Cuba had been in a state of turmoil for a long time, and the continual reports of outrages on the people of the island by Spain greatly aroused the Americans.
Leith's deviltry had so impressed me that I considered him capable of anything, and if he thought we were out of the way, I had no doubt that he would take immediate steps to break down the courage of the Professor and his daughters by means that were familiar to him.
It was a small story-and-a-half frame building, on the western edge of the town, with a locust-tree in front, two lilacs inside the paling, and a wilderness of cabbage-stalks and currant-bushes in the rear.
All those features have been retained, so far as my abilities have allowed, in the present version, which will at the same time, I think, give the reader unacquainted with the French language a general idea of M. Zola's views on one of the great questions of the age, as well as all the essential portions of a strongly conceived narrative.
These things he repeats ten, perhaps twenty times; again and ever again, with wearisome iteration; has never done repeating them.
Simpson, puzzled, amazed, and a little scared at last, had barely time to notice the position before it dissolved.
'John, would you mind staying a few moments with me?'
Dr. Lowth, in his haste, happened to describe them as a kind of natural sounds "thrown in between the parts of a sentence;" and this strange blunder has been copied into almost every definition that has been given of the Interjection since.
"I carried it around in my wallet, and then when I was in New Zealand I made the box out of Kauri wood."
27:34 And when Esau heard the words of his father, he cried with a great and exceeding bitter cry, and said unto his father, Bless me, even me also, O my father.
It must have been her hand that had struck down the old man, yet she had made no effort to release Turan from his prison.
I leave it to those who know Indian mythology better than I do, to interpret the meaning--or rather the past meaning, for I suspect it means very little now--of all this trumpery and nonsense, on which the poor folk seem to spend much money.
Nora will rifle her husband's pockets, read his note-book, examine his letters, and when he goes on a trip she spends the day checking up his desk, for her soul delights in duplicate keys.
r periodic tax returns.
My dread lord, Your leave and favour to return to France; From whence though willingly I came to Denmark To show my duty in your coronation, Yet now I must confess, that duty done, My thoughts and wishes bend again toward France And bow them to your gracious leave and pardon.
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.
All she said to me I will not now repeat, lest I should render this letter too wearisome to read, though a great deal of it was strange enough to be well worth repetition.
I have read a fiery gospel, writ in burnished rows of steel: "As ye deal with my contemners, so with you my grace shall deal; Let the Hero, born of woman, crush the serpent with his heel, Since God is marching on."
He planned for that time to come, and Lulu listened as one intensely experiencing every word that he uttered.
Sylvia, absorbed in watching the play of light on Aunt Victoria's smooth cheek, heard but a few words of what passed between them.