--Birds.--A Corn-Shucking.--Negro Songs.--A Negro Military Parade.-- Character of the Blacks.--Winter Climate of South Carolina.
Ere January be unwintered wholly By the centesimal on earth neglected, Shall these supernal circles roar so loud The tempest that has been so long awaited Shall whirl the poops about where are the prows; So that the fleet shall run its course direct, And the true fruit shall follow on the flower."
I.--The Voyage II.--A Day in Ireland III.--Ben Lomond and the Highland Lakes IV.--The Burns' Festival V.--Walk from Edinburgh over the Border and arrival at London VI.--Some of the "Sights" of London VII.--Flight through Belgium VIII.--The Rhine to Heidelberg IX.--Scenes in and around Heidelberg X.--A Walk through the Odenwald XI.--Scenes in Frankfort--An American Composer--The Poet Freiligrath XII.--A week among the Students XIII.--Christmas and New Year in Germany XIV.--Winter in Frankfort--A Fair, an Inundation and a Fire XV.--The Dead and the Deaf--Mendelssohn the Composer XVI.--Journey on Foot from Frankfort to Cassel XVII.--Adventures among the Hartz XVIII.--Notes in Leipsic and Dresden XIX.--Rambles in the Saxon Switzerland XX.--Scenes in Prague XXI.--Journey through Eastern Bohemia and Moravia to the Danube XXII.--Vienna XXIII.--Up the Danube XXIV.--The Unknown Student XXV.--The Austrian Alps XXVI.--Munich XXVII.--Through Wurtemberg to Heidelberg XXVIII.--Freiburg and the Black Forest XXIX.--People and Places in Eastern Switzerland XXX.--Passage of the St Gothard and descent into Italy XXXI.--Milan XXXII.--Walk from Milan to Genoa XXXIII.--Scenes in Genoa, Leghorn and Pisa XXXIV.--Florence and its Galleries XXXV.--A Pilgrimage to Vallombrosa XXXVI.--Walk to Siena and Pratolino--Incidents in Florence XXXVII.--American Art in Florence XXXVIII.--An Adventure on the Great St. Bernard--Walks around Florence XXXIX.--Winter Traveling among the Appenines XL.--Rome XLI.--Tivoli and the Roman Campagna XLII.--Tivoli and the Roman Campagna (continued) XLIII.--Pilgrimage to Vaucluse and Journey up the Rhone XLIV.--Traveling in Burgundy--The Miseries of a Country Diligence XLV.--Poetical Scenes in Paris XLVI.--A Glimpse of Normandy XLVII.--Lockhart, Bernard Barton and Croly--London Chimes and Greenwich Fair XLVIII.--Homeward Bound--Conclusion TO FRANK TAYLOR, THESE RECORDS OF THE PILGRIMAGE, WHOSE TOILS AND ENJOYMENTS WE HAVE SHARED TOGETHER, ARE AFFECTIONATELY INSCRIBED, BY HIS RELATIVE AND FRIEND.
CHAPTER IX The Work and the Workers Sunday, April 23.--Winter Quarters.
D. WINTERI (syn Winter a aromatica).--Winter's Bark.
He overbars the crystal streams with ice, That none but he and his may drink of them: All for a foul Backwinter he lays up.
A Tete-a-tete.--The Monkey's Goblet.--The Palace.--A Removal.--Winter under the Tropics--Plans for the Future.--Property.--A burst of Laughter.--Misfortune not far off.
He was advised by his physicians to spend the winter in New-Orleans, whither he accordingly went, taking me with him.
"--Winter in London, ii, 66. "
'Twould serve their old dame half a winter-- You stare?
They were at feud with the Burkes, and one night in winter----’ The girls wandered away, carrying their biscuits with them.
John Sunday, a Chippewa evangelist from Upper Canada among the Chippewas of Lake Superior, writes from the Bay of Keweena, where he is stationed during the winter:-- "I received your kind letter.
This introduction of Spring may be taken as implying that Shelley supposed Keats to have died in the Spring: but in fact he died in the Winter--23 February.
It was mid-winter,--about a year after he had crossed the Rubicon.
On a close examination, very few of these black or aged bees, will be seen at the opening of the spring, as, not having the stamina of those that are younger, they perish from inability to encounter the vicissitudes of winter.--American Farmer's Manual.
We have all read of the mountain-trips in summer, and the skating on Rydal Lake in winter,--and how his train of children enjoyed everything with him, as far as they could.
