Slight hints were now recalled by many of the poor girl's acquaintance,--hints of love, unrequited and hopeless,--of base and unfeeling treachery,--of remediless sorrow, appealing to the deepest sympathy, and not the less because her heart found utterance in rude and homely phrases.
Footnote 2: There are some people who think they sufficiently acquit themselves, and entertain their company, with relating facts of no consequence, not at all out of the road of such common incidents as happen every day; and this I have observed more frequently among the Scots than any other nation, who are very careful not to omit the minutest circumstances of time or place; which kind of discourse, if it were not a little relieved by the uncouth terms and phrases, as well as accent and gesture peculiar to that country, would be hardly tolerable.--Hints towards an Essay on Conversation.
If on her we see display'd Pendent gems, and rich brocade; If her chints with less expense Flows in easy negligence; Still she lights the conscious flame, Still her charms appear the same; If she strikes the vocal strings, If she's silent, speaks, or sings, If she sit, or if she move, Still we love, and still approve.
27.--Of the last class of words above cited, some may assume an additional es, when taken plurally; as, summonses, gallowses, chintses: the rest either want the plural, or have it seldom and without change of form.
Hints on animal husbandry. (
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They are rudiments--hints-- that the nut ought to have, perhaps had uncounted ages since, not one ovule, but three, the type-number in palms.
CHAPTER XIX SEPTEMBER 18, 1831--SEPTEMBER 21, 1832 Takes rooms with Horatio Greenough.--Political talk with Lafayette.-- Riots in Paris.--Letters from Greenough.--Bunker Hill Monument.--Letters from Fenimore Cooper.--Cooper's portrait by Verboeckhoven.--European criticisms.--Reminiscences of R.W. Habersham.--Hints of an electric telegraph.--Not remembered by Morse.--Early experiments in photography.-- Painting of the Louvre.--Cholera in Paris.--Baron von Humboldt.--Morse presides at 4th of July dinner.--Proposes toast to Lafayette.--Letter to New York "Observer" on Fenimore Cooper.--Also on pride in American citizenship.--Works with Lafayette in behalf of Poles.--Letter from Lafayette.--Morse visits London before sailing for home.--Sits to Leslie for head of Sterne.
By way of a seasonable extract we take part of a brief historical sketch prefixed to the Dancing instructions, and a few of the hints:-- "From the death of Elizabeth, until after the restoration of Charles II.,
CONTAINING ORIGINAL ESSAYS; HISTORICAL NARRATIVES; BIOGRAPHICAL MEMOIRS; SKETCHES OF SOCIETY; TOPOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTIONS; NOVELS AND TALES; ANECDOTES; SELECT EXTRACTS FROM NEW AND EXPENSIVE WORKS; POETRY, ORIGINAL AND SELECTED; THE SPIRIT OF THE PUBLIC JOURNALS; DISCOVERIES IN THE ARTS AND SCIENCES; USEFUL DOMESTIC HINTS;&c. &
He knows 'em: men 'n' women starved 'n' drunk into jails 'n' work-houses, that'd scorn to be cowardly or mean,--that shows God's kindness, through th' whiskey 'n' thievin', to th' orphints or--such as me.
The Comanche War Trail.--A Visitor in Camp.--Hal loses his Pony.--An Adventure with a Horse-thief.--Creeping Serpent.--Hints on Horse-stealing.