He chuckledin appreciation of his own syllogism "It's a nice piece of Talmud reasoning," I complimented him, with an enthusiastic laugh.
My heart went out to the child, but I dared not intercede again Dora did not relent until Lucy yielded, sobbingly I left the room in disgust.
There was a dancing-school or two in Antomir, but they were attended by young mechanics of the coarser type.
Do not forget that there is a God in heaven in America as well as here.
I warned myself that it must be done gently, with romance in my touch.
He is one of the two richest Jews in America, having built up his vast fortune in ten or fifteen years.
The subject had become a veritable idée fixé with me The average American woman is the best-dressed average woman in the world, and the Russian Jew has had a good deal to do with making her one.
We were sure that the highest mathematics taught in the Gentile universities were child's play as compared to the Talmud In the Preacher's Synagogue, then, I spent seven years of my youthful life.
We might talk in your shop, but you have no private office.
As there was no work now, and no prices to fix, one did not miss its protection The number of men employed in the trade in those years did not exceed seven thousand.
In a certain sense this unlettered woman was being educated by her little boy in the same manner as Dora had been and still was, perhaps, by Lucy There were at least three girls in the gathering who were decidedly pretty.
Cut out the corners of the burlap so that it will fit about the posts.
The Prince that was and the King to come, There in an instant gone to his doom, Despite of all England's bended knee And maugre the Norman fealty!
With noble knights and with ladies fair, With courtiers and sailors gathered there, Three hundred living souls we were: And I Berold was the meanest hind In all that train to the Prince assigned.
All within is dark as night; In the windows is no light; And no murmur at the door, So frequent on its hinge before.
Thee winter in the garland wears That thinly decks his few gray hairs; Spring parts the clouds with softest airs That she may sun thee; Whole summer fields are thine by right: And autumn, melancholy wight!
Far other: weavers from the stocking frame; Boys from the plow; cornets with beardless chin, But steeped in honor and in discipline!
Tourists, God knows: a rum kind of tourists though: and a rum kind of guide was I.
The men muttered, swore a little, and cursed a little; and then sitting down in any order and place, just as every man happened to find a seat, made preparations for a meal such as circumstances allowed.
However we'll say nothing about all that: he stocked the whole country with cheap brandies and other little matters.
But what particularly struck Bertram was the gloomy silence which prevailed--so opposite to the spirit of life and gaiety which usually attend the embarkation of sailors.
With which emphatic monosyllable, ascending in a growl from the bottom of the companion ladder, Captain le Harnois concluded his matins on the deck of the Fleurs de lys.
Lincoln never kept a grocery anywherein the world.
To my thinking, Judge Douglas is, by his example and vast influence, doing that very thing in this community when he says that the negro has nothing in the Declaration of Independence.
The substance of the provision therein made in relation to slaves was: 1st.
Again, in any law upon this subject, ought not all the safeguards of liberty known in civilized and humane jurisprudence to be introduced, so that a free man be not, in any case, surrendered as a slave?
It was formed, in fact, by the Articles of Association in 1774.
They knew when they framed the Constitution thatin a country as wide and broad as this, with such a variety of climate, production, and interest, the people necessarily required different laws and institutions in different localities.
And now Dawn, leaving the saffron bed of Tithonus, scattered over earth her fresh shafts of early light; now the sunlight streams in, now daylight unveils the world.
But amid his utterance a quick shudder overruns his limbs; his eyes are fixed in horror; so thickly hiss the snakes of the Fury, so vast her form expands.
Therewith she sends his company on the shore twenty bulls, an hundred great bristly-backed swine, an hundred fat lambs and their mothers with them, gifts of the day's gladness.
Dido and the Trojan captain take refuge in the same cavern.
When that utterance reached the ears of the crowd, their hearts stood still, and a cold shudder ran through their inmost sense: for whom is doom purposed?
To-morrow's daylight, if thou deem not my words vain, shall see Rutulians heaped high in slaughter.
So speaks he, and takes the sword inhis throat unfalteringly, and the lifeblood spreads in a wave over his armour.
Do you now convey in answer my message to your King.
On this the Teucrians descry a sudden cloud of dark dust gathering, and the blackness rising on the plain.
