"'Pon my word, sir," said the stranger,--looking them both over and over, through and through, as if to settle how much of all this he was to believe,--"I am deeply indebted to you for your gallantry.
And then those three strokes you struck,--look at these three valleys; your three strokes made these!"
Why 'tis--street!--Look at the pump at the other end, that might pass for an abridgment of a parish clerk--and see, there comes stalking across the Green the parish beadle, with a great white placard in his hat--you might well mistake him for Alderman ----'s monument in red brick with the marble tablet on the top of it.
We came opposite the head of a place or court running eastward from the main street.--Look down there,--I said.--My friend the Professor lived in that house at the left hand, next the further corner, for years and years.
'No rest--no rest--my rest is to go on;' and then he turned towards me and smiled and said, 'Thanks'--looking into my face.
He had intended from this point to visit Lucknow: but finding that time would allow of his doing this only in a very hasty manner, which he thought objectionable, he invited some of the principal Talookdars to come over to see him; which they accordingly did, under the guidance of Mr. Wingfield, the Chief Commissioner of Oude.
Tall, square base, with reliefs, fluted columns, queer top;--looks like an inverted wineglass with a shaving-brush standing up on it: representative of flame, probably.
If thou neglect This charge of thine, then ill befall thee!--Look, The little fool is loth to stay behind.
Sit down by the fire in winter, or go out now in summer and sit down under a tree, and look back on the moral discipline you have gone through,--look back on what you have done and suffered.
I could tell by the way you turned,--this way and that,--looking up and down the river.
And then"--looking very hard at nothing at all, and not at you, Esmeralda, as your guilty soul fancies-- "and then, gentlemen will not be afraid to ride with you for fear of spoiling their horses by checking them too often."
What I can't understand"--looking from one to the other--"is what she's doing here."
"Yes," continued Miss Harson, "the family consists of the almond tree, the peach tree, the apricot tree, the plum tree and the cherry tree; and one thing that distinguishes them from the other families is the gum which is found on their trunks.--Look around, Malcolm, at the peach, plum and cherry trees, which are the only members of the family that we have at Elmridge, and you will find gum oozing from the bark, especially where there are knotholes."
"Look," she began tremulously--"look--it's all right, isn't it, my marrying him so quick?
He thought he made out a crafty underlook in Ingerman which he had failed to detect the previous night.
Situated in a commanding position, underlooking the Heath, this hotel is positively the deepest in London.
The place seems cold and unfinished,--looks as if the plasterers and painters had yet to be sent for.
The speaker--a neckless, broad-shouldered ruffian of the type known in England as "unemployed"--looked round with triumphant head well thrown back.
"Yes, mein golonel, I hof cabbage und sauerkraut und"--looking about circumspectly--"etwas schnapps aus Antwerpen gebracht?"
The far-off King of 'Dilly' was little more than a name to them, and they were more concerned in the doings of petty potentates with strange names, such as the Zamorin, the Zammelook, the Kempsant, and the Sow Rajah, who have long disappeared.
I will only put it, Sir, to your conscience and honour-- The dog sat uneasy--he shuffled with his feet--her eye was upon him--he was, therefore, after the rebuff he had met with, afraid to look at me for my motions; and now turned his eyes towards me, then from me, as if he would unlook his own looks.
On the odious offenders enraged she flew; But she presently found to her cost A tingling unlook'd for, a pain that was new, And rage was in agony lost.
His comic fancy lurked in the outermost and most unlooked-for images of association,--which, indeed, maybe said to be the components of humor; nevertheless, I think they did not extend beyond the quaint, in fulfilment and success.
From these unlooked- for circumstances, some of the Spaniards named these islands Islas de los Cruzos, or the Islands of Crosses and others called them Islas de los Matelotes, or the Islands of Companions.
May this a fair example be to me, To rule with temper: for on lustful Kings Unlookt for sudden deaths from heaven are sent!
And you to look backward upon the love-days, and to mind how that your maid did ever to make you great in manhood with her dear belief and uplooking; and so shall you conceive of all my feelings; for we do be all so human in this matter, and to meet on a dear natural ground, as you will say.
