To-day, however, is the thirty-first of May, and he has not been yet, and to-morrow, at midday
, the payment falls due; if, therefore, I don't pay to-morrow, those gentlemen can, by the terms of the contract, break off the bargain; I shall be stripped of everything; I shall have worked for three years, and given two hundred and fifty thousand francs for nothing, absolutely for nothing at all, dear M.
the father turned to his small son and said,
the Russian baggage train, the artillery, and columns of troops were defiling through the town of Enns on both sides of the bridge.
I am extremely sorry; but I knew there was a coach from your part of the country at midday
, and I thought you would come by that one.
The train entered the State of Nevada through the Carson Valley about nine o'clock, going always northeasterly; and at midday
reached Reno, where there was a delay of twenty minutes for breakfast.
The best dinner their circumstances could afford was served up at midday
Bill seemed to have forgotten his forebodings of the previous night, and even waxed facetious with the dogs when, at midday, they overturned the sled on a bad piece of trail.
At midday, not only did the sun warm the southern horizon, but it even thrust its upper rim, pale and golden, above the sky-line.
No use sterning all, then; but as I was groping at midday
, with a blinding sun, all crown-jewels; as I was groping, I say, after the second iron, to toss it overboard --down comes the tail like a Lima tower, cutting my boat in two, leaving each half in splinters; and, flukes first, the white hump backed through the wreck, as though it was all chips.
At the session's conclusion, volume remained at midday
levels - with 30,000 positions having traded on the 36 put while 20,000 changed hands on the 39 put.
When we grabbed our figures at midday
, roughly 18,000 contracts had traded hand on the August 17.