In daytime, through the glass, we could watch the keepers walking about in the iron gallery round the top: and all night through there it was beckoning to us with its three white flashes every minute.
But Old John got to look sly and wink at my father when we came to this question, out of the hundred others.
He'll lend you that till wecan get one down from Plymouth.
So we handed up our nomination papers, and while the Chairman and overseers were checking them off by the register, Old Pilot James got upon his legs.
Well, sir, we cooled our heels outside there for a spell, but nothing occurred.
We hadn't said more than a word or two to each other for a week; indeed, till yesterday we had to shout in each other's ear to be heard at all.
And that is just what we have been asking each other for a week past.
In a general way we understood it to be a good thing, and upon that ground (optimists that we are) believed its ultimate success to be but a question of time.
I place you in an upper part of a most convenient building, that you should also rule the lower?
It had been a fast and furious night, and Trevyllyan had lost more I.
OLD STYLE “There’s nothing that emphasizes the amari aliquid of life like one’s tobacconist,” mused Fane Trevyllyan as he flung a box of eighteenpenny Emeticos into the fire and lit a Latakia cigarette.
To see the bright eyes weep, to see her grieve Will make me a coward as I sink, and cleave To life though Destiny has bid me go.
And as regards my Welsh readers, they have done me the honour of suggesting that an illustrated edition of the work would be prized by all lovers of 'Beautiful Wales.
The blackcap has a climacteric note, just before his song collapses and dies, so full of pathos and tenderness that often, when I had been sitting on a gate in Wilderness Road, it had affected me more deeply than any human words.
The Times, in a kindly notice of The Coming of Love, said that the kind of Gypsies there depicted are a very interesting people, 'unless the author has flattered them unduly.
I would come and sit staring at the ocean, meditating on tilings in general, but chiefly on things connected with cripples, asking myself, as now, whether life would be bearable on crutches.
I see them and I hear As there they sit at morning, side by side.
Verses are extant, in honour of King William, from which we learn that it was his custom to toast that king in bumpers of wine.
With a lofty and noble morality does he describe the truly gay:-- Whom call we gay?
His ghastly doctrine seemed to be thatwe should eat, drink, and be merry when we can, and go to the deuce (if there be one) when the time comes!
Sheridan's success in life, as well as his attachment to party, was mainly owing to his connection with one of whom we shall next speak, viz.
And when we remember that it is recorded of an old song, that It hath been sung at festivals, On ember eves and holy ales, we shall the better appreciate the nature of the fall.
The bush, which was for ages with us the sign of an inn, we owe immediately to them.
Two great highways cross this area from East to West.
Antlers as weapons of offense are far overrated, for they seldom serve this function.
Bugling can be heard for a great distance, and on a clear quiet evening one of the greatest charms of wilderness camping is to hear this clear challenge flung out from some nearby ridge.
In like fashion the mule deer of the Rocky Mountains can even now be seen in the Badlands of North Dakota, several hundred miles east of the Continental Divide and well within the western range of the plains white-tailed.
The response is quickly returned from other hillsides, some so far away as to be mere whispers in the distance.
Yet, even though at first glance there seems to be little evidence of life of any kind, a close scrutiny will reveal low mat-like plants growing among the exposed rocks and tiny paths leading to burrows in the rock slides.
In Nature's balance the order Artiodactyla seems to have been meant as food for the large predators.
Under these favorable conditions there is usually a colorful display of wildflowers late in the spring.
With patience and attention to details the layman will occasionally discover facts about the daily life of some common species that have escaped the attention of our foremost naturalists.
More important--these great storehouses of our natural resources that in early days meant only gold and furs, and perhaps sudden death to the pioneers, have now been unlocked by their descendants.
Rise, my good woman," said Jane, "and compose yourself.
Can we not frame some excuse for landing at your lordship's residence, Baynard's Castle ?
Your highness will be speedily satisfied of the truth of my assertion, if you refuse compliance with Northumberland's demands," replied Pembroke.
See you not that her supposed wrongs have turned her brain ?
Foremost amongst these rode the Earls of Pembroke and Arundel, bearing the arms and crown.
Mary graciously acknowledged the salute, and inquired from the elder giant what had become of his diminutive companion.
I am sorry I cannot comply with the request," answered Lord Clinton, "but my orders are peremptory.
The last person who approached her was a remarkably handsome young man, with fine features and a noble figure.
But she had scarcely ascended the steps leading to the Green, when she was chilled by the sight of Renard, who was standing at the northern entrance of the Bloody Tower, wrapped in his cloak, and apparently waiting to see her pass.
Jane, perceiving from his speech that he meditated some new project.
Your august father was a prince of high and noble qualities, but the defects that clouded his royal nature would show to double disadvantage in one of your sex.
How cleverly the ancient builders had fashioned those towers!
Green turned his head and told him in indelicate language what he could do with the yard and the whole ship for that matter if he could manage it.
Though you're not the easiest one in the world to live with.
If, in the beginning, those models had been furnished with every little detail, the passage of many thousands of years would have seen them blunted and reduced to their present state of fuzzy symbolic images.
The skin seemed to have been torn off the palms of his hands.
He wasn't worried about the inhabitants of the village.
I don't doubt it; You were made for that sort of a rôle.
Now a portrait we'll paint, my dear, To be called "The American Slave.
And the old clock ticked his time away, For the editor's mind would go astray.
O’er many a league of land and sea We hither have repaired; Dame Grimhild is our sister, The truth is now declared.
Twas then I lost my acton good, And trusty courser grey, In yonder ice-cold winters When besieging Troy we lay.
O, we will fight with them to-day, And we will slay them all; Then his red gold and forest green Shall in our power fall.
But in the first decade of the nineteenth century, in consequence of what we call the Romantic Revival, poets and scholars in many countries turned simultaneously to the treasure-house of Danish balladry.
By the same light she thought she saw the topmasts of a vessel on the sea.
He added two months to the ten into which the year had been previously divided, and called the first one Januarius, in honor of Janus, the deity supposed to preside over doors.
So when they'd made their game of her, And taken off her elf, She roused, and found she only was A-coming to herself.
Illustration] But as they fetched a walk one day, They met a press-gang crew; And Sally she did faint away, Whilst Ben he was brought to.
No, she only taxed her little head for some means of escape.