Le medecin ou allait-il?--Allait-il a pied?--De quoi souffrait son client?--Ou le medecin s'est-il arrete en route?--Est-il descendu de sa mule?--Qu'a fait la bete ensuite?--L'entree de la maison etait-elle facile?--Le malade a-t-il entendu entrer quelqu'un?--Qu'a-t-il pense?--En quelle posture le malade se trouvait-il?--La mule a-t-elle voulu jouer le role de medecin?--A-t-elle tate le pouls du client?--Celui-ci a-t-il ete surpris de trouver la mule dans sa chambre?--Quel heureux effet la peur du malade a-t-elle eu?--Quel conseil cet homme a-t-il donne au medecin?
It was as a literary woman--when literary women were not so numerous or ambitious as they now are--that Hannah More had the entree into the best society under the patronage of the greatest writers of the age.
We would give little dinners and have evening gatherings at which everything was very simple and very good, with a slight but perceptible austerity, and there was more good fruit and flowers and less perhaps in the way of savouries, patties and entrees than was customary.
Entrees.--LOVE garnished with Smiles.
ENTREES.--Small side or corner dishes, served with the first course.
Prominent politicians had entreeted her to go slow and not mash things.
But man, forgetfull of his Makers grace 120 No lesse than angels, whom he did ensew, Fell from the hope of promist heavenly place, Into the mouth of Death, to sinners dew, And all his off-spring into thraldome threw, Where they for ever should in bonds remaine 125 Of never-dead, yet ever-dying paine; Till that great Lord of Love, which him at first Made of meere love, and after liked well, Seeing him lie like creature long accurst In that deep horor of despeyred hell, 130 Him, wretch, in doole* would let no lenger dwell, But cast** out of that bondage to redeeme, And pay the price, all@ were his debt extreeme.
Also the said deputyes shall haue power to fyne any that shall be disorderly at their meetings, or for not coming in due tyme or place according to appoyntment; and they may returne the said fynes into the Courte if yt be refused to be paid, and the tresurer to take notice of yt, and to estreete or levy the same as he doth other fynes.
It has been changed by time into the image of an amphitheatre of rocky hills overgrown by the wild olive, the myrtle, and the figtree, and threaded by little paths which wind among its ruined stairs and immeasurable galleries: the copsewood overshadows you as you wander through its labyrinths.
But whatever the disadvantages of the city, the people who endure them are convinced that to go back to the vines and figtrees of their native heath would be jumping out of the frying pan into the fire.
The following letter to her husband gives Mrs. Kempson's recollections of them: FIRTREE COTTAGE, METUCHEN, Jan. 27, 1880.
We rejoined our companions in a little bay that lay quietly around a rocky promontory, where we found them enjoying a dinner of venison and trout, under the shade of some huge firtrees, by the side of a beautiful spring that came bubbling up, in its icy coldness, from beneath the tangled roots of a stinted and gnarled birch.
She was accustomed to say that useless actions were sinful, and that when we denied our bodily senses any gratification of this kind, we were amply repaid by the progress which we made in the interior life, in the same manner as pruning renders vines and other fruittrees more productive.
Framtree laughed again, and tried hard to understand what was in the other's mind.
London: Printed by Ja: Cottrell for Samuel Speed, at the Rain-Bow in Fleetstreet, near the Inner Temple-Gate. (
The St. Augustine road, at any rate, after climbing the hill and getting beyond the wood, runs between natural hedges,--trees, vines, and shrubs carelessly intermingled,--not dense enough to conceal the prospect or shut out the breeze ("straight from the Gulf," as the Tallahassean is careful to inform you), but sufficient to afford much welcome protection from the sun.
Tis Gaultree Forest, an't shall please your Grace.
AILANTHUS GLANDULOSA.--Tree of Heaven.
It was the fashion to belong to as many of them as possible, and Wilberforce mentions no less than five to which he himself belonged: Brookes', Boodle's, White's, Miles and Evans's in New Palace Yard, and Goosetree's.
A wag passing through the churchyard, wrote as follows:-- There is a time when these green trees shall fall, And Isaac Greentree rise above them all.
We find no encomiums upon him, but what appeared in a Grubstreet Journal, which, however, are much superior to what was usually to be found there.
Now I doubt not but this villainous 'squire has the impudence to assert, that these are entirely strangers to him; he, good man, knows nothing of the matter, and honest Isaac Bickerstaff, I warrant you, is more a man of honour, than to be an accomplice with a pack of rascals, that walk the streets on nights, and disturb good people in their beds; but he is out, if he thinks the whole world is blind; for there is one John Partridge can smell a knave as far as Grubstreet,--tho' he lies in the most exalted garret, and writes himself 'Squire:-- But I'll keep my temper, and proceed in the narration.
He was about to start on his journey to Heavitree, near Exeter.
