Heyward


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Noun1.Heyward - United States writer (1885-1940)
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Are such specters frequent in the woods, Heyward, or is this sight an especial entertainment ordered on our behalf?
Will you not speak to him, Major Heyward, that I may hear his tones?
Being little accustomed to the practices of the savages, Alice, you mistake the place of real danger," said Heyward.
It would seem that the domestics had been previously instructed; for, instead of penetrating the thicket, they followed the route of the column; a measure which Heyward stated had been dictated by the sagacity of their guide, in order to diminish the marks of their trail, if, haply, the Canadian savages should be lurking so far in advance of their army.
Perhaps the rapidity of the changes from one of these paces to the other created an optical illusion, which might thus magnify the powers of the beast; for it is certain that Heyward, who possessed a true eye for the merits of a horse, was unable, with his utmost ingenuity, to decide by what sort of movement his pursuer worked his sinuous way on his footsteps with such persevering hardihood.
The frown which had gathered around the handsome, open, and manly brow of Heyward, gradually relaxed, and his lips curled into a slight smile, as he regarded the stranger.
demanded Heyward, when the other had arrived sufficiently nigh to abate his speed; "I trust you are no messenger of evil tidings?
If you journey to the lake, you have mistaken your route," said Heyward, haughtily; "the highway thither is at least half a mile behind you.
exclaimed Heyward, undecided whether to give vent to his growing anger, or to laugh in the other's face.
Nay, throw aside that frown, Heyward, and in pity to my longing ears, suffer him to journey in our train.
Judge not too rashly from hasty and deceptive appearances," said the lady, smiling; "though Major Heyward can assume such deep notes on occasion, believe me, his natural tones are better fitted for a mellow tenor than the bass you heard.
He was an officer of the States in the war of the revolution, of my own name of course; my mother's brother was called Duncan Uncas Heyward.