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.
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.
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.
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.
by Mary Wellman, Maud Lanktree, and Sekko Shimada.
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.
Burnside followed Longstreet only to Strawberry Plains, some twenty miles or more east, and then stopped, believing that Longstreet would leave the State.
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.
Illustrated by Hattie Lougstreet Price.
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?
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."
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."
On many of the factories there are very intelligent mistrees, which is the term for the master blacksmith.
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.
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?
DEJECTION: AN ODE 55, 1 of motto--*yestreen*.
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.
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.
H. A. Overstreet (A); 5Feb59; R230297.
It read: "Sally Ogletree gave a supper last week, which was a very pretty affair."
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.
Edwards, Cleveland, Pride o' Name on Peachtree (Live Stories, Feb.).
He used to follow me to see if I obeyed his orders, and one day when I had been persuaded by some boys of our neighborhood to go and bathe in the forbidden hours, he found me in the pond, led me home, and, cutting two tough peartree switches about the thickness, at the butt, of his forefinger, he took me down into the cellar, and making me strip off my jacket, broke them up to the stumps over my back, protected only by a cotton shirt.
And here are two cold streamlets; here deeper shadows fall Than yon place owns, and look what cones drop from the pinetree tall.
Footnote: This is the exact weight of the spanish milled dollar, which, as well as the divisions, are allowed to pass current; they consist of the half, quarter, eighth, and sixteenth, also the pistreen, or fifth, and the half pistreen, or tenth.,
CHAPTER XXIV THAT RATION FATIGUE----SKETCHES IN REQUEST--BAILLEUL--BATHS AND LUNATICS--HOW TO CONDUCT A WAR Illustration: T They seemed to me long, dark, dismal days, those days spent in the Douve trenches; longer, darker and more dismal than the Plugstreet ones.
Compounds generally retain the orthography of the simple words which compose them: as, wherein, horseman, uphill, shellfish, knee-deep, kneedgrass, kneading-trough, innkeeper, skylight, plumtree, mandrill.
CHAPTER XII A BRAIN WAVE--MAKING A "FUNK HOLE" --PLUGSTREET WOOD--SNIPING On arriving up at St. Yvon for our third time round there, we--as usual now--went into our cottage again, and the regiment spread itself out around the same old trenches.
If, upon a plumbtree, peaches and apricots are ingrafted, no body will say they are the natural growth of the plumbtree.
He was to receive Mr. Hammond, Plumptree, Lord Camden, and others to-day.
I have longe Like to a reelinge pynetree shooke the earthe That I was rooted in, but nowe must fall And be no longer the fatts tennys ball.
The troops traced him from the Long Island, across Sky, to Portree, but there lost him.
It would seem, however, that he was born in London about the year 1118 or 1119, and that his father, Gilbert Becket, was probably a respectable merchant and sheriff, or portreeve, of London, and was a Norman.
It was a melancholy rentree for the Duc d'Aumale.
SEE Roantree, William F. TAYLOR, ROBERTA NEWTON The dreamer.
All right," says he, and then seats himself by my side, and tells me, "I know it already, that a part of the left bank of the river is occupied by the troops of the Assembly, that fighting is going on everywhere, and that the army on this side is gradually retreating.--Street fighting is our affair, you see," he continues. "
"Edie Rowantree," she said through the dazzle, extending her hand.
SEE Rowntree, Leonard G. BROWN, IRVING.
The people who paid for its construction saw in its growing walls and rooftree only the few hundred dollars they hoped to gain.
The little white-throated sparrows came familiarly about the palm cabins and whitewashed houses and trilled on the rooftrees.
Jess Roundtree, Texas ranger.
BUNNY BOY AND GRIZZLY BEAR, by Laura Rountree Smith; illustrated by Dorothy Dulin.
The Return to Camp.--The Boys Missing.--A Search.--Treed.--The Wild Mexican Hogs.--An Adventure.-The Combat.--The Release.--A Cry of Distress.--An Ugly Customer--The Panther.--A Terrible Struggle.-- Victory.--Old Jerry wounded.--Camp at last.
Fare ye well, Mrs. Saddletree.
The iron picket pins flying through the air at the lariat ends narrowly missed several of our party, but became entangled with the only two sound pack saddles remaining of the entire number with which we started, and dashed them against the adjacent trees, tearing off the side pieces of the saddletrees, and rendering them useless.
I should not have wallowed through the snow, nor stopped at the top of the hill to look for a moment across the beautiful wintry earth--gray sky and bare wild trees and frosted farmsteads with homely smoke rising from the chimneys--I should merely have brought home a singletree--and missed the glory of life!