Costumes Influence of Ancient Costume.--Costume in the Fifteenth Century.--Hair.--Costumes in the Time of Charlemagne.--Origin of Modern National Dress.--Head-dresses and Beards: Time of St. Louis.--Progress of Dress: Trousers, Hose, Shoes, Coats, Surcoats, Capes.--Changes in the Fashions of Shoes and Hoods.--Livree.--Cloaks and Capes.--Edicts against Extravagant Fashions.--Female Dress: Gowns, Bonnets, Head-dresses, &c.--Disappearance of Ancient Dress.--Tight-fitting Gowns.--General Character of Dress under Francis I.--Uniformity of Dress.
He did not anticipate that vegetation would be permanently affected, unless the eruption were of inconceivable duration and activity, for though the poisonous quality of hydrocyanic acid consisted in its sudden and complete arrest of oxidation, vegetation had two sources of life--the soil as well as the air; with this exception, all life, down to the lowest evolutionary forms, would disappear (here was the one point in which he was somewhat at fault), until the earth reproduced them.
The following is the prophecy: "Add seventy-four and 62, And forty and 900 too; Then, if to this sum you place Seven hundred and an ace, You will surely find the year When they ought to disappear-- Both a Certain Holy 'un And the last NAPOLEON.
If she should disappear----" Aldous waited.
To this he added, that it was now a notorious fact, that the captain of the Alfred, when mate of a slave-ship, had been tried at Barbados for the murder of one of the crew with whom he had sailed, but that he escaped by bribing the principal witness to disappearA. Footnote A: Mr. Sampson, who was surgeon's mate of the ship in which the captain had thus served as a mate, confirmed to me afterwards this assertion, having often heard him boast in the cabin, "how he had tricked the law on that occasion."
Accordingly, when you have heard these facts proved by the sworn testimony of competent witnesses, together with the facts relating to the disappearance, I shall ask you for a verdict in accordance with that evidence."
"If you assure us, my lord, that we may rule out any idea of a voluntary disappearance--" "Voluntary disappearance be damned!"
It was clear that he had forgotten the fact of Marian's disappearance,--a fact of which he had seemed half-conscious long ago in his delirium.
The body consists of a soft granular protoplasmic substance, the middle of which is occupied by a large oval mass called the "nucleus"; while, at its hinder end, is a "contractile vacuole," conspicuous by its regular rhythmic appearances and disappearances.
I will add another query, on a similar subject:--When did the real sword of Charles the First's time, which, but a few years back, hung at the side of that monarch's equestrian figure at Charing Cross, disappear?--and what has become of it?
I thought so too, but they are disappear'd, and the wing'd Chariot's fled.
She had disappeared from the world in the infamous manner in which criminals disappear,--doubly condemned since even her memory was hateful to the people; and Ferragut within a few moments was going to resurrect her like a ghost, in the floating house that she had visited on two occasions.
Meat practically disappeared from the table.
The masts had disappeared,-- not one remaining above the smoke, which had greatly enlarged its circle, however.
As to Verty, he passed rapidly, with a fascinating smile, saying, as he disappeared:-- "I hope you gave my love to Redbud, Miss Lavinia!"
When the whaler was hoisted we proceeded round to the penguin rookery; hopes of finding a quiet landing had now almost disappeared.8 There were several small grounded bergs close to the rookery; going close to these we got repeated soundings varying from 34 down to 12 fathoms.
The arches of the nave and transept were noble and immense; there were four of them together, supporting a tower which has long since disappeared,--arches loftier than I ever conceived to have been made by man.
The cruiser has disappeared,--blown to pieces.
She had disappeared!--But now, at last, my dear Countess, you are here!
Cup-custards, even, disappeared,--cups and all.
"This is a violent effort of nature, which has accomplished more than science or skill could do," said Hodges, as he gazed on the body, and saw that the pestilential tumour had wholly disappeared--"he is completely cured of the plague."
In the hopeless scattering of furniture and trunks, this picture disappeared,--no one knew whither.
I'm always afraid he's going to say or do something--" She hesitated a moment, looking quickly over her shoulder towards the ridge where he had just disappeared--"something that might lead to unpleasantness."
Thalaba slew him with a club, and the scene of enchantment disappeared.--Southey, Thalaba the Destroyer, vii. (
It is constantly urged, among other objections to the credibility of supernatural apparitions, that the names of the witnesses have singularly and suspiciously disappeared,--that you find them, upon investigation, substantiated thus: A very worthy gentleman told another very worthy gentleman, who told a very intelligent lady, who told somebody else, who told the individual who finally communicated the incident to the world.
Most of these things had instantly disappeared,--the knives and forks had borne them away in triumph.
The philosopher had disappeared,--whether by waxen wings, or an invisible cap, or any of the other numerous contrivances of many-wiled philosophers, he did not stop to consider, but hastened to join Haguna and her companions.
But still, if these witnesses were made to disappear,--if this woman herself by whom the charge was made would take herself away--then the trial must be abandoned.
She was just disappearin' when I caught her!"
I was nursing my disappointment and watching the disappearing carriage, when Mr. Knipp, the brewer, with his load of empty kegs drew up, and asked what I was thinking about so hard.
That rotten little newspaper in Bridgeboro had a big headliner about me disappearing--'never seen after leaving Camp Dix; whereabouts a mystery'--that's what it said, 'son of Professor Donnelle.'
All with whom I spoke had taken notice of the uncommon abundance of the white clover this year, and the idea seemed to prevail that it has its regular periods of appearing and disappearing,--remaining in the fields until it has taken up its nutriment in the soil, and then giving place to other plants, until they likewise had exhausted the qualities of the soil by which they were nourished.
As he disappears at certain seasons, the Star of Evening shines brightly forth amid the lingering and fading rays, rising, as it were, from the dying fires of the sunset.
On leaving Lower Bengal, even the luxuriant tropical vegetation which distinguishes that part of India disappears,--and the rest of the journey is performed through a country perfectly flat, and apparently barren; for notwithstanding occasional groups of trees, and good crops here and there, the wide-spreading dusty plains give but faint indications of the fertility which cultivation and irrigation can no doubt evolve from them.
and now a golden curve, Gives one bright glance, then total disappears.--Ed.
The intuitive culmination of knowledge, in which the soul is united with God,--since here even the antithesis of subject and object disappears,--is but seldom attained; and it is difficult to keep out the disturbing symbols and images of sense, which mingle themselves in the intuition.
When the arm is raised, the convexity disappears,--there is a slight depression in its place.
They reach down to that depth where society itself originates and disappears,--where the question is, Which is first, man or men?--where the individual is lost in his source.
I hear him exclaim, as we disappear,--"that was a woman!"