"Oh, a kind of bulldog stick-to-it-iveness," murmured Stover.
IV.--Happiness They Find Not Rasselas returned home full of reflections, and finding that Imlac seemed to discourage a continuance of the search, began to discourse more freely with his sister, who had yet the same hope with himself.
IV.--Miss Byron: In Continuation Wednesday, February 8.
IX.--Miss Byron to Lady G. (Formerly Charlotte Grandison) October 14.
I have left it with your father, and a message trying to ixpriss the gratitude of me for how you and the Bird Woman were for helping me out."
how my Heart beats already--keep your Distance behind, Jacinta,--bless me, how I tremble--a little farther, Jacinta.
The good-looking Mr. Chase, writhing under the dread of exposure as an international jackass, welcomed the opportunity to get as far away from civilisation as possible.
Jacketless at sea!
The cursed smuggler-woman, Jack!--Miss Howe's Townsend, I doubt not-- Plot, contrivance, intrigue, stratagem!--Underground-moles these women-- but let the earth cover me!--let me be a mole too, thought I, if they carry their point!--and if this lady escape me now!
And by this, we were come almost unto the fire-hole; and immediately, I saw that I knew the place, for there went upward beside the fire, a great jaggedness of rock, that I had seen upon mine upward way.
He had also translated Newton's Optics, and was become chaplain to the Queen, Rector of St. Jamess, Westminster, and D. D. of Cambridge.
Books for children--"The Lost Plum-Cake"--"An Unexpected Guest"--Miss Isa Bowman--Interviews--"Matilda Jane"--Miss Edith Rix--Miss Kathleen Eschwege.
Like a cradle rocking, rocking, Silent, peaceful, to and fro, Like a mother's sweet looks dropping On the little face below, Hangs the green earth, swinging, turning, Jarless, noiseless, safe and slow; Falls the light of God's face bending Down and watching us below.
It is not an uncommon sight to see a crowd of white doughboys around a piano in some 'Y' or Red Cross hut, singing to beat the band, with a colored jass expert pounding the stuffing out of the piano.
Byron's choice of this measure may have been suggested by Whistlecraft; but, he had studied its cadence in Pulci, and the Novelle Galanti of Casti, to whom he is indebted for other features of his satire; and he added to what has been well termed its characteristic jauntiness, by his almost constant use of the double rhyme.
But dere vas jealousness at work to opposition me.
Beyond extravagant language, beyond absurd fine things, it lies in a certain lack of reality and sobriety of sense and view,--in a certain indefinable jejuneness in the mental fare provided, which makes mature men feel that somehow it does not satisfy their cravings.
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he said, and his voice came with an odd jerkiness as if it covered some emotion that he could not wholly control. "
Jess nodded, and, as at this moment Bess, who had seen the boy's maneuver, came by, the news was communicated to her.
He was relieved that a joke had penetrated what had begun to appear to be an unpleasantly jestless interview.
You cannot conceive any thing more ridiculous than the tout ensemble of a Barbary Jewess in full dress.
2:2 So David went up thither, and his two wives also, Ahinoam the Jezreelitess, and Abigail Nabal’s wife the Carmelite.
"Talkin', seh; jiss talkin' and prayin'."
You wouldn't be either jobless or penniless if you were his son-in-law.
Jane, a real strapper!"--and that as soon as he brings home his bride to Thornfield, she, the governess, must "trot forthwith"--but that he shall make it his duty to look out for employment and an asylum for her--indeed, that he has already heard of a charming situation in the depths of Ireland--all with a brutal jocoseness which most women of spirit, unless grievously despairing of any other lover, would have resented, and any woman of sense would have seen through.
E. Joerss has investigated the question whether ointments made with vaseline or other petroleum ointments are really as difficult of resorption by the skin, or of yielding their medicinal ingredients to the latter, as has been asserted.
