It was a strange scroll, full of hieroglyphics and languages of many races.
I passes over that woyage, and my many blunders in trying to make myself hunderstood by the hignerent natives, and at once goes in to describe what was of coarse most hintresting to me, namely, the dinners.
Mounted on my good old mare, Wheezer, which had carried me over many a stiff country in Old England, and accompanied by my faithful hound, Yelpa, I sought out the wild beast in his lair.
No painter of great sprawling Allegories Ever yet packed into so small a compass So many who've won fame--or raised a rumpus.
Surrounding this ancient Egyptian Monument were numberless scrolls (many inscribed "[Greek: Dekl.
This limitation has the tendency to congest some subjects while others do not admit of the use of so many as ten numbers.
The editions of the sacred books of other religions will not be so many in most libraries, and consequently need no special consideration.
Even if the inquiry is narrowed down to say Italian law, searches must be made inmany places without touching special Italian law at all.
There had been much discussion on the need for an adequate and promptly-produced catalogue of the books in the Museum, and many views upon the subject were set forth, especially by literary experts.
The enumeration of the pages in this way, it may be said, conveys no very exact idea of the extent of the work, as, of course, large type requires many more pages than small.
So manyclassified catalogues have appeared of late years arranged according to the Dewey Decimal System that no notes upon the history of cataloguing would be complete without some reference to that system.
In many ways the economies effected in the London Library Catalogue are notable, though so numerous that a considerable explanatory list has to be given in the preface.
Whether we shall notice all novels "with a purpose" opens too wide a question, but many are not only true to life but are real history, and meant to be so.
It may be presumed that most of those who use this book are engaged in municipal or similar libraries, where the requirements of the many must be taken into account rather than the special needs of the few.
The twenty-three essays or articles in the book before us range over as many topics, opening with one on novels and novelists, and closing with one on training in patriotism.
The Egyptians had manybeliefs which appear very strange to us now.
Many died in this way, and then the people turned to Moses, who prayed to God in their behalf.
But your ain conduct had put poison in the weapon that we threw, and it pierced you with the mair force because ye cam rushing to meet it.
The mendicant looked after him a moment, and with a chuckling laugh, such as that with which a magpie or parrot applauds a successful exploit of mischief, he resumed once more the road to Fairport.
Sir Arthur was no less surprised to recognise his son, Captain Wardour, in Lovel's, or rather Major Neville's company.
I pray of you again, am I expected by these poor people to attend the funeral of their son?
And kissing her cheek as she threw her arms round his neck, he experienced that consolation which a parent feels, even in the most distressed state, in the assurance that he possesses the affection of a child.
Moreover, a good many emigrants, yet standing on the lists, steal back one by one into France, and the government tolerates them.
At any rate, they talk loud and argue on every subject with confidence, according to Jacobin traditions, being, indeed, so many budding Jacobins.
This mixture of anger and calculation likewise explains his conduct at Sainte Helena with Sir Hudson Lowe, his unbridled diatribes and insults bestowed on the governor like so many slaps in the face.
Such was the condition ofmany millions of men, the great majority of Frenchmen, under the ancient Régime.
Many of the cross roads have entirely disappeared at the hands of the neighboring owners of the land.
His features, even, are so calm "as to provoke many hostile and distrustful stares, as someone who is unknown and suspicious.
Napoleon hauls in a good many of them, and the most illustrious among the old noblesse, of the court of the robe and of the sword.
These "rookeries" have yielded many hundreds of fossil bones of this curious bird.
Many of the shales of the Green River Formation appear to be varved.
Although fish are numerous throughout the thickness of this "fish layer," there are three laminae that contain so many fish that it is almost certain that they represent catastrophic mass mortalities.
The waters of the lakes teemed withmany types of fish.
In manyspecimens the head and anterior half of the body are completely disarticulated, while the posterior part of the body shows no disarticulation whatever.
The feeding habits of these early insectivores were probably similar to those of contemporary insectivore species (moles and shrews); however, there is some evidence to suggest many of these small creatures may have been semi-arboreal.
These insects are important because they demonstrate that many modern families and even genera were in existence during the Eocene.
In many respects, the morphology of rodents seems to have lent itself to convergence.
If the bottom had been oxygenated, many types of life would have burrowed into the sediment thus destroying the delicate varves (Fig.
There have been many attempts to interpret the taphonomy (see glossary) of concentrations of fish at Fossil Butte.
Rickseeker, employees of the Union Pacific Railroad, discovered the cut and obtained many fossil fish which they turned over to Hayden.
