He very seldom opposed my opinions, and always respected my antipathies.
I had jumped from the nettings, where I was perched, to assist in unbolting one of the carronade slides, when I slipped and capsized against a peg sticking out of one of the scuppers.
He never ate before he went to the House; but when any thing important was to be discussed, he was in the habit of taking a glass of port wine with a tea-spoonful of bark.
In the arts, while French productions display resource, ingenuity, and dexterity, they at the same time show a striking want of the sense of fitness, and are unfinished and flimsy.
Of their strength many instances are related: since theyhave arrived in London they have lifted a gentleman of considerable weight, with great ease; and on this point Drs.
In that short moment of a bright career, When the last echo from the couch of Fame Falls on the dying ear?
The strength of Scotch ale, whence it deserves the name, ranges between 32 and 44 pounds weight to the imperial barrel, according to the price at which it is meant to be sold.
There is no part of them which has a common perception, excepting the middle of the connecting cord, and a space near it.
An Englishman of the middle class would be ashamed of such a contrivance; for, without any particular care, he eats so as not even to stain the damask cloth with which his mahogany table is covered.
The colour of their skin and form of the nose, lips, and eyes, denote them as belonging to the Chinese; butthey have not that broad and flat face which is characteristic of the Mingol race.
His work is a sort of multum in parvo, extremely pretty and interesting.
Just now, sitting there with your mother and Katy and Nannie, the difficulties seemed to vanish; the problems grew as trivial to me as they are to you.
They were swallowed up in the fact that Madame de Treymes wished to dine with her, as the lesser luminaries vanish in the blaze of the sun.
They thought it would be interesting to take home something painted by a real Marquise, and of course I didn't tell them that those women never make the things they sell at their stalls.
And as he realized that she looked much handsomer than she was, so while they talked, he felt that she understood a great deal more than she betrayed.
When are they not said of a woman who is married unhappily?
The mere fact of her having forgotten to draw on her gloves as they were descending in the hotel lift from his mother's drawing-room was, in this connection, charged with significance to Durham.
The brazen way in which theycombine religion and immorality!
One doesn't know how far they may reach, or in how many directions.
He found two of the springy yellow chairs indigenous to the spot, and placed them under the tree near which they had paused, saying reluctantly, as he did so: "Of course it was an immense pleasure to them to see you again.
You may as well come in and dine with us, Mr. Bates," Harry suggested, as they returned toward the station.
They won't feed up there as long as they can live lower down and nearer the water.
As they crossed the little home inclosure and the horse paddock, the track was just visible, the trees being dead and the spaces open.
In their schools they taught the modern doctrines of evolution and development.
The poor know nothing of the fashionable part, except the outside splendor; and as they go by the palaces, that poison plant called envy, springs and grows in their poor hearts.
I admit that people did the best they could to account for what they saw, for what they experienced.
I see them clad in rags, huddled in dens and huts, devouring crusts and scraps, that they may give the more to ghosts and gods.
I spoke unto thy disciples that they should cast him out, andthey could not.
So, prisoners should work, and they should be paid a reasonable sum for their labor.
The disciples then asked Jesus why they could not cast that devil out.
They must have ears and organs of speech, and they must be dumb because there is something the matter with the apparatus of speaking, and they must be deaf because something is the matter with their ears.
They were the shepherds, and the people were their sheep and it was their business to guard the flock from the wolves of thought and doubt.
They filled the air with the ruins of temples and thrones, and with bloody hands tore in pieces the altar upon which their rights had been offered by an impious church.
They knew that it took him six days to make the earth--all plants, all animals, all life, and all the globes that wheel in space.
The ministers pretend that they have advanced--that they do not believe the things that I attack.
We obtain our Devil from the Jews, andthey got him from Babylon.
If it ain't somethink beyond belief, one might be that respectable theirself they could be put in a glass case, an' yet here would be a young vagabond bringin' them to shame before the whole district.
There, I have done me duty, and they can suit theirselves whether they come or go to Halifax," she remarked as she despatched the communication.
Some people always knows other's business better than they do theirselves.
I know enough about girls to know when they really care.
They bade her take part in conversation and join with others in what they were doing; her roommate gave her a part in the conversation and made a place for her in all that they were doing.
She told me they were "the sweetest old ladies" and "dear friends" of hers.
She did hesitate about the pumps but they were there.
They learned not to fear a lie but to fear being discovered in it.
At first they were not able to do them naturally and easily and theyfound the friendship and confidence of the other girls hard to gain.
It was a principle of the society that each girl who had been thus assisted should do all in her power to keep the home clean and neat, and our girls have greatly delighted us by the brave way in which they have kept this pledge.
