Not far from the foot-hills floated a patch of foliage, checkered by the roofs of the houses of an irrigation colony, hanging kitelike at the end of the silver thread of a river whose waters had set gardens abloom in sterile expanses.
These preposterous grown-up people, who, if they are well-mannered, do not seem to enjoy their food, who are fussy about meaningless employments, and never give way to natural impulses, must surely assume this veil of decorum with intent to deceive.
And that such is the case experience has shewn: for the very trees that have been infested, and stripped of their bloom and verdure, so surprizingly quick is vegetation, appear in a few days, as if an insect had been utterly unknown.
He talked of the advice of Sir William Lamb as if it were anything but that of a pompous old ass, and he made a feast with champagne for Blum that must have cost him quite as much as Blum paid for the Breton sketch.
In 1822 Dr. Blume, a German professor of law, happened to find in a monastery at Vercelli, Italy, a large volume of Anglo-Saxon manuscript, containing a number of fine poems and twenty-two sermons.
Between 1789 and 1795 the first carpet was woven in the United States, the first broom made from broom corn, the first cotton factory opened, the first gold and silver coins of the United States were struck at the mint, the first newspaper was printed in the territory northwest of the Ohio River, the first printing press was set up in Tennessee, the first geography of the United States was published, and daily newspapers were issued in Baltimore and Boston.
It might not be so likely a place to get fancy drinks in as Broome Street, certainly, we must admit, as we picture to ourselves some brushy ravine in which the trapper has his irons cunningly set out for the betrayal of the stone-marten and the glossy-backed "fisher-cat,"--but the breeze in it is quite as wholesome as a brandy-smash.
Then commenced a series of experiments to consume time, and to divert the attention of the enemy, of my troops and of the public generally.
The whole appearance of the villages was neat and venerable; like some aged matron who, with all her wrinkles, her stooping form, and grey locks, preserves the dignity of cleanliness in her ancient but becoming costume.
SEE McKay, R. H. BEATTY, RICHMOND CROOM.
The moon was gone, but the stars needed no help, for they shone as if the trump of doom were due at dawn, and they should be no more.
On unheeded heaps of treasure rested each unconscious head; While, with pious care, the dying struggled to entomb the dead.
I couldn't exhume a complete family tree, or no doubt I should have found all these worthies hanging on their respective branches, though Marmaduke might have dropped off, as he appears to have been a bit over-ripe from what I could gather from the records.
The water that was lifted was carried away from the works in a flume 160 meters in length, which likewise removed the water from the motive wheels.
The fusty sagamore of this pair was lying wounded; his fusty squaw tended him tenderly, minding, meanwhile, a very witch-like caldron of savory fume.
At Novara, on the 23d of March, 1849, he gained a decisive victory, which led to the abdication of the king; and amidst gloom, disaster, and difficulty, the deposed monarch was succeeded by his son, the Duke of Savoy, under the name of Victor Emmanuel II.
The groom's place was designated by a bunch of roses and the bride's by another of orange-blossoms and tuberoses.
So well they shifted, that the Ape anon Himselfe had cloathed like a gentleman, 660 And the slie Foxe as like to be his groome; That to the court in seemly sort they come.
428, n. 2; compared with Hume and Robertson, v. 57, n. 3; recommended by Johnson, iv.
When I was on the White Nile and at Khartoum, very few merchants went up the White Nile; none had stations.
Loom dance. (
Mrs. Margery Burleigh sat with her face turned from the stage, to dissemble the secret impatience with which she awaited the uprolling of the curtain, and slowly waved to and fro a huge, flowered fan, which charged the air with a heavy Indian perfume.
Sometimes it is subdivided at the usual height into three or four long branches, which are wreathed In the same manner, and form a compound plume.
And to the mortal world, when thou returnest, This carry back, that it may not presume Longer tow'rd such a goal to move its feet.
Or she is content to take outwardly and officially that position which she has always, at least tacitly, claimed, and to reassume her civil dignity and her civil responsibilities.
Hurrying into the hearse, the party were in a few minutes posting to Dundee in solemn silence, where they arrived about two o'clock, not to resume their orgies, but to separate each for his home, with the elements in him of a sense of retribution, not forgotten for many a day.
And then he followed them with his swift, light step, and pausing upon the threshold, looked into the open room, his gaze first seeking Ruth.
My porcupines of spite, make roome I say, that I may salute my brave Prince: and is Prince Phylaster at liberty?
After this we hear nothing more about the tomb in Michelangelo's correspondence till the year 1531.
Allow me to quote a beautiful but true word which ex-Governor Vroom spoke in Trenton last night.
This, however, is to be said, that the circumstance of these times being deeply tinctured with religious feeling, and of the men with whom he had to deal being rude and ignorant, gave Numa better facility to carry out his plans, as enabling him to mould his subjects readily to any new impression.
110:3 Thy people shall be willing in the day of thy power, in the beauties of holiness from the womb of the morning: thou hast the dew of thy youth.
The towns of Courtraig, Bruges, Ghent, Antwerp, Berg-op-Zoom, and Thiel, had already a flourishing trade.