Pussy Wilmott, in a most fetching gown, with her hair done ravishingly, sat near the front and never took her eyes off the prisoner.
She was rawbony and tall.
"For God's sake, Rawdy, don't wake mamma," he cried.
Dr. Rawley, his chaplain, says,--and it is a marvellous illustration of Bacon's diligence and desire for perfection,--"I myself have seen, at the least, twelve copies of the 'Instauration,' revised year by year, one after another, and every year altered and amended in the frame thereof."
Rawlsbury is a prehistoric circular entrenchment with a double wall and ditch.
But if the cause be not good, the King himself hath a heavy reckoning to make when all those legs and arms and heads, chopp'd off in a battle, shall join together at the latter day and cry all 'We died at such a place'- some swearing, some crying for a surgeon, some upon their wives left poor behind them, some upon the debts they owe, some upon their children rawly left.
Canon Rawnsley writes to me, "I have an idea that the fact that it took place at midsummer eve (June 27), the eve of the Feast of St. John, upon which occasion the shepherds hereabout used to light bonfires on the hills (no doubt a relic of the custom of the Beltane fires of old Norse days, perhaps of earlier sun-worship festivals of British times), may have had something to do with the naming of the mountain Blencathara of which Southen-fell (or Shepherd's-fell, as the name implies) is part.
I haven't had such a laugh since we got old Tom Raxley out of bed at twelve of a winter's night by telling him his house was afire."
Still anxious for his son, the god of day, To make him proof against the burning ray, His temples with celestial ointment wet, Of sovereign virtue to repel the heat; Then fixed the beaming circle on his head, And fetched a deep, foreboding sigh, and said, 'Take this at least, this last advice, my son: Keep a stiff rein, and move but gently on: The coursers of themselves will run too fast, 150 Your art must be to moderate their haste.
Scuse me for interruptin'," the old mulattress Virginia was saying, "but Mis' Pilkins sen' me say lunch raydy, Miss Patrisy."
They form many adjectives in y, which are not common in prose; as, The dimply flood,--dusky veil,--a gleamy ray,--heapy harvests,--moony shield,--paly circlet,--sheety lake,--stilly lake,--spiry temples,--steely casque,--steepy hill,--towery height,--vasty deep,--writhy snake.
rbitrary rule) in the beginning, never seem to know when their children are children no longer, but have become men and women.
rdinary--for, with 2,500 British soldiers, he was instructed to make a treaty of commerce and good will with the Grand Lama of Thibet, and his orders were to stay at Lhassa until the treaty was negotiated and as much longer as was necessary to compel the Thibetans to respect its terms and carry out its stipulations.
Drawn together after dark days and severe trials,--solemnly pledged to each other by the people whom the Union raised to a full citizenship in the Republic,--bound by a compact designed to be without limitation of time,--lifted by their consolidation to a place and fame and prosperity which they would never else have reached,--mutually necessary to each other's thrift and protection,--making a nation adapted by its organic constitution to the region of the earth which it occupies,--and now, by previous memories and traditions, by millions of social and domestic alliances, knit by heart-strings the sundering of which will be followed by a flow of the life-blood till all is spent,--these terms are but a feeble setting forth of the relations of these States to each other and to the Union.
Even reactionary employers are now chiefly concerned in putting off the impending evil, as they regard it, of an eight-hour day, which they know cannot be very far off, as it has already arrived on the Pacific Coast.
There is an over-excitability of the nerves in place of sluggishness, and an over-reactivity of the whole organism to its environment.
Once you see it, you must remember its worth, its credibility and its readability.
As a big corpulent feller, who, I should judge, was gittin' readdy to jine a Fat mans club, went over me, I catched him by the heel.
There is doubtless a misanthropic vein in all Byron's later poetry which is not wholesome for many people to read,--especially in "Manfred," one of the bitterest of his productions by reason of sorrows and disappointments and misrepresentations.
readfully still figure, and sinister; a figure of stone and fire; of ice and flame.
Give him my service; I can't tell readilly: but our friend, Dr. Passeport, with the powder, has promised me six or seven funerals this week."
The female can do this three to four times without mating with another male, although she will readily mate with a male after the laying of every batch of eggs.
"--"Readily," replied Donilla, "if that will help to heal me.
They are deprived of none of their useful qualities if covered by means of a brush with the acid, which they absorb very readily.--Quarterly Journal.
