I remained with my family on Clench until the sixth of June,1774, when I and one Michael
Stoner were solicited by Governor Dunmore, of Virginia, to go to the Falls of the Ohio, to conduct into the settlement a number of surveyors that had been sent thither by him some months before; this country having about this time drawn the attention of many adventurers.
I will go over to Michael
Cross, and engage him to come behind on his swift nag, and keep a bright lookout on the road, and warn us if any company of men come on.
I gave Michael
books and pictures to prepare Minny every evening, and to put her back in the stable: you mustn't scold him either, mind.
, the eldest son, still living, and now an old man turned seventy.
He scarce had finisht, when such murmur filld Th' Assembly, as when hollow Rocks retain The sound of blustring winds, which all night long Had rous'd the Sea, now with hoarse cadence lull Sea-faring men orewatcht, whose Bark by chance Or Pinnace anchors in a craggy Bay After the Tempest: Such applause was heard As MAMMON ended, and his Sentence pleas'd, Advising peace: for such another Field They dreaded worse then Hell: so much the fear Of Thunder and the Sword of MICHAEL
Wrought still within them; and no less desire To found this nether Empire, which might rise By pollicy, and long process of time, In emulation opposite to Heav'n.
He saluted Rowena by doffing his velvet bonnet, garnished with a golden broach, representing St Michael
trampling down the Prince of Evil.
, which the Aethiopians celebrate the 16th of June.
All worthy Sancho's observations," said the duchess, "are Catonian sentences, or at any rate out of the very heart of Michael
Verino himself, who florentibus occidit annis.
The name is that of Michael
O'Neill, popularly called Prince Michael
, partly because he claimed descent from ancient Fenian princes, and partly because he was credited with a plan to make himself prince president of Ireland, as the last Napoleon did of France.
In this connection I wish to say one word about Michael
Facing the little knot of officers was the entire motley crew of the Fuwalda, and at their head stood Black Michael
The prince, who generally kept very strictly to social distinctions and rarely admitted even important government officials to his table, had unexpectedly selected Michael
Ivanovich (who always went into a corner to blow his nose on his checked handkerchief) to illustrate the theory that all men are equals, and had more than once impressed on his daughter that Michael
Ivanovich was "not a whit worse than you or I.