Plumtree, a tree that produces plums; Hogplumtree, a tree.
In the adjoining village of Stoke is the seat of Sir William Rowley, and detached from it a street, called Thirteen Kings'-street, where, according to local tradition, thirteen kings once met.
CHAPTER XII A brain wave--Making a "funk hole"--Plugstreet Wood--Sniping.
Racontee et illustree par Hugh Lofting; adaptation par Sarah J. Silberstein et Claire Brugell, translators.
Steele lived in Bury-street, St. James'; he furnishes an illustrious precedent for the loungers in St. James'-street, where scandal-mongers of those times delighted to detect Isaac Bickerstaff in the person of captain Steele, idling before the Coffee-house, and jerking his leg and stick alternately against the pavement.
by Mary Wellman, Maud Lanktree, and Sekko Shimada.
The answer to his doubt is, after all, the only one which makes war permissible to a Christian, who looks on all men as his brothers: "You are a Ksahtree, a soldier; your duty is to fight.
A l'egard du dernier mort, il est expose a l'entree de ce Temple sur une espece d'autel ou de table faite de cannes, et couverte d'une natte tres-fine travaillee fort proprement en quarreaux rouges et jaunes avec la peau de ces memes cannes.
SAMUEL DALY LANGTREE: North American Reader, p. 443.
No, Sir," said the fellow, "but this gentleman, whoever he may be, exactly resembles the busts which are sold in Red Lionstreet, and are said to be the busts of Prince Charles."
Its numerous tombs and headstones, scattered over its greensward, and its lofty avenues of limetrees, seem to give you a peaceful welcome to the Christian fame and resting-place of so many generations.
The Latin chronicle of the Benedictine Amato of Monte Cassino was translated into French early in the 13th century by another monk of the same abbey, at the particular desire of the Count of Militree (or Malta), "Pour ce qu'il set lire et entendre fransoize et s'en delitte."
Burnside followed Longstreet only to Strawberry Plains, some twenty miles or more east, and then stopped, believing that Longstreet would leave the State.
Illustrated by Hattie Lougstreet Price.
As he walked, he stepped lightly and gently, as though reverent to the very stones of so sacred a city, and all the time from every prospect and every other street-corner came streaming like strains of music magnetic memories,--"streets with the names of old kings, strong earls, and warrior saints."
Why dost thou converse with that trunk of humours, that bolting hutch of beastliness, that swoll'n parcel of dropsies, that huge bombard of sack, that stuff'd cloakbag of guts, that roasted Manningtree ox with the pudding in his belly, that reverend vice, that grey iniquity, that father ruffian, that vanity in years?
DEJECTION: AN ODE 55, 1 of motto--*yestreen*.
Malgre que la Serbie eut reprouve le crime et se fut montree prete a donner satisfaction a l'Autriche dans une mesure qui depassa les previsions non seulement de la Russie, mais aussi des autres Puissances, le Ministre d'Autriche-Hongrie a Belgrade jugea la reponse serbe insuffisante et quitta cette ville.
De quoi depend quelquefois le succes de nos affaires?--Comment le vieux soldat s'etait-il distingue?--Qu'est-ce qui lui est arrive un jour?--Quel etait son adversaire?--Quelle priere a-t-il adressee a l'empereur?--Entre les mains de qui l'empereur voulait-il laisser l'affaire?--Comment a-t-il voulu rassurer le soldat?--Mais qu'est-ce que celui-ci a trouve a redire a cela?--Quelles preuves a-t-il montrees de son devouement?--Qu'est-ce que son appel lui a valu?
They will superintend the staff of blacksmiths; and if the sewing-machine of the mem sahib, the gun-lock of the luna sahib, the lawn-mower, English pump, or other machine gets out of order, requiring any metal work, the mistree is called in, and is generally competent to put things to rights.
On many of the factories there are very intelligent mistrees, which is the term for the master blacksmith.
She was further worried about Patricia, because Miss Murtree, over the ice cream, had confided to her that the girl was a brainless coquette; that her highest ambition, freely stated, was to have a black velvet evening gown, a black picture hat, and a rope of pearls.
Amid the secret passages of the ruins, well known to Ochiltree, Lovel was to pass the night; but all rest was impossible by the discovery of two human figures, one of whom Lovel made out to be a German named Donsterswivel, a swindling impostor who promised discoveries of gold to Sir Arthur Wardour, gold buried in the ruins, and only to be unearthed by magic and considerable expenditure of ready money.
It seems that some colored man attacked Mrs. Ochiltree,--and he was a murderous villain, whoever he may be.
If she had left me, I should have fallen a victim to Polly Ochiltree,--to which any fate was preferable.
They describe their ride through Nankin as if it had been one through a great park,--trees, and the streets wider than usual in China; but no trade is allowed, and the place seems almost deserted.