BOOK III IN CAPUA AT LAST CHAPTER XXII A GRATEFUL CARTHAGINIAN Arnold Smith put another lump of sugar on his saucer, poured out a very liberal allowance of rum into his tea, and reached for a sandwich, balancing the cup and saucer with a deftness out of keeping with his long, ungraceful loose-jointedness.
Their hands were so stiff that the fingers were jointless.
Therefore our sometime sister, now our queen, Th' imperial jointress to this warlike state, Have we, as 'twere with a defeated joy, With an auspicious, and a dropping eye, With mirth in funeral, and with dirge in marriage, In equal scale weighing delight and dole, Taken to wife; nor have we herein barr'd Your better wisdoms, which have freely gone With this affair along.
He went direct to his own room and did not descend until the supper bell sounded--that funny little old jangling bell he and Del had striven to have abolished in the interests of fashionable progress, until they learned that in many of the best English houses it is a custom as sacredly part of the ghostly British Constitution as the bathless bath of the basin, as the jokeless joke of the pun, as the entertainment that entertains not, as the ruler that rules not and the freedom that frees not.
Yet the legend of the cause of his death would verify the old theory about the joltiness of the course of true love.
However, the French declined to go any farther; so here we remain for the night, and we have got into a joss-house, which is lucky, for we have no tents with us--only a very light kit and three days' provisions for each person.
Well, my friend, allow me, then, to tell you, in all charity and with bowels of compassion, that you hold dangerous and fatal views respecting one of the cardinal doctrines of mythology,--yes, to be plain, you are a Joveless infidel, and in fearful danger of being locked out of Elysium; and I shall offer up a smoking sacrifice, the next time I get a sirloin, and pour out a solemn libation, in the presence of my whole family seated around the domestic altar early in the morning, for your speedy conversion.
What I mistook for a touch of coquetry at Warsaw was mere joyfulness of a youthful spirit that had shaken itself momentarily free from all trouble.
Now are those eyes, whose sweet reflections cool'd The smother'd rancours of rebellious thoughts, Clad with the sable mantles of the night; And like the tree that, robb'd of sun and showers, Mourns desolate withouten leaf or sap, So poor Cornelia, late bereft of love, Sits sighing, hapless, joyless, and forlorn.
It was well that her mind, which had been overtaxed and strained by the intensity of her religious fervour, and by its unbroken continuity of introspection, should be brought into a more healthful state by this bitter tonic of joylessness.
All was dark within; but I was young and fearless; and, as I peered into an unbroken forest that reared itself on the borders of the stream, I laughed with very joyousness; my wild hurrah rang through the silent woods, and I stood listening to the echo that reverberated again and again, until all was hushed.
But we, who look on, may sometimes doubt whether they WERE pearls thus ineffectually thrown; and always doubt the judiciousness of strewing pearls before swine.
So we dined on hard bread and black coffee, and our forlorn beasts walked languidly about, cropping the dry stalks of weeds and the juiceless roots of the dead grass.
Their flavor and juiciness serve to stimulate a weak appetite and to give variety to an otherwise heavy diet.
I only noticed that there was an undercurrent of what is best described as "jumpiness," and that the merest snapping of a twig, or plop of a fish in the lagoon, was sufficient to make us start and look over our shoulders.
The only other point remaining untouched, in this review of the centuries of discussion concerning the possible justifiableness of a lie under conceivable circumstances, is in its relation to the lower animals.
She was still persuaded of the justness of her reasoning; but she now saw that it had left certain risks out of account.
We swept along before the wind, unsteadily, over Lake Chesuncook, at sea in a bowl,--"rolled to starboard, rolled to larboard," in our keelless craft.
One by one their forts fell before the Muslim raiders until only the stronghold of Kamuss remained.
The raging flames licked up the withered foliage about that clump of trees, and then left their blackened trunks to the keenness of the wind and frost.
Krohn: Beitraege zur Kenntniss und Wuerdigung der Soziologie, Jahrbuecher fuer Nationaloekonomie und Statistik, New Series, vols.
By'm by, when we git keerless, they'll ketch us nappin', and then, God help us, that's all."