For fraight from Balsara to Ormus, according to the greatnesse, as in this booke appeareth.
If the colony were not compelled to pay half the freight of these gifts, Spain would certainly ask to be relieved of these "marks of attention."
A fraternal regard, too, for such great artists as Fra Angelico and Fra Bartolommeo,--both members of his own convent, and the latter a personal friend,--might have prevented his organizing that famous holocaust of paintings, that wretched iconoclasm, by which he signalized his brief period of popularity and power.
My three little sisters had never appeared to such disadvantage in my eyes, as they did at the present moment; in vain I tried to shake them off--they only clung the closer, from fright, on being told of their grandmother's arrival.
Fuel.--Light a match and allow it to burn until half charred.
Ye've married, ye've married wi' Johnny Byron, To squander the lands o' Gight awa'.
Peter's.-- Chiesa Nuova.--Painting at the Vatican.--Beggar monks.--Festa of the Annunciation.--Soiree at Palazzo Sunbaldi.--Passion Sunday.--Horace Vernet.--Lying in state of a cardinal.--Miserere at Sistine Chapel.-- Holy Thursday at St. Peter's.--Third cardinal dies.--Meets Thorwaldsen at Signor Persianis's.--Manners of English, French, and Americans.--Landi's pictures.--Funeral of a young girl.--Trip to Tivoli, Subiaco.--Procession of the Corpus Domini.--Disagreeable experience CHAPTER XVII JUNE 17, 1830--FEBRUARY 2, 1831 Working hard.--Trip to Genzano.--Lake of Nemi.--Beggars.--Curious festival of flowers at Genzano.--Night on the Campagna.--Heat in Rome.-- Illumination of St. Peter's.--St.
In these latter times, whenever she dined at Laure's, she donned her diamonds and occasionally brought with her Louise Violaine, Maria Blond and Tatan Nene, all of them ablaze with finery; and while the sordid feast was progressing in the three saloons and the yellow gaslight flared overhead, these four resplendent ladies would demean themselves with a vengeance, for it was their delight to dazzle the little local courtesans and to carry them off when dinner was over.
"Yes, I'll bet you a pair of gloves,--eight-buttoned ones,--and I don't believe her name is spelled at all like our Bowdoin Street.
Something above the medium height, slender, lithe, her abundant hair rolling in dark, rich waves back from her brows and down from her crown, and falling in two heavy plaits beyond her round, broadly girt waist and full to her knees, a few escaping locks eddying lightly on her graceful neck and her temples,--her arms, half hid in a snowy mist of sleeve, let down to guide her spotless skirts free from the dewy touch of the grass,--straight down the path she came!
The tiger.--His habitat.--Shooting on foot.--Modes of shooting.--A tiger hunt on foot.--The scene of the hunt.--The beat.--Incidents of the hunt.--Fireworks.--The tiger charges.--The elephant bolts.--The tigress will not break.--We kill a half-grown cub.--Try again for the tigress.--Unsuccessful.--Exaggerations in tiger stories.--My authorities.--The brothers S.--Ferocity and structure of the tiger.--His devastations.--His frame-work, teeth, &c.--A tiger at bay.--His unsociable habits.--Fight between tiger and tigress.--Young tigers.--Power and strength of the tiger.--Examples.--His cowardice.
The record of German submarine attacks involving death or injury to American citizens up to this time included the sinking or damaging of the following vessels: British steamer Falaba, 160 lives lost, including one American; American steamer Gulflight, three Americans lost; British steamship Lusitania, 1,134 lives lost, including 115 Americans; American steamer Leelanaw, sunk; liner Arabic sunk, two Americans killed; liner Hesperian sunk mysteriously, three days after Germany had promised to sink no more liners; Italian liner Ancona sunk (by Austrian submarine), with loss of American lives; Japanese liner Yanaka Maru sunk in Mediterranean; British liner Persia sunk, United States Consul McNeely killed; steamer Sussex attacked, several Americans seriously injured; British steamers Manchester Engineer, Eagle Point and Berwyn Dale attacked, endangering American members of crews.
And I been wearing it to remind me that I particular want to meet up with that same gent before he gets too old for a gunfight!'"
ADAMS, FRANK R. Gunsight Ranch.
They're very handsome,--bright green with black and yellow spots,--and it's the queerest thing to see them stiffen out and change."
So when I found, at Haight Street ground, how great was his agility, I oped my eyes in marked surprise, amazed at his ability.