Footnote 10: The original, the Quarto reading--'my ioyes will nere begin' seems to me in itself better, and the cause of the change to be as follows.
All this must sound odd to you; but these are my predominant feelings when I sit down to write to you, and I should put force upon my mind, were I to reject them, Yet I rejoice, and feel my privilege with gratitude, when I have been reading some wise book, such as I have just been reading,--Priestley on Philosophical Necessity,--in the thought that I enjoy a kind of communion, a kind of friendship even, with the great and good.
In one respect his comedies are worthy of careful reading,--they are intensely realistic, presenting men and women of the time exactly as they were.
Swinging the gun to the left he caught Alcatraz full in the readly circle of the sights and over his set teeth the lips curled in a smile; the trail had ended!
There are two inscribed circles; on the inner and broader one appear letters, which have been read,--RAHEWISHNBY.
Number three"--he read--"Very small boy: clean blue sailor suit--white socks--looks sorry for--" All turned to look at Peter, but Peter was not looking sorry for anything--Peter was not there!
"--and another thing, the farther away from this town those letters are read,--why, the better for our reputations."
We are all ready, Dora, and most attentive.
When they are asked what the principal person of the drama shall do?--the answer is prompt and ready--"Marry, let him come forth and kill a giant."
INDEX Abu, Mount Afghanistan Afridis, the tribe of Agra, fortress of religious celebration at Agriculture Ahmedabad, city of Ajmere, city of Akbar the Great tomb of Allahabad, city of Aligarh, city of Amber, city of Ameer of Afghanistan Americans in India American trade in India Amritsar, city of Architecture, Mogul Ahmedabad of India Area of India Art schools Army, the Banyan trees Baluchistan Banks of India Barbers Barbar, the Emperor Baroda, state of Bazaars, native Bazaars of Delhi Bearers, Indian Benares, city of Betel chewing Bibles in India Bird training Birth rate Black Hole of Calcutta Body guard, Lord Curzon's Bombay, death rate in city of residences of ghat-burning at Improvement Trust Monkey temple at old city of public buildings of railway station at statues in street-cars of University of Bordeaux, Austin de Botanical Gardens Brahmins, the Brahminism Brahmin priests Buddhism Burning bodies Cadet corps Calcutta, city of Calcutta, residences of Black Hole of Canteen, the army Caravans Cashmere, province of shawls Caste Castle in Bombay Catholic missions, Roman Cave temples Cawnpore, city of Census of India Christian population Cities of India Civil service, Indian Coal mining Coffee planting College, the Moslem at Jeypore Colleges the Phipps Contortionists Costumes, Hindu Cotton trade Council of India Courts Crime Criminals, professional Crops value of Curzon, Lord Lady Customs, religious social Customs-house at Bombay Cutch-Behar, Maharaja of Dak bungalows Darjeeling, city of Dead, burning the Death rate at Bombay Deccan, the Delhi, city of palaces of ancient tombs of Docks at Bombay Drawing room, Lady Curzon's Durbar, the East India Company Education Elephanta Island Elephant riding Elephants working Ellora, cave temples at Embroideries, Indian Emigration Epidemics Etiquette in Calcutta Fakirs, Hindu Famines Farming Fattehpur-Sikri, city of Frontier Question Funeral customs Ganges River Gaya, town of Ghats, burning Girls, English and American Goa, colony of Gods, Hindu Government house at Calcutta of India Governor of Bombay Guilds, Indian Gurkas, the Haiderabad, Nizam of Hall of the Winds, Jeypore Himalayas, the Hodson, Colonel Holiday week in Calcutta Hotels of India of Delhi in Muttra Hospital Humayon, tomb of Hume, Rev. R. A. Hypnotism, Hindu Idols Illiteracy Income tax Indian Ocean, temperature of Indigo Infanticide Irrigation in India Jains, religious sect of temples of the Jeejeebhoy, Sir Jamsetjed Jehanghir, the Mogul Jewels Jewelry Jeypore, city of Maharaja of Jodpore Juggernaut, the Khyber Pass Kipling, Rudyard Kitchener, Lord Kutab Minar, the Laboring classes Lahore, city of Lamington, Lord Land laws Languages of India Levees, the viceroy's Literature, Hindu Lucknow, city of Magicians, religious Manufacturing Mark Twain, anecdote of Marriage customs Mayo College Mendicants, religious Minerals Miriam, the Christian princess Missions, American Mizra, Gheas Bey Mogul Empire Moguls, the last of the Mohammedans