'Perhaps he mightn't think it over venturesome
of me to say--well then, to say this,' cried Kit with sudden boldness.
Coming to the top, it gave him a passing chill of surprise (there being no rooms but his up there) to find a stranger sitting on the window-sill, more after the manner of a venturesome
glazier than an amateur ordinarily careful of his neck; in fact, so much more outside the window than inside, as to suggest the thought that he must have come up by the water- spout instead of the stairs.
'To be sure, considering the exhibition you performed in his presence this afternoon, I might say it would be wise to refuse him: since he asked you after that, he must either be hopelessly stupid or a venturesome
Still, some means must be found to cross the Atlantic on a boat, unless by balloon--which would have been venturesome
, besides not being capable of being put in practice.
Nor did his misfortunes end with the voyage; for the ship was cast ashore on an island of the South Pacific, and it was six years afterward when the survivors were taken off by a venturesome
trading schooner and brought back to San Francisco.
But he wanted money very badly; his clothes were worn out, and the heavy carpets rotted his socks and boots; he had almost persuaded himself to take the venturesome
step when one morning, passing up from breakfast in the basement through the passage that led to the manager's office, he saw a queue of men waiting in answer to an advertisement.
I risked everything in my usual venturesome
way, and asked if she would show me where the place was, in case I called the next morning with my fishing-rod.
"He is not mad," said Sancho, "but he is venturesome
You're not bold and venturesome
enough for the one, nor handsome and fascinating enough for the other.
And how merry we all were, and how loyal to the George Washington, and how full of mutual congratulations, and how venturesome
in predicting the exact hour at which we should arrive at Liverpool, may be easily imagined and readily understood.
One, more venturesome
than his fellows, volunteered to climb into the tree and investigate.
"I've never known as Phil told lies, but he's too venturesome