The other adornment was the portrait of old Colonel Pyncheon, at two thirds length, representing the stern features of a Puritanic-looking personage, in a skull-cap, with a laced band and a grizzly beard; holding a Bible with one hand, and in the other uplifting
an iron sword-hilt.
That was a little idea of my own, and had several wholesome purposes in view toward the civilizing and uplifting
of this nation.
It seemed very certain that something was upholding and uplifting
It was in vain that Fortunato, uplifting
his dull torch, endeavoured to pry into the depth of the recess.
As they approached the entrance of the port, the giant straddled clear across it, with a foot firmly planted on each headland, and uplifting
his club to such a height that its butt-end was hidden in the cloud, he stood in that formidable posture, with the sun gleaming all over his metallic surface.
an axe, and forgetting, in my wrath, the childish dread which had hitherto stayed my hand, I aimed a blow at the animal which, of course, would have proved instantly fatal had it descended as I wished.
my eyes from the page, they fell upon the naked face of the bill, and upon an object -- upon some living monster of hideous conformation, which very rapidly made its way from the summit to the bottom, disappearing finally in the dense forest below.
The poor man--he felt so rafted after his uplifting
by the pa'son's news--that he went up to Rolliver's half an hour ago.
Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott," they chanted in deep, strong tones, with an immense moral uplifting
I do not believe that a similar amount of money often could be made go so far in uplifting
a whole race.
Her gestures, the tricks of her voice, the uplifting
of her eyebrows and shoulders-all helped to give life and colour to the little sketch she expounded.
They rode on their wheels much in the delightful fall weather, and out in the hills they read poetry aloud, now one and now the other, noble, uplifting
poetry that turned one's thoughts to higher things.