Mohammedan College Monkey temple at Bombay Monsoons Mortality from snake and tiger bites Mosques in Delhi Mountains of India Museum, the imperial Mutiny, the Muttra, city of Native princes Nautch dancers Nepal, state of New Year Day in Calcutta Nomenclature in India Nur Jehan Occupations Officials, English and native Opium trade Palace, the viceroy's Palaces, the Mogul Parsees, the Patterson, Consul-general Peacock throne Pearl carpet Pearl Mosque Peerbhoy, Adamjee Peshawar, city of Petit family of Bombay Phipps, Henry Pilgrims Police Politicians Population of Bombay of India foreign Portuguese colony Postal service Poverty Princes, native Progress of India Prosperity of India P. and O. Steamers Quinine crop Racing horses in Calcutta Railways Railway travel in India stations station at Bombay Rainfall Rajputs, the Rajputana, province of Ramadan, feast of Ranjitsinhji, Prince Rarjumund Banu Readymoney, Sir Jehanghir Red Sea, temperature of Reforms in India Religions of India Residences of Bombay Rice eating Road, Great Trunk Roberts, Lord Ruins of Delhi Rulers, native Russians, fear of policy of 424 Salaries of officials Schools, native Servants, native Shah Jehan Shopping in India Sights of Bombay Sikhs, the Simla, summer capital at Siva, the demon god Sleeping cars Snakes Snake charmers Social customs of India Society in India Stables at Jeypore Starvation Steamers, P. and O. Steamship passage to India Street sprinkling Sugar planting Superstitions "Suttee" forbidden Taj Mahal Tamerlane Tata, J. N. Taxes Tea-planting Telegraphs and telephones Temperance in the army Temples of Delhi of Ahmedabad Tigers Tiger catching Timour Thibet, invasion of Thugs founder of the Throne, the Peacock Tomb of Akbar Tombs of Delhi Towers of Silence Travellers, English and American Trust of Bombay, the Improvement Universities University of Bombay Tata, the Viceroy, authority of receptions of Voyage to India Wages Water, impurities of the supply Wedding customs Wheat growing Widows in India Widow burning Winter in India Women of India of Bombay English and American Xavier, St. Francis Younghusband, Colonel End of the Project Gutenberg EBook of Modern India, by William Eleroy Curtis *** END OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK MODERN INDIA *** ***** This file should be named 11212.txt or 11212.zip ***** This and all associated files of various formats will be found in: http://www.gutenberg.net/1/1/2/1/11212/ Produced by Produced by Robert J. 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A remarkable dream, my lord; rendered more vivid--or, as you say, "real"--by your present disturbed state of health.
The attractiveness of the idea of an Imperial legislature is chiefly on the surface, and I have very strong doubts of its realisability.
It can be helped by preventing realistically the tragedy of the growing loss through foreclosure of our small homes and our farms.
What are the great realities,--machinery, new breeds of horses, carpets, diamonds, mirrors, gas?
The State is a reality, and not a dramaturgy; it exists here to render existence possible, existence desirable and noble, for the State's subjects.
95--*Reality's dark dream*!
About four years ago I came in for most of the guvnor's coin, and in trying to keep up the traditions of the family, I have made myself unpopular, but I didn't know how unpopular I really was until I got this magazine from home this morning."
'--Really, what follows is too--er--obscure.
it is not much--not much really;--only a little mark or two...." "I will prize them," he answered, smiling through tears, "more than all your loveliness.
Caiphas was, in realty excessively alarmed, and filled with anxiety, but his pride was so great that he concealed his feelings as far as possible, and endeavoured to reassure Annas.
But he doesent no me realy and praps that wont show he is a Hero.
'After all disease has been excised, carefully clean the foot with waste, thoroughly protect any raw surface resulting from overcauterization by some mild agent, such as a saturated calomel ointment, reapply an astringent dressing over the whole affected surface, and nail on the shoe.
I accounted for the fact in the most reasonable way I knew,--I, who rejoice in being reasonable,--by thinking it occurred in consequence of my long watchfulness, and sombreness of thought and soul.
Hazlitt said that "he never met with a woman who could reason, and had met with only one thoroughly reasonable,--Mary Lamb."