Waldron, the famous popular lecturer, rose amid
a general murmur of applause.
the turmoil and tumult of battle, there may be seeming disorder and yet no real disorder at all; amid
confusion and chaos, your array may be without head or tail, yet it will be proof against defeat.
Just facing it, on the crest of the opposite hill, the village of Schon Grabern could be seen, and in three places to left and right the French troops amid
the smoke of their campfires, the greater part of whom were evidently in the village itself and behind the hill.
And from there his eager, wandering priests carried the story far and wide, northward to the fortress of the Pictish kings, and southward to the wild Saxons who dwelt amid
the hills and uplands of Northumbria.
Little Annie, tell me why you weep," said a low voice in her ear; and, looking up, the child beheld a little figure standing on a vine-leaf at her side; a lovely face smiled on her, from amid
bright locks of hair, and shining wings were folded on a white and glittering robe, that fluttered in the wind.
Then up rose from the hill in the rugged Cantabrian valley a sound such as had not been heard in those parts before, nor was again, until the streams which rippled amid
the rocks had been frozen by over four hundred winters and thawed by as many returning springs.
the earnest woes That crowd around my earthly path --(Drear path, alas
A cock was once strutting up and down the farmyard among the hens when suddenly he espied something shinning amid
It suffers teetotal picnic-parties to encamp amid
its savage hollows, and it humbly allows itself to be painted by the worst artists.
In the latter case their government is weaker and more insecure, because it rests entirely on the goodwill of those citizens who are raised to the magistracy, and who, especially in troubled times, can destroy the government with great ease, either by intrigue or open defiance; and the prince has not the chance amid
tumults to exercise absolute authority, because the citizens and subjects, accustomed to receive orders from magistrates, are not of a mind to obey him amid
these confusions, and there will always be in doubtful times a scarcity of men whom he can trust.
He, on his side, perceived nothing that was going on in the hall; he wagged his head with the unconcern of a Neapolitan, repeating from time to time, amid
the clamor, as from a mechanical habit, "Charity, please
In the busy street, in the crowded room, in the grind of work, in the whirl of pleasure, amid
the many or amid
the few--wherever men congregate together, wherever the music of human speech is heard and human thought is flashed from human eyes, there, shunned and solitary, the shy man, like a leper, stands apart.