AN Office Seeker whom the President had ordered out of Washington was watering the homeward highway with his tears.
"My friend," said the Office Seeker, "you see before you the wreck of an ambitious man - ruined by the pursuit of place and power.
All who visited that region knew him as the Seeker
, and by no other name.
'How enjoy it!' exclaimed the aged Seeker
With bated breath and beating heart he moved toward the Rhetor (by which name the brother who prepared a seeker
for entrance into the Brotherhood was known).
Thus only shall you find your pearl, O seeker
of the Golden Girl!
It is human nature, after all, that is the most interesting thing in the world, and it only reveals itself to the truly earnest seeker
. There is a want of earnestness in that life of hotels and railroad trains, which so many of our countrymen are content to lead in this strange Old World, and I was distressed to find how far I, myself; had been led along the dusty, beaten track.
"You have not the appearance of a pleasure seeker
," she answered.
In all the different representations of Socrates, whether of Xenophon or Plato, and the differences of the earlier or later Dialogues, he always retains the character of the unwearied and disinterested seeker
after truth, without which he would have ceased to be Socrates.
A curious seeker
, she stood for a while at the verge of the sea that tells so little, but tells a little, and watched the outgoing of this last tremendous tide.
And because they were philosophers and seekers
after the beauty that underlies the form of things, they made the picture express its own significance, and every song find echo in the souls of those that heard.
The Aurora was the first steamboat of the year for the Outside, and her decks were jammed with prosperous adventurers and broken gold seekers
, all equally as mad to get to the Outside as they had been originally to get to the Inside.