This performance was sure to be hailed with loud plaudits
, and the 'puarkee nuee' (big hog) was unanimously pronounced by the islanders to be the most extraordinary specimen of zoology that had ever come under their observation.
But even granting the charge in question to be true; what disordered slippery decks of a whale-ship are comparable to the unspeakable carrion of those battle-fields from which so many soldiers return to drink in all ladies' plaudits
? And if the idea of peril so much enhances the popular conceit of the soldier's profession; let me assure ye that many a veteran who has freely marched up to a battery, would quickly recoil at the apparition of the sperm whale's vast tail, fanning into eddies the air over his head.
'elucidate the diverting accomplishments of his highly trained performing dog Merrylegs.' He was also to exhibit 'his astounding feat of throwing seventy-five hundred-weight in rapid succession backhanded over his head, thus forming a fountain of solid iron in mid-air, a feat never before attempted in this or any other country, and which having elicited such rapturous plaudits
from enthusiastic throngs it cannot be withdrawn.' The same Signor Jupe was to 'enliven the varied performances at frequent intervals with his chaste Shaksperean quips and retorts.' Lastly, he was to wind them up by appearing in his favourite character of Mr.
This interesting performance having concluded amidst the loud plaudits
of the whole company, a boy forthwith proceeded to entangle himself with the rails of a chair, and to jump over it, and crawl under it, and fall down with it, and do everything but sit upon it, and then to make a cravat of his legs, and tie them round his neck, and then to illustrate the ease with which a human being can be made to look like a magnified toad --all which feats yielded high delight and satisfaction to the assembled spectators.
The Romeo was received with hearty plaudits
and unbounded favour, and Smike was pronounced unanimously, alike by audience and actors, the very prince and prodigy of Apothecaries.
Nor did any of us who had been upon that expedition of indescribable danger and glory lack for plaudits
Napoleon in military uniform--a long-bodied, short-legged man, fiercely moustached, old, wrinkled, with eyes half closed, and such a deep, crafty, scheming expression about them!--Napoleon, bowing ever so gently to the loud plaudits
, and watching everything and everybody with his cat eyes from under his depressed hat brim, as if to discover any sign that those cheers were not heartfelt and cordial.
They were very orderly--there were neither scoffs nor plaudits
, and when they saw us at the window above them there were many who buried their faces in their arms and wept.
The ballet at length came to a close, and the curtain fell amid the loud, unanimous plaudits
of an enthusiastic and delighted audience.
Here they were, safe and sound, their work well done, and the plaudits
of their companions in their ears.
The Broncos - coached by Danny Ward, who will be an assistant on the Great Britain tour of the Southern Hemisphere this autumn alongside Watson - have recorded a He's had plaudits
this rightly so, fantastic Danny Ian number of impressive results in recent weeks, but find themselves rooted to the foot of the Super League ladder.
dedication has won plaudits
in the City As Shore Capital noted, "there are few retailers with upwards momentum in guidance", but Next appears to be one of them.