I will be the heart of the undertaking; Murdoch will be the head, and you are to be the hands, and I hope you two conspirators won't give me palpitation.
Surely events are ordered to some purpose; surely everything is not mere haphazard chance!
He recognized in him the English rancher of good family; usually a man of fine courtesy within reasonable bounds; always a hard hitter when those bounds are exceeded.
We are great chums and we shall get along splendidly.
Not that my father or husband are dishonest; they are rigidly honest according to their ideas of honesty.
There are some things which don't change, Phyllis," he said, when the orchestra had ceased.
Superficial persons in these days are drawing pictures of the failure of Christianity, which has failed in part; but they could find a much more depressing subject by painting a world from which all Christian idealism had been removed.
This one is Prince, on the left, and the others are Queen, and King, and Knave.
Lecturers on many subjects can be had for paying their expenses; in some cases they are employed by the Government, and will come without cost.
You see, we are quite as essential to you as you are to us.
The buffetings of the world are an excellent training for the world's affairs.
That is because in the East all the obvious things are done, but in the West they arestill to do.
And women, especially beautiful women, are always pursuing Kinney in taxicabs and calling upon him for assistance.
And if it leads him to believe innocent people are criminals, it also leads him to believe that every woman in the Subway to whom he gives his seat is a great lady, a leader of society on her way to work in the slums.
Why are the girls in this house," demanded Kinney, "always running to your room to borrow matches?
In his case it takes the form of thinking that people who have certain things he does not possess are better than himself; and that, therefore, they must be worth knowing, and he tries to make their acquaintance.
And suppose they ARE criminals," I demanded, "how will arresting them help you?
You are not involved in any way," protested Kinney.
There are reasons why I cannot share it with you, but as it develops you can follow it.
There are two good ones, and two bad ones, and a baby.
Who are these beings in the air With gauzy robes and flowing hair?
Kaethe liked to watch the potato fires that are lit to burn the refuse of the plants, smouldering and crackling in the dry autumn air, and the smoke curling up in the clear sky.
Women are said to come first in America, children are certainly the first consideration in Germany.
Trees arenever still," he continued; "they are always moving.
Suddenly a muffled sound broke the silence: knock, knock, knock, like the blow of hammers when the workmen are busy at some distance.
In some parts, indeed, one can only just squeeze through; the way winds in and out in the most curious manner; there are little side passages too, that you could hardly get into at all.
Imps are usually egoists; that is to say they think first of themselves.
You are vastly mistaken, my good friend," said the observer.
These things of matter and creations of human fantasy are fit for nothing but to be burned when once they have had their day; but your day is eternity!
Let us get to windward and see what they are doing on the other side of the bonfire.
How are old friends to sit together by the fireside without a cheerful glass between them?
You are misled by a false philanthropy; you know not what you do.
His clothes, you see, are covered with the dust of libraries.
Perhaps, then, they ARE the same person after all.
His past selves are living in him at this moment with the accumulated life of centuries.
There are few things which strike us with more surprise, when we review the course taken by opinion in the last century, than the suddenness with which belief in witchcraft and demoniacal possession came to an end.
With much that is untenable, Butler's writings present many a brilliant idea; yet, on the whole, they are rather a retrogression than an advance upon Hering.
In some countries there are people who by choice eat dog's flesh; dogs are invariably savage in the presence of these persons, as recognising in them enemies at whose hands they may one day come to harm.
The eggs get conveyed hence into the entrails, the proper place for their development,--and are excreted upon their arrival at maturity.
In a polygamous state of society they would find a place in a harem; but in a monogamous and industrial state of society they are hopelessly out of harmony with the general environment.
Here are a few extracts from the Rules for the "Colonists," as he calls the people who come into his scheme.
In the struggle for life the weakest will go to the wall, and there are so many weak.
They are composed of silex; hence, long soaking in very dilute hydrochloric acid will do more and better work after the fossils have been brought home, than fifty chisels.
Democracies may do very well for the land, but monarchies, and pretty absolute monarchies at that, are the only successful governments for the sea.
As ships of war are not expected to obey a summons to heave to and show papers, the Diomede flew away on her course, and the Alabama shortened sail and banked her fires.
New Bedford people are holding war meetings and offering $200 bounty for volunteers, and now we are going to retaliate.
There are two shipping houses in the case; that of Craig & Nicoll and that of Montgomery Bros.
It is all right," he told the surgeon; "I am satisfied, for we are whipping the Alabama.
After a hasty examination, Semmes said: "New Yorkers are getting smart, but it won't save it.
With reference to the cargo, there are certificates, prepared in due form and sworn to before the British consul, that it was purchased, and shipped on neutral account.
All this voluminous material has been gone over with care in the preparation of this volume, and the facts are set forth in a trustworthy, and it is hoped also, in a readable form.
Remember that you are in the English Channel, the theatre of so much of the naval glory of our race, and that the eyes of all Europe are at this moment upon you.
The case is likely to attract more attention than all the previous outrages of the Alabama, inasmuch as property rights of the subjects of other nations are involved, and the real character of Semmes and his crew becomes manifest.
Down among the beautiful ones, in the cool and quiet shadows, on the sunny summer levels, we walk securely, and the hidden fountains are unsealed.
If they do become so they are scarcely blameworthy; if they do not, it is no thanks to the system, but because other causes come in to deflect its conclusions.
Frenchmen I know, and Indians I know, but who are ye?
The ride down in the train, if you are willing and able to stand on the rear platform of the rear car, is of surpassing beauty.
Let one or two pairs, kept for show and state, be irreproachable; but the rest are for service, and everybody knows that little serving can be done with bandaged hands.
Boys are usually old enough by the time they are graduated to understand and take philosophically such a distinction.
Consequently this British drill and discipline are thoroughly alarming to me, and I am surprised and grateful to find that we are not individually regulated by a time-table.
But how many such women do you suppose there are in your village?
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