It would seem that the domestics had been previously instructed; for, instead of penetrating the thicket, they followed the route of the column; a measure which Heyward stated had been dictated by the sagacity of their guide, in order to diminish the marks
of their trail, if, haply, the Canadian savages should be lurking so far in advance of their army.
They began at the water- mark
and proceeded in the bank some distance, which we understood by their making the water muddy with the clay; and we immediately proceeded to disappoint their design, by cutting a trench across their subterranean passage.
The white double rose-bush had evidently been propped up anew against the house since the commencement of the season; and a pear-tree and three damson-trees, which, except a row of currant-bushes, constituted the only varieties of fruit, bore marks
of the recent amputation of several superfluous or defective limbs.
Of twenty-four arrows, shot in succession, ten were fixed in the target, and the others ranged so near it, that, considering the distance of the mark
, it was accounted good archery.
Come, measure me out this line, how long our mark
Let him act like the clever archers who, designing to hit the mark
which yet appears too far distant, and knowing the limits to which the strength of their bow attains, take aim much higher than the mark
, not to reach by their strength or arrow to so great a height, but to be able with the aid of so high an aim to hit the mark
they wish to reach.
It is the mark
of substances and of differentiae that, in all propositions of which they form the predicate, they are predicated univocally.
Landfall and Departure mark
the rhythmical swing of a seaman's life and of a ship's career.
A turkey’s head and neck is but a small mark
for a new hand and a lame shoulder.
He has called up the North Banks Mark
Boat, a few hundred miles west, and is reporting the case.
For a day or two the place looked so like an overflowed Arkansas town, because of its currentless waters laving the very doorsteps of all the houses, and the cluster of boats made fast under the windows, or skimming in and out of the alleys and by-ways, that I could not get rid of the impression that there was nothing the matter here but a spring freshet, and that the river would fall in a few weeks and leave a dirty high-water mark
on the houses, and the streets full of mud and rubbish.
Tis well, my son, and even as I myself would have it; together we shall ride out, and where we ride a trail of blood shall mark