The Editor who states the fact, adds, with as much coolness as though there was no barbarity in the matter, that he did not surrender until he was considerably maimed by the dogsA that had been set on him,--desperately fighting them, one of which he cut badly with a sword."
To this high and honorable purpose General Brown may be truly said to have sacrificed his life, for the disease which abridged his days and has terminated his career at a period scarcely beyond the meridian of manhood undoubtedly originated in the hardships of his campaigns on the Canada frontier, and in that glorious wound which, though desperate, could not remove him from the field of battle till it was won.
Sulla lands at Brundisium and is joined by numerous adherents--Battle of Mount Tifata--Sertorius goes to Spain--Sulla in 83 is master of Picenum, Apulia, and Campania--Battle of Sacriportus--Sulla blockades young Marius in Praeneste--Indecisive war in Picenum between Carbo and Metellus--Repeated attempts to relieve Praeneste--Carbo flies to Africa--His lieutenants threaten Rome--Sulla comes to the rescue --Desperate attempt to take the city by Pontius--Battle of the Colline Gate--Sulla's danger--Death of Carbo, of Domitius Ahenobarbus--Exploits of Pompeius in Sicily and Africa--His vanity--Murena provokes the second Mithridatic War--Sertorius in Spain--His successes and ascendency over the natives CHAPTER XIV.
* * * * * Those that dare lose a day are dangerously prodigal; those that dare mis-spend it, desperate.--Bishop Hall.
Then, desperately resolved to break through, she asked boldly: "Am I keeping you from anything important?"
I need it--desperately.--Wallace, I can't ever marry Graham.
Edward is even now at home--miserable and desperate;--my mother is too much stunned to understand all our wretchedness--for very wretched we are in our shame."
Then the desperateness of the trouble suggested a remedy.
Such was his conclusion; not sudden, yet surely not deliberate either,--desperate rather, and forced on by circumstances.
You see"--desperately--"I'm school-teacher at Lucky Star City, close to his place.
"I say, Jinks, don't you understand?--desperately in love--hum--with--hum--Verty here; no doubt of it!"
Monday, February 27.--Desperately cold last night: -33 deg.