They were very richly attired, particularly the first three, who were tres grands seigneurs in Annam,--heavily embroidered silk robes, feathers, and jewels, and when they didn't open their mouths they were rather a decorative group,--were tall, powerfully built men.
Here on the banks they watched the bitterns rise and sail heavily away, and finally in silence commenced the genuine sport.
The train consisted of four large coal-trucks with sides of armour-plate sufficiently high to afford protection to the crews of the 4.7 naval guns--six of which were brought from England for the purpose, though there was only time to mount four of them--and between each gun-truck was a heavily- armoured goods-van for ammunition, the whole being drawn by a small locomotive, also steel-protected.
Oh, woeful now was the old man's look, And he spake right heavily-- "Now, Randolph, tell thy tidings, However sharp they be!
"I mean," said Sylvester heavily--"Momma."
Doctor (breathing heavily).--Oh, you wish to speak of the prince's health?
Her head dropped on my shoulder; a sharp cry and a rush of scarlet blood passed her lips together; the head lay more heavily,--she was dead.
cries Whitmarsh, growing hot about the face,--for we made a terribly crooked wake, with a broad sheer, and the old hull strained heavily,--"steer small there, I tell you!
CHAPTER III Which concerns itself with a hay-cart, and a belligerent Waggoner It was upon a certain August morning that George Bellew shook the dust of London from his feet, and, leaving Chance, or Destiny to direct him, followed a hap-hazard course, careless alike of how, or when, or where; sighing as often, and as heavily as he considered his heart-broken condition required,--which was very often, and very heavily,--yet heeding, for all that, the glory of the sun, and the stir and bustle of the streets about him.