They have many rodent-like characters, but were not related to rodents.
Possible reasons for the obvious sudden death of so many fish will be discussed in the section on paleoenvironment and taphonomy.
Many of the smaller mammals, some of the rodents, and most of the primates were almost certainly arboreal.
Insects, many exceedingly similar to modern types, flew about in the warm air or crept about on the plants.
Published first in 1524 it was soon translated into all European languages and has been imitated, among many others, by Corneille and Voltaire in France, Alfieri in Italy, and Geibel in Germany.
Among the many plans for holding the Christian army in check is the sending of the beautiful enchantress Armida to the camp of Godfrey, where she succeeds by her wiles in drawing away from the army a number of the bravest warriors.
She flies and is carried by her horse many miles away, finally reaching a shepherd's cottage on the banks of the Jordan, where for some time she takes up her abode far from war's alarms and the "pangs of despised love.
An indispensable book is Rossetti's "Dante and his Circle," which contains many excellent translations from the early poets of Italy.
They contain manydetails of the society of the day, and are our best source for the life and character of their author.
Here Dante sees many famous poets and greets with especial joy Guido Guinicelli of Bologna, who he says: "Was a father to me, and to those My betters, who have ever used the sweet And pleasant rhymes of love.
He caused many Greek and Arab authors to be translated into Latin, among them Aristotle; he founded the University of Naples; above all, by his own mighty personality, he made a deep impression on the times.
In Mars, Dante sees the souls of Christian martyrs and warriors, many of whom form themselves before the eyes of the poet into a wonderful cross of roseate light, flashing in countless splendors.
The Buddhist is content to leave manythings unexplained until he can see the meaning.
The hill has been levelled on the top and paved into a wide platform, to which you ascend by a flight of manysteps from the gate below, where stand the dragons.
Here it was that much fighting took place in the early wars, in 1852 especially, and many men, English and Burmese, were killed in storming and defending this strong place.
The trunk of this tree is more than ten feet through--not a round bole, but like the pillar in a Gothic cathedral, as of many smaller boles growing together; and the roots spread out into a pedestal before entering the ground.
And yet these officials were not bad men in themselves; on the contrary, many of them were men of good purpose, of natural honesty, of right principles.
He had usually with him forty or fifty men, but he could, as I have said, raise five or six times as many for any particular service, and keep them together for a few days.
He swore upon many things, and among them were included 'all the Nats in Popa.
She was a little heiress in her way, owning a garden, where grew many fruit-trees, and a piece of rice land.
We look upon things now with different eyes to what we did two or three hundred years ago, but I dare say Maung Yaing was neither better nor worse than many a hero of ours long ago.
Existence is for each man a great struggle, punctuated with many deaths; and each death ends one period but to allow another to begin, to give us a new chance of working up and gaining heaven.
If you visit the monastery without the gate, you will see many visitors bringing little presents, and they will be women.
At two o'clock they all took their departure, with many expressions of pleasure and gratitude.
The father, I remember, had gone a great many miles to fetch his children, and showed great desire to have them duly baptized, and was now equally anxious about his own marriage.
It was very sad indeed to think that the meeting and intercourse, after so long delay, and with so little prospect of being renewed, should be so short, when so many important things had to be done, and alas!
The day, happily, was very fine, so that we were able to put several of the many packages and boxes on deck.
He complains much of the French cutting spars and other sticks, besides what they require for their use on shore; and yet more, of their leaving many fires in the woods, by which the whole neighbourhood is endangered.
How so many people are lodged and accommodated (there must be twenty-five now here) in one small hut is difficult to understand.
This Bird, who on account of his fine readings, had been employed to baptise many children in the bay, was a servant in a fisherman's family.
We had service at five o'clock, but it was blowing so furiously that only six men and as many women could venture off, and they brought none of the little children.
Many inquiries were made about persons and subjects connected with the Church in St John's.
To dose to excess; to give an overdose, or too many doses, to.
A general morbid condition induced by the crowding together of many persons, esp.
A more or less musical sound made by many of the lower animals.
A genus of rubiaceous trees and shrubs, mostly East Indian, many species of which yield valuable red and yellow dyes.
It is about the size of an orange, and contains many aromatic seeds imbedded in pulp.
Crabs have three pairs, but many of the lower Crustacea have but one pair of them.
Many a private concern has a Minister, or at any rate a Minister's adviser or an influential Member, safely tucked away in its pocket, and you may invert this if you wish in the sense of an understanding.
