I know mankind, and without pretending exactly to guess how your Minister of the Marine will act towards you, I, nevertheless, think myself justified in presuming that you will obtain no relief from him; for, remember that a minister, who has committed a fault, never will suffer it to be mentioned to him, nor the persons or things presented to him, that might remind him of his want of ability; therefore, believe me, my friend; instead of taking the road to Paris, take that to London; there you will find a number of philanthropits, who will assist you, and I can assure you that henceforward, you will want for nothing.
Offices filled with ledgers piled to the roofs were enough to put me off venturing into the world of Indian accountancy and, not wanting to follow the aimless road back home, I desperately cast the net out wide.
Universality or totality is plurality regarded as unity, limitation is reality combined with negation, community is the reciprocal causality of substances, and necessity is the actuality given by possibility itself.
We therefore offer you the position of actuary in the ---- Life.
On the other side, in adversity many mutter and repine, despair, &c., both bad, I confess, ------"ut calceus olim Si pede major erit, subvertet: si minor, uret."
Agonizingly I waited to see Dr. Fearing's face.
In a corner three ancient amphorae leaned Against the wall, like ships careened.
For nearly four years more, though unable to shake Cicero's recovered position in the state--for he was now supported by Pompey--Clodius and his partisans, backed by a strong force of trained gladiators in their pay, kept Rome in a state of anarchy which is almost inexplicable.
The unity of sentiment and severity of style which characterize these little pieces remind us of the Greek Anthology, or perhaps still more of the Collects of the English Liturgy.
et Mar. confirms the same out of Carthusianus, and I know not whom, that it was a common proverb in those days, for such as were troubled in mind to say, eamus ad videndum filium Mariae, let us see the son of Mary, as they now do post to St. Anthony's in Padua, or to St. Hilary's at Poitiers in France.
So much for why I am an anti-vivisectionist; and I should like to say, in conclusion, that all other anti-vivisectionists of my acquaintance weaken their case infinitely by forming this attack on a scientific speciality in which the human heart is commonly on their side, with attacks upon universal human customs in which the human heart is not at all on their side.
That was my apogee; I've never reached that height since, not even when I first made a camel say prayers at Abu Keen and the Arabs hailed me as a prophet!
"I hate the very sight o' them air pesky critters," he explained half apologetically. "
it is dedicated to the Prince, afterwards King Charles I. This play met with some opposition, because it was reported that the character of Philotas was drawn for the unfortunate earl of Essex, which obliged the author to vindicate himself from this charge, in an apology printed at the end of the play; both this play, and that of Cleopatra, are written after the manner of the ancients, with a chorus between each act.
The conductor, in spite of the coolness which becomes second nature to men of his profession, turned slightly pale and shrank back before this wild apostrophe, with a thrill of spiritual horror at the solemn meaning of the words, (I thought,) and not because he considered the man a maniac.
INDEX A Acrostics: "In the Album of a very Young Lady" "To Caroline Maria Applebee" "To Cecilia Catherine Lawton" "To a Lady who Desired me to Write Her Epitaph" "To Her youngest Daughter" "To Mrs. F----, on Her Return from Gibraltar" "To Esther Field" "To Mrs. Williams" "To S.F." "To R.Q." "To S.L." "To M.L." "An Acrostic against Acrostics" "Un Solitaire" "To S.T." "To Mrs. Sarah Robinson" "To Sarah" "Acrostic" (Joseph Vale Asbury) "To D.A." "To Sarah James of Beguildy" "To Emma Button" Addington, Henry, Lamb's epigram on Aders, Charles, Lamb's poem to Albion, The, and Lamb "ALBUM VERSES" "In the Album of a Clergyman's Lady" "In the Autograph Book of Mrs. Sergeant W----" "In the Album of Lucy Barton" "In the Album of Miss ----" "In the Album of a very Young Lady" "In the Album of a French Teacher" "In the Album of Miss Daubeny" "In the Album of Mrs. Jane Towers" "In My Own Album" "In the Album of Edith S----" "To Dora W----" "In the Album of Rotha Q----" "In the Album of Catherine Orkney" "What is an Album" "The First Leaf of Spring" "To M.L.F." "To the Book" "On Being Asked to Write in Miss Westwood's Album" "In Miss Westwood's Album" "The Sisters" (See also under the heading of ACROSTICS.)
Robertson's will fire twice for Appleby's to hear, and Appleby's will send on the message to Dopple's.
