And here I cannot but remark upon the childish conduct of the parties concerned in the ridiculous "Crescent City and Cuba question," although, having taken the view they did, the Spaniards were of course perfectly right in maintaining it.
I feel sure you regret it; but then why call forth the observations, by supporting the childish obstinacy in the "Crescent City" affair.
In the concave centre of the crescent is an orifice for a helve.
Singularity, extremities of the crescent from larger fort.
I came to the base of the tower, To the south, the country rose up to the highest point in the crescent of hills, and peeping above the trees at no great distance away, I detected the red brick chimneys of some old house in the woods.
As the flags embrace, another boom, and answering guns reply from ship and fort and battery around the crescent of New Orleans.
The crescent moon shone brightly on crag and stream and floating forest, the air was mild and moist, the boat glided as in a dream, and the mocking bird enchanted the listening silence.
Such was the origin of the crescent which figures on old Byzantine coins, and when the Osmanlis captured Constantinople they adopted it as their national device.
Beacon House stood, as has been said, at the end of a long crescent of continuous houses.
It was a long ride to my mother, for she too was in terror of the ice, but at last the Minnesota bank was reached, La Crescent was passed, and our guide entering a narrow valley began to climb the snowy hills.
For the Thetians, chasing the flying Turks through a difficult country, were suddenly met by an unexpected rally, and stretching on both sides of them like a gigantic crescent was a great army of reinforcements.
I wandered in a rosy dream, Where Danube's waters pour; And there I saw the Crescent gleam Upon the farther shore.
Ill, Ambition they incline; That Crescent bright its horns will fill, Whilst I shall draw in mine!
What if the old fastidious sculptor, Time, This crescent marvel of his hands Carveth all too painfully, And I who prophesy shall never see?
At Grosvenor Crescent I often had the opportunity of seeing people of more or less interest, for my Aunt Kitty was a capital talker, as well as a very wise and clever thinker.
Herr Loewenthal, on quitting the Crescent City, returned to Cincinnati, where he was induced to settle.
On the 4th of last February, the New Orleans Chess Club challenged Mr. Staunton to visit the Crescent City, "to meet Mr. Paul Morphy in a chess match.