However they got the coaling finished by 2 o’clock and we asked the Commander for leave to go ashore.
Eventually, after going full speed astern for a good five minutes, I got her off, and went alongside the ship.
Then I was conducted down to the boiler-room, where some one stripped off my pyjama trousers (my one remaining garment), and I sat down on a locker before the furnace and soon got a degree of warmth back into my body.
She made her own soup, she said, and had put up some pretty muslin curtains, and had a tiny bit of a stove, and so got along very nicely.
Now our American friends have somehow got this grip on the public mind; when they speak or sing, the people hear.
I got out to see what was the matter, for I didn't like the look of things, and there we were stuck fast in a snow-drift!
The fowls woke up, and then cried and cackled and crowed, and the poor pup whined and yelped dolefully, but hegot no other answer.
So off he set, as fast as his not very strong legs could carry him, and he got down to the shore.
Patrasche watched the milk-cans come and go that one day when he had got well and was lying in the sun with the wreath of marguerites round his tawny neck.
Bertie got up and walked slowly out of the door, keeping his eyes upon her.
How a little hamlet on a Bavarian lake got that Tuscan-sounding name I cannot tell; but Leoni it is.
An under-matron slept in the dormitory, but at the farther end, where everything was quite hushed, and when the slow breathing of the children told that they were all sleeping soundly, Gemma got up in her bed and sat erect.
He is a king among men, for he is a great artist and the world speaks his name; and yet he was only our poor little Nello, who was a beggar, as one may say, and only got his bread by the help of his dog.
Lord, little sir, you’re the first is ever got as much as that out of me!
Maybe when a man's gettin' down to his reckonin' it's needful to show up what he's got at the bottom.
He swings his fist into Helder's face, and he says: "Shoot, if you got a gun.
He got hold of two crimes,--one of the Plan of Campaign, and one of the National League, and how did he establish the connection?
Well, I think, having gotso far, I may go farther.
And yet he returned to the same practice within two days, and ceased not till that he obtained his formost purpose, that is, that he had got all his pieces subscryvit alsweill as ane half-roasted hand could do it.
And him whom the Nazarenes of England call the Lion's Heart, assuredly it were better for me to fall into the hands of a strong lion of Idumea than into his, if he shall have got assurance of my dealing with his brother.
In the name of Saint Nicholas, whom hast thou got here?
Front-de-Boeuf would have replied, but Prince John's petulance and levity got the start.
I dare be sworn we lost not a minute by the way, when we had got our herd together, which Fangs did not manage until we heard the vesper-bell.
I got that at Gettysburg in the second day's fight," he would explain, complacently.
It was a long walk, and he had to stop more than once to rest, but he got to the top at last.
But when I've got to descend to that sort of thing, I'll go to the variety stage or circus ring at once--or quit.
She got employment in a photograph gallery, where she made herself useful by being ornamental, sitting behind a desk in the anteroom.
Yes; if that's what you're paying for you've got it, I admit.
I've been intending to come out here ever since he was married--and might not have done it for another six months if I hadn't got started.
He's got that rooster in his throat," he said solemnly.
I've got her," said the doctor, looking from Juliet to Rachel, who stood at his side.
Before we have got very far we are brought up short by an immense hole or funnel, cut clean-lipped from the short turf, and just the shape of one of those paper twists shop-keepers make for sweets.
The marvel is how the boats are ever gotup and down such a place, and that marvel confronts one everywhere in Cornwall.
From one ounce of such as were of a middling strength I got one dram and an half; and the most violent yielded me two drams and ten grains.
Put the covers again in their places, and proceed in the same manner as before; when the vessels are cold you will find half as many more flowers as you got the first time.
Unvitrifiable Earths seem to be porous, for they imbibe Water; whence they have also got the name of Absorbent Earths.
Cut off the black part of the cylinder, and keep it apart: for when you have got a quantity thereof, you may melt it over again in the same manner, and separate the clean Phosphorus which it still contains.
Let what remains in the bag be distilled in a retort set in a reverberating furnace: it will give you the same principles as you got from the Whites.
I gotthe butter, took it home, and, without waiting for breakfast ran to the office of the congressman for our district.
I took to these as I took to milk, and, without the least idea what I was doing, got the taste for simple words into the very fibre of my nature.
That he has got the control of his lower instincts, so that they are only fuel to his higher feelings, giving force to his nature?
When asked how he got through so much work, Lord Chesterfield replied: "Because I never put off till morrow what I can do to-day.
I am informed also of several careless mistakes which have gotinto my description of the fresco of the Sciences; and finally, another of my young helpers, Mr. Charles F.
But in the careful bunches of grass and weeds you will see what the fresco foregrounds were before they got spoiled; and there are some things he can understand already, even about that Agony, thinking of it in his own fixed way.
Golden tracery on border of dress lost; extremity of falling folds from left sleeve altered and confused, but the confusion prettily got out of.
Then, when you have got so much true knowledge as is worth fighting for, you are bound to fight for it.
Clorinda got her bonnet and tied it on her head with an indignant jerk.
Because I've got to go to Pittsburg, and flounder about in coal mines, and the Lord knows what.
If ye hain't got no more larnin' dan dat, I'd better find somebody else!
I haven't got the value of a hair bracelet all my own--that's another secret.
They got through the day rather quietly, and Elsie did not have a single relapse of her nervous tremors.
And presently the bones of Cacus the Robber were added to the heap, and Hercules, having got his cattle back, at last reached Mycenae.
Sisyphus had to carry up to the top of a high and steep hill a huge stone, which, as soon as he got it up, instantly rolled to the bottom again, so that his labor had no end.
But she kept her word somehow, and Tithonus got leave to live forever.
He got as far as Italy without the loss of a single sheep or cow, and was thinking that he saw the end of his trouble.
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