It has been stupidly borrowed from the Oriental nations, who use no knives and forks, and where, though it has this apology, it has always excited the disgust of enlightened travellers.
Warren says--"Placing my hand on this substance, I found it extremely hard.
This joint has a motion upwards and downwards, and also a lateral motion--the latter operating in such a way, that when the boys turn in either direction, the edges of the cartilage are found to open and shut.
An aged female domestic was the sole inhabitant of this deserted pile.
He suspected not that she loved him with more than a sisterly affection, and thought not of the wound he was about to inflict on this tender, enthusiastic being.
In England this practice is unknown, except to those whose taste and stomach are too strong for offence.
Reynolds; this is really an inimitable copy, possessing all the richness of tint, and even the boldness and texture, of the original.
We hope that such will not be the result of their leaving their native shores; and we are much pleased with this passage in a letter from Drs.
I had chosen this residence on account of its sequestered situation, as solitude was, at that time, more accordant to my feelings than the bustle of a populous town.
At this moment, moreover, the due level of our peace establishment is but an object of speculative research.
This example was shortly afterward followed by the Neapolitans, who were also dissatisfied with the conduct of their sovereign.
The ruthless hands that had chipped and spoiled many of the other monuments had spared this one, and the beautiful, calm face seemed to be resting in tranquil sleep, patiently waiting for the summons to arise to immortality.
By this time he would be at home again, with the keys in his pocket.
You see, they stand in a row, away from the other trees, so we call this our part of the orchard.
So long as this treasure is hidden away somewhere, I suppose it's possible to find it.
It was on this account that they had been glad to let the house to Miss Russell for the summer, and to retire themselves into quiet lodgings close by.
Besides, if this is a secret place, no one could ever come up to mend it.
Yes, and you tell him this too, that I keeps on worrying you about having pins and needles in my back.
This comes of you only being a year in the regiment and me going on learning for years and years.
This he contrived to do, and then lay still once more, breathing freely in the full hope that if he gave up further attempt at movement he might escape detection.
In one case, too, the men were sheltering themselves beneath a tree, and this sent an additional pang of suffering through the lad, as he felt for the first time that the sun was playing with burning force upon his neck.
This steel was transformed locally into finished articles.
The graves of =Jacquet= and =Trulin= are in thiscemetery (see photos p.
Climb to the highest point of the fortifications above the crater, to get a good view of this moving scene.
The line of demarcation between earthenware and porcelain has become in England very indefinite, owing to the fact that true porcelain is not manufactured in this country.
The illustrations accompanying this chapter will show the range of subjects executed under the masterly régime of Müller.
This may be conjectured to be a specimen made by Müller prior to 1775, that is, before the adoption of the mark of the three blue lines.
Yellows, and blues, and browns merge into mauve or grey, in delightful tenderness, and black and white are included in the colour schemes of which this style is now capable.
At the present time museums and private collectors in this country and in various parts of the world are acquiring Royal Copenhagen porcelain on account of its artistic character.
Illustration] The ware is marked in green with an italic A to signify its origin from the parent Aluminia factory as early as 1863, and to this are added the three lines so well known as a Royal Copenhagen Porcelain mark.
In the noble figure of a Sea Lion, thisglaze simulates the original so skilfully that the sensation conveyed is exactly that of the smooth, sleek, satin-like texture of that animal's body.
This love of colour and disregard of the niceties of form has betrayed many enthusiasts into going into raptures over monstrosities which would not bear the light of day upon them if they were in biscuit state.
A model on a lower plane would have placed the peacock on a base or tree-stump and utilized this as a support, and no figure would be complete without the gorgeous colouring of the tail.
The inception and development of this art faience of Copenhagen is due to Mr. Frederik Dalgas, who brought a keen and virile intuition into this new field of ceramic adventure.
This revival of overglaze painting in Copenhagen in figures, and in combination with underglaze work, is a new development which is being curiously watched by connoisseurs and technical experts.
His unflagging energy, his practical experiments, and his original and inventive genius impelled him to implant national characteristics in the Royal Copenhagen porcelain which have never departed from the ware of this factory.
It was entirely through him, Emile, that she had in the first place joined the league of conspirators, and this was one of the results.
He had gone about persuading himself that she was still a child, and this Austrian boy, this wastrel and dreamer, had awakened her.