Still others are seen only in winter,--as the brown and shore larks, the crossbills, redpolls, snow-buntings, pine grosbeak, and some of the hawks and owls; and of these some are merely accidental,--as the pine grosbeak, which in 1836 appeared here in great numbers in October, and remained until May. This beautiful and gentle bird (a sweet songster too) is doubtless a permanent resident within the United States, for I have seen them at the White Mountains in August.
The design was again postponed till the winter;b and the king resolved to solicit in person a supply of money at the court of the Spanish monarch.
SEE Winterberg, Robert.
He allows "Dogwood" to stand without rebuke for the poison sumac, as well as for the flowering cornel; and gives "Winterberry" and "Black Alder" without comment to Prinos verticellata.
Continuing over Okeford Hill the road presently drops to Turnworth House at the head of a long narrow valley leading down to a string of "Winterborne" villages (or more correctly--Winterbourne).
SEE Winterbotham, Russell R. A dictionary of the social sciences.
When they reached the fort shells were falling all about them, but they filled the car with wounded men and Mrs. Winterbottom started back with her blood-soaked freight for the Belgian lines.
Here the valley of the Winterbourne comes down from the heart of the Plain at Orcheston through Winterbourne Stoke and Berwick St. James; a lonely and thinly populated string of hamlets seldom visited by the ordinary tourist, but of much charm to those who appreciate the more unsophisticated type of English village that, alas!
The first of the Winterbournes--Strickland, lies a long mile beyond Hedgend Farm, where we turn sharp to the left and traverse a very lonely road, sometimes between close woods and rarely in sight of human habitation until the drop to the Stour brings us to Blandford Forum, a pleasant, bright and clean town built within a wide loop of the river that here begins to assume the dignity of a navigable stream, crawling lazily among the water meadows, with back-waters and cuts that bring to mind certain sections of the Upper Thames.
Petersburg was not sufficient, since the Neva was frozen in the winter,--but Poland (a powerful kingdom in the seventeenth century) stood in their way; and beyond Poland were the Ukraine Cossacks and the Tartars of the Crimea.
How can it choose but wither in a long and sharp winter?"--Cowley cor. "
It was a very pleasant place, and near to it a poet's children were born; they had wandered in its wilds, had gathered its flowers, and admired its glow-worms, and listened to the turtle-doves, when they were very young; now, however, their home was near London; they only went to Winterdown about once a year for a great holiday.
For my sister Ellen, all at Winterdyne, "and the servants."
Alfred himself had undertaken the task of guarding Exeter and the coasts of Devonshire and South Wales, where he wintered, leaving Ethelred to pursue Hasting.
"We wont differ, Sawney, if you let me have six stots for winterers, in the way of reason."
The Wilhelm Platz is adorned with the statues in marble of Schwerin, Seidlitz, Keith, Winterfeld, and Ziethen.
People want to smash England, of course, because, as they explain, she brought on the war and is trying to starve them, and they roar with the applause when the lightning-change man at the Wintergarten impersonates Hindenburg, because Hindenburg is a grand old scout who is keeping those millions of slovenly Russians from overrunning our tidy, busy, well-ordered Germany.
Beneath the glossy leaves of wintergreen Dead lily-bells lie low, and in their place A rounded disk of pearly pink is seen, Which tells not of the lily's fragrant grace: No answer stirs the shining air, As I ask "Where?"
"Had the rheumatism this winter,--guess Jack Frost pinched him.
36:22 Now the king sat in the winterhouse in the ninth month: and there was a fire on the hearth burning before him.
They cut ice in blocks and put it up for winterHW:?.
When I first come to the mountains,--after living in Fairlands all winter,--I always dance--the mountains feel so big and strong.
WINTERICH, JOHN T. Collector's choice.
* * * * * When he opened them again late in the evening it was to say: "Found some o' those suckers who were goin' so slick to Minook; some o' them down at the second village, and the rest are winterin' in Anvik, so the Indians say.
Flaminius, one of the consuls elect, to whom the legions which were wintering at Placentia had fallen by lot, sent an edict and letter to the consul, desiring that those forces should be ready in camp at Ariminum on the ides of March.
The sons of John Winteringham.
A piece of quick-lime dipped into water, and shut hermetically into a box constructed for the purpose, is said to give almost a purgatory-heat, and prevent the necessity of fire during winter.--Lit.
I am sunk winterly below prose and zero.
Mankind but scanty pleasure glean Frae snawy hill or barren plain, Whan Winter,'midst his nipping train, Wi' frozen spear, Sends drift owr a' his bleak domain, And guides the weir.
Wintermoot's Fort instantly became the headquarters of the expedition from Canada; and was commanded by Colonel John Butler, a British officer, and commander of a party of rangers.