Very often I myself lay up in the woods and watched on her also.
Back we went—back across the heather under the moon, till it was nearly morning, and our poor beasts stumbled onsome ruins.
Even on the narrowest part of it three men with shields can walk abreast from guard-house to guard-house.
After many weeks we came on the Great Shoal which stretched, as Witta’s father had said, far out to sea.
He and his men killed a black goat for sacrifice onthe bows; and the Yellow Man brought out a small, smiling image of dull-green glass and burned incense before it.
And Puck nodded, brown chin on brown hand, his big eyes still.
We saw great Roma Dea atop of the Wall, the frost on her helmet, and her spear pointed towards the North Star.
Josephus speaks of two columns, the one of stone, the other of brick, on which the children of Seth wrote their inventions and astronomical discoveries.
Sterne pitied the man who could travel from Dan to Beersheba, and say all "was barren:" however delighted travellers or tourists may be on their journey, it is surprising how few details are preserved in their memory.
Every lover of science, on approaching this spot, will feel himself on holy ground, however the idle and incurious of our metropolis may neglect the scite, or be ignorant of its identity.
The colour of the body was dirty white, bordering on cream colour; the hair on the belly rather whiter, softer and longer than on the rest of the body.
On the left is Tilgate Forest, which is continued by Worth Forest, whence many lovely and lonely paths lead to Horstead Keynes and West Hoathly, whose church has a land-mark spire visible for many miles.
The old altar slab has five crosses, and there are one or two interesting brasses.
The style of the tower is Norman, but the body of the church is of later dates.
Bitter sea and glowing light, dry as dry--that describes the place.
The large building on the hill above Ovingdean is Roedean College for girls; its fine situation and imposing size make it a landmark, and the seascape from its windows must be unrivalled.
The manor, at present owned by Lord Leconfield, was for centuries in the possession of the Percy family.
The building is uninteresting and the mural paintings dating from the twelfth century, which were discovered about fifty years ago, have not been preserved.
The old Chain Pier was, next to the Pavilion, the most distinctive feature of the town; built in 1823 and paved with stone, it was historic as the first pleasure pier.
The belfry was placed over the centre of the church, at an elevation of 105 feet, and was supported by the eight lofty pillars above mentioned.
It may be of interest to quote an anonymous correspondent in the Gentleman's Magazine (1829, part II) which shows how the leaven was at work even then.
In West Street is the Prebendal school at which Selden commenced his education.
As these were among the fastest vessels in the fleet, the others proceeded on their way, and Nat seized the opportunity of the repairs to pay his fiancée a visit and remain to supper on the Rosan.
It was determined to have Squire Hardy come over in the evening (it was now five o'clock) and give his opinion on the legal situation.
A hundred years and more had the Grande Mignon fishermen gone out with net and handline and trawl; and for that length of time the millions in the sea had fed, clothed, and housed the thousand on the island.
Ma Schofield interrupted this near-domestic scene by her arrival, carrying a tray, on which were several glasses covered with a film of frost and out of which appeared little green forests.
Rosan, and Herring Bone were nearly on even terms twenty miles ahead, all with every stitch set and flying like leaves before a wind.
There was a swift flying of arms, a pounding of the great fists, and Pete suddenly shot back from the mêlée and landed on his back in the dirt.
It was the first time that Code had had occasion to drive the Lass, for the Mignon fishermen heretofore had confined their labor to the shoals near home or, at farthest, on the Nova Scotia coast.
She, on the other hand, greeted him with the same formal cordiality she had used toward the others.
The other prisoners all received presents of some sort from their friends and relatives; he alone denied himself even the little pittance he was able to earn.
Of the entire term of his imprisonment this was the dreariest period.
The account given above describes such scenes as they have actually been known to occur.
At last he went out, and, stretching himself upon the stone bench, allowed his thoughts to take their own course.
But, as it happens, it does make a difference to me.
The words were not out of his mouth when the youth gave a sudden bound backwards, shaking his burned foot in the air.
A little later she was seated once more in her place by the fire, laughing with all the abandonment of a happy child; while Brontu regarded her with the same look in his eyes that he had when he had been drinking.
They do not sit much upon anything raised up, but, for the most part, sit on the ground or squat on their ankles.
The second row back of these were carried up two stories high, the third row three stories, and so on to the number of five stories for the main building and four for each wing.
In places on the sides of the bluffs at this and other pueblos, Lieutenant Ives observed gardens cultivated by irrigation.
In the mountains there is some approach to this martial array, but it is universal on the plains.
It was situated upon the edge of a natural pond, covering ten acres of land, and between a small brook which emptied into the pond on the left and the outlet of the pond which passed it on the right.
In one end-wigwam lives the village captain; on the other the shaman of si-se'-ro.
The two structures stand about twenty-five rods apart, on opposite sides of the stream, and facing each other.
So, too, I found the express system on the whole what our friend Artemus Ward calls "a sweet boon.
In California, so far as I could judge, it was almost entirely unknown, and the Californian hotels are among the best in the Union.
Her poems are all in lyrical form--if the word form may be applied to her utter disregard of all metrical conventions.
The sentimental may cry fie on so clear-sighted a Cupid, but the sensible cannot but rejoice over anything that tends to the undoing of the phrase "lottery of marriage.
The mileage tickets are books of small coupons, each of which represents a mile; the conductor tears out as many coupons as the passenger has travelled miles.
It was in this same Adirondack Wilderness that I stayed in the only hotel that, so far as I know, caught on to the fact that I was a "chiel amang them takin' notes" for a guidebook.
But I do not believe it expressed the true attitude of the real American people.
Towns may also disappear in a night, as Johnstown (Penn.
Philosophy, art, and letters receive no greater deference at the hands of the American humorist.
Later she studied and taught music, for which she had a marked gift.
Moreover, the gratuity is usually given in the form of "refreshers" from day to day, so that the vengeance of the disappointed is less easily evaded.
The level crossing is, perhaps, inevitable at the present stage of railroad development in the United States, but its annual butcher's bill is so huge that one cannot help feeling it might be better safeguarded.
This was said by the famous Mr. Barnum about Colorado Springs; and the active life and cheerful manners of the condemned invalids who flourish in this charming little city go far to confirm the truth concealed beneath the jest.
Surely the Constitution would not rob us of the privilege and pleasure of seeing in full military costume the first and only one of our race who has been permitted to pass through West Point with honor.
Freeman, the only white man in Georgia that ever disgraced the military of the United States, was in the city yesterday.
An allegorical meaning is hidden under the literal one of this great epic.
But his position in the history of Spanish literature is due to his Historia del famoso predicador fray Gerundio de Campazas, alias Zotes (1758), a novel which wittily caricatures the bombastic eloquence of pulpit orators in Spain.