And, though many of the beaten tracks are lost in these changing days, and new precedents are making whichever way you turn, I for one don't like making new precedents, especially moral ones.
That's where so many of you newspaper fellows make the mistake.
The War only ended a few months ago, but a good many people seem to be trying to think there's never been one.
So many amazing extemporizations had to be hurriedly made and applied.
How many people were parties in greater or less degree to the highly important public matter that we were struggling to keep from the light of day?
The effect of this was that many of the dissenters left.
It is, no doubt, owing to such circumstances that great families, or communities of savages bearing the same type and speaking the same tongue, have been subdivided into so many distinct tribes.
Many obeyed this command, selling their possessions, and helping each other to settle on the spot designated.
Many among them had gone to sell the produce of their depredations to the Cherokees, who not only did not condescend to deal with them, but punished them with rigour, subjecting them to their own code of laws.
Takwantona, the spirit of evil, had conquered Nature, and the sages of the Shoshones foresaw many dire calamities.
One of them had passed a short time among the Mormons, at Nauvoo, and had many amusing stories to tell of them.
We bled them freely, an operation which probably saved them to share with us manymore toils and dangers.
They had passed many years of their lives among the nations west of the Ganges, and in their advanced years had returned to sunny Italy, to die near the spot where they had played as little children.
Now the beat changed to a champing and stamping among dry leaves not many rods to her right.
He need not have added that last word; from that moment for many thousands of eyes there was but one object in the world,--the strip of rock-ribbed earth and the two figures that faced each other upon it.
There was a sudden indrawing ofmany breaths, followed by a frightened silence.
The next day, and for many days thereafter, the Tower windows stared out like expectant eyes.
Men from many lands will be among them, and it is a great necessity that I have at their head a man I can trust, while it is also pleasing to the English that that man be an Englishman.
He has many Englishmen to dispose of, and much land to divide up among his following.
To hold him to the fair promises he made at its giving, and to remind him of her, and to win her a crown, and to do so many strange wonders that no tongue can number them!
I will be such a king that there will not be many to equal me; such a king that they will wish they had given me happiness and left me a man.
By Ragnar, there will not be manyjests to equal this!
When she had finished, he said slowly, "Sweeting, because my mind is laboring under so many burdens that my wits are even duller than they are wont, will you not have the patience to answer one question that is not clear to me?
Oh, there are many good chances that he will be here soon now.
She tried to do so many things at once that she accomplished none of them.
Pauppukeewiss, was a crazy brain, who played many queer tricks, but took care, nevertheless, to supply his family and children with food.
He had many children, all of whom grew up to manhood, and health, peace, and long life were the rewards of his hospitality.
She informed him that there would be many Indians on the island, who as soon as they saw him use the shining bowl to drink with, would come and solicit him to be their wife, and to take him over to the island.
They came to a place where the wind had thrown a great many trees into a narrow pass.
He was in the shape of a giant insect, or monetoas, with many wings from his back, which made a low deep murmuring sound, like distant falling water.
There was once a battle between the Indians, in which many were killed on both sides.
Of these he cut off as many pieces, of equal length, as would serve to invite his friends to a feast.
Many of the men accordingly went, and found all as he had stated.
Her mother's lodge stood on an elevation on the banks of a lake, which gave them a fine prospect of the country for many miles around, the interior of which was diversified with groves and prairies.
Among the number was the leader of the Odjibwas, a very brave man, who had fought in many battles; but while he was shouting for victory, he received an arrow in his flesh, and fell as if dead.
They went out in different directions, but soon met at the appointed place, where they had hid the articles for their journey, and as many arrows as they had time to make.
Instead of using a tray, I tell him, we can avail ourselves of another method, which is used by many engravers, and which consists in bordering the plate with wax.
Many etchers do not think it necessary to weaken the acid as described in the text.
Smillie is the presiding officer of the club, which has about twenty-four members, including many of the leading artists of New York.
Many engravers emancipate themselves from the tracing, and accustom themselves to reversing the original while they copy it.
In this way plates may be de-steeled and re-steeled a great many times, and the proofs printed from them may be carried up to considerable quantities.
In that case it is to be hoped, for the sake of my apprentice hands, that I shall never have many bitings to do.
Many engravers use this varnish instead of the transparent ground.
Rembrandt is the most striking example, as he was the author of many of the devices in use even to-day.
On they go to a fence-stake, and land with many congratulatory flirts of wings and tail.
Of course no hawk or owl could touch her here, for they dared not swoop between the rails; the dog and cat could scent her, but she had already whipped the cat, and she had given Calamity so many long runs that the hound was weary of her.
