small-e fish-e; Queequeg no kill-e so small-e fish-e; Queequeg kill-e big whale!
If he continue this plan, I shall be able to stay at Grassdale well enough - that is, I shall be able to stay, and that is enough; even an occasional bevy
of friends at the shooting season may be borne, if Arthur get so firmly attached to me, so well established in good sense and principles before they come that I shall be able, by reason and affection, to keep him pure from their contaminations.
For on the topmost tier of the hotel verandah, after being carried up the steps in an armchair amid a bevy
of footmen, maid-servants, and other menials of the hotel, headed by the landlord (that functionary had actually run out to meet a visitor who arrived with so much stir and din, attended by her own retinue, and accompanied by so great a pile of trunks and portmanteaux)--on the topmost tier of the verandah, I say, there was sitting--THE GRANDMOTHER!
Down the hill I saw a bevy
of hussars ride under the railway bridge; three galloped through the open gates of the Oriental College; two others dismounted, and began running from house to house.
The two elder of the brothers were plainly not intending to linger more than a moment, but the spectacle of a bevy
of girls dancing without male partners seemed to amuse the third, and make him in no hurry to move on.
One is sitting at a table, in a dry condition, wondering who is going to turn up and buy him a drink, or if his credit is good at some other saloon and if it's worth while to walk that far to find out, when suddenly the saloon doors swing wide, and enters a bevy
of well-dressed men, themselves usually wide and exhaling an atmosphere of prosperity and fellowship.
The sight of this bevy
of pleasure-seekers, all apparently with multitudes of friends, might have engendered a sense of loneliness in a man of different disposition.
I scolded the stupid fellows well for listening to that tale, which I would not carry to my master; resolving to take a whole bevy
up to the Heights, at day-light, and storm it literally, unless the prisoner were quietly surrendered to us.
Above them raced a bevy
of screaming, chattering monkeys, hurling taunts and insults at the Mangani, and encouragement and advice to the girl.
As the huntress Diana goes forth upon the mountains of Taygetus or Erymanthus to hunt wild boars or deer, and the wood nymphs, daughters of Aegis-bearing Jove, take their sport along with her (then is Leto proud at seeing her daughter stand a full head taller than the others, and eclipse the loveliest amid a whole bevy
of beauties), even so did the girl outshine her handmaids.
Seymour Delafield glanced his eye impatiently around the apartment, as soon as he had paid the customary compliments to the mistress of the mansion and her bevy
of fair daughters; but a look of disappointment betrayed the search to be an unsuccessful one.
In less than a minute Eudosia had made her curtsy, and was surrounded, in a corner, by a bevy
of young friends, all silent together, and all dying to see me.