We put out to sea, keeping the Ceraunian mountains close at hand, whence is the shortest passage and seaway to Italy.
So they complete their journey's beginning, and draw nigh the river.
Where is Juno in this, or Iris sped down the clouds?
From all quarters they gather, since battle is freely offered; and the warrior god inspires.
Both were splendid in courage, both eminent in arms; Aeneas was first in duty.
I went to the Academy," says he, "where I received a letter that had come on Saturday.
Once while in New York he was so hard pressed that Mrs. Clemm went out to see if she could not get work for him.
How often that trunk had to be unpacked and repacked before we sailed!
After a few months he asked to be discharged; but Mr. Allan would not consent.
Walter Scott was a lawyer of much such a temperament as Lowell's, and when he put forth a similar volume he suffered as it was certain that Lowell would suffer.
Charles Sumner saw the common sense of the poem, but didn't see the fun in the bad spelling.
At one time he boasts that he has become so proficient in gardening that he can raise his own fruits and vegetables at a cost to him of little more than twice the market price.
Nothing interrupted the stillness of the scene but the noise of the balls, which, whenever they were rolled, echoed along the mountains like rumbling peals of thunder.
She had also a poetic nature, and became an accomplished musician.
He goes into Boston and hears Webster speak in a case before the United States Court.
He always thought he inherited his love of nature and poetic aspirations from her, whose family was from the Orkneys--those islands at the extreme north of Scotland.
The only piece of finery which he bore about him was a bright pair of square silver shoe-buckles.
He never married, but held her memory sacred as long as he lived.
Peterkin used to speak very strongly when talking on this subject, and I observed, from the unusual seriousness of his manner, that he felt deeply too.
If the sportsmen don't come out until I write a book about them, I fear the gorillas will remain undisturbed for all time to come.
But do you not know that no favour will be granted to him if you continue to maintain him in this disposition?
I know, Prince, that by avenging our wrongs you can make a hundred deeds of daring speak for your love.
Would you, my Lord, obstinately persist in swaying my whole fate?
Jealousy may be odious when it proceeds from a love which displeases us; but when we return that love, such feelings should delight us.
My Lord, I have to communicate to you a secret that may justly alarm your love.
I see that my unhappiness is so great, that one who says he loves me, and who, even if the whole world were to attack my reputation, ought to claim to defend it against all, is he who is its greatest foe.
And though there may be doubt as to the edges of the conception yet there certainly is a broad road of 'verifiable progress' which not only discoverers and admirers will like, but which all those who come upon it will use and value.
Ages of sedentary, quiet, thinking people were required before that noisy existence began, and without those pale preliminary students it never could have been brought into being.
The two are not en rapport together; the merits of the one are not the merits prized by the other; the manner-language of the one is not the manner-language of the other.
Something happened that looked a little good, on which eager sanguine men talked loudly, and common people caught their tone.
Many of the American characteristics are plainly useful in such a life, and consequent on such a life.
In time an ingrained type is sure to be formed, and sure to be passed on if only the causes I have specified be fully in action and without impediment.
But the Jews who adhered to their law became the Jews of the day, a nation of a firm set if ever there was one.
But such a civilisation will not perish if a warrior caste is tacked on to it and is bound to defend it.
There is no 'limited liability' in the political notions of that time.
And manner, being so useful and so important, usages and customs grow up to develop it.
Some strong writer, or group of writers, thus seize on the public mind, and a curious process soon assimilates other writers inappearance to them.
No doubt the 'detachment' from prejudice, and the subjection to reason, which I ascribe to ancient Athens, only went down a very little way among the population of it.
Life is not a set campaign, but an irregular work, and the main forces in it are not overt resolutions, but latent and half-involuntary promptings.
The following conditions may, I think, be historically traced to the nation capable of a polity, which suggests principles for discussion, and so leads to progress.
And if one could make a--a movie--very real indeed, what would you say then?
Galatea addressed him in a liquid language that reminded Dan of the flower-pipings; then she turned.
No, unless, perhaps, you studied Grissier, and then you might learn enough to defend yourself.
I thought he had entirely forgotten me, and under the circumstances I quite excused him, but before I got very far out of the village I perceived a man stride from the underwood, and place himself in the middle of the road.
I assure you you are acting like a thorough gentleman in this matter.