It is greater than the stars--that moving procession of human energy; greater than the palpitating earth and the things growing thereon
Yes," she said, finally, "here it is, of course: 'With interest thereon
monthly, at the rate of seven per cent per annum.
The tall girls went out and returned presently, each bearing a tray, with portions of something, I knew not what, arranged thereon
, and a pitcher of water and mug in the middle of each tray.
A little way past the inn we came upon a notice-board whereon the lord of the manor warned all wayfarers against trespassing on the common by making encampments, lighting fires or cutting firewood thereon
, and to this fortunate circumstance I owe the most interesting story my companion had to tell.
This most afflicts me, that departing hence, As from his face I shall be hid, deprivd His blessed count'nance; here I could frequent, With worship, place by place where he voutsaf'd Presence Divine, and to my Sons relate; On this Mount he appeerd, under this Tree Stood visible, among these Pines his voice I heard, here with him at this Fountain talk'd: So many grateful Altars I would reare Of grassie Terfe, and pile up every Stone Of lustre from the brook, in memorie, Or monument to Ages, and thereon
Offer sweet smelling Gumms & Fruits and Flours: In yonder nether World where shall I seek His bright appearances, or footstep trace?
The unison of opposites to prove, Of the soft wax and diamond hard am I; But still, obedient to the laws of love, Here, hard or soft, I offer you my breast, Whate'er you grave or stamp thereon
shall rest Indelible for all eternity.
And without more ado he tried the string of his long bow, placed a shaft thereon
, and drew it to his ear.
It may be that you may have to bear that mark till God himself see fit, as He most surely shall, on the Judgement Day, to redress all wrongs of the earth and of His children that He has placed thereon
He was now dressed in white, and carried a little tray with some coffee and boiled vegetables thereon
People came panting along under heavy bur- dens; one husband and wife were even carrying a small out- house door between them, with some of their household goods piled thereon
The count patted him gently on the shoulder, his usual mode of praising Ali, who, pleased and gratified with the commission assigned him, walked calmly towards a projecting stone forming the angle of the street and house, and, seating himself thereon
, began to smoke his chibouque, while Monte Cristo re-entered his dwelling, perfectly assured of the success of his plan.
and did she discourse thereon
in the schoolroom, before the pupils?