8) From the prose Edda the following all too brief statement of the salient points of Norse belief is made up:--"The first and eldest of gods is hight Allfather; he lives from all ages, and rules over all his realm, and sways all things great and small; he smithied heaven and earth, and the lift, and all that belongs to them; what is most, he made man, and gave him a soul that shall live and never perish; and all men that are right-minded shall live and be with himself in Vingolf; but wicked men fare to Hell, and thence into Niithell, that is beneath in the ninth world.
Acontecio una vez a este caballero, hallandose en su favorita diversion acompanado de su hija, cuya belleza singular y extraordinaria blancura le habian granjeado el sobrenombre de la Azucena, que como se les entrase a mas andar el dia engolfados en perseguir a una res en el monte de su feudo, tuvo que acogerse, durante las horas de la siesta, a una canada por donde corria un riachuelo, saltando de roca en roca con un ruido manso y agradable.
engolfar, to engross, engage, occupy.
He remained that winter with Ingolf at Holmlatr.
Therefore she slipped on a skirt and blouse, and, throwing her golf-cape across her shoulders and a shawl over her head, she crept past the room wherein Elise was packing her belongings, and down the back-stairs to the lawn.
The public parks, golf- links, even private parks like Bedford Square, are filled with them, and in Green Park, facing the long beds of geraniums, are lines of cavalry horses and the khaki tents of the troopers.
And she probably thinks me a stupid barbarian, who likes only to drive golfballs and motorcars.
You remember Victor Hugo's song of the Adventurers of the Sea: "En partant du golfe d'Otrente Nous etions trente, Mais en arrivant a Cadix Nous n'etions que dix."
They trilled an' warbled; they pounded the family piano; they golfed an' motored an' whisted; they engaged in the titivation of toy dogs an' the cultivation o' general debility; they ate caramels an' chocolates enough to fill up a well; they complained; they dreamed o' sunbursts an' tiaras while their papas worried about notes an' bills; they lay on downy beds of ease with the last best seller, an' followed the fortunes of the bold youth until he found his treasure at last in the unhidden chest of the heroine; they created what we are pleased to call the servant problem, which is really the drone problem, caused by the added number who toil not, but have to be toiled for; they grew in fat an' folly.
"I thought the real, simon-pure golfer didn't mind the weather."
Golfers, indeed, find it pleasant all the year round, as there is only a scarcely appreciable interval in the winter months when their favourite pastime cannot be followed on the breezy links.
On Saturday the Minister probably does two hours' work at his office and has some boxes sent to his house, but the afternoon he spends in cycling, or golfing, or riding, or boating, or he leaves London till Monday morning.
In the same year, 1534; Jaques Cartier, a native of Britanny, went with three ships to the land of Corterealis, and the gulf of St Lawrence, otherwise called Golfo Quadrato, or the square gulf, which he fell in with in lat.
That, of course, I will not say--perhaps directly at Vienna, like a Montgolfier, in a balloon; but one thing I may say, because that is no secret:--remember that all Italy is a sea-coast, and that Italy has the same enemy as Hungary--that Italy is the left wing of that army of which Hungary is the right wing, and that in Italy 40,000 Hungarian soldiers exist, as also, in general, in the Austrian army 140,000 Hungarians.
Air-balloon of Mongolfier--Arts of weaving and spinning--Arkwright's cotton mills--Invention of letters, figures and crotchets--Mrs.
The dimensions and power we have here assumed is very little greater than those of the great Vauxhall Balloon,A and considerably less than some of Montgolfieres, or Fire-balloons, which were first employed.
And notwithstanding the fact that the number of ascensions in balloons in the United States and Europe must be counted by thousands, and although the exigencies of recent wars have made them useful, yet it must be confessed that the art of navigating the air remains in much the same state in which the brothers Montgolfiers left it at the close of the last century.