There are seasons when she will raise as many as three families--and old-fashioned families for size, too.
There are many sections of the country where the rocks and mountains and wide areas of sterile pine-land still afford the foxes safe homes; but in most localities Reynard is rapidly becoming a name, a creature of fables and folk-lore only.
There aremany stumps in the upper end; and here, in the shallows, built upon the hummocks or anchored to the submerged roots, are the muskrats' houses.
I have found many of his nests, and never one in any but orchard trees.
Sixty springs are a good many springs to be finding out the author of so well-known a sound as this woeful strain of the serenading toad; but more than half a century might be spent in catching a cricket-frog at his song.
Perhaps it is because we have so many brighter, sweeter birds about us here; or perhaps our chimneys are higher than those of Selborne Rectory; or maybe we have no Gilbert White over here.
In January, 1895, I saw very many of them along the Hollow, blind in one eye or in both eyes, dying of pain and starvation.
We can almost say that we have an order of farm-birds, so many species seem to have become entirely dependent upon the pasture and grain-field.
Many a hollow stump and uninteresting hole in the ground--tombs by day--give up their dead at night, and something more than ghostly shades come forth.
Within thine eyes sate twenty thousand deaths In thy hands clutcht: as many Millions in Thy lying tongue, both numbers.
Though in this City hee Hath widdowed and vnchilded many a one, Which to this houre bewaile the Iniury, Yet he shall haue a Noble Memory.
Now he's comming, And not a haire vpon a Souldiers head Which will not proue a whip: As many Coxcombes As you threw Caps vp, will he tumble downe, And pay you for your voyces.
Come, come, they are almost here: how many stand for Consulships?
Come leaue your teares: a brief farwel: the beast With many heads butts me away.
Yet many words, which have the same sound, represent different ideas; and these must be represented also in the written language.
In those of Donne, in spite of their conceits and affectations, are many passages wonderfully fine.
The Arabians possess many heroic poems composed for the purpose of celebrating the praises of distinguished men, and of animating the courage of their soldiers.
Many other causes conspired to work great changes in the fabric of society, and in the manifestations of human intellect.
This Latin literature boasted of many distinguished writers, but so little influence had they on the nation at large, that during this period it appears that many of the high officers of the kingdom could neither read nor write.
His satires contain many sharply-drawn portraits, and his humorous poems are replete with wit.
That the reputation of his writings was above their deserts, cannot be denied, though it must also be admitted that the literature of our time is deficient in many of their excellences, both of thought and expression.
These tongues, elaborated by the action of centuries, are still in use, especially with the lower classes, and many of them have a literature of their own, with grammars and dictionaries.
In many countries it was not the French doctrines, but the French events, that startled, dazzled, and excited the human heart and imagination, and produced the greatest effects on literature.
Many centuries must have elapsed before the poetical language of the Greeks could have attained the splendor, copiousness, and fluency found in the poems of Homer.
Of the many distinguished women in contemporary American literature only a few can here be named.
For many of every age, sex, and rank are, and will continue to be called in question.
Jerome got a number of copies of it, before setting to work, and he found almost as manydiffering revisions as there were copies.
Of that ruder version there were many differing editions--so to call them.
And Theodoret, writing of the years about 423, says that many went to the Holy Land from the extreme West, Spaniards, and Britons, and the Galatae who dwelled between them.
Had their records not been destroyed, it might well have been that many a manuscript work of British bishops would have remained till the middle ages and been now in print.
Many of you would say with confidence that we certainly have not monumental remains from the original cathedral church of St. Paul's, built in the first years of Christianity and burned after the Conquest.
Dagan, who had refused to sit at table with Laurentius and Mellitus, reposed along with them on the Holy Table for many centuries in this forgiving list.
On the whole, then, I believe that Ethelbert and Bertha had been married many years when Augustine came, and, by consequence, that Luidhard had been living among the English many years.
The story of St. Patrick's life is told by many people in many different ways, both in modern times and in ancient.
He was charged before King Clotaire, that one of the four sons of the first Clovis who succeeded to the kingdom called "of Soissons," with many offences of many kinds; and he was banished.
Many other questions rise up on all sides, when we are looking for an answer to the original questions.
The indications seem to me to point to a ministry of some considerable duration; but I am aware that among the many views expressed incidentally in the books, some names of great weight appear on the other side.
It was the best store in the town, and many English ladies came, and some Germans.
It was hung with ex-voto limbs and with many gifts.