They set forth distinctly the work of this Bureau and the needs and prospects of the various peoples to whom its labors are devoted.
Many of these young women came straight from the cotton plantations, and, although they could not sing and play as well as we who had been at Fisk, many of them boasted that they could handle a plow as well as a man.
Our offerings--have theybeen so much a part of ourselves, have they cost us so much that they have been worthy tokens of love to our Lord?
They not only awoke the enthusiasm of vast audiences in the large cities of America and Europe, but they were invited to sing before the mightiest monarchs and the most distinguished people on the other side of the water.
I did explain to them to be a Christian very much, but they not want to change.
We get the life from our Northern teachers and then the great mass of the colored people look to us for it, for we can get into the home and into the life of the people as they cannot.
They must get food somehow, they must sleep and wake, they must procreate.
I couldn't tell whether it was the sight of the natives, or my remark which indicated I knew they had legs to pull.
He pulled so hard on my drapes they swept back from my windows like a stage curtain--and I looked.
They stir about but little, whence their natural Tendency to Weakness increases from Habit, and thence becomes morbid and sickly.
Besides, if we consider these Tarts in an oeconomical View, they must be found inconvenient also for the Peasant on that Account.
When they occur at the Beginning of malignant Fevers, they declare the high Degree of their Malignancy, and the great Diminution of the Patient's natural Strength.
They continue however still to swallow (though not without violent Difficulty) a little Meat or Bread, and sometimes a little Soup.
The same Regimen also serves to subdue, without the Use of Purges, the various Complaints which often invade those, who omit taking purging Medicines, at those Seasons and Intervals, in which they have made it a Custom to take them.
This is the Attitude or Posture theyshould always preserve as much as possible.
Balsamics pretend to: it is attended with none of the Inconveniencies they produce; and has all the good Qualities ascribed to them.
It seems really astonishing, that labouring People should so often habituate themselves to this pernicious Custom, which they know to be so very dangerous to their very Beasts.
Flanels dipt in hot, or very warm Water should be continually applied over the Belly, shifting them every Hour, or rather oftner; for in this Case they very quickly grow dry.
Her father had extorted from her a promise never to marry without his consent; this settled the matter for the time between her and Denton, although both remained faithful to each other; they had not met for over a year.
The latter never knew how much they stood his debtor.
Why, they say he has been putting his fingers into the squadron fund, and that some of the gold has stuck to them.
All the beasts he loved so well turned and craned their necks towards him, leaving the savory hay and their oats for a moment as soon as they heard his voice, and gazing at him with such intelligence as if they appreciated his woe to the full.
They were barely gone, when Borgert remarked: "I think we ought to subscribe for this poor Kahle woman, just enough to enable her to buy a new dress.
From that hour on they became an unmitigated nuisance, not even atoned for by some humor or merry pranks.
And yet these views are not excused; no, they are upheld and endorsed by the Kaiser, his government, and by the army in a body.
They did so, as it happened, in the early part of that same summer that saw Edward Garden's ingenious advertisements put into execution--the summer of the Eisteddfod and the Brass Band Contest.
He said something in Welsh to them, and they too looked.
The town was so full that theywere turning away money into its nearest place of overflow--Porth Neigr.
He went ahead, putting aside the worst of the brambles, and he knew without telling when they reached the pool.
Where did they come from, and what are theydoing here?
They stumbled through the loose sand towards the Hafod Unos, hiccoughing and polluting the peaceful evening.
They did not avoid them; on the contrary, they put their heads together and then went out in search of them.
These illumined little enough of the waste; the moving, straddling shadows they cast hardly began before they were lost in the darkness again.
By degrees they gained the ring where, if little was to be seen, a word now and then could be heard; and thereafter, by losing no chance of wriggling forward, they reached a point from which they could see the bandstand.
The Laceys, as urbane hosts, would have kept to such light and frothy conversational matters as how the Tophams liked Llanyglo, whether they had been up into the mountains yet, and similar subjects; but not so the Tophams.
Ten minutes later they were hastening along the half-empty Promenade.
They tried their voices as they climbed, and called to one another, pointing out false easy ways and bursting into laughter when the misdirected ones had to return again; and the Trwyn sheep started up from before their feet and fled, baa-ing.
They would not drive too hard a bargain with the town.
Did they come to understand one another the better for it?
They bit deeply in to social institutions; the temper of mind they induced became part of our social heritage.
There is no reason for believing that, had Darwin been profoundly religious, his mental qualities would have been different to what they were.
In every respect they exhibit the same mental and emotional qualities as their fellows.
The more numerous monks and nuns became, the more certain it became that many of them would develop passions and propensities they professed to despise.
Many prominent preachers travelled down to Wales and returned telling of the great manifestations of 'spiritual power' they had witnessed.
