The little Dahcotah was always quarrelling with the young bears; and on one occasion, being pretty hungry, a cub annoying him at the time very much, he deliberately shot the cub with his bow and arrow, and ate him up.
There was no reason why her white-rose face with its strange blue eyes and its smile-curved lips should float about in the darkness of Mrs. Sykes' best room.
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.
A child on board a slave-ship, of about ten months old, took sulk and would not eat.
For four years she and the nurse kept him hidden, and not even the women who brought their food to the window knew about him.
The poet was riding out one day with a few attendants--some say walking out in a fit of absence of mind--when he found himself in the midst of a band of outlaws, who, in a suspicious manner, barely suffered him to pass.
I wish you all happiness, and I thank you for the many kind things you have said, for the good advice you have given me.
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.
The conversion to Islam, within a hundred years, of such nations as the Egyptian, the Syrian, and the Persian, can hardly be attributed to anything but the latent talents, the formerly suppressed energy of the Arabian race having found a favourable soil for its development; talents and energy, however, not of a missionary kind.
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.
My friend, how long since did you sell that bag?
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 must have been her hand that had struck down the old man, yet she had made no effort to release Turan from his prison.
2464 Tea 2309 Uses of 717 Camp Cookery 1130 Camphorated Dentifrice 1688 Liniment 507 Ointment 542 Camphor, Balls for Chaps 2411 Nature and Uses of 694 Properties of 710 Tincture of Uses of 938 Canaries, Care of 2158, 2159 Candle-light Reading by, Hint on 474 (xxiv) Sewing by 474 (xxiii) Candles, to Light, Best Way 1000 to Preserve 999 Cane Chairs to Clean 387 Cantharides, Uses of 767 Canvas Work 1857-1919 Cross Stitch in 1912 Designs on Cloth for 1909 Framing in 1908 Materials Used in 1872 Mode of Doing 1907 Stitches in 1911 Stretching in 1910 Varieties of Canvas for 1904-1906 Capitalists, Advice to, on Embarking in Business 2599, 2600 Carbolic Powder and Fluid as Disinfectants 1782 Carbonate of Soda, Uses of 774 Carded Cotton, Surgical Uses of 803 Cards, Games at 73-134 Carminatives, Properties of 869 Carpets, Beating 376 Choosing 297 Cleaning 375 Elegant Kind of 301 Few Colours Desirable 303 Light Coloured 298 Middle Tint in 299 Securing 374 Shaking 456 Stair, to Sweep 379 Taste in Selection 300 Worn, to Repair 378 Carriage Accidents, Cautions Respecting 1369 Carrot Poultice 809 Pudding 1282 Soup 1215 Carrots, Cold, to Dress 1121 Carver, Duties of 2627 Room for, Necessary 2624 Carving Art of, Ceremonies of the Table, &c. 2616-2681 Remarks on 2681 Carving-knives, to Set 2622 Cash and Credit, Advice on 2612 Casks, to Sweeten 355 Cassino, Game of 110-112 Laws of 112 Terms Used in 111 Cast-iron Work, to Preserve 369 Castor Oil Enema 515 Properties and Uses of 735 and Senna Confection 494 Casts, Gutta Percha 2382 Catarrh, Homoeopathic Treatment of 935 Symptoms of 935 Catechu Ointment 546 Uses of 721 Caterpillars, to Destroy 283 Cathartic Mixture 558 Cathartics, Properties of 732 Nature of 870 Cats, Care of 2179 Cauliflower, to Pickle 1664 Cautions for Prevention of Accidents 1368 in Visiting the Sick 1373 Cayenne Pepper 2212 Adulteration of 2750 Celery, Essence of 2206 Cement for Broken China, &c. 2496 Cheese 2495 