Hunting machines, that would fly like balloons over a ten-foot wall--A candidate for the Circumnavigation Club, who has been four times round the world in his own, yacht--A point of bad taste to make a morning call by daylight--Dining at twelve P.M.--A spring-door with a self-acting knocker, which gives a treble knock, and is opened by a steam porter in livery--A chair mounting from the hall, through the ceiling, into the drawing room--Talking to a lady two miles off through a telescope, till one's fingers ache--A callisthenic academy for the children of pauper operatives--An automaton note-writer--A lady professing ignorance of Almack's, "a club where Swift and Johnson used to meet, but I don't profess to be an antiquarian"--"Love and Algebra," one of the common scientific novels thumbed by coal-heavers and orange-women, very well for the common people--Every thing is taught them now by means of scientific novels: such as "Geological Atoms, or the Adventures of a Dustman"--Doubted very much whether English wheat is fit for any thing but the brute creation--Dark times of the 19th century--Six-hourly and half-daily newspapers--"apropos, as the hackney-coachmen say"--Turkey, one of the southern provinces of Russia--His Majesty Jonathan III.
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I learned during that same afternoon that Wright's pursuit of Early was feeble because of the constant and contrary orders he had been receiving from Washington, while I was cut off from immediate communication by reason of our cable across Chesapeake Bay being broken.
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The only way to make the best use or an animal afflicted with this disease, is to abandon experiments to effect a cure, as they will only be attended with expense and disappointment.
G; +fette+, pt.
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.
This humor is tinged with sarcasm in a letter of July 13, 1861, to Mr. A.B. Griswold, his wife's brother, a prominent citizen of New Orleans.
Inventio, so often lazily mistranslated as "invention," is the art of exploring the material to discover all the arguments which may be brought to bear in support of a proposition and in refutation of the opposing arguments.
Line a well-buttered pudding-dish with slices of sponge-cake and cover with peach compote.
"I carried it around in my wallet, and then when I was in New Zealand I made the box out of Kauri wood."
It is a mistake to attempt to confound this art with painting."
l M. Paris, p. 157.
Photography self taught.
As for our portrait limners, their name is Legion, and that comprehensive name must go for all.
Though if Jenks-Smith gets the Bluff Colony he's planned under way next spring, there'll soon be some riding and golfing men hereabouts that'll shake things up a bit,--bridge whist, poker, and perhaps red and black to help out in the between-seasons." (
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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