* * * * * NOTE BY THE ARTIST The sycomore tree referred to in the text is a species of fig bearing small, coarse fruit, which is used as food only in cases of necessity.
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.
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.
Simpson, puzzled, amazed, and a little scared at last, had barely time to notice the position before it dissolved.
On the evening of the day when she was buried, a rich man went, not to Pilate, but to the cure of the place.
It might not be wholly fanciful to call music a sort of middle term between the two other arts.
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.
It is a mistake to attempt to confound this art with painting."
The old gentleman, for he was old, made so pretty a picture, framed as he was in the arched doorway, and set off by a natural background of varying shades of green, that his general appearance is worth sketching as he stood.
The admiration in which these pictures are held, is an incontestable indication of the state of art in the country.
He was evidently a young man of considerable taste in reading, though principally in poetry; and besides the persuasion of having given him at least an evening's indulgence in the discussion of subjects, which his usual companions had probably no concern in, she had the hope of being of real use to him in some suggestions as to the duty and benefit of struggling against affliction, which had naturally grown out of their conversation.
As for our portrait limners, their name is Legion, and that comprehensive name must go for all.
As blankly inexperienced of painting and sculpture as any Bushmen, they received this sudden enormous dose of those arts with an instant, self-preservatory incapacity to swallow even a small amount of them.
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.
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