This supreme instance of Troy's goodness fell upon Gabriel ears like the thirteenth stroke of crazy clock.
What does lazy signify?
A morning mist hung over it now -- a fulsome yet magnificent silvery veil, full of light from the sun, yet semi-opaque -- the hedge behind it being in some measure hidden by its hazy luminousness.
"I heard your dog howling and scratching at the door of the hut when I came to the milking (it was so lucky, Daisy's milking is almost over for the season, and I shall not come here after this week or the next).
In the "Light That Failed," Kipling tells of little Maisie, who toiled and struggled, not to create beauty, but for success.