"To force it would be to put Henry on his guard," Lady Heyburn remarked, "If we are to know what secrets are there, and use our knowledge for our own benefit, we must open it with a key and relock it."
"Huh, two yards of coat-lining, forty-four cents, and Ida Bell's last year's office-hat reblocked, sixty-five."
"Not until I see that safe relocked and you give me the false key of yours.
Ghek lost no time in returning to the chamber, recovering the key, relocking the rykor to his chain.
When they're sufficiently grease-stained, dented, and creaky, they're sent to the roadblock unit, where they're battered without pity.
"Do you mean the chap in boots, who was for shoving his oar into another man's rullock, a bit ago, on the small matter of wharf, hereaway, in a range, over yonder house, bringing the north-east chimney to hear in a line, with the mizen-top-gallant-mast-head of that ship they are warping into the stream?"
Once a cry reached me, thrilling with despair, although I could not catch the words, and again came to me plainly enough the clank of an oar in its rowlock.
In the bows, all huddled in a heap, and with a single paddle still grasped in his hand, there crouched a very small man clad in black, an open book lying across his face, and one stiff leg jutting upwards with the heel of the foot resting between the rowlocks.
He drew the tuft into a scalplock, and intertwined it with a feather from the Indian's own tuft.
After such manner he procured the pynner of Wakefyld, friar Tuck, and Scadlock.
These woods abound in game, which, you will believe me when I say, I had rather start than shoot,--flocks of turtle-doves, rabbits rising and scudding before you; bevies of quails, partridges they call them here, chirping almost under your horse's feet; wild ducks swimming in the pools, and wild turkeys, which are frequently shot by the practiced sportsman.
Drayton writes In this our spacious isle I think there is not one, But he, of Robin Hood hath heard, and Little John; And to the end of time the tales shall ne'er be done, Of Scarlock, George a Green, and Much, the miller's son, Of Tuck, the merry friar, which many a sermon made In praise of Robin Hood, his outlaws and their trade.
The names of his confessor, Friar Tuck; his mistress, Maid Marian; his companions, Little John, Scathelock, and Much, the miller's son, were as familiar as household words.
Enter SCARLET and SCATHLOCK.
Translated by J.S. Shedlock.
In this way I learned something of the handling of a ship, and especially how to sail a sloop alone in rough weather, I have ventured, myself the only crew, far down the river to the beginning of the sealocks, and more than once escaped drowning by a miracle.
Is not God conscious of every thought of man;--and would Sherlock allow me to deduce the unity of the divine consciousness with the human?
"--Sherlock cor. "
THE MYSTERY OF THE BOULE CABINET A Detective Story BY BURTON E. STEVENSON With Illustrations by THOMAS FOGARTY 1911 To A.B.M. Fellow-Sherlockian CONTENTS I A CONNOISSEUR'S VAGARY II THE FIRST TRAGEDY III THE WOUNDED HAND IV THE THUNDERBOLT V GRADY TAKES A HAND VI THE WOMAN IN THE CASE VII ROGERS GETS A SHOCK VIII PRECAUTIONS IX GUESSES AT THE RIDDLE X PREPARATIONS XI THE BURNING EYES XII GODFREY IS FRIGHTENED XIII A DISTINGUISHED CALLER XIV THE VEILED LADY XV THE SECRET OF THE UNKNOWN FRENCHMAN XVI PHILIP VANTINE'S CALLER XVII ENTER M. ARMAND XVIII I PART WITH THE BOULE CABINET XIX "LA MORT!"
This indeed seems to me decisive in favour of Waterland's scheme against this of Sherlock's;--namely, that in the latter we find no sufficient reason why in the nature of things this intermutual consciousness might not be possessed by thirty instead of three.
A summer night in Remy--strokes of the midnight bell, Like drops of molten silver, athwart the silence fell, Where 'mid the misty meadows, the circling crystal streams, A little village slumber'd,--locked in quiet dreams.
The Venetians were too much for Shylock, and he lost his ducats and his daughter; amongst Christian Greeks, Christian Armenians, and Musalman Persians, from Constantinople to Tiflis, Teheran, Bagdad and Cairo, the poor man could not have saved sixpence a year.
