A few minutes sufficed to disentomb the skeleton, for the men sympathized with their young comrade, and worked with all their energies.
the vine leaves and the tiger skins and the ivory bodies, the clash of the cymbals and the dithyramb shrilling up to the stars!
When I had finished quite This dittyramb, and El-Hadj-ben-er-Rebha Became acquainted with it, he began To laugh, telling his beads the while, and then His decoration from his wallet took, Which had been there enclosed.
He was a student of books as well as of men, as is shown by these lines from the Hous of Fame:-- "For whan thy labour doon al is, And halt y-maad thy rekeninges, In stede of rest and newe thinges, Thou gost hoom to thy hous anoon, And, also domb as any stoon, Thou sittest at another boke, Til fully daswed is thy loke, And livest thus as an hermyte."
Before he pulled out his tobacco bag he leaned the rifle against the doorjamb.
It came across me (as I heard you in dumb amazement, with crimson face and trembling frame) that even the best polish of years' laying on will crack somewhere under very hard pressure.
by Edgcumb Pinchon.
In the mean time let him consider whether he deserved not a more severe reprehension than I gave him formerly, for using so little respect to the memory of those whom he pretended to answer; and at his leisure, look out for some original treatise of humility, written by any Protestant in English; I believe I may say in any other tongue: for the magnified piece of Duncomb on that subject, which either he must mean, or none, and with which another of his fellows has upbraided me, was translated from the Spanish of Rodriguez; though with the omission of the seventeenth, the twenty-fourth, the twenty-fifth, and the last chapter, which will be found in comparing of the books.
But a great flood came, and all were swept away save two, who tossed long upon the flood on a raft of logs until Yehl pitied, and carried them to Mt. Edgecomb, where they dwelt until the waters fell."
On unheeded heaps of treasure rested each unconscious head; While, with pious care, the dying struggled to entomb the dead.
FAIRLIMB, sister of Bitelas, and daughter of Rukenaw the ape, in the beast-epic called Reynard the Fox (1498).
Goo' job it's the left fumb," he observed as he strove to re-charge his magazine.
First,--thumb, left hand,--Abe had insisted on extending their scooter sail until he, Samuel, had felt his toes freezing in his boots.
THE END OF THE VOYAGE INDEX LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS THE PORTICO OF BRANDON, FROM THE GARDEN (In full color) (See page 119) Frontispiece MAP OF THE JAMES RIVER FROM RICHMOND TO ITS MOUTH THE HOUSEBOAT GADABOUT IN THE FORWARD CABIN.--LOOKING AFT FROM THE FORWARD CABIN ALONG THE SHORE OF CHUCKATUCK CREEK (In full color) "JUST THE WILD BEAUTY OF THE SHORES, THE NOBLE EXPANSE OF THE STREAM, ... AND GADABOUT" JAMESTOWN ISLAND FROM THE RIVER (In full color) IN BACK RIVER.--THE BEACH AT JAMESTOWN ISLAND WHARF SIGN AT JAMESTOWN ISLAND.--THE "LONE CYPRESS" THE BRIDGE ACROSS BACK RIVER.--THE ROAD ACROSS THE ISLAND THE RUINED TOWER OF THE OLD VILLAGE CHURCH A CORNER IN THE OLD GRAVEYARD (In full color) VIEW FROM THE CONFEDERATE FORT.--LOOKING TOWARD THE FIRST LANDING-PLACE LOCATING WHAT IS LEFT OF THE SITE OF THE FIRST SETTLEMENT AN EXCURSION DAY AT JAMESTOWN ISLAND GADABOUT LOOKING FOR THE LOST ISTHMUS.--A VISIT TO THE "LONE CYPRESS" ONE OF THE EARLIEST EXCAVATIONS.--HUNTING FOR THE FIRST STATE HOUSE ENTRANCE TO CHIPPOAK CREEK.