I merely wish to say, that as a slight token of my gratitude for the honor done me, and as a means of promoting friendly relations between adjoining
nations, I have set up a post office in the hedge in the lower corner of the garden, a fine, spacious building with padlocks on the doors and every convenience for the mails, also the females, if I may be allowed the expression.
When Aunt Elizabeth Swift, who had come to watch over the body, came out of an adjoining
room he put his hand into hers and began to sob, shaking his head from side to side, half blind with grief.
Notwithstanding he loved them very much, and went into the adjoining
room where they slept to take a look at them and make sure that they were resting comfortably.
After a short pause, one of the elder Indians was about to speak, when a dark-looking object was seen rolling out of an adjoining
apartment, into the very center of the room where they stood.
A stately squadron of snowy geese were riding in an adjoining
pond, convoying whole fleets of ducks; regiments of turkeys were gobbling through the farmyard, and Guinea fowls fretting about it, like ill-tempered housewives, with their peevish, discontented cry.
At last some four or five of us were summoned to our meal in an adjoining
We were taken to a light, airy stable, and placed in boxes adjoining
each other, where we were rubbed down and fed.
The cabin of Uncle Tom was a small log building, close adjoining
to "the house," as the negro par excellence designates his master's dwelling.
Rebecca's emotions seemed always to be stored, as it were, in adjoining
compartments, and to be continually getting mixed.
He had, by that time, realised an easy competenceenough to secure the purchase of a little estate adjoining
Highbury, which he had always longed forenough to marry a woman as portionless even as Miss Taylor, and to live according to the wishes of his own friendly and social disposition.
The land was so very desirable for me in every respect, so immediately adjoining
my own property, that I felt it my duty to buy it.
The crimson curtain hung before the arch: slight as was the separation this drapery formed from the party in the adjoining
saloon, they spoke in so low a key that nothing of their conversation could be distinguished beyond a soothing murmur.