He read aloud,--"'Close to the sun in lonely lands--' what's that from, anyway?"
XLI.--Close under the walls of the town, a copious spring gushed out on that part, which for the space of nearly three hundred feet, was not surrounded by the river.
Close behind,--closer every minute!
I will,' sez I,--an' I must.--Never mind about bedclose.
First he slowly entered the mark, then contemplated it with his head on one side,--the mark must be artistic,--closed the register, and asked with great sarcasm, "Aba, and why so, sir?"
Wood"--to the clergyman--"close your book; John Green"--to the clerk--"leave the church; there will be no wedding to-day."
He had engaged a man supposed to know Chinatown inside and out, and the rendezvous was at 9:30 in Portsmouth Square, the "lungs of Chinatown"--close to the memorial statue of Robert Louis Stevenson.
Buryclose," too, is a name often to be found in the villages; and skeletons are sometimes dug up in meadows so called.
Cleopatra.--Excitement in Alexandria.--Ptolemy restored.--Acquiescence of the people.--Festivities.--Popularity of Antony.--Antony's generosity.--Anecdote.--Antony and Cleopatra.--Antony returns to Rome.--Ptolemy's murders.--Pompey and Caesar.--Close of Ptolemy's reign.--Settlement of the succession.--Accession of Cleopatra.--She is married to her brother.--Pothinus, the eunuch.--His character and government.--Machinations of Pothinus.--Cleopatra is expelled.
They were closeted together at the back of a certain unassuming hotel, where their addresses, if required, would be consistently denied.
I've been to a lot of fires in my day, but I d'know as I ever see a closeter call!"
High rides the thirsty sun, Fiercely and high,-- Faint little Dandelion Closeth her eye.
So far as his view is right, however, it coincides with the following earlier suggestion: "The terms long and short, which are often used to denote certain vowel sounds; being also used, with a different import, to distinguish the quantity of syllables, are frequently misunderstood; for which reason, we have substituted for them the terms open and close;--the former, to denote the sound usually given to a vowel when it forms or ends an accented syllable; as, ba, be, bi, bo, bu, by;--the latter, to denote the sound which the vowel commonly takes when closed by a consonant; as, ab, eb, ib, ob, ub"--Brown's Institutes, p. 285.
Here and there are an old lancet window or a little piece of Gothic tracery on an ancient wall, an old worm-eaten roof of oak or a heap of ruined stones on a moat-surrounded close,--these are all the remnants to be found of the days of chivalry and the monks of old.
Entirely ignorant of what had taken place between the nephew and the uncle, by means of which she might have been able to analyze his conduct, she had only the closeting of Mr. Ainslie and Walter to suggest to her that the young man's sudden declaration was the result of his knowledge that she was to be sole heiress.
To what historical past did Jefferson go for the preamble of the Declaration, unless to the reveries of a half-dozen innovating enthusiasts, men of the closet,--of that class which Mr. Choate disparages by implication, though it has done more to shape the course of the world than any number of statesmen, whose highest office is, commonly, to deal prudently with the circumstances of the moment?
We were in a big palace that had a hundred closets in it, and in every closet there hung a silk dress for me--a hundred silk dresses, each a different colour, waiting for me to wear them."
Maudlin, goe to; should Tim here offer as much to you, ha, I beleave you would not lock your selfe up in my ladyes closett; goe to, and goe to.
Then the seyde Byshoppe, in his pontificals arayde, with all the prestes and clerkes of the seyde Churche and of Bablake, withe copes apareld, wenton in p'cession abowte the churchyarde; the Kynge devowtely, with many odur lordes, followed the seyd p'cession bare-hedded, cladde in a gowne of gold tissu, furred with a furre of marturn sabull; the Meyre bereng the mase afore the Kynge as he didde afore, tille he com agayne to his closette.
X A CRIPPLE It was all over; two doctors had been closetted in the bedroom for a very long time, and then Dudley and Rob, sitting on the garden steps, were told that everything had been successfully carried out, and Roy was as well and better than had been expected.
Nor was it until the Elections of the last Autumn, that abolition action at "the ballot-box" had become so extensive, as to apprise the Nation, that it is a principle with abolitionists to "remember" in one place as well as in another--at the polls as well as in the closet--"them that are in bonds."