Perhaps, as she had told Vladimir, it was her love for him that had given her this gift of clear-seeing.
No one had ever touched her like this before, spoken to her in this caressing voice.
If she found herself taken back again to finish her time after this illness or whatever it was, then she should be more than grateful, but as for paying salaries to employés who did not work, why, did people consider him an imbecile?
This little insect would hop on his finger at his bidding, and when told to "sing and praise the Lord," used to chirp with all its might!
The result of this is that from every window you have one of the grandest views in Europe.
From this point of view, many families found the brotherhood very alarming, and parents trembled when their sons took any interest in it, lest they too should join it.
Exactly what Francis did after this is not quite clear.
Just about this time, a nobleman of Assisi, Walter of Brienne, was about to start for Apulia, to take part in a war which was going on there.
This action of Clara and Agnes opened the way for many who were hovering on the brink.
Now I compel none of you to undertake this mission again, but if anyone is sufficiently filled with zeal for the glory of God and the salvation of souls to venture upon it they can give in their names.
This desolating system, by a most unaccountable perversion of language, they are pleased to call by the endearing name of fraternization; and fraternization is one of the favourite terms which their admirers have adopted.
You, who fare sumptuously every day, and yet complain you have little to bestow, let not this bounty be subtracted from another bounty, but rather from some superfluous expense.
Let us learn to fear the fleets and armies of the enemy, much less than those iniquities at home which this alarming dispensation may be intended to chastize.
But this at least we may safely say, that it is not so much the force of French bayonets, as the contamination of French principles, that ought to excite our apprehensions.
Let us in thisyet happy country, learn at least one great and important truth, from the errors of this distracted people.
Pure and undefiled religion was never laid more open to all, than at this day.
This celebrated Speech, though delivered in an assembly of Politicians, is not on a question of politics, but on one as superior as the soul is to the body, and eternity to time.
And let the more scrupulous, who look for desert as well as distress in the objects of their bounty, bear in mind, that if these men could have sacrificed their conscience to their convenience, they had not now been in this country.
It was a beautifully carved thing, hewn from the heavy granite that made up the core of this planet, with the same curious styling as other carving the Dusties had done.
He had too many hopes invested there, too many years of heartache and desperate hard work, too much deep satisfaction in having cut a niche for himself on this dusty, hostile world, ever to think much about Earth any more.
She is queen of this realm, and in household matters I as a loyal subject, abide by her decisions.
Oh don't come dearing me, and bringing me all this trouble.
I do not think you will say that I am excelling if I do not haste about your supper; you were not home to dinner and must be hungry by this time, and it has been said that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach.
I think you could teach some of them more than they wish to learn; but I must go now; at some other time we will talk on this subject.
But," said Mrs. Lasette, "this is a digression from our subject.
This half-remembered Earth filled him with an almost unbearable longing.
I give you this lengthy explanation, Will Barrent, in order that you may better understand the sentence which is to be passed upon you.
Benjamin was intimate, at this time, with a youth by the name of John Collins.
Benjamin was somewhat puzzled by this unexpected turn of affairs, but still he did not dream of deception or dishonesty.
Dear me, yer fortin is made to set up business in this ere town.
They must all be worked into a wharf this evening.
This was greatly in his favour; and such a young man is never long out of business.
We have followed the subject of this volume from the time he paid too dear for his whistle, to the period when he was well established in business.
This house stood about a hundred years after the Franklins left it, and was finally destroyed by fire, on Saturday, Dec.
Suppose you had had twice as much money, you would have given it all for the whistle, I suppose, ifthis is the way you trade.
In later life, Benjamin Franklin referred to this event, and spoke of himself as having received retribution for his influence over Collins.
His brother was greatly incensed at this visit, and regarded it in the light of an insult.
At this time, Franklin had commenced the study of the languages, employing only such leisure moments as he had to master them.
The deep regret of allthis class of influential men ever has been, that their early advantages were so limited.
By this time Benjamin's watch was discovered, and there was a general desire to see it; so he laid it down before them, while his brother appeared "grum and sullen.
I do not think, however, that the latter species should be kept distinct on this account alone, at least until the character has been confirmed, and perhaps strengthened by others, through the examination of a larger series of specimens.
This individual was larger than the last and was accompanied by a suckling calf.
