Since the party, she had been more eager than ever, and had planned many ways of making friends with him, but he had not been seen lately
, and Jo began to think he had gone away, when she one day spied a brown face at an upper window, looking wistfully down into their garden, where Beth and Amy were snow-balling one another.
Senor Beecher," said the Indian, adding, in Spanish, that he lived in the vicinity and had only lately
been engaged by the young professor who hoped to discover the idol of gold before Tom's scientific friend could do so.
He read the chapters from Saint Matthew about the birth of Christ, and as we listened, it all seemed like something that had happened lately
, and near at hand.
The uproar which had so lately
echoed through the vaults of the forest was gone, leaving the rush of the waters to swell and sink on the currents of the air, in the unmingled sweetness of nature.
The smile reminded Thorndike of the smile on the face of a mother in a painting by Murillo he had lately
presented to the chapel in the college he had given to his native town.
Thus we behold Kentucke, lately
an howling wilderness, the habitation of savages and wild beasts, become a fruitful field; this region, so favourably distinguished by nature, now become the habitation of civilization, at a period unparalleled in history, in the midst of a raging war, and under all the disadvantages of emigration to a country so remote from the inhabited parts of the continent.
Scarcely knowing what she did, she ran out, vaguely intent only on one thought, seeking only the one face, lately
so dear in recollection that she felt she would die if she never saw it again.
All around were scattered shavings, chips, shingles, and broken halves of bricks; these, together with the lately
turned earth, on which the grass had not begun to grow, contributed to the impression of strangeness and novelty proper to a house that had yet its place to make among men's daily interests.
We were on the edge of the lake, and, as we had lately
begun geography, the lake was the Sea of Azof.
He was a little frisky; though as yet his body seemed scarce yet recovered from that irksome position it had so lately
occupied in the maternal reticule; where, tail to head, and all ready for the final spring, the unborn whale lies bent like a Tartar's bow.
Mas'r has been saying that he was a fool to let me marry off the place; that he hates Mr.
The Hindus dreamed that the earth rested on an elephant, and the elephant on a tortoise, and the tortoise on a serpent; and though it may be an unimportant coincidence, it will not be out of place here to state, that a fossil tortoise has lately
been discovered in Asia large enough to support an elephant.