Do you think the archangel Gabriel
thinks anything the less of me, because I promptly and respectfully obey that old hunks in that particular instance?
The unflinching earnestness with which he declared these things; --the dark, daring play of his sleepless, excited imagination, and all the preternatural terrors of real delirium, united to invest this Gabriel
in the minds of the majority of the ignorant crew, with an atmosphere of sacredness.
There were little wings of haste upon his feet, and he came straight to me, with the air of the Angel Gabriel
about to make his divine announcement.
Betwixt these rockie Pillars GABRIEL
sat Chief of th' Angelic Guards, awaiting night; About him exercis'd Heroic Games Th' unarmed Youth of Heav'n, but nigh at hand Celestial Armourie, Shields, Helmes, and Speares Hung high with Diamond flaming, and with Gold.
And you know how superstitious Gabriel
is," continued Jammes.
The first was a will, drawn in the same eccentric terms as the one which he had returned six months before, to serve as a testament in case of death and as a deed of gift in case of disappearance; but in place of the name of Edward Hyde, the lawyer, with indescribable amazement read the name of Gabriel
And won't it make Gabriel
keckle when Geordie comes pantin' ut the grees with the tompstean balanced on his hump, and asks to be took as evidence
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.
From this lofty eminence, a vast and magnificent prospect unfolds itself; the great Gulf of California, with the dark blue sea beyond, studded with islands; and in another direction, the immense lava plain of San Gabriel
A faint type of both characters may be found in the Surinam Yarico of Captain John Gabriel
Stedman, whose 'Narrative of a Five Years' Expedition' appeared in 1796.
The stone tried to follow him, and if the angel Gabriel
had not happened by the merest good luck to be there to seize it, it would have done it.
I think if we should be rapt away into all that we dream of heaven, and should converse with Gabriel
and Uriel, the upper sky would be all that would remain of our furniture.