He saw night come on by degrees, and at length Planchet conducted him to a chamber on the first story, where, amidst bales
and chests, a table very nicely set out awaited the two guests.
No, Bunny, I bale
out every drop and pour it away through the scullery sink, so you will kindly consult me before you turn a tap.
It was in the brave old days of Ballarat and Bendigo, when ship after ship went out black with passengers and deep with stores, to bounce home with a bale
or two of wool, and hardly hands enough to reef topsails in a gale.
Then up spake Will Stutely, "Let us give him yon bale
of rich velvet and yon roll of cloth of gold to take home to his noble lady wife as a present from Robin Hood and his merry men all.
It was decided that no time should now be lost before attempting to put our plan of escape to the test, as I could not hope to remain hidden from the Sagoths long, nor could I forever carry that bale
of skins about upon my head without arousing suspicion.
Monsieur Baudoyer was down for a bale
of hay taken from his own forage allowance, and each of the clerks wrote his little epigram; Vimeux himself, good-natured fellow that he was, subscribed under the name of "Miss Fairfax.
Yet when we bale
our bowline and veer the sheet our lives will hang upon the breach remaining blocked.
He unstrapped the tin bucket and began to bale
In place of a bale
of musty goods, there lay the black silk dress: the neatest possible figure in itself.
Already after the publication of the "Birth of Tragedy", numbers of German philologists and professional philosophers had denounced him as one who had strayed too far from their flock, and his lectures at the University of Bale
were deserted in consequence; but it was not until 1879, when he finally severed all connection with University work, that he may be said to have attained to the freedom and independence which stamp this discourse.
As soon as our footsteps are heard upon the planks, a fat negress, particularly favoured by nature in respect of bustle, emerges from some dark stairs, and marshals my wife towards the ladies' cabin, to which retreat she goes, followed by a mighty bale
of cloaks and great- coats.
Screwed at its axis against the side, a swinging lamp slightly oscillates in Jonah's room; and the ship, heeling over towards the wharf with the weight of the last bales
received, the lamp, flame and all, though in slight motion, still maintains a permanent obliquity with reference to the room; though, in truth, infallibly straight itself, it but made obvious the false, lying levels among which it hung.