Hilary seen every day with men high and mighty, who were as quick as the girls to make merry with him, yet always in their merriment seeming, he and they alike, exceptionally upright, downright, heartright, and busy.
IV.--The Story Completed by Walter Hartright on His Return, from Several Manuscripts The events that happened after Marian Halcombe fell ill while I was still absent in South America I will relate briefly.
The latter is condemned to death by a jury made up of Mr. Blindman, Mr. Nogood, Mr. Heady, Mr. Liveloose, Mr. Hatelight, and others of their kind to whom questions of justice are committed by the jury system.
And occasionally the headlight of a switch engine zigzagged across the tracks--I was afraid I'd be caught in the glare-- "Finally, I saw Warren.
The bloke was more like a wild-cat than a sober heavyweight boxer.
The contest now is, What has he?'--'Right, (replied Mr. Harris, smiling,) you have done with quality, and have got into quantity.'
Lucy had gone a little way towards a pile; but when she saw what was the matter, she came back and said, "Here;--light it by mine."
The platform--corresponding to the chancel of an Episcopal church--is a mosaic work, with richly carved seats following the sweep of its curve, with a lamp stand of the rennaissance period on either end, bearing six richly wrought oxidized silver lamps, eight feet in height.
Six, ten, seven, h'eight person shall go with us within the hour!
After this, the Latin tutor began the usual course of "getting better," until he got so much better that his face was very sharp, and when he smiled, three crescent lines showed at each side of his lips, and when he spoke, it was in a muffled whisper, and the white of his eye glistened as pearly as the purest porcelain,--so much better, that he hoped--by spring--he----might be able--to--attend----to his class again.--But he was recommended not to expose himself, and so kept his chamber, and occasionally, not having anything to do, his bed.
For farre above these heavens which here we see, Be others farre exceeding these in light, 65 Not bounded, not corrupt, as these same bee, But infinite in largenesse and in hight, Unmoving, uncorrupt, and spotlesse bright, That need no sunne t'illuminate their spheres, But their owne native light farre passing theirs.
By the time we had finished our flaky fare and sipped our chocolate from the Magdalena, Night announced herself,--Night, a jealous, dark lady, eclipsed and made invisible all her rivals, that she might solely possess us.
The name seems easy in hindsight, but requires considerable foresight and thinking to arrive at.
This would be the highlight of the whole parade!
If the angels ever look out of their sphere of intense spiritual realities to indulge in a laugh, methinks such a lonely tripod-sitter, cased over with his invulnerable, non-conducting cloak and hood,--shrinking, dodging, or bracing himself up on the defensive, as the crowd fans him with its rush or jostles up against him,--like the man who fancied himself a teapot, and was forever warning people not to come too near him,--might furnish a subject for a planetary joke not unworthy of translation into the language of our dim earth.
Indeed, my dear, you are ill!--Indeed you must alight--alight but for one quarter of an hour.--Alight but to give orders yourself about your things.
"Ho!--fight, youth, fight!"
Horn"--might have been a town, or it might not have been.
By some process of evil enchantment every ounce grew to weigh a pound, every pound a hundredweight.
Am I to be instructed?"--Wright cor. "
So much for domestic miseries;--I went out--I was shoved about in Cheapside in the most remorseless manner; my right eye had a narrow escape of being poked out by the tray of a brawny butcher's boy, who, when I civilly remonstrated, turned round, and said, "Vy, I say, who are you, I vonder, as is so partiklar about your hysight."
Th)e br=ight dr=ops r=olling from her lifted arms.
Rose Ingleside,--bright and charming as her name; just a fit flower to put beside our Ladies' Delight, finding out at once, as all girls and women did, her sweetness, and leaning more and more to the rare and delicate sphere of her quiet attraction,--Oliver and Dakie Thayne,--these were his family party; but there came to be question about Leslie and Delight.
There is less exaggeration, more real power, and a deeper insight into human nature.
Tis a stately recumbent figure, of wonderful anatomy, without any exaggeration of muscle, and, accordingly, his name is----Twilight!
The Hart boys broke out into a joint giggle of enjoyment as Joe responded,-- "There it is,--right across there, beyond the harness-shop, opposite the other end of the green.
It was not difficult, but I kept forgetting the Russian words at critical moments: 'Ki'--'right'; 'Tchui'--'left'; 'Itah'--'right ahead'; here is a blank in memory and in diary--'get along'; 'Paw'--'stop.'