They are merely using the language placed in their mouths by professional evangelists, and the similarity of the confessions carry their own condemnation.
They believed that they proved their superiority to the Mohammedans by torturing the defenceless Jews; and this was the only exploit in which the first divisions of the crusaders could boast of success.
They were all bred as high civil officials, not as generals; all ascended the throne at a ripe age; not one of them won his crown by arms, all were peaceably designated either by their predecessors, or by the Senate and army.
The Crusaders took two months to prepare for their second assault on Constantinople, which they felt would be a far more formidable affair than the attack in the preceding autumn.
Encompassed by so great a host the Turkish garrison soon lost heart and surrendered, not to the Franks, but to Alexius, whose troops they secretly admitted within the walls.
This young man, born after his father and uncle had won their way to high places in the army, was no uncultured peasant as they had been, but had been reared, as the heir of a wealthy house, in all the learning of the day.
The ascetics of the fifth century had neither of the justifications which made monasticism precious in a later age, they were neither missionaries nor men of learning.
Raising an army among the warlike tribes of Albania, he maintained his position with success, and discomfited the Franks of Athens and Thessalonica when they took arms against him.
They fell, save a small remnant who defended themselves in a ruined chapel, which Guiscard had finally to burn before he could make an end of its obstinate defenders.
The most violent of the opponents of the Emperor were merely interned in remote monasteries, whenthey ventured to set their will against his.
Beyond skirmishing under the walls with a body of Saracen cavalry which had been brought up to strengthen the garrison, they made no hostile attempt on the city.
When the Genoese and Venetians succeeded in establishing themselves in the seaports of Syria, they began to visit Constantinople far less than before.
They hesitated and began to treat with Alexius, thoughthey knew that thereby they were calling down on themselves the terrors of a Papal excommunication.
The work opens with the story of the causes of the war, in which the author gives the old and new counterblasters a quid, or, as they will doubtless prefer to call it, a crumb of comfort.
They shared in the general melioration of the age.
They are not like china and crystal, liable to be used and abused by servants; they do not wear out; they are not spoiled by dust, nor consumed by moths.
The English naturally found Irving too much like their own writers in his English subjects, and they could not thoroughly relish his purely American pictures and characters.
Long afterward, when an exile in the East, his powers of mind shine as brightly as they did when he crossed the Pyrenees and the Alps to fulfil his oath.
The same jealousy of the Colonies, lest they should by their success in the different branches of industry interfere with the home monopoly, shows itself in various other forms.
I do like those people who, while they are so steady and calm, show by their eyes and the tone of the voice what warm, delicate feelings they are keeping to themselves!
The ducklings did as they were bid, And found the plan so good, That, from that day, the other fowls Got hardly any food.
And precious hungry too-- And now they look like sausages All smiling in a row.
For they have fed on dainty fare This blazing August day, And ate--as only people eat When other people pay!
Pity the fools they made-- Pity the Pope's Brigade-- Nobbled Six Hundred!
They gave him of the standard Gold coinage of the realm, As much as one stout guardsman Could carry in his helm; They made him an ovation On the Exchange hard by,-- And they may slap their pockets In witness if I lie.
Those that Hobgoblin call you, and swee Puck You do their work, and they shall have good luck, Are not you he?
The illustrations are capital, as they were likely to be considering whose they are.
Here they come--there they go--" The exquisite graceful things!
Yes three-but they can't get in, Too late, too late!
The tighten'd barriers quiver and shake But they bravely bear the brunt.
They were skillfully conducted chiefly by Jacob Thompson and C.
The House referred his resolutions to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and there they slumbered until January.
In other words, Brown was afraid that they might be taken out of the State.
Their leaders had learned the truth about men and nations; they knew that life is a grim business; they knew that war had unloosed passions that had to spend themselves and that could not be talked away.
Could they better things by withdrawing from association with their present allies and going back alone into the Union?
They were like deep shadows under mighty trees on the face of a brilliant landscape.
His Minister of Marine notified the builders that they must get the ships out of France, unarmed, under fictitious sale to some neutral country.
Their plea was that theywere insured against loss by "pirates.
Though they had already failed to coerce England through cotton and had been played with and abandoned by Napoleon, they persisted in thinking that there was still a chance for a third chapter in their foreign affairs.
They are not alone, or, as in French phraseology better expressed, chez eux memes.
For, although the birds do not yet fly towards him, he knows they will soon be there.
For now on the minds of all is an impression, a presentiment, that there is danger at the bottom of Fernand's doings--how near they know not.
They were found next morning upon the bank where they had arrived in pursuit, all dead, all lying at full stretch along the sward, their heads turned in the same direction, like trees struck down by a tornado!
