I had two hundred thousand francs placed in the hands of Morrel & Son; these two hundred thousand francs were the dowry of my daughter, who was to be married in a fortnight, and these two hundred thousand francs were payable, half on the 15th
of this month, and the other half on the 15th
of next month.
Such an idol as that found in the secret groves of Queen Maachah in Judea; and for worshipping which, king Asa, her son, did depose her, and destroyed the idol, and burnt it for an abomination at the brook Kedron, as darkly set forth in the 15th
chapter of the first book of Kings.
of December, we left to the east the bewitching group of the Societies and the graceful Tahiti, queen of the Pacific.
Hodgkiss, also, with a small stock of goods, to keep up a trade with the Indians during the spring, for such peltries as they might collect, appointing the caches on Salmon River as the point of rendezvous, where they were to rejoin him on the 15th
of June following.
On the 15th
of January, that is to say, two months and a half after the tragic events I have narrated, the "Epoque" printed, as the first column of the front page, the following sensational article: "The Seine-et-Oise jury is summoned to-day to give its verdict on one of the most mysterious affairs in the annals of crime.
On the next day, in its number of January 15th
, the Daily Telegraph published an article couched in the following terms:
We set out from the kingdom of Dancali on the 15th
of June, having taken our leave of the King, who after many excuses for everything that had happened, dismissed us with a present of a cow, and some provisions, desiring us to tell the Emperor of Aethiopia his father that we had met with kind treatment in his territories, a request which we did not at that time think it convenient to deny.
Whether it was from this circumstance, of its being easily taken, or from a wish of being independant, or from an excess of sensibility (for which we were always remarkable) I cannot now determine, but certain it is that when we had reached our 15th
year, we took the nine Hundred Pounds and ran away.
About the 15th
of August the vapors ejected had sensibly diminished in intensity and thickness.
Cooper was born at Burlington, New Jersey, 15th
Sept., 1789, and died at Cooperstown, New York (which took its name from his father), 14th Sept., 1851.
It was introduced by an old Italian publisher somewhere about the 15th
century, during the Revival of Learning; and in those days, and even down to a comparatively late period, dolphins were popularly supposed to be a species of the Leviathan.
"The doctor was confined to the house," Poole said, "and saw no one." On the 15th
, he tried again, and was again refused; and having now been used for the last two months to see his friend almost daily, he found this return of solitude to weigh upon his spirits.