This specimen was found stranded in Stare Gavan, on the eastern shore of Bering Island in the fall of last year, and only the skull was preserved.
This change takes place differently and on different vertebrae in the two species under consideration.
And when he was come into his own country, he taught them in their synagogue, insomuch that they were astonished, and said, Whence hath this man this wisdom, and these mighty works?
And it came to pass, as the angels were gone away from them into heaven, the shepherds said one to another, Let us now go even unto Bethlehem, and see this thing which is come to pass, which the Lord hath made known unto us.
And when they had seen it, they made known abroad the saying which was told them concerning this child.
This is repeated in the excellent book on Oils, by C.
We hear from time to time of concessions being granted in tropical regions to this or that company of enterprising European capitalists, who employ a few Europeans and send them to the area to manage the industry.
This is incorrect, the more usual practice from the earliest times has been to remove the shells, though not so completely as they are removed by the efficient machinery of to-day.
Happy is the planter who is so placed that he can obtain a plentiful supply of farmyard or pen manure, as this gives excellent results.
The tree which produces this is as delicate as the cacao is fine, and there is some danger that this superb cacao may die out--a tragedy which every connoisseur would wish to avert.
It well repays the labour of climbing a hill to look down on this vermilion glory.
Some of the men lifted up their fallen Colonel and started to the rear; but just at this moment his regiment began to waver and break to the rear.
Stanley Hoole In preparing this preface I have enjoyed the assistance of Mrs. Lucile Dickert Mobley, Dickert's only surviving child; Mrs. A.
It being Sunday, loud complaints were made against this desecration of the Lord's Day, but we were told there was no difference in days in times of war.
Thinking this was only to receive some instructions as to the line of march, nothing was thought of it until met by those cold, penetrating, steel-gray eyes of Colonel Nance.
There was a low rock fence running at right angles to the battle line, and behind this the battalion sought to protect itself, but it seemed and was in reality a deathtrap, for it presented its right flank to the enemy.
Great importance was attached to the episode, and as there were different opinions, and it was never satisfactorily settled, it is not expected that any new light can be thrown on it at this late day.
But every soldier who reads this will say that this is honest and the whole truth.
All commands were drowned in this terrible din of battle--the earth and elements shook and trembled with the deadly shock of combat.
If another generation had been allowed to pass, it is greatly feared that the power to supply the historian with the information requisite to this work would have passed away forever.
Along this river light entrenchments had been thrown up.
General McLaws was facing two corps of Sherman's Army at this place with some few veterans, State troops, and reserves.
To recompense himself for this misfortune, he invented "a sailing carriage.
I thought this was pretty, and ne'er heard you say That the leaves would soon fall from the tree; And I never was happier than t'other fine day, When you looked there at sister and me.
In this way he destroys many thousands every morning.
This choice of an emperor out of the country, has inspired the Chinese with a great esteem for agriculture.
Amongst the innumerable tribes of Indians in Virginia and North Carolina, the Tuskaroras were perhaps most powerful, and most immediately in the vicinity of this large tract.
In this position, it is confidently asserted, any person may safely enter the water, as the cavity of the hat contains, a much greater quantity of air than is requisite to sustain any man.
This truth cannot too frequently be inculcated on the minds of the rising generation.
For this purpose they make use of certain hydraulic engines, which are very simple, both as to their make and the manner of playing them.
Yet this woman says, when she does any thing, it will do for the present.
If we deny this we virtually acknowledge our belief that the Mosaic account of the creation is "a cunningly devised fable.
From Pennsylvania, Vincent Barnard (to whom I am indebted for other curious facts) sent me this interesting story of an oriole.
This I did, and, returning, had little difficulty in discovering the nest.
This is the character of the orchard starlings; also of the tanagers and the various grossbeaks.
This lake abounds in white and yellow perch and in pickerel; of the latter single specimens are often caught which weigh fifteen pounds.
The little bird himself seems disposed to keep the matter a secret, and improves every opportunity to repeat before you his shrill, accelerating lay, as if this were quite enough and all he laid claim to.
It seemed as if we had crossed the boundary-line between the real and the imaginary, and this was indeed the land of shadows and of spectres.
At this point a dam was built across the Hudson, the waters of which flowed back into Lake Sandford, about five miles above.
