Curve after curve of many-coloured hills, rolling together, flung off from each other, an endless undulation.
The civilians who were wandering, foot-loose and free, about the theatre of operations were by no means confined to the representatives of the Press; there was an amazing number of young Englishmen and Americans who described themselves as "attaches" and "consular couriers" and "diplomatic messengers," and who intimated that they were engaged in all sorts of dangerous and important missions.
Podington was now full of life and energy, his wheels were on the hard road, and he was himself again.
It scarce ever rains there, yet the land is fertile; great dews fall in the night which refresh the soil.
But at last, after a long while, supporting each the other, they pushed forward and looked out.
"For you," he informed Betty with equal gravity, presenting her a little silver nugget.
But in a few moments this cleared up; and ashamed of her momentary anger at this childish question, she placed her hand kindly on Emma's head as she replied: "Yes, Emma, quite as little as you are--and it is of those very times that I am going to tell you.
Some of the Senate were for sending an army to Africa at once, but in those days honest men were always in the minority, and three commissioners were sent instead--Scaurus, the man who had so lively an appreciation of his own value, at their head.
Line a well-buttered pudding-dish with slices of sponge-cake and cover with peach compote.
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These with much difficulty were taken to the horses, and by placing them alternately in front of each animal, worked them over the soft mud, and after six hours of severe exertion succeeded in reaching the firm ground.
The men put in the projectile, closed and fired the gun.
I got within twelve or fifteen rods of him, and spoke to him with my rifle.
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But we must have guns; good guns; and plenty of powder and shot and ball.
Thousands of such faults, dykes, or depressions exist in every part of the world, all believed to be due to the gradual shrinking of the heated interior to which the solid crust has to accommodate itself, and they are especially interesting and instructive for our present purpose as showing the tendency of such fractures of solid rock-material to extend to great lengths in straight lines, notwithstanding the extreme irregularity both in the surface contour as well as in the internal structures of the varied deposits and formations through which they pass.
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.
Gene plotted coordinates and tracked the trajectory of the runaway asteroid, then calculated the amount of thrust needed to pass the Earth at a safe distance.
On the slope the blossoms of the wine-wooded manzanita filled the air with springtime odors, while the leaves, wise with experience, were already beginning their vertical twist against the coming aridity of summer.
We will fetch thee straight Adonis painted by a running brook, And Cytherea all in sedges hid, Which seem to move and wanton with her breath Even as the waving sedges play wi' th' wind.