And Rashiduddin speaks of an Apushka of the Mongol Tribe of Urnaut, who on some occasion was sent as Envoy to the Great Kaan from Persia,--possibly the very person. (
While Marco was looking at the wheel, the blacksmith began to push away the burning brands a little from the tire, as it began to be hot enough.
Rashness and heroic measures in these cases are as unfortunate for the patient as are the well-meant efforts of friends, when a foreign substance has been inserted into the ear or nose, or a needle broken off in the flesh: what was at first an easily remedied matter becomes exceedingly difficult, tedious, and painful, after various pokings, pushings, and squeezings.
This young prince was really destined to be my husband, and I ought to have had him, instead of that ugly wretch, who is stupid, ignorant of all the arts of pleasing, brutal, rebellious, cruel, boastful, false, and, above all, most insulting in his behaviour to me; only yesterday he ill-treated my favourite attendant, Pushkarika, and gathered flowers from a plant which I had especially cherished, to give to one of his paramours, a low vulgar woman, who is trying to put herself on an equality with me.
Pushkin, the Russian Shakspeare, had a black ancestor.
When I questioned her, she wiped away her tears, and told me, with a voice broken by sobs, that she was a servant of Praharavarma, King of Mithila--that he, with his family, had gone to Pushpapuri, to be present at the Simanta festival of the queen, and had stayed there some time after the departure of the other guests; that at that time the King of Malwa, furnished with a magic weapon, had invaded the country; that in the battle which ensued, Praharavarma had assisted his friend with the few soldiers who accompanied him, and had been taken prisoner, but had been liberated by the conqueror; that on his return he had been attacked in the forest by Bheels, and had repulsed them with difficulty. '
He measured the morality of actions by their efficiency in producing this happiness, and he said that pushpin is as good as poetry, if it gives as much pleasure.
Balachandrika, wife of Pushpodbhava, and friend of Avantisundari.
And we pusht forward at a new speed, and had many bitter falls, so that we did be all bruised; but not to know it at that time, because that our fear did be so keen.
Did they understand Pushtoo or was it Persian?
A Pushtu poem of the 17th century, translated by Major Raverty, assigns the mountains of Bilaur-istan, as the northern boundary of Swat.
See his skill and daring in planning and executing the capture, and then his modesty when Prescott said he had made a bold push--'We have been fortunate.'
He almost bought a porcelain doll to keep Batman company on the lanai, but he decided that might be pushy.
We see no severely logical Calvin,--pushing out his metaphysical deductions until he had chained the intellect of his party to a system of incomparable grandeur and yet of repulsive austerity, exacting all the while the same allegiance to doctrines which he deduced from the writings of Paul as he did to the direct declarations of Christ; next to Thomas Aquinas, the acutest logician the Church has known; a system-maker, like the great Dominican schoolmen, and their common master and oracle, Saint Augustine of Hippo.
it hath a fiendish look-- (The Pilot made reply) I am a-feared'--'Push on, push on!'
* * * * * Headline to a description of a recent push:-- "VONDERFUL RESULTS."--Evening Paper.
We'll put the matter to the present push.- Good Gertrude, set some watch over your son.- This grave shall have a living monument.
Travelling was done by palki or by "push-push"---a box-like carriage on four wheels, in which the traveller was forced to recline, and which relays of coolies pushed before them.
His haggardness suggested that for once the pushbutton to the switch of oblivion had failed him.
's eyes shifted to the pushbuttons and later to a paper on the desk, with which his fingers played gently.
He did not go out again with his pushcart, but sat in the rear room while the Mordaunt Estate in person superintended the job of putting a new front on the house.
Our swain amidst the circle press'd, He push'd a maiden trimly dress'd, And jogg'd her with his elbow; The buxom damsel turn'd her head, "Now that's a stupid trick!"
The apparatus consists of three parts, A, B, and C. A is rigidly fixed; it contains the dark slide and the contrivances by which the position of the image can be viewed; the eye-hole, e, already mentioned, being part of A. B is a travelling carriage that holds the lens, and is connected by bellows-work with A. In my apparatus it is pushed out and in, and clamped where desired, but it ought to be moved altogether by pinion and rack-work.
Nah-com-e-shee, Koha-tunha, and Mun-ne-pushee--for such were the names of the young men--had at an early age contracted for one another one of those peculiar affections which inexplicably arise sometimes between persons of the same sex, and which often are more sincere and durable even than love.
Did you know that pusheen is Irish for puss?
There are a thousand valiant knights armed with pencils to one stalwart pusher of the eraser.
There are good hotels, and the Herr Gurtners, whose home Lauterbrunnen is, may be depended upon as two of the best Ski runners in Switzerland and two of the most active pushers of Ski-ing, to do their utmost to help any British runners who decide to try Lauterbrunnen.
He keeps a good deal in the back-ground at first, till some excellent conceit pushes him forward, and then he abounds in whim and pleasantry.
"Take care whom thou pushest against!"
The result is that while the little man often seems vain and pushful, the giant usually is very tame, and modest, and unobtrusive.
Alas, he took not the slightest interest in politics, nor in the business affairs of his house, and the proverbial urbanity and pushfulness of the Medici were alike absent.
says he, pushin' back and blowin' out the can'le, and shuttin' to the door. '
I find that it has been unbolted, and pushing it open, climb the iron ladder and emerge on deck.
The people to whom nowadays we give big fortunes, though they include a large number of organizers of useful industry, also number within their ranks a crowd of hangers on such as bookmakers, sharepushers, and vendors of patent pills or bad stuff to read.