During Lincoln’s first and only term in Congress—he was elected in 1846—he formed quite a cordial friendship with Stephen A. Douglas, a member of the United States Senate from Illinois, and the beaten one in the contest as to who should secure the hand of Miss Mary Todd.
Penny a week for a sod of turf.
She dismissed the past--trod upon it and put it out, as one treads on a coal that is smouldering and dangerous.
One does not give up a god easily, and so with White Fang.
In fact, at first glance, I thought it was a cod.
But you— you did okay, Pod-man.”
I have heard that just across the Borf lands lies the Woods Blow Wad, a vast forest wilderness I have visited many times.
"Go grab our squad of Lifeless!"
I have odd shoes and a funny haircut.
Andamazing are they too, who, like Maupassant, Rod, and many others,see clearly all the horror of war, all the inconsistency of mennot doing what is needful, right, and beneficial for them to do;who lament over the tragedy of life, and do not see that the wholetragedy is at an end directly men, ceasing to take account of anyunnecessary considerations, refuse to do what is hateful anddisastrous to them.
Nod away at him, if you please, like winking!”
Another expository volume is B. K. Roy's RABINDRANATH TAGORE: THE MAN AND HIS POETRY (New York: Dodd, Mead, 1915).
He and his old horse used to plod together along the street, like two good partners who understood each other; the horse would stop of his own accord at the doors where they took coal of him; he used to keep one ear bent toward his master.