I go to Liberia, not as an Elysium
of romance, but as to a field of work.
The west side of every wood and rising ground gleamed like the boundary of Elysium
, and the sun on our backs seemed like a gentle herdsman driving us home at evening.
Joseph seemed sitting in a sort of elysium
alone, beside a roaring fire; a quart of ale on the table near him, bristling with large pieces of toasted oat-cake; and his black, short pipe in his mouth.
There fair-haired Rhadamanthus reigns, and men lead an easier life than any where else in the world, for in Elysium
there falls not rain, nor hail, nor snow, but Oceanus breathes ever with a West wind that sings softly from the sea, and gives fresh life to all men.
People do not go out from it by the door, but by the window; one doesn't descend here by the marble steps of a peristyle, but by the branches of a lime-tree; and the angel with a flaming sword who guards this elysium
seems to have changed his celestial name of Gabriel into that of the more terrestrial one of the Prince de Marsillac.
A winter camp in the wilderness Medley of trappers, hunters, and Indians Scarcity of game New arrangements in the camp Detachments sent to a distance Carelessness of the Indians when encamped Sickness among the Indians Excellent character of the Nez Perces The Captain's effort as a pacificator A Nez Perce's argument in favor of war Robberies, by the Black feet Long suffering of the Nez Perces A hunter's Elysium among the mountains More robberies The Captain preaches up a crusade The effect upon his hearers.
They now spoke of a place at no great distance, which they represented as a perfect hunter's elysium.
In imagination she sailed over storied seas that wash the distant shining shores of "faery lands forlorn," where lost Atlantis and Elysium
lie, with the evening star for pilot, to the land of Heart's Desire.
Pulled it off," said Chunk with Elysium
in his grin.
But the lower- fourth was just now an overgrown form, too large for any one man to attend to properly, and consequently the elysium
or ideal form of the young scapegraces who formed the staple of it.
I suppose this Halifax would have appeared an Elysium
, though it had been a curiosity of ugly dulness.
It was a regular place of public entertainment for the poorer classes; a tavern where there was nothing to pay; a public breakfast, dinner, tea, and supper all the year round; a brick and mortar elysium
, where it was all play and no work.