Ready at every touching of the shore day and night, resting and sleeping only between landings, they carry their loads almost at running speed, and when returning for fresh burdens they "coonjine" by flinging their feet in semi-circles at every step, or cutting other capers in rhythm to show their fellows and the gallery that the strain of the cotton bales, the grain sacks, the oil barrels and the timbers merely loosen their muscles and lighten their spirits.
cojin, m., cushion.
Terminus was a well-known UNIX expert, and might have been up to all manner of hijinks on Elephant.
“I rung Cudjingie shed and blued it in a week,” i.e., he was the ringer or fastest shearer of the shed, and he dissipated the earnings in a single week’s drunkenness.
Early the next morning the Guebres repaired thither with the intention of digging out the prophets; but, to their confusion, they found the whole plain covered with similar heaps of stones, so that all their endeavors to find the original pile were completely baffled, and they returned to Dzedjin disappointed.
It was cold as Blue Flujin, where sailors say fire freezes.
To this tribe (which, according to Vambery, took its name from (Turki) Kongur-At, "Chestnut Horse") belonged Burteh Fujin, the favourite wife of Chinghiz himself, and mother of his four heirs; to the same tribe belonged the two wives of Chagatai, two of Hulaku's seven wives, one of Mangku Kaan's, two at least of Kublai's including the beloved Jamui Khatun, one at least of Abaka's, two of Ahmed Tigudar's, two of Arghun's, and two of Ghazan's.
In addition it owns a grove of redwoods in Sonoma county, where "highjinks" are staged every midsummer.
Prjevalsky (Mongolia and Tangut) relates the story of the Khatun Gol (see supra, p. 245), and says that her tomb is situated at 11 versts north-east of lake of Dzaidemin Nor, and is called by the Mongols Tumir-Alku, and by the Chinese Djiou-Djin Fu; one of the legends mentioned by the Russian traveller gives the Ordo country as the burial-place of Chinghiz, 200 versts south of lake Dabasun Nor; the remains are kept in two coffins, one of wood, the other of silver; the Khan prophesied that after eight or ten centuries he would come to life again and fight the Emperor of China, and being victorious, would take the Mongols from the Ordos back to their country of Khalka; Prjevalsky did not see the tomb, nor did Potanin.
A Samarkand man, Seyyd Tadj Eddin Hassan ben el Khallal, quoted in the Masalak al Absar, says: "Near the Khan are two amirs who are his ministers; they are called Djing San Arabic (Ch'ing-siang).
This left me only one month in which to visit Morocco from the Mediterranean to the High Atlas, and from the Atlantic to Fez, and even had there been a Djinn's carpet to carry me, the multiplicity of impressions received would have made precise observation difficult.
The Turk firmly believes that certain places, bare hill-sides especially, are haunted by unpleasant bogies which he calls Djinns and Afrits.
Therefore I have written the history, and taken care, of this treasure.--Fudji Kuz Dodjin."
Might be able to git sunthin' fer her enjine--scrap iron."
What's the good of it, if the only man that knows how to use it--" "Is more taken up wid bein' a guardjin angel to his pardner's dimmi-john--" The Colonel turned and frowned at the proprietor of the dimmi-john.
"In that"--cried Mike, exultingly--"and, I'll warrant, when the trut' comes out, that very little bit of silver will be found as good as forty Injin scalps."
The modern representative of this Shamanist Lar is still found among the Buraets, and is thus described by Pallas under the name of Immegiljin: "He is honoured as the tutelary god of the sheep and other cattle.
Put an injine on each and keep thim movin'!
"Injins, ye wood-head!
But there is a real story at the basis of Polo's, which seems to be this: About 1202, when Aung Khan and Chinghiz were still acting in professed alliance, a double union was proposed between Aung Khan's daughter Jaur Bigi and Chinghiz's son Juji, and between Chinghiz's daughter Kijin Bigi and Togrul's grandson Kush Buka.
p. 5.--H. C. Shen, or coupled with jin "people," Shenjin, in this sense affords another possible origin of the word Sensin; but it may in fact be at bottom, as regards the first syllable, the same with the etymology we have preferred.
Among its sights are the Buddhist convent of Utassa, with its five pinnacles and has-reliefs, the convent of Fing-sung-si, and a temple containing a statue erected in honour of the Chinese general, Pai-jin- jung, who avenged an insult offered to the Emperor of China." (
The teachings of Buddha survive in a sect known as the Jains, founded by Jina, or Mahavira, a Buddhist priest, about a thousand years ago, as a protest against the cruel encroachments of the Hindus.
The rose of Cashmire is proverbial throughout the east for its brilliancy and fragrance; and "the Roses of the Jinan Nile, or Garden of the Nile, (attached to the Emperor of Morocco's palace) are unequalled; mattresses are made of their leaves for the men of rank to recline upon."
Jind, the Raja of.
