"--Thunderstorms.--Reflections on the Fourth of July.--Leaves Venice.--Recoaro.--Milan.--Reflections on Catholicism and art.--Como and Maggiore.--The Rigi.--Schaffhausen and Heidelberg.--Evades the quarantine on French border.--Thrilling experience.--Paris.
FIELDING IX.--THE INTRUDER PART II I.--THE WAND OF OFFICE II.--MIDSUMMER MADNESS III.--A DRAWN BATTLE IV.--A POINT OF HONOUR V.--THE WAY TO HAPPINESS VI.--RECONCILIATION VII.--THE SPELL VIII.--THE HONOURS OF WAR PART III I.--BIRDS OF A FEATHER II.--SALTASH III.--THE PRICE IV.--KISMET V.--THE DRIVING FORCE VI.--THE SISTER OF MERCY VII.--THE SACRIFICE VIII.--THE MESSAGE IX.--THE ANSWER PART IV I.--THE FREE GIFT II.--FRIENDSHIP III.--CONFESSION IV.--COUNSEL V.--THE THUNDERBOLT VI.--COALS OF FIRE VII.--FLIGHT VIII.--OUT OF THE NIGHT IX.--THE FREE PARDON X.--THE LAST FENCE THE OBSTACLE RACE PART I CHAPTER I BETTER THAN LONDON A long, green wave ran up, gleaming like curved glass in the sunlight, and broke in a million sparkles against a shelf of shingle.
I, tell me that, and vnyoake.
In w'ch Courte the Gouernour or Moderator shall haue power to order the Courte to giue liberty of spech, and silence vnceasonable and disorderly speakeings, to put all things to voate, and in case the vote be equall to haue the casting voice.
It is Ordered, sentenced and decreed, that Wyndsor, Hartford and Wethersfield shall haue power, ech Towne, to send fower of their freemen as deputyes to euery Generall Courte; and whatsoeuer other Townes shall be hereafter added to this Jurisdiction, they shall send so many deputyes as the Courte shall judge meete, a resonable p'rportion to the number of Freemen that are in the said Townes being to be attended therein; w'ch deputyes shall have the power of the whole Towne to giue their voats and alowance to all such lawes and orders as may be for the publike good, and unto w'ch the said Townes are to be bownd.
cried a loud, stern voice.--"Noaks, what are you about down the road there?--Come in this moment, every one of you!"
This violent exercise of his vooal organs, he sometimes repeats several times every day for a month in succession, displaying powers of endurance which are perhaps not equaled by any other living orator.
One, Le Cafe des Mille Colonnes, so called from the reflection of the columns in the mirrors with which the wainscoat is lined, boasts of a limonadiere of great beauty.
Ten hundred thousand blessings To him and thee, my vroa.
When she was ensconced on the wagonload of tenting, she sat on a roll of canvas as a queen on her throne.
"A buried store of the enemy's munitions of war also was found not far from the Aisne, ten wagonloads of live shells and two wagons of cable being dug up.
Take, for instance, that of the "Zimmerleute," or carpenter with its supporting arches and little peaked tower; or the so-called "Waag," with frescoed front; then the great wainscoated and paneled hall of the "schmieden" (smiths); and the rich Renaissance stonework of the "Maurer" (masons).
My object, Petrie, was to bore a series of holes in the wainscoating of various rooms at the Gables--in inconspicuous positions, of course..." "But, my dear Smith!"
A man dressed in what appeared to be a striped football jersey under a leather waistcoat and steel breast-plate, high boots and a steel helmet led up a great horse.
He wore a pair of brogues,--Tartan hose which came up only near to his knees, and left them bare,--a purple camblet kilt,--a black waistcoat,--a short green cloth coat bound with gold cord,--a yellowish bushy wig,--a large blue bonnet with a gold thread button.
Here, mingled together, may be seen soldiers of the Swiss guard, with their shining helmets, long halberds, and party-colored uniforms, designed by Michel Angelo,--chamberlains of the Pope, all in black, with their high ruffs, Spanish cloaks, silken stockings, and golden chains,--contadini from the mountains, in their dully brilliant costumes and white tovaglie,--common laborers from the Campagna, with their black mops of tangled hair,--forestieri of every nation,--Englishmen, with long, light, pendant whiskers, and an eye-glass stuck in one eye,--Germans, with spectacles, frogged coats, and long, straight hair put behind their ears and cut square in the neck,--then Americans, in high-heeled patent-leather boots, a black dress-coat, and a black satin waistcoat,--and wasp-waisted French officers, with baggy trousers, a goat-beard, and a pretentious swagger.
There is a bookseller's shop at the corner; I almost invariably feel tempted to stop when passing a depot for literature, especially in a strange place; but on the present occasion a Brobdignagian notice caught my eye, and gave me a queer sensation inside my waistcoat--"Awful smash among the Banks!"
