Then he walked off into the night, down through the village, past the light of open doors, and through the voices that sounded from them, out on to the bare bench of the mountain--his old refuge in temptation--where he could be safe from submitting to what his soul had forbidden.
R82072, 6Jul51, Stillman W. Loomis (NK) LOOT, CORNELIUS OBENCHAIN VAN, pseud.
Moritz, who, as I have said, more than once had found great difficulty in getting a bed, had made up his mind to pass the summer night on a stonebench in the High Street.
At the stair foot Swing gave over the chase and returned to the washbench to resume his face-washing.
The spinner's wheel was idle; the carpenter had gone from his workbench and left his sash and casing unfinished.
Mr. MACPHERSON supplied the official answer, namely, that gentlemen holding cadet-commissions are entitled to wear service dress; but the real object of the question was revealed when Brother REDDY from the backbenches piped out, "Does that apply to sham officers wearing uniform in this House?"
Presently he sat upon a stone bench,--a favorite seat.
sir," said the bailiff, as a day or two after the dissolution of parliament, he was jogging along with Mr. Ferdinand Fitzroy, in a hackney coach bound to the King's Bench,--"Alas!
"Before you have shuffled off mortality for the whole party, sit down under this hedge,--here is an opportune bench,--and give me accounts from the day of my departure."
The compounding of a name under one capital should be avoided when the general analogy of other similar terms suggests a separation under two; as, "The chief mountains of Ross-shire are Ben Chat, Benchasker, Ben Golich, Ben Nore, Ben Foskarg, and Ben Wyvis.
Mr. Bolton had been a magistrate himself,--was one still indeed, although for some years he had not sat upon the bench,--but he had no very clear idea of a magistrate's power.
'Twas bench'd with turf, and goodly to be seen, The thick young grass arose in fresher green: The mound was newly made, no sight could pass Betwixt the nice partitions of the grass, The well-united sods so closely lay; 70 And all around the shades defended it from day; For sycamores with eglantine were spread, A hedge about the sides, a covering overhead.
And attorneyes of court to the comyn peple of y'e royame as well in the spirituell lawe as in the temporall/ how torne they the lawe and statutes at their pleasir/ how ete they the peple/ how enpouere they the comynte/ I suppose that in alle Cristendom ar not so many pletars attorneys and men of the lawe as ben in englond onely/ for yf they were nombrid all that lange to the courtes of the channcery kinges benche.
His most successful cross was, perhaps, Beckford and Bianca, and one has only to mention such hounds as Burgundy, Babbo, Benedicta, and Bardolph to recall the finest team of Bloodhounds that has ever been benched.
furnished with benches, SD; +y-benched+,S3.
Come, come, you are well understood to be a perfecter giber for the table than a necessary bencher in the Capitol.
Joseph Brown, Q.C., and Thomas Chambers, Q.C., were brother Benchers of mine, and when we met at the Parliament Chamber after dinner it was more than likely that many stories would be told, for we often fought our battles over again.
They were coevals, and had nothing but that and their benchership in common.
They drank the sweet sap from the troughs, and finally settled themselves down comfortably upon one of the rude benches which had been placed about the fire, over which the kettles boiled steadily, under the watchful eye of an old sugar-maker, whose chief occupation was to lower into the bubbling surface a piece of raw pork attached by a string to a rod whenever the sap showed signs of boiling over.
And whenever the sun was particularly severe, they used instead of the theatre the Diribitorium, which was furnished with benches.--This was what Gaius did in his consulship, which he held two months and twelve days.
He looked up from his bench,--he cobbled shoes there in the corner on his strongest days,--and after her as she turned quickly away and up stairs to change her dress.
Before drawing my remarks to a close, I would briefly indicate the nature of the various machines shown upon the power benching.
Gertrude Benchley (W); 17Nov59; R246159.
the Lord High Chancellor handed out young Sally--I saw it done--I thought I should have choked; the Prime Minister took Maria; the Lord Privy Seal gave his arm to Jenny; and my wife's mother, Mrs. Snob, was honoured by the protection of the Right Honourable the Lord Chief Justice of the King's Bench.--Oh, if my poor father could have but seen that!
How much time did Thebet Benchorat employ, to find out the motion of the eighth sphere?
And even to extremest age and frailty,--to age and frailty which would long since have incapacitated the judge for the bench,--the parish clergyman may take some share in the much-loved duty in which he has labored so long.
He was summoned, however, to the Colonial Audit Board, where he underwent a trying examination; after which he was declared to be in the debt of Government: a writ of extent was issued against him; nine months were passed in that delightful place of residence--a Sponging-house, which he then exchanged for the 'Rules of the Bench'--the only rules which have no exception.
Benchurch was a market town, and once in three weeks was crowded to excess, but for the remainder of the twenty-one days it was as attractive as a desert.
When your case comes to trial--and Judge Lenon may be on the bench--(whistles) He's one fiend for Americanism.
In the fourth there is, first of all, a course of freehand benchwork, and afterward the fitting of parts is undertaken.