They were filled with fish, most of them dead or dying; and the birds had gathered to the banquet.
Having been, for several years, a director on the Birmingham and London Railway, I felt some interest in these inquiries, and came to the conclusion, that there are several arrangements of economy, and some of convenience, in the construction and working of railways, which the English might borrow with advantage from the United States.
it has come to be my only food: And, as a lover of the Indian weed Steals to a self-indulgent solitude, To draw the dreamy sweetness from its root, So from the strong blithe world of valorous deed I steal away to suck this singing weed; And while the morning gathers up its strength, And while the noonday runneth on in might, Until the shadows and the evening light Come and awake me with a fear at length, Prone in some hankering covert hid away, Fain am I still my piping to prolong, And for the largess of a bounteous day Dare pay my maker with a paltry song.
"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."
we too once gambolled home as they, Home from the town with such fair merchandise,-- Wine and great grapes--the happy lover buys: A little cosy feast to crown the day.
Others, however, and these men of the greatest veracity, had given a different account.
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.
As for Lady Maud, Margaret saw much less of her than she had expected; the hostess was manifestly preoccupied, and was, moreover, obliged to give more of her time to her guests than would have been necessary if they had been of the younger generation or if the season had been winter.
They are therefore requested to take notice that such rendezvous is in front of the City Hall.
THOMPSON, GRACE E. The patriot King; the life of William IV.
On the evening of the day when she was buried, a rich man went, not to Pilate, but to the cure of the place.
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.
"I carried it around in my wallet, and then when I was in New Zealand I made the box out of Kauri wood."
l M. Paris, p. 157.
I have not said a word of that kind.
The train passes the telegraph poles at the rate of thirty miles an hour, say.
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.
Why seeks he wine, And why do you from time to time supply The means for such excess?