In good time, nevertheless, as the ardor of youth declines; as years and dumps
increase; as reflection lends her solemn pauses; in short, as a general lassitude overtakes the sated Turk; then a love of ease and virtue supplants the love for maidens; our Ottoman enters upon the impotent, repentant, admonitory stage of life, forswears, disbands the harem, and grown to an exemplary, sulky old soul, goes about all alone among the meridians and parallels saying his prayers, and warning each young Leviathan from his amorous errors.
When, in doleful dumps
, breaking the awful stillness of our wooden sidewalk on a Sunday, or, perchance, a watcher in the house of mourning, I hear a cockerel crow far or near, I think to myself, "There is one of us well, at any rate,"--and with a sudden gush return to my senses.
Blue devils, hypochondria, and doleful dumps
, went and hid themselves among the nooks and crannies of the rocks.
She thought: "If I seem not to notice he will think that I do not sympathize with him; if I seem sad and out of spirits myself, he will say (as he has done before) that I'm in the dumps
Daylight mortgaged one of his Bonanza dumps
with the Alaska Commercial Company, and tucked a letter of credit into his pouch.
Trix is mad, and Fan in the dumps
, so I 'll take myself off.
I know not whether it was the dumps
or a budding ecstasy.
And then my lamps fall on another party present, who, I says to myself, is failin' in a proper affection toward his comin' son-in- law, so I watches my chance and dumps
that powder in old man Riddle's coffee--see?
I get in the dumps
at times, and don't open my mouth for days on end.
Great heaps of slag and dumps
of cinders loomed up on each side, with the high shafts of the collieries towering above them.
He was so fastidious and prim about his place that a boy would go to a good deal of trouble to throw a dead cat into his back yard, or to dump
a sackful of tin cans in his alley.
Beyond this dump
there stood a great brickyard, with smoking chimneys.