Think of the long list of wild-flowers where the Latin name is spontaneously used by all who speak of the flower: as, Arethusa, Aster, Cistus, ("after the fall of the cistus-flower,") Clematis, Clethra, Geranium, Iris, Lobdia, Bhodora, Spirtea, Tiarella, Trientalis, and so on.
But when somewhere about Stanstead he put an unfortunate question to me as to the "probability of its turning out a good turnip season;" and when I, who am still less of an agriculturist than a steam-philosopher, not knowing a turnip from a potato ground, innocently made answer that I believed it depended very much upon boiled legs of mutton, my unlucky reply set Miss Isola a laughing to a degree that disturbed her tranquility for the only moment in our journey.
Perhaps, if we speak with rigorous exactness, no human mind is in its right statea.
The web is made up of the most diverse elements, beyond treatment multitudinous.... For a week or so I desisted altogether, and walked over the mountains and returned to sit through the warm soft mornings among the shaded rocks above this little perched-up house of ours, discussing my difficulties with Isabel and I think on the whole complicating them further in the effort to simplify them to manageable and stateable elements.
Correct the division of the following words, with a proper regard to Rules 1st and 3d: "a-scribe, bland-ish, bran-chy, clou-dy, dus-ty, drea-ry, eve-ning, faul-ty, fil-thy, fros-ty, gau-dy, gloo-my, heal-thy, hear-ken, hear-ty, hoa-ry, lea-ky, loung-er, mar-shy, migh-ty, mil-ky, naugh-ty, pas-sing, pit-cher, rea-dy, roc-ky, spee-dy, stea-dy, stor-my, thirs-ty, thor-ny, trus-ty, ves-try, wes-tern, weal-thy.
Let it decide the day in our stead, and let our camp remain free from the stir of war; if hunger retreat beaten, we must break off idleness.
The sense of being had at length utterly departed, and there reigned in its stead-- instead of all things, dominant and perpetual--the autocrats Place and Time.
So Ahaziah died, as Elijah prophesied, and Jehoram (or Joram) reigned in his stead,--a brother of the late king, who did not personally worship Baal, but who allowed the queen-mother to continue to protect idolatry.
"An' the silver candle-sticks,--and the four-post bed-stead,--an' the--" "Buy 'em, Adam,--buy everything!
And nowe they haue proclaimed in their Greek: hareiophaga a generall surceasing and silence of balde rymers, and also of the verie beste to; in steade whereof they haue, by authoritie of their whole senate, prescribed certaine lawes and rules of quantities of English sillables for English verse; hauing had thereof already greate practise, and drawen mee to their faction.
Some food we had and some fresh water that A noble Neapolitan, Gonzalo, Out of his charity, who being then appointed Master of this design, did give us, with Rich garments, linens, stuffs, and necessaries, Which since have steaded much; so, of his gentleness, Knowing I lov'd my books, he furnish'd me From mine own library with volumes that I prize above my dukedom.
Ah, I have long felt 'it must be,' and nothing in the world shall make me waver, and I will convince my father that a youthful heart can also be steadfast.
The prophetic type will steadfastly refuse to see the world as a museum; it will insist that here is a stage set for a drama that perpetually begins.
Grace seemed to choke down somewhat: and then answered steadfastly-- "I did not come here, my dear lady, to hear such kind words, but to do an errand to Mr. Thurnall.
The ancients, when they were to choose a king, were wont to stand on stones planted in the ground, and to proclaim their votes, in order to foreshadow from the steadfastness of the stones that the deed would be lasting.
But while Nature sets very wide differences between man and man in respect both of morality and of intellect, society disregards and effaces them; or, rather, it sets up artificial differences in their stead,--gradations of rank and position, which are very often diametrically opposed to those which Nature establishes.
Even then as I tried to get him steadied enough to be of some use, his gun went off with a tremendous bang.
Then Crassus, who had the rest of equal length cut down, so as to be shorter and consequently steadier to carry, only increased the prodigies.
My narves is steadier'n clock-work, and I'll do the shootin'."
Do not be afraid to press the jaw hard against the stock; this steadies the position, and the head goes back with the recoil and insures that your face is not hurt.
To such as seemed to have the steadiest characters, he would give good advice.
The car, during this conversation, had moved steadily on, turning this and that corner in a way that might have confused anyone not perfectly acquainted with this section of the city.
