I pray daily, almost hourly"--tears had evidently blotted this portion of the letter--"for you and Emily.
According to his own account, when he paused in the crowded street tears would spring to his eyes,--tears of pure pleasure at the abundance of so much good life; and when he wrote, he simply interpreted that crowded human life of joy and sorrow, as Wordsworth interpreted the woods and waters, without any desire to change or to reform them.
Certe vix credam, et bona fide fateare Aratine, te no amasse adeo vehementer; si enim vere amasses, nihil prius aut potius optasses, quam amatae mulieri placere.
gotear, to drop, drip, fall drop by drop.
ard dolars By the man that came to you Last may and told you a Pack of lies to get you to Sine the warrant that he Brought that warrant was a forged as I have heard them say when I was Coming on to this Countrey and Sir I thought that I would write and see if I could get you to do any thing for me in the way of Getting me my freedom Back a Gain if I had some Papers from the Clarkes office in the City of Milledgeville and a little Good addvice in a Letter from you or any kind friend that I could get my freedom a Gain and my name can Be found on the Books of the Clarkes office Mr Bozal Stulers was Clarke when I was thear last and Sir a most any man can City that I Charles Covey is lawfuley a free man ... But at the same time I do not want you to say any thing about this to any one that may acquaint my Preseant mastear of these things as he would quickly sell me and there fore I do not want this known and the men that came after me Carried me to Mempears tenessee and after whiping me untill my Back was Raw from my rump to the Back of my neck sent me to this Place and sold me Pleas to ancer this as soon as you Can and Sir as soon as I can Get my time Back I will pay you all charges if you will Except of it yours in beast Charles Covey Borned and Raized in the City of Milledgeville and a Blacksmith by trade and James Rethearfurd in the City of Macon is my Laller lawyer?
juguetear, to trifle, sport, dally, frolic.
"Missie,"--tears shone--"d' ain't nothin' in Gawd's worl' kin eveh make me a runaway niggeh f'om you!
As I began to look about me:--"Tear a strip from my dress," she said; "do not hesitate--be quick!
How beautifully he spoke about his mother!--tears glittered in his eyes then,--ah, there must be grace there after all!"
Declan said to the people his "muinntear," or following: "Wait here till I baptise yonder child," for it was revealed by the Holy Ghost to him that he the babe should serve God.
After a time, that fit of burning agony went off;--tears came into my eyes;--my nature was softened.
Footnote 1: Audacter licet profitearis, summum bonum esse animi concordian.--Seneca.
of platear, silvered, silvery, pale.
Quite an extensive catalogue; Mostly, however, books of our own; As Gariopontus' Passionarius, And the writings of Matthew Platearius; And a volume universally known As the Regimen of the School of Salern, For Robert of Normandy written in terse And very elegant Latin verse.
sestear, to take a siesta, take an after-dinner nap (or rest).
A la media hora solo se oian los ahogados gemidos del aire que entraba por las rotas vidrieras de las ojivas del templo, el atolondrado revolotear de las aves nocturnas que tenian sus nidos en el dosel de piedra de las esculturas de los muros, y el alternado rumor de los pasos del vigilante que se paseaba envuelto en los anchos pliegues de su capote, a lo largo del portico.
Syrrah, though you bee owner of the boate I'l steare my course at healme.
She must not be a scold, No, nor a foole to be in love with Bables; No, nor too wise to think I nere saile true But when she steares the rudder.
Take two parts of stearine, two parts of Venetian soap, one part of pearlash, and twenty-four to thirty parts of a solution of caustic potash.
Henry has failed; so has the Vortex,--and Mr. Fayerweather, the President,--and Mr. Stearine,--and everybody else, I believe.
Over beyond the rise of land that lay between the river and Stearn's Bayou could be seen the cloud of mingled smoke and steam that marked the activities of the dredge.
Forthwith he Mercurie unto him cal'd, 1246 And bad him flie with never-resting speed Unto the forrest, where wilde beasts doo breed, And, there enquiring privily, to learne What did of late chaunce to the Lyon stearne, 1250 That he rul'd not the empire, as he ought; And whence were all those plaints unto him brought Of wrongs and spoyles by salvage beasts committed: Which done, he bad the Lyon be remitted Into his seate, and those same treachours vile 1255 Treachours, traitors.
Thus wise long time he did himselfe dispace 265 There round about, when as at last he spide, Lying along before him in that place, That flocks grand captaine and most trustie guide: Eftsoones more fierce in visage and in pace, Throwing his firie eyes on everie side, 270 He commeth on, and all things in his way Full stearnly rends that might his passage stay.
Both Mr. Stearns and George have come back from Germany looking better than when they started on their trip two weeks ago.
The four Stearnses came in to dinner and seemed to enjoy it.