I know the legion of Goa's five-star hotel GMs, practicing and aspiring politicos, or even the occasional industrialist locally mired in controversy (like Dr. Jindal, of Meta Strips, the day after some crude bombs went off at Vasco's St. Andrew's Church) will not publicly admit the manner in which they rubbed shoulders with St. Rajan!
One of my brothers, six years older than me, come up here to Pine Bluff to jine the Yankees.
After that I runned away and come up here to Pine Bluff and stayed awhile and then I went to Little Rock and jined the 57th colored infantry.
I wish them nothen but Jineral Maxwell at their tails, tickling 'em with continental bagonets.'
jines de terciopelo que tendian los pajes y tomando el libro de oraciones de manos de las duenas, vinieron a formar un brillante circulo alrededor de la verja del presbiterio.
--Con verdad, decia el jinete a su acompanante, que si el alojamiento que se nos prepara es tal y como me lo pintas, casi casi seria preferible arrancharnos en el campo o en medio de una plaza.
Las silenciosas calles de Toledo resonaban noche y dia con el marcial rumor de los atabales y los clarines, y ya en la morisca puerta de Visagra, ya en la del Cambron, en la embocadura del antiguo puente de San Martin, no pasaba hora sin que se oyese el ronco grito de los centinelas, anunciando la llegada de algun caballero que, precedido de su pendon senorial y seguido de jinetes y peones, venia a reunirse al grueso del ejercito castellano.
The dingy old houses might have been fairy palaces, for anything they saw to the contrary; the dusty walks, the trampled grass, were regular Elysian fields to them, and the music was the music of the spheres, though they found themselves "Right in the middle of the boom, jing, jing."
King John of Jingalo.
It was a queer job, writing one's own obituary in the forecastle of the old Kut Sang, putting down the names of streets in Boston and Bangor and San Francisco, and making our wills--which we did when we found the space at our disposal getting scant, although I had little enough to give or bequeath, chiefly a pair of Chinese jingals and a good pair of riding-boots with silver spurs.
Jinger Beer in wee bottells at Tippence, an' Sma' Beer for three bawbees the twa bottels out of the house, an' a penny the bottel in.
She wanted ter give him--him, by Jing!--her money."
But I have heard it quite seriously suggested that if some future Attila or Jinghis were to wield as a unit the entire military strength of the four hundred millions of Chinese, possessed with some suddenly-conceived idea of conquering the world, even as Omar and Abderrahman wielded as a unit the newly-welded power of the Saracens in the seventh and eighth centuries, then perhaps a staggering blow might yet be dealt against European civilization.
cried Mab, as she heard them jingle.
No pipers ever took that road, No gipsies, brown and gay; No shepherds with their gentle flocks, No loads of scented hay; No market-waggons jingled by On any Saturday.
Swinburne says, "His verse stumbles and jingles, stammers and halts, where is most need for a swift and even pace of musical sound."
BRAGMARDO (Janotus de), the sophister sent by the Parisians to Gargantua, to remonstrate with him for carrying off the bells of Notre-Dame to suspend round the neck of his mare for jingles.--Rabelais, Gargantua and Pantagruel, ii. (
She'd seem to come an' hang over my bed-canopy same ez a chandelier, with them side curls all a-jinglin' like cut-glass dangles.
Shingabowossin (the Image Stone), Shewabeketon (the Jingling Metals), and Wayishkee (the First-born Son), the three principal chiefs of the Home Band, with seventy-one men, women and children, visited me to congratulate me on my safe return from Detroit.
At length, The awful stillness broke-- As if from silence gathering strength Most lustily they all did croak, Their opinions mingling, In discordant jingling-- "A purge"--"a blister"--"shave his head" "Senna and salts"--"a clyster"--"have him bled," "A pill at noon"--"another pill at night," "A warm-bath, sure, would set him right."
I have listened to the "bonny Christ Church bells" of Oxford, and my ears have dwelt upon the sweet jinglings of the Carrillion at Antwerp and in other Flemish cities.
* * * * * The Jinglish Review, also famous for the activity of its fighting editor, has no fewer than four articles from his pen, of which the least negligible is perhaps that of "The Partition of Europe after the War."
As in Macaulay's immortal, if somewhat jingly epic, "those behind cried 'Forward' and those before cried 'Back'!"
Then the team and rack on the smooth-cut meadow and Bill on the load, and John and I pitching on; and the talk and badinage that goes on, the excitement over disturbed field mice, the discussion of the best methods of killing woodchucks, tales of marvellous exploits of loaders and stackers, thrilling incidents of the wet year of '98 when two men and one team saved four acres of hay by working all night--"with lanterns, I jing"--much talk of how she goes on, "she" being the hay, and no end of observations upon the character, accomplishments, faults, and excesses of the sedate old horses waiting comfortably out in front, half hidden by the mountain of hay above them and nibbling at the tumbles as they go by.