Doubtless they had felt insecure after their terrible deed, and the youngest Marac had been dispatched after her, disguised as a woman, with instructions to way-lay her by some shorter cut, in order to find out if she was really ignorant of the frightful way in which the pedlar had met his untimely end.
Weak in himself, and of small stature, he stands on a basis, at most for the flattest-soled, of some half-square foot, insecurely enough; has to straddle out his legs, lest the very wind supplant him.
In less than a week after the first interview which we have just described, the contract of marriage was fulfilled, and Schalken saw the prize which he would have risked existence to secure, carried off in solemn pomp by his repulsive rival.
And weal to him--from crime secure-- Who keeps his soul as childhood's pure; Life's path he roves, a wanderer free-- We near him not-THE AVENGERS, WE, But woe to him for whom we weave The doom for deeds that shun the light: Fast to the murderer's feet we cleave, The fearful Daughters of the Night.
Three letters of his to a child-friend, Miss Kathleen Eschwege, now Mrs. Round, illustrate one of those friendships which endure: the sort of friendship that he always longed for, and so often failed to secure:-- Illustrations and: Facsimile of a "Looking-Glass Letter" from Lewis Carroll to Miss Edith Ball.
I could wish that your position were more secure;--but that now cannot be helped.'
With one fifty dollar bill he bought the lad's promise to destroy the letters and the packet in Robert's drawer in the event of the latter's death; secured also the promise that if at any time before his death Roberts gave orders that either letter should be mailed, the boy would send the same not to the address on the envelope but to Alan Massey.
But in monarchies one set of people usually farm, manufacture, carry on maritime enterprises, engage in politics,--the principal pursuits by which fortunes are secured,--and a different set are under arms and draw pay.
Where there has been no opposition to absolutism these rights have not been secured; but whenever and wherever the people have been a power they have imperiously made their wants known, and so far as they have been reasonable they have been finally secured,--perhaps after angry expostulations and, disputations.
Then all that man has done, all that man can do, in his own boastful thought, will be seen, in the light of the celestial verities, to be indeed a vanity and a failure, not of human ingenuity and power, but to realize the happiness which is only promised as the result of supernatural, not mortal, strength, yet which the soul in its restless aspirations never ceases its efforts to secure,--everlasting Babel-building to reach the unattainable on earth.
O Glorious hope of bliss secure!"--Ib.,
Only, he made sure that no one wandered in the near vicinity of the locked lazerette, where the precious monoplane lay, securely crated.
Now if only it were true that he had failed to close it securely----!
Glorious hope of bliss secure!"--Oliver B. Peirce's Gram.,
Then began agriculture, and for the sake of securer food man tethered himself to a place.
This provision secures to the State banks a legal privilege in the Bank of the United States which is withheld from all private citizens.
And how happy the young women who find themselves safe in a worthy protection!--If such a person as Miss Clarissa Harlowe could not escape, who can be secure?--Since, though every rake is not a LOVELACE, neither is every woman a CLARISSA: and his attempts were but proportioned to your resistance and vigilance.
It contains such parts as are necessary for life, and which consequently ought to be placed in the centre, and shut up in the securest place.
This unsecured loan was one of the very things, I doubt not, that helped to inspire general confidence.