--COVE IN CHIPPOAK CREEK RIVERWARD FRONT OF BRANDON (In full color) A SIDE PATH TO THE MANOR-HOUSE.--THE WOODSWAY TO BRANDON IN THE DRAWING-ROOM "VENERABLE FOUR-POSTERS, RICHLY CARVED AND DARK" A CORNER IN THE DINING-ROOM.--THE DRAWING-ROOM FIREPLACE TREASURED PARCHMENTS, INCLUDING THE ORIGINAL GRANT OF 1616 THE ANCIENT GARRISON HOUSE MISS HARRISON IN THE COURT GOWN OF HER COLONIAL AUNT, EVELYN BYRD STURGEON POINT LANDING.--AT THE MOUTH OF KITTEWAN CREEK THE FOREST TOMB.--THE OLD KITTEWAN HOUSE HUNTING FOR THE CHANNEL.--APPROACHING A NARROW PLACE LOWER WEYANOKE AN ANCESTRESS OF WEYANOKE.--CHIEF-JUSTICE JOHN MARSHALL UPPER WEYANOKE.--AT ANCHOR OFF WEYANOKE PRESENT-DAY FLEUR DE HUNDRED A FISHING HAMLET.--A RIVER LANDING "LITTLE BOATS WERE NOSING INTO THE BANK HERE AND THERE" RIVERWARD FRONT OF WESTOVER THE HALL, WITH ITS CARVED MAHOGANY STAIRCASE THE HEPPLEWHITE SIDEBOARD WITH BUTLER'S DESK.--"FOUR-POSTERS AND THE THINGS OF FOUR-POSTER DAYS" THE ROMANTIC CENTRE OF WESTOVER; EVELYN BYRD'S OLD ROOM THE COLONIAL COURTYARD GATES.--TOMB OF COLONEL WILLIAM BYRD THE DRAWING-ROOM MANTELPIECE AT WESTOVER TOMBS IN THE OLD WESTOVER CHURCHYARD (In the foreground is the tomb of Evelyn Byrd) A TRAPPER'S HOME BY THE RIVER BANK.--"OFTEN ... THE WANDERING HOUSEBOAT COMES ALONG TO FIND ONLY AN EMPTY PIER" BERKELEY; THE ANCESTRAL HOME OF A SIGNER OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE AND OF TWO PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES THE FIELD ROAD AND THE QUARTERS RIVERWARD FRONT OF SHIRLEY (In full color) THE OLD "GREAT HALL" THE DRAWING-ROOM THE KITCHEN BUILDING, FIFTY YARDS FROM THE MANOR-HOUSE A BRICK OVEN IN THE BAKE-ROOM SOME NOTEWORTHY PIECES OF OLD SHIRLEY PLATE PEALE'S PORTRAIT OF GEORGE WASHINGTON VARINA DUTCH GAP CANAL.--FALLING CREEK THE VOYAGE ENDED, GADABOUT IN WINTER QUARTERS CHAPTER I ALL ABOUT GADABOUT It was dark and still and four o'clock on a summer morning.
Our big um-brel-la co-vers three, And snug and dry we all may be, And chat-ter as we go, And show The grumb-ling peo-ple whom we meet That nei-ther wind, nor driv-ing sleet, Can spoil our tem-pers.--No, We will not take such days as this, Nor any-thing God sends, a-miss, But what we can-not cure Endure; And this will prove a Gold-en Rule To prac-tise as we walk from school-- Of that we may be sure.
The very remotest nooks of the galleries were filled by fashion, while in a stage-box sat the performer's notorious friend, the Baron Ferdinand Geramb.
THE NEW GERMAN CONSTITUTION, by René Brunet; translated from the French by Joseph Gollomb.
A REMINISCENCE.--When I returned from the West to the city of New York in 1819, Mr. John Griscomb was a popular lecturer on chemistry in the old almshouse.
And round about he taught sweete flowres to growe; 665 The Rose, engrained in pure scarlet die; The Lilly fresh, and Violet belowe; The Marigolde, and cherefull Rosemarie; The Spartan Mirtle, whence sweet gumb does flowe; The purple Hyacinths, and fresh Costmarie, 670 And Saffron, sought for in Cilician soyle, And Lawrell, th'ornament of Phoebus toyle: Fresh Rhododaphne, and the Sabine flowre*, Matching the wealth of th'auncient Frankincence; And pallid Yvie, building his owne bowre; 675 And Box, yet mindfull of his olde offence; Red Amaranthus, lucklesse paramour; Oxeye still greene, and bitter Patience; Ne wants there pale Narcisse, that, in a well Seeing his beautie, in love with it fell.
Halcomb and his two friends saw an equerry.
