In that case there was a little more sub rosa reward for this well-inspired justice, weighed but featherwise against the overwhelming relief of the knowledge he could make wrong things right again, repair his, yes, his scoundrelism.
She had taken up the poker and placed it standing against the bars so that it pointed up the chimney; and she was now using her apron fanwise as a bellows.
They arrived under his guidance," says Fauriel, "they laid siege to it, took it and plundered it, not halfwise, not hastily, as folks who feared to be surprised, but leisurely, with all security, by virtue of a treaty of alliance with one of the kings of the country.
My friend Ewan told me, among other things, when he came back from San Juan Hill, that not all the carnage of battle turned his bowels as the sight of slant black wings rising flockwise before the burial squad.
He would make the rounds of the desks in the writing rooms, elbow his way into groups in the corridors; and filling with self-importance because of the authority conferred upon him, he would rudely shoo the ministerial flock off toward the Chamber, grumbling fogeywise and assuring them that "in his time," when he was serving his first term, there was "far better discipline."
(28) Or, "like a door over the cavity, somewhat below the surface, flatwise"; i.e. "in a horizontal position."
Not only, therefore, does the savage imagine God and speak of Him humanwise, as we all do; but if he does not actually believe Him to be material, he at least will be slow in mastering the thought of His spirituality.
Those houses are near sixty feet in length, built harbourwise after their building.
Prince Edward answered, very fondly, "Hawise."
Tis a hard duty to perform, even under the obligations and penalties of the law;--otherwise, it were accursed!"
p. 115, l. 28 Huswise.
At this sicht I began to grew a' ower, and now saw the needcessity of stapping ben, and saving my employer frae farther damage, bodily and itherwise.
If dis m'latter Voodoo don't want to do lak'wise, he can leave dese pahts moughty sudden.
He was in a wagon--leastwise, it looked mighty like him."
This holy season*, fit to fast and pray, Men to devotion ought to be inclynd: Therefore, I lykewise, on so holy day, For my sweet saynt some service fit will find.
After enough seed cane were "mat-layed," the rest of the cut was merely laid lengthwise in the adjacent furrows to await cartage to the mill.
But otherwise-- Leon.--Otherwise it is perhaps better to think that when all threads will be spun out from the ball, there will remain nothing.
The property of the State and of local bodies is likewise surrendered without any compensation whatever.
Sara Teasdale The twilight's inner flame grows blue and deep, And in my Lesbos, over leagues of sea, The temples glimmer moonwise in the trees.
Merchants are much like other men,--wise and unwise, far-sighted and short-sighted, selfish and unselfish, honest and dishonest.
Behind us, up the river, a vast curtain of lead-colored smoke from the petrol-tanks had climbed up the sky and spread out mushroomwise, as smoke and ashes sometimes spread out from a volcano.
Trade between nations is desirable for exactly the same reason as trade between one man and another, namely, that each is, naturally or otherwise, better fitted to grow or make certain things, and so an exchange is to their mutual advantage.
The term is what we may call a vulgarism--you perceive that, do you not?--likewise 'in our midst,' which is not accurate, of course, and which would be indelicate if it were.
Naturally, had she thought a great deal of it, she would have supposed that Gratton, in nowise concerned, was even more superficially interested than herself.
And all the time as I did go downward of the great Gorge, there sounded the blast of the roaring, that was presently afar to my back; and the mountain sides did catch it here and in that place, and sent it offwards with strange and improper echoings, as of a chill piping, or oddwise as hushed whisperings of monstrous creatures; so that I did oft stoop to hide a little among the boulders; for truly I knew not but that some unnatural thing called from the darkness of the mountain side.
Tells Fortunes too!--nay, I thought he dealt with the Devil --Well, Gentlemen, you are all wide o' this Matter--for to tell you the Truth--he deals with the Devil, Gentlemen --otherwise he could never have redeem'd his Land.
He swallowed his coffee scalding hot, rolled up some food and stuff for trading, in a light reindeer skin blanket, lashed it packwise on his back, shouldered his gun, and made off before the Trio came in to breakfast.
Not oth'wise valu'ble."
Fear it not, their overwise heads will think it but a trick.
While all the earlier machines worked the fiber parallelwise, this one operated obliquely on it; the consequence of which was that it was turned out particularly clear.
The great loss of hairpins did not proceed so much from the carelessness of women in fastening their hair, as from their 'pennywise and pound-foolish' system of buying cheap hairpins with few and inefficient 'twists.'
Further, according to my authority, the men have breeches without seat (ohne Gesass): these they fasten peakwise to their shirts; and the long round doublet must overlap them.
I knew she meant peanuts,--otherwise "ground-peas" and "goobers,"--and now that I once more have a dictionary at my elbow I learn that the word, like "goober," is, or is supposed to be, of African origin.
He begged to be made the reader,--otherwise, he confessed, he was in danger of falling asleep.
And the people not only believed in the existence of these supernatural powers, to whom they erected temples and statues, but many of them believed in a future state of rewards and punishments,--otherwise the names of Minos and Rhadamanthus and other judges of the dead are unintelligible.
I hope it prescribes a healthy hatred of scoundrels;--otherwise what am I, in Heaven's name, to make of it?
So in the greatest church of London there was seen against the high altar a great stone and in the midst thereof there was an anvil of steel, and therein stuck a fair sword, naked by the point, and letters of gold were written about the sword that said, "Whoso pulleth out this sword of this stone and anvil is rightwise king born of England."
Sothlice hig waeron butu rihtwise beforan Gode, gangende on eallum his bebodum and rihtwisnessum, butan wrohte.
Its fur, he saw, was standing ridgewise upon its back; the ears were flattened back somewhat; the tail was switching sharply.
Silence was called, and four or five elderly gentlemen in black-and-scarlet robes--"wise in their wigs, and flamboyant as flamingoes," as a daily paper said of the judges at the Coronation--some also decorated with gilded chains and deep fur collars, in spite of the heat, entered from a side door and took their seats upon a raised platform.
The crowd look sidewise at Mr. Roundjacket, who returns them amiable smiles, and brandishes his ruler in pleasant recognition of Hibernian friends and clients in the assemblage.
And, at that, I made a little sound with my mouth; but the Maid not to hear me; for she did look backward, as I should think to the shore; and her face did be very set and anxious; and there to be a far noise of howling, that I knew to be the voices of the Humpt Men; and so to perceive that the Maid had come unto her senses, and had gat me somewise to the raft, whilst that I did yet be swoond.
I have seen badgers drinking about the hour when the light takes on the yellow tinge it has from coming slantwise through the hills.
The buggy would sag to one side and Sharon would be sitting "slaunchwise," as he called it.
And I to laugh, all tender; for I loved her so utter, as you do know; and I to tell her, as you sure likewise to have told your maid, that I wanted a pocket sufficient, that I might have her therein alway anigh to my heart; and this thing I to say to her, as a man that doth love, shall say it; and you to know the way of it so well as I. And she to laugh very mischievous, and to tell me that she should truly tickle me, if that I carried her thatwise; aye and to pinch me, too.
Tomorrow come The Swedes--twelve thousand gallant warriors, Illo, Then straightwise for Vienna.
He sat tailorwise in the sand, with his coffee-pot on the coals, his supper ready to hand in the frying pan, and himself in a mood for talk.
The banker, on his part, was handling a tremendous whip and sending along his two horses, which were harnessed tandemwise, the leader being a little warm-colored chestnut with a mouselike trot, the shaft horse a big brown bay, a stepper, with a fine action.
And what import these silent nods and gestures Which stealthwise thou exchangest with her?