A little recovered by this beverage, he said more steadily-- "You are the cousin of Powis, Captain Ducie."
In March a pigeon-house was made for exposure of chronometers to cold.--The Lunar and Planetary Reductions were going on steadily.--I was consulted about an Observatory at Oxford, where I supported the introduction of the Heliometer.--The stipend of the Bakerian Lecture was paid to me for my explanation of Brewster's new prismatic fringes.--The business of the Cape Observatory and Survey occupied much of my time.--In 1838 the Rev. H. J. Rose (Editor of the Encyclopaedia Metropolitana) had proposed my writing a Paper on Tides, &c.; In Oct. 1840 I gave him notice that I must connect Tides with Waves, and in that way I will take up the subject.
CHAPTER XXXII THE TALE IS TOLD Nelson Randolph gained steadily,--so Polly heard through Doodles,--and she planned to see him soon.
"Second, That its lesser and second, or after effect, is to excite and invigorate, and at the same time give steadiness and fixity to the powers of thought."
"This town was never a place," said Gilly, with all his former steadiness,--"never a place to bring a woman.
The most useful, approved, and economical form of a farm-steading is pointed out.
The pastures were alive with cattle, the roads had a busy traffic, of beasts and bicycles and gaily coloured peasants' automobiles, the hues of the innumerable motor barges in the canal vied with the eventfulness of the roadways; and everywhere in solitary steadings, amidst ricks and barns, in groups by the wayside, in straggling villages, each with its fine old church, or in compact towns laced with canals and abounding in bridges and clipped trees, were human habitations.
If one waits one probably drifts north--in all other respects conditions ought to be improving, except that the southern edge of the pack will be steadly augmenting.
"Well then"--George Steadman was sure now he was going to get the information--"who writes this this stuff from Chicken Hill?"
Besides, if you insist upon pecuniary economy, do begin by economizing on the exercise which you pay others for taking in your stead,--on the corn and pears which you buy in the market, instead of removing to a suburban house and raising them yourself,--and in the reluctant silver you pay the Irishman who splits your wood.
"Yea, fifteen steads Would they give for me, And the load of Grani To have as a gift; But then spake Atli, That such was his will, Never gift to take From the sons of Giuki.
to carbonade Mutton Chine roasted, with Sallery ----Chops, to make ----Leg forc'd ----French Cutlets to make ----Steads to fry ----artificial Venison, to make ----Leg of, to salt to eat like Ham N Neat's Tongue Pie, to make Nasturtian Buds to pickle O Onions to pickle Orange Chips to preserve to put into Glasses ----or Lemons to preserve ----Chips another Way ----Marmalade to make ----to preserve Oranges whole + ----to candy whole ----Tarts, to make Oysters Scotch to make ----to stew + ----to lard ----to fry ----to scallop ----to pickle + Ox Lips to dress P Pallets stew'd Pancakes, clare ----Rice + Partridges, to pot + Do.
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.
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.
+Stien+, v. to ascend, HD, PP, S2, W, W2; +styghen+, S2; +stighen+, W, S2; +steghen+, S2; +steghe+, H, S2; +steagh+, pt.
Is that our steak at last?
From that same time her peace of mind And comfort were at steak-- She did so lean to Mr. Green, Her heart was like to break!
CHAPTER X. Tom Pope the Scout.--His Report.--An Expedition planned.--Tom's Story.-- A Comanche Village.--The Prisoner.--A New Way of Cooking Steak.--Big Eagle the Chief.--An Escape, and Pursuit.--Soldiers from the Fort.--Our Expedition starts.--The Organos Mountains,--Ned's Adventure with a Rattlesnake.--We strike the Trail and follow it.--Hard Riding.--A Discovery.--Is it Comanche or Apache?--The Moccasin.
To make a Steake pye, with a French Pudding in the Pye.
At the Bottom Lamb Steakes or Mutton.
Here, except when the owner was absent on a sporting expedition, which, between fishing, shooting, hunting, and racing, did, it must be confessed, happen pretty often; here his friends were sure to find a hearty welcome, a good beef-steak,--his old housekeeper was famous for cookery!--and as much excellent Port and super-excellent Madeira--Tom, like most of his school, eschewed claret and other thin potations--as their host could prevail on them to swallow.