He cutteth well ye rich man's coate, And with unseemlie pride, He sees ye little waistcoate In Ye cabbage bye his side, Meanwhile ye tailyor-man his wife, To labor nothing loth, Sits bye with readie hande to baste Ye urchin, and ye cloth.
He looked at the plump little scarlet-waistcoated bird as if he were both proud and fond of him.
But now all of us were alive and kicking, strait-waistcoaters and others; in fact, not one absentee was reported upon the entire roll.
But I sat there quite content, and sometimes dozed off with my head against his flowered waistcoat,--it was his one vanity,--and wakened only when he set me gently down.
He had neglected The Times for one thing, left off his speckled waistcoats for another.
These beneficent influences, incarnated in the form of two portly gentlemen in velvet waistcoats,--an Italian wears a velvet waistcoat, if he can get one, far into the hot months,--began their work of summoning by name each individual from the private to the general, then the passengers, then the crew, and finally, much to our relief, reembarked in the boat, and left us free to pursue our voyage.
In 1863, in competition with Chief Engineer Isherwood of the navy, engines were designed for twin ships, the "Madawaska," afterward known as the "Tennessee," and the "Wampanoag," afterward called the "Florida."
How de have talk, too, 'bout--oh-o-oo-ooo-wah!--roastin' us alive, an' puttin' our scalp in de vigvam for de poo-poose to play wid!"
A new generation of Indians, too, had grown up, and, heedless of the lesson taught their fathers, the Narragansetts, Nipmucks, and Wampanoags, led by King Philip and Canonchet, rose upon the English.
He was editor of The Watertoast Gazette, and a member of "The Eden Land Corporation."
The die was cast, Julian put on his armour, warcloak, and helmet, buckled on his sword, and ran down the principal staircase to the main entrance.
I have a Design this Spring to make very considerable Innovations in the Wastcoat, and have already begun with a Coup dessai upon the Sleeves, which has succeeded very well.
Witnesses of the accident who were familiar with wooden shells declared that the boat was ruined; but, after a careful examination, only the bow-tip was found to be twisted in a spiral form, and the washboard broken at the point by the oarsman as he passed between the sides.
Lawrence looked up from the little head upon his breast, and called out, "Whoa!"
I proceeded to give his pedigree, but was interrupted by the arrival of the preacher, and we all went into the weatherboard iron-roofed house of prayer.
At that time the house we lived in was a weatherboarded house just like the ones we live in now.
In a week the whaleboat was put together, and a small skiff also built.
After making observations of the bar, which appeared to be practicable for whaleboats in moderate weather if the wind be south of west, we returned along the south shore of the estuary, which is about one and a half mile long and half a mile wide; it does not appear to be of any great depth.
This morning set sail for Whampoa, twelve miles below Canton."
Greece owes most of the wheelroads, railways, and mines of which she can now boast to the dozen years of his more or less consecutive administration.
Whiteoaks, a play.
It is ridiculous for the rider of a bucking horse to shout 'Whoa!'--'I know,' said the Soldier, 'because I have done it.'
Come Whoam to thi Childer an' Me--What ails Thee, my Son Robin--God Bless these Poor Folk--Come, Mary, Link thi Arm i' Mine--The Dule's i' this Bonnet o' Mine--Come, Jamie, let's Undo Thi Shoon--While Takin' a Wift o' my Pipe--God Bless thi Silver Yure--Aw've Worn my Bits o' Shoon Away --Yesterneet--Owd Enoch--Chirrup --Tickle Times-- Jamie's Frolic--Owd Pinder--Th' Goblin Parson--Margit's Coming--Eawr Folk--Th' Sweetheart Gate--Gentle Jone--Neet Fo'--Bonnie Nan--A Lift on th' Way--Tum Rindle--Buckle to.
His "Whoas" and "Bings" were delivered in a husky whisper, and his equestrianism was established by action mostly of the mind, the accompanying artistry of the feet being unintelligible to the passerby.
Yes, thou art old and hoary white With time and ruin of all things, And on thy lonesome borders Night Sits brooding o'er with drooping wings.--JOAQUIN MILLER.
LYDIA OLDBOY.--"To-day I am expecting the arrival of young WILDOATS, who comes to pay his addresses to me.
In 698, Boniface, or Winifred, among the Thuringians, near Erford, in Saxony, and Willibroad in West-Friesland.
Gentlemen of unimpeachable appearance repeated: "Nana, woa, Nana!"
Rodolph saw him fall from the palisades on which he had climbed to take a better aim at the white men; and instantly a gate was opened in the enclosure, and, with a hideous yell, the savages rushed forth, brandishing their spears and battle-axes, and shouting their war-cry, 'Woach!
Or make our land beare woad instead of wheate.
A License to William Aber, To Sow Six Hundred Acres of Ground with Oade ... A Patent to Valentise Harris, To Sow Six Hundred Acres of Ground with Woade.
* * * * * Far back in the childhood of the world, the long-haired savage," woaded, winter-clad in skins," went roaming for his food wherever he might find it.