Diamond 2493 for Leather and Cloth 2504 Lime and Egg 2497 Mastic 2503 Paper 2370 Preparation of 2487 Red 2501 Rice Flour 2494 Soft, for Corks 2502 White Lead as 2498 Cerates 541-547 Ceremonies, Importance of 1977 Chairs, Cane, to Clean 387 Chalk Ointment 543 Properties and Uses of 726 Champagne, English 2274 Lemonade 2290 Summer 2291 Chandeliers, Bronze, to Clean 410 Chapped Hands, Ointment for 2410 Chaps, Camphor Balls for 2411 Character, Manly, Elements of 1990 Charades, Acted 53 Examples of 52 Words for Acting, or Written 54 Charcoal Applied to Sores 1777 as an Antiseptic 1775 as a Disinfectant 344, 400, 1774, 1776 for Cooking, Caution Respecting 1087 Poultice 809 Powder for Polishing Knives 461 Respirators 1776 Suffocation from Fumes of, to Treat 1372 Charpie, or Lint 801 Charts, to Varnish 349 Chattels, Personal 1612, 1613 Cheap Calico, No Economy in 474 (xxxii) Fuel 984 Cheese, Blue Mould on 1794 Chemical Barometer 969 Remedies 769 Chenille 1892 Cheques, Crossing 1600 Banker's Name Across 1601 Effect of Words, "Not Negotiable" on 1602 Cheshire Dialect 169 Chess, Laws of 71 Chicken, and Ham Patties 1259 Pulled 1173 Chicken-Pox, Remedy for 593 Chilblains, Broken, Ointment for 2410 Homoeopathic Treatment of 936 Remedy for 594, 2422 Symptoms 936 Children, Apple Cake for 2084 Bedsteads for, How to be Placed 2069 Blackberry Jam for 2087 Born at Sea, Directions for Registration of 1962 Bread as Food for 2035 Bringing up of 2025, 2052, 2053 Choice of Names for 1961 Cookery for 2070 Crying, Cause of 2040-2055 Cutlery, Dangers of 1374 Discipline of 2090 Drink for 2036-2039 Fruit for 2082 Fruits for, most Wholesome 2085, 2086 Indulging Pernicious, Effect of 2051 Keep Dry and Warm 474 (xxvii) Luncheon for 2075 Meats for 2077 Medicines for 651-653, 2089 Milk for 2074 Milk Porridge for 2076 Potatoes and Peas for 2079 Proper Food for 2025-2030 Proper Time for Feeding 2031-2034 Puddings and Pancakes for 2081 Rice and Apples for 2083 Rice Pudding with Fruit for 2080 Sleep of, Duration 2056-2063 Talking, to Check 470 Vegetables for 2078, 2079 Chimaphila Decoction 499 Chimney, Fire in, to Put out 1381, 1391, 1392 Smoky, to Guard Against 345 Chimneypieces, Marble, to Clean 367 China, to Clean 419 Teapots, Desirability of 359 Chinese Porcelain, Modern 422 Chintzes, to Wash 2740 Chloride of Lime as a Disinfectant 1781 of Zinc, Solution of 781 Chlorine, Poisoning by, Treatment for 1353 Chocolate, Adulteration of 2751 Iceland Moss 2303 Choice of Friends 2180 Choking, Treatment for 1332 Cholera, Asiatic or Malignant 937 Bilious or English, Remedies for 625, 937 (i) Homoeopathic Treatment of 937 Special Rules for Prevention of 908 Symptoms of 938 Chops, Relish for 2233 Christening, Ceremony and Etiquette of 1958 Christian Name or Initials, Use of in Letter-writing 236 (iv) Christian Names of Men 971 of Women 972 Chronograms 55 Churning, Why Action of, Produces Butter 1793 Chutney (Sauce) 2229 Cider 2197 to Bottle 2198 Champagne 2199 Properties of 2200 Cinders, Models of 2351, 2352 Circassian Circle, Dance 152 Citric Acid, Uses of 776 Civility in Business 2606 Clark's Pills for Nervous Headache 2384 Cleanliness, among the Brute Creation 1740 Conducive to Comfort 1741 Desirability of, in Towns 1728-1731 in Eastern Countries 1732 Essential among Sick Persons 1738 Estimable Quality of 1742 in Hospitals, etc.
I have not said a word of that kind.
Great care and attention should be devoted to epistolary correspondence, as nothing exhibits want of taste and judgment so much as a slovenly letter.
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.