It was probably the blue yellow-backed warbler, as I have since found this to be a common bird in those woods; but to my young fancy it seemed like some fairy bird, so curiously marked was it, and so new and unexpected.
This flower, which I never saw in the North, is the most beautiful and showy of all the violets, and calls forth rapturous applause from all persons who visit the woods.
The land had a gentle slope, and we wondered why the lumbermen and barkmen who prowl through these woods had left this fine tract untouched.
He is hunting around in the grass now, I suspect, with the desire to indulge this favorite whim.
This song appeals to the sentiment of the beautiful in me, and suggests a serene religious beatitude as no other sound in nature does.
The most noteworthy incident of our stay at this point was the taking by myself of half a dozen splendid trout out of the Stillwater, after the guide had exhausted his art and his patience with very insignificant results.
By various abuses, among which the habitual use of such agents as green tea is one, this fluid may be affected as to its quality, but it is more frequently disturbed as to equilibrium.
Some people may suppose that the direction given to her thoughts by this odd little incident will account for a very strange illusion which Mrs. Carwell herself experienced about two hours later.
From the very commencement of this change, at first so gradual in its advances, Miss Montague had of course been aware of it.
But heaven has dealt mercifully with me--hope has opened to me at last; and if death could come without the dreadful sight I am doomed to see, I would gladly close my eyes this moment upon the world.
He could not get this dream, as he chose to call it, out of his head.
Then you had better say nothing to affect this case.
In this sombre, and now terrible room, one of the great elms that darkened the house was slowly moving the shadow of one of its great boughs upon this dreadful floor.
I was a young man at the time, and intimately acquainted with some of the actors in this strange tale; the impression which its incidents made on me, therefore, were deep, and lasting.
Josh was hurrying after his chum while talking in this strain.
This time the man in the fugitive motor boat had evidently turned his attention toward the Tramp, for Jack and those with him plainly heard the peculiar whistle of the passing lead.
What d'ye suppose Clarence Macklin'd say if he saw our bully little flotilla all ready, with steam up, to start on this new voyage?
They secured the craft ashore to trees that chanced to be growing close by; for floods did not often come to this upper part of the great river as they did below the confluence with the Ohio and the Missouri.
Josh was already aboard the Tramp, and grinning for all he was worth, such was his satisfaction over having been chosen by the Commodore as his companion in this very important mission.
This fellow, whoever he could have been, must have been hungry; for he cribbed our ham and stuff the first shot.
How could he have ever come out here on this lonely island; and what would he want to take such a fine boat for, when he couldn't sell it anywhere, without being arrested?
Of course Jack picked this up, for he believed he could make good use of it in his line of business just about that time.
Jack say in a low, tense tone; "perhaps we're going to have some more trouble about this bag after all!
I don't know to this day whether you wanted to leave the room when you did, though 'twas about half after ten o'clock, later than I ever saw you there before.
And so 'twill be another year before you get a word from me; but I hope that when this letter comes you'll write one back to me by the ship that sails next summer from London.
And of Laney's brother I'm goin' to write further on in this letter, for I doubt that you know all I know about him, and the rest of what happened that night and afterwards.
At this time occurred the tie-up at Minnesota Transfer, which was the most complete and effectual blockade of any in the strike district.
At this rate it would be a question of a short time only until the employes would have been hopelessly involved in debt, mortgaged soul and body to the Pullman company.
Surely the facts have not been correctly presented to you in this case or you would not have taken this step, for it is entirely unnecessary and as it seems to me unjustifiable.
To this end I have carefully collected facts from the best and most reliable sources, aside from what personal knowledge I had of this strike.
This is a freight yard exclusively, and therefore had nothing to do with the handling of Pullman equipment.
One result of this was that the company was getting work from us for $1.
The men who were the victims of this unfortunate boycott, were themselves responsible for its beginning, as by an almost unanimous vote they ordered it.
This statute authorizes the use of federal troops in a state where ever it is impracticable to enforce the laws of the United States within such states by the ordinary judicial proceedings.
This strike has clearly demonstrated the truth of this assertion.
This was owing to the fact that it had been made up before the time set for the boycott to go into effect, but drawbars had been chained together and fastened with padlocks as a safeguard against cutting out the Pullman cars.
In fact the men on this line were, almost to a man, members of the American Railway Union, and could not even if asked to do any act that might prove a detriment to their brothers.
The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "this" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.