In their own free circles, by their quiet hearth, Rearing him a bulwark steady as the Earth: On their mighty anvils, with a giant's skill, Bending stubborn iron to his lightest will: Prosperous and happy, free in heart and soul, These send forth my glory to the furthest Pole.
And still Marina was, as she had always been, the gentlest influence in his reckless life,--to some slight extent an inspiring one,--steadying his daring yet generous instincts into a course that was occasionally nearer to nobility than he could ever have chanced upon without her, yet never able to instil a higher motive power than came from pleasing her.
I scorne to tell thee or to talke with thee; And yet a woulde speake with thee,--and yet I will not tell thee; Thou shalt shortlye knowe thou hadst bene better-- I say no more; though my deserts be hydd My adge is not, for I neare weare a hatt; And that shalbe ballast to my complaynte To make it goe more steadye to thy ruyne.
The steadyflow traffic system.
I often look at her with wonder, her nature is so different from mine,--never impulsive, always cool and steady,--full of ceaseless activity, yet never hurried, and seemingly never perplexed.
With a cumbrous and oppressive government over them, and with no private ownership of land nor other encouragement for steadygoing thrift, the only chance for personal gain was through a stroke of discovery.
JOE by this time had got onto his feet, and was steadyin' himself by holdin' onto a tree, while he sung out: "I say (hic!)
Three minutes later the midshipmen left the place, Dave walking beside Pennington and holding his arm lightly for the purpose of steadying him.
And I being led to think of both together, my view is rendered unsteady.
whom I knew to be un?steady in his principles and a moderate drinker.
Spain, indeed, rode in a high chariot for a time, but at length, in that unlucky Armada drive, crashed against English oak on the ocean highways, and came off creaking and rickety,--grew thenceforth ever more unsteady,--finally, came utterly to the ground, with contusions, fractures, and much mishap,--and now the poor nation hobbles hypochondriacally upon crutches, all its brave charioteering sadly ended.
Life on a farm a mile and a half distant from post-office and stores; life in the house with Rufus, who was rumored to be somewhat wild and unsteady,--this prospect seemed a trifle dull and uneventful to the trivial part of her, though to the better part it was enough.
XXXIII.--THE ARROW OF DEATH XXXIV.--"STEADY!"
Then you draw it up gently,--steady as you know how.