When I was wrecked in the Solomons
on the blackbirder, the Minota, it was Captain Kellar, master of the blackbirder, the Eugenie, who rescued me.
Now, in the Solomons
, where whites are few and blacks are many, and where the whites do the ruling, such an offer to fight is the deadliest insult.
But it's a far cry from the Solomons
to the United States.
Ah, well,' he said, 'that is where Solomon
really had his mines, his diamond mines, I mean.
and Sister Jane were rich, and the family candor and total abstinence from false politeness with which they were always received seemed to them no argument that their brother in the solemn act of making his will would overlook the superior claims of wealth.
It was to the island that Peter now flew to put his strange case before old Solomon
Caw, and he alighted on it with relief, much heartened to find himself at last at home, as the birds call the island.
Then hold your meddlesome tongue," said Solomon
, "and come out, if you want to speak to me.
Nay, it was felt to be such a holiday and special night, that, on the motion of little Solomon
Daisy, every man
At that portion of the ancient wall of Solomon
's Temple which is called the Jew's Place of Wailing, and where the Hebrews assemble every Friday to kiss the venerated stones and weep over the fallen greatness of Zion, any one can see a part of the unquestioned and undisputed Temple of Solomon
, the same consisting of three or four stones lying one upon the other, each of which is about twice as long as a seven-octave piano, and about as thick as such a piano is high.
But he who dodges hospitals and jails, and walks fast crossing grave-yards, and would rather talk of operas than hell; calls Cowper, Young, Pascal, Rousseau, poor devils all of sick men; and throughout a care-free lifetime swears by Rabelais as passing wise, and therefore jolly; --not that man is fitted to sit down on tomb-stones, and break the green damp mould with unfathomably wondrous Solomon
The ring formerly belonged to King Solomon
, the wisest of kings, during whose reign the wisest men lived.
Rout, the chief engineer, smoking his morning cigar over the skylight, would turn away his head in order to hide a smile.