Why is it, that nonsense so often escapes detection, its character not being perceived either by the writer or by the reader?"--Campbell cor. "
Saturday, November 11.--Camp 8.
They are not to be regarded as exceptions from the rule,"--Campbell's Rhet.,
Ferragut spoke of knocking the scamp down on his oyster shells with a good pair of blows.
There are numerous expressions illustrating this--such as degere vitam, vita defungi; or in Italian, si scampa cosi; or in German, man muss suchen durchzukommen; er wird schon durch die Welt kommen, and so on.
An anecdote is related of the flesh and blood Girolamo, that he had a very pretty wife, who took it into her head one day to elope with a French officer; and that to revenge himself he dramatized the event and produced it on his own theatre under the title of Colombina scampata coll'uffiziale, having filled the piece with severe satire and sarcastic remarks against women in general and Colombina in particular.
It was my way of checking his work; because, ignoramus as he may be, a man can see, with a little common sense, what is done properly and what is scamped.
was the general cry, in the vernacular Irish, and a universal scamper commenced.
he views A pot of gold conceal'd; He snatch'd it up, threw down the noose, And scamper'd from the field.
The women screamed; the porter went off to make his round of inspection, tapping the walls with his heavy keys; an enormous spider scampered across the vaulted roof.
I am kept by an old Batchelour, who took me so young, that I knew not how he came by me: He is a Bencher of one of the Inns of Court, a very gay healthy old Man; which is a lucky thing for him, who has been, he tells me, a Scowrer, a Scamperer, a Breaker of Windows, an Invader of Constables, in the Days of Yore when all Dominion ended with the Day, and Males and Females met helter skelter, and the Scowrers drove before them all who pretended to keep up Order or Rule to the Interruption of Love and Honour.
it was pretty on th' moor with th' birds gettin' up an' th' rabbits scamperin' about an' th' sun risin'.
The fine-weather clouds were not passing, easily, across the sky--they were scampering, as though a hundred-mile-an-hour wind blew.
His scamperings overhead disturbed her sleep, and his bed was moved into the day nursery, above his father's room.
On returning here he seemed to know me at once, and now comes and buries his head in my legs whenever I go out of doors; he allows me to rub him and push him about without the slightest protest and scampers about me as I walk abroad.
Alison bent over her scampi and inhaled deeply. "
Then, in spite of their exalted aims, the devotion of their lives to noble purposes, it was evident that Amanda had no intention of scamping the detail of love, and for that what background is so richly beautiful as Italy?
Not but what a man like that would not let a trifle stand in his way if he had some scampish sport in view.
For the skittish skies skewed and skedaddled and skulked and skipped and scrubbed and screwed and screamed and scrawled and scooped and scrabbled and scrambled and scambled and scumbled and scraped and scrunched and scudded and scuttled and scuffled and skimped and scattered in such scandalous scampishness that the scornful scholars scoffed.
Questo la fuga mi fe simulare, Ne v'ebbi altro partito a darti scampo.
But, for his ugly sins The saintly maid rebuking him, away Scamp'ring he turn'd, fast as his hide-bound corpse Would bear him.
"From the Orient and Occident, I gathered the scamps, I brought them to Sidi Mohammed ben Djellal.
Very often, after they sow their wild oats, some of those scampy young fellows settle down and marry a nice young girl and turn out very good husbands."
"You will be confronted by an ancient enemy who is both valiant and disciplined, but against whom you need not fear to measure your strength, for you may remember with pride Goito, Pastrengo, Santa Lucia, Sommacampagna, and, above all, Custozza, where four brigades fought for three days against the enemy's five corps d'armee.
The first, good faith, Pisaro; thou'rt so fearful-- You shall to th'Camp before, And I'll be with you early in the Morning.
The Return to Camp.--The Boys Missing.--A Search.--Treed.--The Wild Mexican Hogs.--An Adventure.-The Combat.--The Release.--A Cry of Distress.--An Ugly Customer--The Panther.--A Terrible Struggle.-- Victory.--Old Jerry wounded.--Camp at last.
But may it not be retorted, that this gratification itself, is that which excites our resentment?"--Campbell cor. "
deep enchanting prelude to repose, The dawn of bliss, the twilight of our woes!"--Campbell.
Friday, November 10.--Camp 7.
Saturday, November 18.--Camp 14.
Friday, January 12.--Camp 64.
Sunday, January 14.--Camp 66.
Friday, February 17.--Camp 15.
Wednesday, December 13.--Camp 35.
Friday, December 15.--Camp 37. (
Thursday, November 16.--Camp 12.
Sunday, November 19.--Camp 15.
Hill N. 69 W. Saturday, February 4, 8 A.M., 1911.--Camp 6.
Friday, December 1.--Camp 27.
NOTE 1.--Campichiu is undoubtedly Kanchau, which was at this time, as Pauthier tells us, the chief city of the administration of Kansuh corresponding to Polo's Tangut.