I picked up the hatchet, and my glance sought the whereabouts of the chest.
My mother--bless her soul!--brought me up in the faith of buttered toast.
Mr. Spaight answered that there was a contest between the Northern and Southern States--that the Southern States, whose principal support depended on the labor of slaves, would not consent to the desire of the Northern States to exclude the importation of slaves absolutely.
Chaucer's Life by T. Speght, prefixed to the black letter folio of Chaucer, 1598.
SPEIGHT, HAROLD E. B. The life and writings of John Bunyan; with an introd.
"For Ida selfe, in ayde of that fierce fight, 505 Out of her mountaines ministred supplies; And like a kindly nourse did yeeld, for spight, Store of firebronds out of her nourseries Unto her foster children, that they might Inflame the navie of their enemies, 510 And all the Rhetaean shore to ashes turne, Where lay the ships which they did seeke to burne.
From "The Sportlight."
pure lampe of light, Eternall spring of grace and wisedom trew, Vouchsafe to shed into my barren spright 45 Some little drop of thy celestiall dew, That may my rymes with sweet infuse* embrew, And give me words equall unto my thought, To tell the marveiles by thy mercie wrought.
Why, if she had beene spayd And all mankynd made Euenucks, yet in spyght My ill fate would have gotten her with chylde-- Of a son too.
Squadsright (left),platoonscolumnright(left), 2.
It is part cavern and part cellarage of a ruined, burned-down and forgotten old monastery in the hills.--The only entrance (at the centre rear), a ramshackle wooden door, closes against a flight of rocky steps.--Light comes from an opening in the roof, and from the right, where a faggot-fire glows under an iron pot.--The scene reaches (right and left) into dim corners, where sleeping children lie curled up together like kittens.
From where we stood on the Wengern Alp we had all these in view on one side; on the other, the clouds rose up from the opposite valley, curling up perpendicular precipices, like the foam of the ocean of hell during a spring tide; it was white and sulphury, and immeasurably deep in appearance.... Arrived at the Grindelwald; dined; mounted again, and rode to the higher glacier--like a frozen hurricane; starlight beautiful, but a devil of a path.
CHAPTER V. Miscellaneous reflections--The coast of Greenland--Upernavik--News of the "Pole Star"--Midnight-day--Scientific facts and fairy-like scenes--Tom Singleton's opinion of poor old women--In danger of a squeeze--Escape.
Thousands of such faults, dykes, or depressions exist in every part of the world, all believed to be due to the gradual shrinking of the heated interior to which the solid crust has to accommodate itself, and they are especially interesting and instructive for our present purpose as showing the tendency of such fractures of solid rock-material to extend to great lengths in straight lines, notwithstanding the extreme irregularity both in the surface contour as well as in the internal structures of the varied deposits and formations through which they pass.
Mr. DEHAN" is far more fairly represented by such brilliant little miniatures of historical romance as (to select three at random) "A Speaking Likeness," "A Game of Faro" and "The Vengeance of the Cherry Stone"--slight sketches ranging from France of the Revolution to mediaeval Bologna, but each most effective in its vivid colouring and well-handled climax.
"Sure, it is as good as going to a theaytre to see you a-carrying on and lecturing me with the stormlight in your eyes.
With such strange termes* her eyes she doth inure, That with one looke she doth my life dismay, And with another doth it streight recure: Her smile me drawes; her frowne me drives away.
I am madd: I pray thee, Diddier, helpe me to cursse Me & my rashnes, that so curbd my reason I would not heare hym speake but put hym strayght To everlastynge sylence.
And now, sir, admitting that the phrase, on which you lay so much stress--"bought with his money"--was used in connexion with a form of servitude which God approved--I put it to your candor, whether this phrase should be allowed to weigh at all against the facts I have adduced and the reasonings I have employed to show the true nature of that servitude, and how totally unlike it is to slavery?
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And bezonde the lond and the yles and the desertes of Prestre Johnes lordschipe, in goynge streyght toward the est, men fynde nothing but mountaynes and roches fulle grete: and there is the derke regyoun, where no man may see, nouther be day ne be nyght, as thei of the contree seyn.
Park St. Homeland Circle, 101, for Tougaloo U.; 54 for Student Aid, Striaght U.; 3 for Indian M., and to const MRS.
don't I hear the clock strike?--eight, nine, ten.
They had never a glance for the villages burning crimson in the bright sunight or for the falling "Jack Johnsons."
And where you say, You do guess Richard's victories but lies, I swear he wan rich Cyprus with his sword; And thence, more glorious than the guide of Greece, That brought so huge a fleet to Tenedos, He sail'd along the Mediterran sea, Where on a sunbright morning he did meet The warlike Soldan's well-prepared fleet.
The doorway faced south, and bit by bit the bar of sunlight that had entered therein began moving to the left across the floor.
Soon after the bombardment began it became known that the allied fleets were led by the great new British superdreadnaught Queen Elizabeth, launched after the war began and armed with 15-inch guns of immense range which proved most effective in reducing the forts at the mouth of the straits.
Come, I doe knowe thou lovest her with thy soule And has syght for her often.
You, who are sure to reap the principal benefit from both classes alike,--the inferior and the superior,--ought never to choose to become nominally jealous of others, but really of yourself.
We gained the graveled footpath only to see the taillight of the car dwindling to the north!
Coward, whom nothing but thy power makes strong; Whom Age and Malice bred t'affright the young; Here thou dost tyrannize to that degree, That nothing but my Death will set me free.
*** On Sunday week, at Tallaght, Co. Dublin, seven men attacked a policeman.
He is dead--and thus much I thought due to his memory, both for my first orders (little wondrous talismans!--slight keys, and insignificant to outward sight, but opening to me more than Arabian paradises!)
Mon, owd folk at has to wortch for a livin' cannot keep up wi' sich times as these,--nought o'th sort." "
You cain' do nuffin' ternight noway."
Sanity had returned to Sam Williams; he was awed by this colossal deed of Penrod's and filled with horror at the thaught that he might be held as accessory to it.
Question, with the help of the advanced type of the Reform School where the inmates are being taught to be useful and are not punished nor patronized, but are simply given a chance.
I heard you name one Ashburne; can you bring mee To th'sight of such a man?
Let's see,--Helen Darley,--she'll do well enough to fill it up,--why, yes, just the thing,--light brown hair, blue eyes,--won't my pattern show off well against her?
O let me think!--Thought too is wilder'd here."
Thistelweight--a youth of some one hundred and forty pounds--struggled agitatedly with his sweater and bounded into the field, and Barnard, white and weak, was helped limping off.
"What you doin' on, you rasc'l, inagen'l'm'n'shouse thistim'o'night?"
No sooner had I parted out of doors, But up I held my hands before my face, To shield mine eyes from th'light's piercing beams; When I protest I saw the sun as clear Through these my palms, as through a perspective.
The fruites of which he did not scorne to taste of In th'height of his prosperitie; but of all That pleasd his pallat there was one faire tree, On which theis Peares grew, which by his appointment Were still reservd for him, and as a Rent Due for my Living I stood bound to tender.
Poor M. Brayer and M. Gourlade had been during almost the whole campaign in the most pitiable condition, especially the former, who I thought a thousand times must have died.
"Then, me -thought, I heard a hollow sound, G=ath~er~ing up from all the lower ground: N=arr~ow~ing in to where they sat as -sembled, Low vo -l~upt~uo~us music, winding, trembled."
--Thought, conscience, will, to make them all thy own He rent a pillar from the eternal throne!