At break of day he was overtaken by Colonel Montgomery, who advised himb to return, while the Viscount Dudhope urged him to proceed to the mountains, where he would be joined by seven thousand armed men.
I can imagine you turning, at last, and rending him;--limb from limb, if you like."
'As for amusement, I could kill rats as I used to do; or slaughter a hecatomb of pheasants at Babington,'--here the old man winced, though the word hecatomb reconciled him a little to the disagreeable allusion.
"I'mb afraid that I'mb having a hard time dealing with the sbell of the stinkweeds," she explained, not wanting to hurt the boy's feelings by mentioning his feet, which Ozma felt certain were the real source of the offensive smell.
Three other results of these delightful essays are worthy of attention: first, they are the best picture we possess of the new social life of England, with its many new interests; second, they advanced the art of literary criticism to a much higher stage than it had ever before reached, and however much we differ from their judgment and their interpretation of such a man as Milton, they certainly led Englishmen to a better knowledge and appreciation of their own literature; and finally, in Ned Softly the literary dabbler, Will Wimble the poor relation, Sir Andrew Freeport the merchant, Will Honeycomb the fop, and Sir Roger the country gentleman, they give us characters that live forever as part of that goodly company which extends from Chaucer's country parson to Kipling's Mulvaney.
By the present scansion, the first foot is an iamb in all of them but the two anapestics.
see Ay Iambic verse, treated --Iamb.
Footnote 3: Town-meetings were not quite unknown in Pennsylvania; see W. P. Holcomb, "Pennsylvania Boroughs," J. H. U. Studies, IV.,
"The first was at the mound into the tyning by Master Blackett's house at Iccomb; old Dobbin breasted it, and the stones did rattle round mine ears like a house a-coming down.
INGREDIENTS.--Lamb, a little salt.
She must bee middel eaged and good tempered widdow, or a Maid, and pursest of propertey, and I wood far reather have a Wife that is ever so plain then a fine Lady that think herself hansom; the Advertiser is not rich nor young, old nor poor, and in a very few years he will have a good incumb.
When he tried to open it, he found some one had bored holes through the shutter and the jamb and had wired it shut.
Once, he looks out from his solitary Patmos, the Castle of Coburg, in the middle of the night: The great vault of Immensity, long flights of clouds sailing through it,--dumb, gaunt, huge:--who supports all that?
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The party had reached Allahabad at the time of the Khumb Mela, a vast outpouring of massed humanity too great for any but the merest guesses at its numbers.
Comment le bavard a-t-il aborde le philosophe?--Celui-ci a-t-il attache une grande importance aux paroles du jeune homme?--Le fat s'en est-il apercu enfin?--A-t-il eu l'aplomb de continuer?--De quel moyen le penseur a-t-il use pour se debarrasser de lui?
The terrible Quasimodo threw himself from his barrow, and everyone expected to see him tear the priest limb from limb.
Fortunately I had a fine small land-compass, which Gen. Macomb had presented to the late John Johnston, Esq.,
"Oh, yes--Mabel Lipscomb.
I know, going down the rutted wagon-road, his mild face fell slowly into a haggard vacancy foreign to it: one or two people at the tavern where he stopped asked him if he were ill: I think, too, that he prayed once or twice to whatever God he had, looking up with dry eye and shut lips,--dumb prayers, wrung out of some depth within, such as Christian sent out of the slough, when he was like to die.
And there growethe a maner of fruyt, as thoughe it weren gowrdes: and whan thei ben rype, men kutten hem a to, and men fynden with inne a lytylle best, in flessche, in bon and blode, as though it were a lytylle lomb, with outen wolle.
Mr. Digweed and Mr. Lumb.
Lily MacComb Parret.
Miss Froud, Matcomb, Dorset.
Malcomb Hardy, you may have heard, takes his little five hundred a week out of us; and poor Larry Bonner pulled down eleven hundred as long as he had health.
The one contained congratulations of my safe arrival, accompanied by assurances of unfeigned regret that I had not reached Canterbury a day sooner, and thus allowed her an opportunity of having her "dear friend Captain Melcomb" present at her wedding; while the packet was a large assortment of French kid skins and white ribbon.
I then went with him to McComb, a village in southern Mississippi, which had been, in the days of slavery, a somewhat famous resort, but which had lost its prestige, and entered upon a general decline; the hotel and all its surroundings presenting the appearance of general dilapidation.