And not only they," he goes on, "but ourselves also": while the pagan poet has tears that reach the heart of the transitory show: Sunt lacrimae rerum, et mentem mortalia tangunt--"Tears are for Life, mortal things pierce the soul."
The large-bodied Poet and the small, both large enough in soul, sat talking miscellaneously together, the present Editor being privileged to listen; and now Paul, in his serious way, was giving one of those inimitable "Extra-Harangues;" and, as it chanced, On the Proposal for a Cast-metal King: gradually a light kindled in our Professor's eyes and face, a beaming, mantling, loveliest light; through those murky features, a radiant ever-young Apollo looked; and he burst forth like the neighing of all Tattersall's,--tears streaming down his cheeks, pipe held aloft, foot clutched into the air,--loud, long-continuing, uncontrollable; a laugh not of the face and diaphragm only, but of the whole man from head to heel.
I see injustice being done by my own household, and "--tears were trembling near her lashes, but she blinked them back--"and I am no longer a foolish girl!
Why only, Suffolk, mourn I not for thee, And with the southern clouds contend in tears- Theirs for the earth's increase, mine for my sorrows?
No heart was heavier yet for tears-- O leave me, friend, alone!"
"Talking of shedding tears----" "Don't you love this time of the evening, Mr. Wooster, when the sun has gone to bed and all the bunnies come out to have their little suppers?
Then John reverently bore the pale shape in, and Nan dropped down beside it, saying, with a rain of grateful tears,-- "He kissed me when I went, and said a last 'good night!'"
As drops from a still,--ut occluso stillat ab igne liquor, doth Cupid's fire provoke tears from a true lover's eyes, "The mighty Mars did oft for Venus shriek, Privily moistening his horrid cheek With womanish tears,"------ ------"ignis distillat in undas, Testis erit largus qui rigat ora liquor," with many such like passions.
And painful, indeed, would it be to relate the events of one sad day which culminated in her declaiming at night, with far more than perfunctory warmth, and in a voice scarce dry of tears:-- "Miss Lucy Wright, though not so tall, Was just the age of Sophy Ball; But I have always understood Miss Sophy was not half so good; For as they both had faded teeth, Their teacher sent for Doctor Heath.
And, alas, not there only, but elsewhere, everywhere more or less; whereby our sense is so blunted to it;--whence, in all provinces of human life, these tears!-- But let us take a glance at the Carnival, since we are here.
And when at last the long night nears, And love grows angel in the gloam, Nay, sweetheart, what of fears and tears?-- The stars shall see us home.
I must be brief, lest resolution drop Out at mine eyes in tender womanish tears.- Can you not read it?
SIR WALTER A scant petition, Margaret, but take it, Seal'd with an old man's tears.-- Rise, daughter of Sir Rowland.
"Sweet was the love that crown'd our happier hours, 75 "And shed new fragrance o'er a path of flowers; "But sure divided sorrow more endears "The tie, that passion seals with mutual tears"-- He paus'd--fast-flowing drops bedew'd her eyes, While thus in mournful accents she replies: 80 "Still let me feel the pressure of thy chain, "Still share the fetters which my love detain; "Those piercing irons to my soul are dear, "Nor will their sharpness wound while thou art near.
Great sensibility lay in him, too; a real sympathy, and affectionate pity and softness, which he had an over-tendency to express even by tears,--a singular sight in so leonine a man.
And as the Doctor spoke, he straightened himself to the full dignity of his height, his face kindling with an unconscious majesty, and, as he turned, his eye fell on Mary, who was standing with her slender figure dilated, her large blue eye wide and bright, in a sort of trance of solemn feeling, half smiles, half tears,--and the strong, heroic man started, to see this answer to his higher soul in the sweet, tremulous mirror of womanhood.
What, the magnanimous Alexander in tears?--cry, baby, put its finger in its eye, it shall have another globe, round as an orange, pretty moppet!
"You expected to see me at your feet, imploring your love and striving to melt you by tears,--did you?
Yet, even here,--lost in some far-reaching avenue of pines, where one could hardly walk upon a summer Sunday without such sense of joy as would move him to tears,--even here all the movements of the earth and the heavens hint of most jubilant triumph.
this reflection gave me more uneasiness at the moment than I felt from her reproaches, violent as they were; or than I had pleasure in her supposed relenting: for there is beauty in every thing she says and does!--Beauty in her passion!--Beauty in her tears!--Had the Captain been a young fellow, and of rank and fortune, his throat would have been in danger; and I should have thought very hardly of her.
I weep while I make the appeal"--"I cannot go on for tears"--he repeats towards the close of that fine oration in behalf of Milo--the speech that never was spoken.
He fondled her like a child, and they all smiled through their tears,--heavenly smiles!