For this, they all believe it to have been; though utterly unable to make out, or conjecture a motive.
Still it's queery too, whar they could a goed, and wharf ore they should.
All equally unable to give a satisfactory answer--alike surprised by what they see, and puzzled to explain it.
Since their arrival on the San Saba, they have kept the settlement plentifully supplied in meat; chiefly venison of the black-tailed deer, with which the bottom-land abounds.
Little do they dream how it may be affected by something seen upon the cliffs above, though not seen by them.
These words bring a shadow over the countenance of her to whom they are addressed, simultaneous with a glance of inquiry from her grand, glistening eyes.
They appear too large for wolves, and yet are not like wild horses, deer, or buffaloes.
With one they can talk, jest, laugh, chatter as much as they like; but the other repels them.
These are only put forth, when they approach too threateningly near-- evidently intended to drive them to a distance.
They differ in structure, for whereas one is built of carefully cut stones, and shows courses of brickwork, the other is less regular, and from it here and there marble pillars project like cannon.
By a later decree they were again removed, this time to an island sixteen miles away, where they all perished for want of food.
Fiercest of all these fierce foemen were the Goths, and it was they who caused the most distress.
By degrees they became formidable to the Eastern Empire, but their progress was checked by the Arabs, who in the eighth century overran their country and compelled them to embrace the Mahomedan faith.
We heard the ringing blows dealt by the Turks as they hammered at the walls of Constantine's city, and breathed again when Tamerlane and his savage hordes threatened the eastern provinces of Bajazet's Asiatic Empire.
We have traced the history of Constantinople through its walls up to the time when they could no longer hold out against the assaults of those who now carry on the Imperial traditions.
They were allowed to retain their own free government, but the royal dignity was abolished, and their kings and chieftains ranked as generals, to be appointed and removed at the royal pleasure.
They invaded Persia, they overflowed into Spain, overthrew the Gothic monarchy, and remained, despite the heroic efforts of Charlemagne and his Paladins.
Of former, older fortifications traces have been found, and they reach back to very ancient history.
No, they in their turn were compelled to make way for the stern realities and honest animalism over which the Crescent cast its protecting shadow.
If theybe not fair to me, what care I how fair they be,'" he paraphrased, springing to his feet and keeping step beside her.
In the hallway below they encountered a radiant and bewildering vision awaiting them: Eileen, in all her glory.
They must be as healthy of body and limb as they are innocent and wholesome minded.
They are coming to take me to the riding-school at four o'clock.
As though anybody could get a yellow pup when they whistle," said Nina hopelessly.
But they were young and foolish, and after a while they forgot to miss him, particularly Gladys, whose mother had asked her not to dance quite so often with Gerald, and to favour him a trifle less frequently in cotillon.
The laugh died out as she ended; for a moment they stood there, confronting one another.
Also they carefully cast away their cigars when they did enter, and seated themselves in a nervous circle in the largest room of the cottage.
Did people mention such things afterthey had happened?
The broken car was dragged on by the terrified beasts, and the charioter with it, till, by the time they were stopped, he was a corpse.
Her own people who were fighting for Serapis--how were they faring; and Agne --what had become of her?
The mob had broken off the noses of all the heads, had smeared the marble with pitch, or painted it grossly with the red paint they had found in the writing-rooms of the Sera peum.
Happy are they and much to be envied who can compel their judgment to silence when it is grief to hear its voice.
We are every man's game, while they approach you as humbly as if you were goddesses.
They fell over the Christian's team which rolled on the ground; the red chariot, too, turned over, and eight snorting beasts lay struggling in the sand.
When they have once become accustomed to seeing older people eating food which is refused them, they will take the denial of certain articles as a matter of course, and rarely think of entering a protest.
Light chairs should stand about here and there, and the camp-chairs should be stacked in some convenient closet or in the corner of the hall, whence they can be produced at a moment's notice when the refreshments are served.
The correct handling of spoon, fork, and knife should be taught as soon as they are permitted to use these implements, and slovenliness should be rebuked and held up as a disgrace.
They should be formal, and are usually engraved, although they may be written.
Often in the same families the wives and daughters will appear well-bred, and will dress neatly and tastefully themselves, even while they seem to perceive nothing shocking in the dishabille of the men of the house.
They may be offered their choice of these beverages, which the hostess pours out, the servant passing them with cream and sugar, that each may add of these to suit himself.
The guests move about the drawing-room, seating themselves ifthey have the chance, as they would at an evening reception, and are served with plates containing the successive courses, either by waiters or by their escorts.
Cook the butter and flour together untilthey bubble; pour the milk or milk and stock on them, and stir until they thicken.