Coming down the cobbled, submerged street, many a time I looked up between the houses and saw the thin old church standing above in the light, as if it perched on the house-roofs.
I can still see many of their faces: English, German, Italian, French.
On the banks by the lake the orchids are out, many, many pale bee-orchids standing clear from the short grass over the lake.
Looking down the Hades of the lemon-house, the many ruddy-clustered oranges beside the path remind me of the lights of a village along the lake at night, while the pale lemons above are the stars.
I asked her, did not many people come in the summer.
How many times does one recite that to all the Ophelias and Gretchens in the world: Thy bield should be my bosom.
The gardens are already many of them in ruins, and still more 'Da Vendere'.
On tiptoe, she stole to the door, and found manywaiting in the hall for news.
Then, the wiggler grew tired, and came, like many tired beings, to the top.
Wilks, that's hard on the six feet of me, for your caterpillar has a greatmany more.
His voice was strong, but, like many strong things, under imperfect control; his tune was nowhere, and his intended pathetic unction was simply maudlin.
You may be a lawyeh, suh, but you are a gentleman as well, and I hope to meet you befoah many days are past.
A great many village sites and ossuaries have been found in the township, the latter containing thousands of skeletons.
It trickled in many rills off the penthouses of the pedestrians' headgear; from the lapels of coats and from waistcoats it streamed down, concentrating itself upon soggy knees.
Oh, many a time, but I refreshed my memory with that yesterday, when I came across the tear in the old man's eye.
Many excellent teachers have begun on them," remarked Wilkinson.
All right, many thanks, we promise," they cried together, and the waggon rattled away.
Ze chentlemans ave come to feesh lika many in ze springa monses?
Then there was a commotion, as the ladies flocked with the children into the hall, with many exclamations of astonishment and reproach, surrounding the recreant young men.
At all events the memories were growing pleasanter, for a stretch of thirty-five years has many healing qualities, and our childhood griefs are such little things in the afterglow.
I remembered that down by the river, just beyond the willows, there was an old tree where Sylvia and I--ah, so many years ago!
Prudence and I had sparred so many years that we were like two expert athletes, and while neither apparently noticed the other, each was perfectly conscious of the adversary's slightest movement.
It is true that I, like many others, was guilty of the usual folly in my youth, and perhaps that gave me the wisdom to wait for my second venture until precisely the fight party came along.
His books had helped him many times in diagnosing the cases of his friends; when John fell ill they mocked and deceived him.
For, before many weeks had passed, I discovered that it was not wise to allow the fleeting dissipations of the moment, however alluring, to monopolize time which should be given to the serious affairs of life.
For many years we have been separated, and only by a happy chance have we been brought together.
And now that we understand the situation, I think I may presume that we shall have breakfast at the usual hour this morning, and to-morrow morning, and for many mornings to come.
Her New England independence rather revolted at the thought of any immediate financial assistance, which was not needed, while her New England thrift approved a future settlement based on family friendliness of many years' standing.
Here was Pickerel Pond, the scene of many miraculous draughts, and now I crossed Peach brook which babbled along under the road just as saucily and untiringly as if it had slept all these years and was just awaking to fresh life.
No time can cast further light on the present resolves of the mind; but time will reconcile, and has reconciledmany a man to that iniquity which he at first abhorred.
I have been all my life a sort of amphibious animal, having, like many an old Roman, learned to swim long before I had learned to read.
I bade him farewell with many sincere and hearty thanks, entered the carriage with my companion, and drove off.
For this reason, within the last twenty-five years there have, we believe, been as many patents taken out to simplify and hasten the operation.
Good engineers she has, and has had many since Leonardo designed the canals of Lombardy.
The interior of the gallery is very beautiful in many ways; and Holbein's portrait of George Gyzen is worth coming all the way from England to see only ten minutes.
The conscription has been used in many countries to take away laborers who supported their families from their useful work, and maintain them for purposes chiefly of military display at public expense.
For instance--I can name many districts in Scotland where the supply of pure water is larger than in other namable localities, but where the inhabitants drink less water and more whiskey than in other namable localities.
I trust she is better, and that she may be spared for manyyears to come.
But I think none of these will be wasted if he answers my questions clearly; there are, I am sure, many innocent persons who, like myself, will be glad of the information.
Many and many a time I have heard Mr. Carlyle speak of this, and too often I have felt it myself as one of the evils closely accompanying the fever of modern change in the habits and hopes of life.
Not many men are heroes; not many are rich in common-sense.
The few bestowed their sympathy upon the struggle for life; the many reserved theirs for the agonies of death.