When at Bordeaux, the previous year, I had purchased a chart of the French coast, with a book containing directions similar to those which are to be found in our own "Coasting Pilot."
The Ambrosian night threw on the Acropolis, city, and environs, a dark veil embroidered with stars.
The portion in our engraving is one of the finest structures of its kind in the metropolis.
The date at which property is annually reckoned for assessment is in Massachusetts the first day of May. The poll-tax is assessed upon each person in the town or city where he has his legal habitation on that day; and as a general rule the taxes upon his personal property are assessed to him in the same place.
A diadem is purchased with gold; silver opens the way to heaven; philosophy may be hired for a penny; money controls justice; one obolus satisfies a man of letters; precious metal procures health; wealth attaches friends."
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.
Yet the wish to enter that house rose again like a yearning; and what more in the world than some souvenir of the only being on earth he ever loved was there for him to yearn for?
A very small red ant, which drags grains of wheat and oats into its dwellings, lives in India.
Large, quite large--black hair, dark eyes with a glance that seems to pierce through anything--long mustache, also black--wears much jewelry--speaks with a marked German accent--wears a suit of Scotch plaid--heavy military boots."
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.
Simpson, puzzled, amazed, and a little scared at last, had barely time to notice the position before it dissolved.
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.
The merchant made oath before the Cauzee that he did not know there was money in the jar, and so of course could not have taken it.
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.
but before the hunter had discharged his piece, he corrected himself to "Beaver!"--"Hedgehog!"
He returned thence to Darien, bringing with him a good store of gold, silver, and pearls, which he had taken during the march; and for this good service, he was much honoured and favoured by King Ferdinand.
Why, is there Such store they can be spard?
But if thou wouldst be seen, as well as read, Copy one living author, and one dead: The standard of thy style let Etherege be; For wit, the immortal spring of Wycherly: Learn, after both, to draw some just design, 30 And the next age will learn to copy thine.
He turned to go, then halted and looked at his watch.