent the day in blocking a narrow passage formed by a sandbank in the river, a short distance below the town.
The landlady's son told her that the John Cropper would be waiting for high-water to cross the sandbanks at the river's mouth, and that there was a chance that a sailing-boat might overtake the vessel.
It is evident you can never get your ship steered through the difficult straits by persons standing ashore, on this bank and that, and shouting their confused directions to you: "'Ware that Colonial Sandbank!--Starboard now, the Nigger Question!--Larboard, larboard, the Suffrage Movement!
At night, we advanced a few miles farther, to the house of Mr. Campbell of Treesbank, who was married to one of my wife's sisters, and were entertained very agreeably by a worthy couple.
West of Stagshawbank the earthen ramparts are to be seen in great perfection.
A short distance further on is Stagshawbank, famed for its fairs, the glory of which, however, has greatly departed since the days when Dandie Dinmont had such adventures on returning from "Staneshiebank."
Sunnybank songs for children.
Shabankara was taken in 1056 from the Buyid Dynasty, who ruled from the 10th century over a great part of Persia, by Fazl ibn Hassan (Fazluieh-Hasunieh).
I may add that the Lurs, the Shuls, and the Shabankaras are the subjects of three successive sections in the Masalak-al-Absar of Shihabuddin Dimishki, a work which reflects much of Polo's geography. (
At first they thought it was a snowbank alongside a road.
About noon he moved enough to throw up the snowbanks higher all around himself in the fashion of an Eskimos house.
His claims of being committed to secularism could be dismissed by critics as little more than a cynical strategy of stoking minority fears, to build a potent constituency, just as some politicians in Goa have done -- to convert into a permanent votebank of sorts a large segment of the Catholic electorate.
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At the Wechselbank or Bank of Exchange I have before mentioned, the crowd that attends daily is immense; but the business is carried on without hurry or confusion.
William Welbank, Esq.
We set saile in the Ascension of London, a new shippe very well appointed, of two hundred and three score tunnes (whereof was master one William Broadbanke, a prouident and skilfull man in his facultie) from Grauesend the one and twentie of March 1593.
"Beds of scoriae found in the parish, on which trees grow, and in old pleasure parks.--Roman coins are also found in scoria.--A quarry of stone at Wincobank Hill, contains fossilized vegetables, chiefly calamites.
There is one very grand oil painting over the chimney-piece, Fastcastle, by Thomson, alias the Wolf's Crag of the Bride of Lammermoor, one of the most majestic and melancholy sea-pieces I ever saw; and some large black and white drawings of the Vision of Don Roderick, by Sir James Steuart of Allanbank (whose illustrations of Marmion and Mazeppa you have seen or heard of), are at one end of the parlour.
No words, but, in the place thereof, a clean, straight, hard hit, which took effect with a spank like the explosion of a percussion-cap, knocking the slayer of beeves down a sand-bank,--followed, alas!
But when Martha had said, "Some time you'll dream you're an heiress, and wake up counting your money out," and had told her an heiress meant a girl with a bankful of money, like a flash of lightning came another thought into Polly's mind,--the thought that then and there from her little bank she might count the money to buy a valentine for her dear Jane; and once this thought had entered Polly's head there was no putting it out.
Over a hill bolted Alcatraz and beneath him he saw a faint hope of escape--the flash of water where a brook, new-swelled by the rains, was running bankfull, a noisy torrent.
In the mean time the Scotch colonel Tichburn, and Colonel Moor, of Bankhall's regiments, without mercy put the rest to the sword."
On reaching a certain river, which the barbarians thought the Romans would not be able to cross without a bridge,--a conviction which led them to encamp in rather careless fashion on the opposite bank,--he sent ahead Celtae who were accustomed to swim easily in full armor across the most turbulent streams.
The post was at that time under the command of the famous John Bankhead Magruder, whom I had known in California.
When ye done kindness to Hoag, ye mightn't a meant it, but ye was bracin' up the goodness in yerself, or bankin' it up somewher' on the trail ahead, where it was needed.
All the rest of our gold, silver, and coined brass, let us immediately carry to the triumviri for banking affairs, no decree of the senate having been previously made; that our voluntary contributions, and our emulation in assisting the state, may excite the minds, first, of the equestrian order to emulate us, and after them of the rest of the community.
Although I've been in the habit o' carryin' my bits of bawbees wi' me, I went an' bankit them this mornin', an' I'm no taking ma best oilskins or ma new seaboots."
The birds that have covenanted to accept our food and protection and lay their eggs for our use and rear their young for us to kill are descended from Gallus bankivus, the jungle fowl of Eastern India.
The use of the term chao at Tabriz may be compared with that of Banklot, current in modern India.
Illustration: Farmer's Merchants Bank--Three Dollar Banknote CHAPTER II.
Think of the forged banknotes, of which not only the engraving, the design and the signature, but even the very paper with its private watermarks, is imitated with a perfection that is at once the admiration and the despair of those who have to distinguish the true from the false; think of the forged cheque, in which actual perforations are filled up, of which portions are cut out bodily and replaced by indistinguishable patches; think of these, and then of a finger-print, of which any photo-engraver's apprentice can make you a forgery that the greatest experts cannot distinguish from the original, which any capable amateur can imitate beyond detection after a month's practice; and then ask yourselves if this is the kind of evidence on which, without any support or corroboration, a gentleman of honour and position should be dragged before a criminal court and charged with having committed a crime of the basest and most sordid type.
