From Haslemere he had gone on to further heaths and gorse beyond Liphook, and thence he had wandered into a pretty district beset with Hartings.
Now, if thou wilt cause this maiden (who hath verily bewitched my poor cousin Stephen) thus to love the man she is to marry, as thou sayst thou canst, I will give thee whatsoever thou wilt ask me in due measure.
There are, however, many pastors who faithfully warn their flocks of the dangers of the world, and who strenuously advise their hearers to take warning lest they be over-captivated with the "Song of the Syrens."
My long-controlled hatred of the Cramptons' stereotyped phrases about the Country and the House got the better of me.
The Saxon possessed dogged perseverance, good common sense, if he had long enough to think, and but little imagination.
If the mind is dominated by such ideas or any other than the real problem in hand, the individual is seriously handicapped.
So engrossed was he in his toil that he did not notice the long twilight of oncoming night.
I suspected that it deliberately hid itself, and that so long as it was aware that you were hunting for it, it took a fiendish delight in dodging you.
For example, when you fixated the letter O, it was only in the vaguest sort of fashion that you were aware of the contact of your clothing or the lurking ideas of other lessons.
She gripped her hands together a little more tightly. "
They harassed the besiegers by repeated sorties; they repelled every assault; and on one occasionb they destroyed the whole corps, which had been landed on "the island."
He too felt a little haunted as he climbed his chalet staircase and unlocked the door, every sound he made echoing fatefully in the silent wood; and when he had found a place for the image and hung her there, she certainly looked a ghostly companion for the midnight lamp, in the middle of a wood.
In the nineteenth century the laws generally held the maiming or murder of slaves to be felonies in the same degree and with the same penalties as in cases where the victims were whites; and when the statutes were silent in the premises the courts felt themselves free to remedy the defect.
Indeed, madam, to my humble eyes, you are most beautifully and fittingly--ah--hooked up."
But though our young lady so yielded herself to the enjoyment of such silly dreams as might occur to any miss of a lively imagination and vivacious temperament, the reader is to understand that she has yet so much dignity and spirit as to cover these foolish and romantic fancies with a cloak of so delicate and so subtle a reserve that when the young gentleman called to pay his respects the next afternoon he quitted her presence ten times more infatuated with her charms than he had been the day before.
To make all laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into execution the foregoing powers, and all other powers vested by this Constitution in the Government of the United States, or in any department or officer thereof.
But there was no room now for these reflections; the fresh memory of the kiss I had imprinted on her feet still overpowered my senses.
cries Harry Martin, “you have brought us to this condition, You must be canting and be plagued, with your Barebones petition, And take in that bull-headed, splay-footed member of the circumcision, That bacon-faced Jew, Corbet, that son of perdition!”
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It happened that at the time there was passing a bold soldier, who, somewhat preoccupied, mistook the uproar for a gathering of filibusters and hurled himself, sword in hand, upon the boys.
"I wish I could make your father see it," said Mrs. Preston, "but he seems prepossessed in her favor."
Whereupon, he seized me in his great arms and whirled me around at a pace I never dreamed of, and, once around, he said, "that's enough of this thing, isn't it, let's sit down, I believe I'm going to like you, though I'm not much for women."
Of course, the same thing must have tormented thousands of them,--the terror of being afraid.
let polar spirits sweep The darkening world, and tempest-troubled deep!"