Miss Meg March, one letter and a glove," continued Beth, delivering the articles
to her sister, who sat near her mother, stitching wristbands.
Though there's nothing remarkable in that, seeing that he is constantly contributing articles
to various publications or writing books.
exclaimed the breathless woman, tearing the lighter articles
of dress from her person with ill-directed and trembling fingers; "take all, but give me my babe
In this situation the articles
were formally agreed to, and signed; and the Indians told us it was customary with them, on such occasions, for two Indians to shake hands with every white-man in the treaty, as an evidence of entire friendship.
It contained, in addition to the necessary articles
for housekeeping, a "bunk" or berth for Mr.
As for ornamental articles
of furniture, we recollect but two, if such they may be called.
Some of the briefer articles
, which contribute to make up the volume, have likewise been written since my involuntary withdrawal from the toils and honours of public life, and the remainder are gleaned from annuals and magazines, of such antique date, that they have gone round the circle, and come back to novelty again.
In his hand he swayed a ferule, that sceptre of despotic power; the birch of justice reposed on three nails behind the throne, a constant terror to evil doers, while on the desk before him might be seen sundry contraband articles
and prohibited weapons, detected upon the persons of idle urchins, such as half-munched apples, popguns, whirligigs, fly-cages, and whole legions of rampant little paper game-cocks.
The day was gray enough, but the afternoon light still lingered, and it enabled me, on crossing the threshold, not only to recognize, on a chair near the wide window, then closed, the articles
I wanted, but to become aware of a person on the other side of the window and looking straight in.
Next morning early, leaving Queequeg shut up with Yojo in our little bedroom --for it seemed that it was some sort of Lent or Ramadan, or day of fasting, humiliation, and prayer with Queequeg and Yojo that day; how it was I never could find out, for, though I applied myself to it several times, I never could master his liturgies and XXXIX Articles
--leaving Queequeg, then, fasting on his tomahawk pipe, and Yojo warming himself at his sacrificial fire of shavings, I sallied out among the shipping.
In most cases this lower jaw --being easily unhinged by a practised artist --is disengaged and hoisted on deck for the purpose of extracting the ivory teeth, and furnishing a supply of that hard white whalebone with which the fishermen fashion all sorts of curious articles
, including canes, umbrella-stocks, and handles to riding-whips.
He was a studious man, reserved, and nothing of an orator; but he always had a pile of books under his desk in the hotel, and articles
from his pen were beginning to attract attention in the party press.