We have as convenient and roomy and closetty a cottage as possible.
"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?"
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Look close,--you will see not a sign of a flake; We want some new garlands for those we have shed,-- And these are white roses in place of the red!
+Disclose+, v. to disclose, S3; +desclosen+, S2.--OF.
All this stands on a hill of gentle slope, green as grass; and it is backed close against a steep mountain-side, of which the tree-trunks are conjectural, for I never saw any, the trees resembling rather one continuous leafy tree-top, run out high and far over the extent of the mountain.
(24) The house was filled to overflowing by the clustering close- packed crowd.
Once wealth, I own, engrossed each thought, There was a moment when I sought The glitt'ring stores Ambition claims To feed the wants his fancy frames; But now 'tis past--the changing day Has snatch'd my high-built hopes away, And bade this wish my labors close-- Give me not riches, but repose.
For ere her fragile life had closed, What blissful hopes were given;-- Those parted lips and beaming eyes Spake less of earth than heaven, And soon thy dream of life will close,-- Its hopes and joys be o'er; In death's cold arms thy limbs repose,-- Thy soul to glory soar.
Or else as if the world were wholly fair, But that these eyes of men are dense and dim, And have not power to see it as it is: Perchance, because we see not to the close;-- For I, being simple, thought to work His will, And have but stricken with the sword in vain; And all whereon I lean'd in wife and friend Is traitor to my peace, and all my realm Reels back into the beast, and is no more.
the death-wall grows amain; And in me triumphant pain To and fro and outward goes As I feel my coffin close.-- Ah, alas, some beauties vanish!
But," you say--and I must remind you of it as I close--"a personal Christ, but still clothed in human lineaments, a personal Christ who is mysterious--how can you accept that?"
He was (as I may have somewhere already stated) a native of the parish of Closeburn, in Dumfries-shire, and it is believed that domestic affliction, as well as devotional feeling, induced him to commence the wandering mode of life, which he pursued for a very long period.
Lute closed the book from which they had been reading, and sighed.
The only heart, the only eye, That bled or wept to see him die, Had seen those scatter'd limbs composed, And mourned above his turban stone; That heart hath burst--that eye was closed-- Yea--closed before his own.
Illustration: "THE IDEAL CO-ED" ~The Deal Closed.~ The ideal co-ed is a thing of books, A creature of brain entirely; With stooping shoulders and studious looks, She digs all day and half the night; People say she is wondrous bright, But her figure's an awful sight!
The door opened,--it was closed,--and my wife was lost to me forever.
For baby's sake I wish we'd gone too; but now,"--her arms crept around his neck, closed,--"but now--now it's too late!"
The hopeful spirit of these enthusiasts found little encouragement in the poems with which the period closed,--Gray's Ode on Eton and Hymn to Adversity, and Johnson's Vanity of Human Wishes.
Nevertheless it was all left behind; and Samuel Absalom tore the large, dirty canvas letters M.R., signifying Mounted Ranger, off from his blue flannel shirt-breast; and his experience as filibuster in Nicaragua closed,--somewhat ingloriously.
A.--To find how much before the end of the stroke the eduction passage will be closed:--to the lap on the steam side add the lead, and divide the sum by half the stroke of the valve; find the arc whose sine is equal to the quotient, and add 90 deg.
The time has not yet come to write the history of his career--fuliginous in not a few of its earlier phases, gathering serenity towards its close,--finding a soul of goodness in things evil.
There's a tale they tell o' me in America, where they're sae fond o' joking me aboot ma Scotch closefistedness.
But doe it closelie that you be not seene; For all this while you are without suspect.
Then her usefulness upon the BLUE WEEKLY began to link us closelier.
Perhaps two miles above the entrance the canyon widens to its greatest width; and in this portion of the little valley,--which extends some five miles to where the walls again draw close,--located on the benches above the boulder-strewn wash of Clear Creek, are the homes of several mountain ranchers, and the Government Forest Ranger Station.
For an instant we were locked so closely within each other's desperate grip, his head bent beneath my arm, with my fingers clutching at his throat to block any call for help, that he possessed no knowledge of his assailant's identity.