THE END OF THE VOYAGE INDEX LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS THE PORTICO OF BRANDON, FROM THE GARDEN (In full color) (See page 119) Frontispiece MAP OF THE JAMES RIVER FROM RICHMOND TO ITS MOUTH THE HOUSEBOAT GADABOUT IN THE FORWARD CABIN.--LOOKING AFT FROM THE FORWARD CABIN ALONG THE SHORE OF CHUCKATUCK CREEK (In full color) "JUST THE WILD BEAUTY OF THE SHORES, THE NOBLE EXPANSE OF THE STREAM, ... AND GADABOUT" JAMESTOWN ISLAND FROM THE RIVER (In full color) IN BACK RIVER.--THE BEACH AT JAMESTOWN ISLAND WHARF SIGN AT JAMESTOWN ISLAND.--THE "LONE CYPRESS" THE BRIDGE ACROSS BACK RIVER.--THE ROAD ACROSS THE ISLAND THE RUINED TOWER OF THE OLD VILLAGE CHURCH A CORNER IN THE OLD GRAVEYARD (In full color) VIEW FROM THE CONFEDERATE FORT.--LOOKING TOWARD THE FIRST LANDING-PLACE LOCATING WHAT IS LEFT OF THE SITE OF THE FIRST SETTLEMENT AN EXCURSION DAY AT JAMESTOWN ISLAND GADABOUT LOOKING FOR THE LOST ISTHMUS.--A VISIT TO THE "LONE CYPRESS" ONE OF THE EARLIEST EXCAVATIONS.--HUNTING FOR THE FIRST STATE HOUSE ENTRANCE TO CHIPPOAK CREEK.--COVE IN CHIPPOAK CREEK RIVERWARD FRONT OF BRANDON (In full color) A SIDE PATH TO THE MANOR-HOUSE.--THE WOODSWAY TO BRANDON IN THE DRAWING-ROOM "VENERABLE FOUR-POSTERS, RICHLY CARVED AND DARK" A CORNER IN THE DINING-ROOM.--THE DRAWING-ROOM FIREPLACE TREASURED PARCHMENTS, INCLUDING THE ORIGINAL GRANT OF 1616 THE ANCIENT GARRISON HOUSE MISS HARRISON IN THE COURT GOWN OF HER COLONIAL AUNT, EVELYN BYRD STURGEON POINT LANDING.--AT THE MOUTH OF KITTEWAN CREEK THE FOREST TOMB.--THE OLD KITTEWAN HOUSE HUNTING FOR THE CHANNEL.--APPROACHING A NARROW PLACE LOWER WEYANOKE AN ANCESTRESS OF WEYANOKE.--CHIEF-JUSTICE JOHN MARSHALL UPPER WEYANOKE.--AT ANCHOR OFF WEYANOKE PRESENT-DAY FLEUR DE HUNDRED A FISHING HAMLET.--A RIVER LANDING "LITTLE BOATS WERE NOSING INTO THE BANK HERE AND THERE" RIVERWARD FRONT OF WESTOVER THE HALL, WITH ITS CARVED MAHOGANY STAIRCASE THE HEPPLEWHITE SIDEBOARD WITH BUTLER'S DESK.--"FOUR-POSTERS AND THE THINGS OF FOUR-POSTER DAYS" THE ROMANTIC CENTRE OF WESTOVER; EVELYN BYRD'S OLD ROOM THE COLONIAL COURTYARD GATES.--TOMB OF COLONEL WILLIAM BYRD THE DRAWING-ROOM MANTELPIECE AT WESTOVER TOMBS IN THE OLD WESTOVER CHURCHYARD (In the foreground is the tomb of Evelyn Byrd) A TRAPPER'S HOME BY THE RIVER BANK.--"OFTEN ... THE WANDERING HOUSEBOAT COMES ALONG TO FIND ONLY AN EMPTY PIER" BERKELEY; THE ANCESTRAL HOME OF A SIGNER OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE AND OF TWO PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES THE FIELD ROAD AND THE QUARTERS RIVERWARD FRONT OF SHIRLEY (In full color) THE OLD "GREAT HALL" THE DRAWING-ROOM THE KITCHEN BUILDING, FIFTY YARDS FROM THE MANOR-HOUSE A BRICK OVEN IN THE BAKE-ROOM SOME NOTEWORTHY PIECES OF OLD SHIRLEY PLATE PEALE'S PORTRAIT OF GEORGE WASHINGTON VARINA DUTCH GAP CANAL.--FALLING CREEK THE VOYAGE ENDED, GADABOUT IN WINTER QUARTERS CHAPTER I ALL ABOUT GADABOUT It was dark and still and four o'clock on a summer morning.
"And if we get tired," she added with a flicker, in response to her aunt's movement of protest, "we can squeeze in among the other couples on some grassy bank.--Oh, Aunt Lucile, don't mind!
These treaties, the former of which was signed at the city of Siayuthia (commonly called Bankok) on the 20th day of March, 1833, and the latter at the city of Muscat on the 21st day of September of the same year, are submitted to the Senate for their consideration and advice.
Bankote was made over on the 6th December, and the British flag hoisted there on the 10th January, 1756.
Chapter XXXVI IN WHICH PHILEAS FOGG'S NAME IS ONCE MORE AT A PREMIUM ON 'CHANGE It is time to relate what a change took place in English public opinion when it transpired that the real bankrobber, a certain James Strand, had been arrested, on the 17th day of December, at Edinburgh.
It's not enough to please your boss Or fawn round folks with bankrolls; Be just as friendly to the guys Whose homespun round their shank rolls.
poor bankrout, break at once!
Faith, sir, I doubt they are bankrouts: I would you had your principal.
A Sauvallier bankrupt?
Congress may also establish a uniform rule of naturalization, and uniform laws on the subject of bankruptcies.
We know it spells bankruptcy and ruin.
Otherwise I predict all sorts of complications for you--melancholia, brain-fag, bankruptcy--" Austin laughed. "