The soil is a burning sand, which produces but few vegetables: there are only eight or ten little gardens, containing from two to four ares of ground at the most, all cultivated, and in which, within these few years orange and lemon trees have been planted, so that there is reason to suppose, that, with some care, these trees would thrive perfectly well.
From Malacca to China is eighteene hundred miles: and from China to Iapan goeth euery yeere a shippe of great importance laden with Silke, which for returne of their Silke bringeth barres of siluer which they trucke in China.
BARRS SUPERIOR SEEDS FOR FLOWER & KITCHEN GARDEN The best Seeds in the World for securing a supply of VEGETABLES "ALL THE YEAR ROUND," and for keeping the FLOWER GARDEN always gay, and with abundance of Flowers to cut for vases and bouquets; also seeds of plants for Greenhouse decoration, summer and winter.
Down many a winding step to dungeons dank, Where anguish wails aloud, and fetters clank; To caves bestrew'd with many a mouldering bone, 450 And cells, whose echoes only learn to groan; Where no kind bars a whispering friend disclose, No sunbeam enters, and no zephyr blows, HE treads, inemulous of fame or wealth, Profuse of toil, and prodigal of health; 455 With soft assuasive eloquence expands Power's rigid heart, and opes his clenching hands; Leads stern-ey'd Justice to the dark domains, If not to fever, to relax the chains; Or guides awaken'd Mercy through the gloom, 460 And shews the prison, sister to the tomb!-- Gives to her babes the self-devoted wife, To her fond husband liberty and life!-- --The Spirits of the Good, who bend from high Wide o'er these earthly scenes their partial eye, 465 When first, array'd in VIRTUE'S purest robe, They saw her HOWARD traversing the globe; Saw round his brows her sun-like Glory blaze In arrowy circles of unwearied rays; Mistook a Mortal for an Angel-Guest, 470 And ask'd what Seraph-foot the earth imprest.
"Nothing, upon so large a scale; but bazaars are not a novelty.
Then Polly returned to say that they could have three cars which would seat fourteen besides the drivers.
Cigars had not been included in the estimate of his daily needs.
Constantinople is the key to the palace of the Czars.
Though a brisk and sparkling stream in certain parts of its course, the general characteristics of the Till are well borne out by the lines-- Tweed says to Till "What gars ye rin sae still?"
After dark they kindled fires, and sat beside them singing songs in a strange minor key and strumming guitars.
A wayward son ofttimes was I to thee; And yet, in all our little bickerings, Domestic jars, there was, I know not what, Of tender feeling, that were ill exchang'd For this world's chilling friendships, and their smiles Familiar, whom the heart calls strangers still.
It might 'ave 'appened yesterday, it comes to me so plain; 'E's dahn an' up a dozen times, a-reeling through the rain; It might 'ave bin lars' Saturday I seem to 'ear 'im say: "There's plenty room a-top, me lad, an' nothin' more to pay."
You all remember, I doubt not, that the instruments with which he executed his first great work, (the murder of the Marrs,) were a ship-carpenter's mallet and a knife.
The sun shines hot; and, if we use delay, Cold biting winter mars our hop'd-for hay.
Ecce pars vestrum et major et melior alget, fame laborat, et deus patitur, dissimulat, non vult, non potest opitulari suis, et vel invalidus vel iniquus est.
In a joint attack on October the village of Le Sars was taken and the Allies found themselves within two miles of Bapaume.
I must have spent hours in the ditches, and I have upon me the scars left by every hedgerow.
G See what starrs you make.
his songs are stars in heaven, but his sins are snakes in hell: each shall bless and torment him in turn.
We find mention made in a Turkish inscription found on the river Orkhon and bearing that date, of the Tokuz Tatar, or 'Nine (tribes of) Tatars,' and of the Otuz Tatar, or 'Thirty (tribes of) Tatars.'