And look above at that starry sky, and that bright lamp of night which shines so softly down on us,--look at the dashing waters, whose white crested waves sparkle as they break against our vessel--are they not wonderful in their beauty?"
"There," cried a trooper; "how our men give it to them!--there's a volley!--look how the horses fall!--see, they can't stand it--hurra!--the rascals are staggered--the 27th are after them--they deploy into line; there the French go, with the bayonet at them, helter-skelter.
You buy a magazine for good writin'--look on the back of it!
she said, "is he waking?"--looking towards the cradle.
AFTER THE DEATH OF A MARRIED PARTNER, AGAIN TO CONTRACT WEDLOOK, DEPENDS ALSO ON THE STATE OF MARRIAGE IN WHICH THE PARTIES HAD LIVED.
The shops are all closed, and the shopkeepers and clerks saunter up and down the streets, dressed better than the same class anywhere else in the world,--looking spick-and-span, as if they had just come out of a bandbox, and nearly all of them carrying a little cane.
Look around you,--look through that window; do you not know those trees, the mulberries by the Athenaeum?--they are bare now; but you have seen them so before, a dozen winters.
You don't mean, do you,"--looking away, as if with scarcely the courage to say it--"that I'm to 'stop'--everything?"
Look at me"--she posed as if to exhibit for his critical inspection the charm of her physical beauty--"Look at me; am I to waste all this upon you?
I got a little idea while I was alookin' the ground over, and reckoned I could fix it up so there'd be a heap right good chance that a feller creeping around here o' a night would step into the contraption.
A.--Looking to the quantity of oxygen required to unite chemically with the various constituents of the coal, we find for example that in 100 lbs.
Only we escaped, and a Black Gown came from the Mission to help, and he took me and Antisarlook, my brother, to the school.
* * * * * My hint is of a Western home, just outside the leaping growth and ceaseless stir of a great Western city; a large, low, cosy mansion, with a certain Old World mellowness and rest in its aspect,--looking forth, even, as it does on one side, upon the illimitable sunset-ward sweep of the magnificent promise of the New; on the other, it catches a glimpse, beyond and beside the town, of the calm blue of a fresh-water ocean.
"The superior man is seen in three different aspects:--look at him from a distance, he is imposing in appearance; approach him, he is gentle and warm-hearted; hear him speak, he is acute and strict.
"Now, then," said Mr. Blake, looking up from his mark-book with a broad grin on his own face--"now, then, there's nothing to laugh at.--Look here," he added, turning to the new boy, "how d'you spell it?"
"Lay aside your arms," cried the governor, "and knock away your spur-shore, Bill!--Down with it, while I knock this away!--Look out on deck, for we are about to launch you!"
The New York Herald, which if not highly esteemed is at least widely circulated, thus writes in the month of May, 1852:--"Look at the proceedings on Thursday last in the 19th Ward.
"December 28th.--Looking back to him a deceased Uncle, father of his correspondent, as I now very often do, I feel strongly, what the loss of other friends has also impressed on me, how much Death deepens our affection; and sharpens our regret for whatever has been even slightly amiss in our conduct towards those who are gone.
Well,' I says to Maria, 'no matter where she goes, nobody'll ever want to eat her alive!'--Look at that meetin' house over the mantel shelf, an' that grassy Common an' elm trees! '
But Anthea only drooped her head the lower; wherefore, he leaned forward, and--even as Small Porges had done,--set his hand beneath the dimple in her chin, and lifted the proud, un-willing face: "Anthea,--look at me!"
MARMADUKE You say he was asleep,--look at this arm, And tell me if 'tis fit for such a work.
For I go you better.--Look here, men, I make up this jack-pot to two hundred and fifty dollars, American gold coin."
I can see him saying, with the words puffing out his loose cheeks: "And then Blooker kem up--" To the very last, even when his eyes were too dim to read and his voice was cracked, he would start up, like some old machine set a-whirring when you touched the rusty lever, and talk about the Battle of Waterloo.
He was tall, thin, blacklooking, a sort of Abe Lincoln in type, physically, and in some sort, mentally.