I want to see that clause omitted (in the sentence on Shylock)-- That, for this favour, He presently become a Christian; It is a sentiment that is entirely horrible and revolting to the feelings of all who believe in the Gospel of Love.
We admire the courage of Macbeth, the ability of Richard, the craft and dexterity of Iago, and the stubborn energy of Shylock,--but we never applaud, nor wish to emulate.
Their name was Prescot: they were cold-hearted and ignorant people; they had no children of their own, nor affection for those of others; neither had they received instructions to show any to him whom they were to adopt as a son; and if they had been arraigned for not doing so, they were of a character to have said with Shylock--"It is not in the bond."
If it is some merchants' squabble, you can save your breath, for I am sick of the Shylocks."
And--and this paper shows that ANDRONIC IS THAT SON STOLEN AWAY FROM SARAH, DECEASED, AND SHYLOCK,--THAT SON, NOT ONLY THE IMAGE OF ABEL, BUT OF MOSES, TOO.
Haffets, temples, sidelocks.
"With a large M, sir," nodded Bellew, "marriage, sir,--wedlock; my nephew and I are discussing it in its aspects philosophical, sociological, and--" "That is surely rather a--peculiar subject to discuss with a child, Mr. Bellew--" "Meaning my nephew, sir?"
19:14 Thou shalt not curse the deaf, nor put a stumblingblock before the blind, but shalt fear thy God: I am the LORD.
Then task your imagination, reversing this picture, to conceive of quite an opposite messenger, a lean, straitlocked, wheyfaced methodist, for such was he in reality who brought it, the Genius (it seems) of the Wesleyan Magazine.
6:21 Therefore thus saith the LORD, Behold, I will lay stumblingblocks before this people, and the fathers and the sons together shall fall upon them; the neighbour and his friend shall perish.
But I could feel nothing save joy and gratitude, more especially when I thought of the heavy and dreadful summer that lay behind me; and I was possessed with a great longing to see my father Truelocke once more.
There was his wife and "Sunlocks," his little son, to be provided for; and with fine determination he set to work.
Copley Banks was chosen captain, but, as there are no mates upon a pirate craft, Birthmark Sweetlocks became quartermaster, and Israel Martin the boatswain.
That the soul should be this moment busy a thinking:" i.e., at or in thinking.--Locke's Essay, p. 78. "
Those who contend for four per cent, have set men's mouths a watering for money:" i.e., to watering.--LOCKE: in Johnson's Dict. "
Perhaps he will give me glasses which will unblock my eye and make me see tigers in the garden."
He went a long way up before he found an unblocked opening.
"I went in directly after him, and heard him go up-stairs and unlock a door."
'Tis mine their inmost souls to see, Unlock'd is every heart to me, To me they cling, on me they rest, And I've a place in every breast:-- For they're a wreath of pearls, and I The silken cord on which they lie.
Say; Will you unlocke the closet of your heart To one of us?
Tom unlocked the door, and the girl was found secreted in the room behind a barrel.
So furious was that onset's shock, Destruction's gates at once unlock" unlocked.--Hogg.
When we reached home we found the table laid, Mrs. Joe dressed and the front door unlocked--(it never was at any other time) and everything most splendid.
She is the key of knowledge that unlocketh the cabinet of conceit, wherein are laid up the labours of virtue for the use of the scholars of wisdom; where every gracious spirit may find matter enough worthy of the record of the best memory.
The apprentice made no reply, but, unlocking a box, took out a brace of large horse-pistols and a sword, and thrust them into his girdle.
But let the purchaser be cautious when led into out-of-the-way places to see newly found originals, and be slow to give heed to stories of churches being permitted to sell this or that work of art because they have a facade to repair or an altar to decorate,--and particularly if there be said anything of an inheritance to divide, or a sad tale of family distress requiring the sacrifice of long-cherished treasures, backed up by a well-gotten-up pantomime of unlockings and lockings, passages through mysterious corridors and vast halls, cautious showings amid a crowd of family-retainers or a retinue of monks.