To fill in details, Mrs. W.K. CLIFFORD'S latest is a quietly sympathetic tale about a lonely gentlewoman (this you can take either as one or two words) rescued from a life of penury by the will of a rich uncle, transferred from her tiny flat in Battersea to Bedford Square and a country cottage, expanding in prosperity, and generally proving the old adage that where there's a will there's a way, indeed several ways, of spending the result agreeably.
Another in a rayling pulppet key, Drawes through her nose the accent of her voice, And in the presence of her good-man Goate Cries 'fye, now fye, uppon these wicked men That use such beastly and inhumane talke,' When being in private all her studies warne To make him enter into Capricorn.
Mr. A.G.A. Beazley, in the Memphis Gazette, March 18, 1838.
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Saying which I dismissed the humiliated concierge, took a drink, blew out the bougie, and sank into the arms of "Tired nature's sweet restorer."
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At Braintree and Booking, in Essex, when topers partake of a pot of ale, it is divided into three parts or draughts, the first of which is called neckum, the second sinkum, and the third swankum.
There was a row of small shops, a brasserie and an inn, all slumbering under the shadows of a grove of trees.
Fires to be made in such rooms where spirits haunt, good store of lights to be set up, odours, perfumes, and suffumigations, as the angel taught Tobias, of brimstone and bitumen, thus, myrrh, briony root, with many such simples which Wecker hath collected, lib.
So, when Doctor Bugbee invited her to take charge of his household affairs, Cornelia joining in the request with earnest importunity, she did not at once return a favorable reply, though strongly inclined thereto, but waited until she had consulted James and his wife, who advised her to accept the proffered trust, giving many sound and excellent reasons why she ought to do so.
said Billy Bumblebee, as he made his wings whirr and climbed high in the air.
Instead he proceeded to the Bybee ranch, carefully concealing from all the proposed movements of the troops under Jackson.
The calorie cook book.
Ariosto, having personified Avarice as a strange and hideous monster, says of her-- Peggio facea nella Romana corte Che v'avea uccisi Cardinali e Papi.
The carefree days of boyhood rapidly drew to a close.
We went to "Carmony" in the spring of 1825, and caught an immense quantity by fishing with the hand and pod.
SEE Gruber, Franz X. CASADY, THOMAS EDGAR.
I mean, yes, they wrote some catchy melodies, but really.
And when the plates were cleared away and only the pipes and wine remained, Peyronie sang us a song in French, and Spiltdorph one in German, and Polson one in Gaelic, and old Christopher Gist, who stuck in his head to see what was toward, was pressed to pay for his entertainment by giving us a Cherokee war-song, which he did with much fire and spirit.
He sang of "Nature's Laws," of "Fairs and Shows," "The Children in the Wood," "Chevy Chase," "Taffey Welsh," "Rosamond's Bower," "Lilly-bullero," etc.
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You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.net Title: The Booming of Acre Hill And Other Reminiscences of Urban and Suburban Life Author: John Kendrick Bangs Release Date: February 26, 2004 EBook #11309 Date last updated: November 19, 2004 Language: English Character set encoding: ASCII *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK THE BOOMING OF ACRE HILL *** Produced by Audrey Longhurst, Michael Ciesielski and PG Distributed Proofreaders THE BOOMING OF ACRE HILL AND OTHER REMINISCENCES OF URBAN AND SUBURBAN LIFE Illustration: "I'll Never, Never, Never, So Long As I Live" The Booming of Acre Hill By John Kendrick Bangs Illustrations By C. Dana Gibson Published 1902 in New York and London TO WILLIAM LIVERMORE KINGMAN WITH AFFECTIONATE REGARDS These stories by Mr. Bangs have appeared from time to time in The Ladies Home Journal, The Woman's Home Companion, and the various publications of Messrs. HARPER & BROTHERS.
F. D. M. INTRODUCTION The story which I have here put into a dramatic form is one familiar to Romanists, and perfectly and circumstantially authenticated.
And who has not wondered at the splendor of her citizens, whose command was, "to construct an edifice whose magnificence should be beyond the conception even of the cognoscenti, and whose height and quality of workmanship should surpass all that has been built in any style, in Greece or Rome, even at the most florid period of their power!"
Then came the Arab invasion, which was bad enough, but colossally worse was the invasion of the Osmanli.
Quite early in the day twos and threes of subalterns, with here and there a company commander, dribbled across with a diffident wish to be shown round the guns, and round we went.