Further, possessing neither family nor good education, they were disposed to associate themselves intimately with the natives and their requirements; and their arrogant opposition to the temporal power generally arose through their connection with the natives.
"Neberdeless, mind you"--here the orator brimmed his glass from the bottle and swallowed the contents with a dry eye--"mind you, a roytious man, sech as ministers of de gospel and dere body-sarvants, can take a leetle for de weak stomach."
On the 10th, a great battle will be fought, which will begin at four of the clock in the afternoon, and last until nine at night, with great obstinacy, but no very decisive event.
THOMPSON, GRACE E. The patriot King; the life of William IV.
Religion is the force that relates action to life.
So long as we remained in France his humour was like this, delicate and expansive, but an accidental allusion led us across the Channel when he changed.
Louis had aroused a new feeling throughout Protestant Europe by the revocation of the Edict of Nantes.
On the evening of the day when she was buried, a rich man went, not to Pilate, but to the cure of the place.
Marie (Anne), Countesse of Warwick, v. Marin, iv.
Gloom deepened and had no light to relieve it, men supped full of horrors--there was no slackening of the tension, no concession to overwrought nerves, no resting-place for the overwrought soul.
MOTHER," said he, still louder, but yet there was no response.
Nothing short of a military despotism could maintain the connection of such an island with a mother-country more than three thousand miles distant; and accordingly we find the captain-general of Cuba invested with unlimited power.
Would to heaven, Sir, That syn of pride and insolence you speake of, That pufft up greatnes blowne from others follyes Were not too neere akin to your great Lordship And lay not in your bosom, your most deere one.
I was always proud of my johnny cake.
A score were sprawling on the grass, And beavers fell in show'rs; There was another Floorer there, Beside the Queen of Flowers!
I have not said a word of that kind.
The truth was, Horace had a large swelling on the top of his head, known by the name of self-esteem; and it had got bruised a little the day before, when he was obliged to stand one side, and let his aunt manage about finding Flyaway.
The time of our visit was in the dry season, which lasts from October till April, and alternates with the wet one, from May till September.
What remedy is that which leaves a false and pernicious policy--a policy in avowed war with the whole spirit of our civilization and in open hostility to our whole experiment as a government--in full working, almost a religious creed with near one-half of our people?
Those who shall live when we are dead may tell their children, perhaps, how, out of anguish and darkness such as the world seldom has borne, the enduring morning evolved of the true world and the true man.