Wing Biddlebaum, forever frightened and beset by a ghostly band of doubts, did not think of himself as in any way a part of the life of the town
where he had lived for twenty years.
She gave one of her town
houses for a Suffrage headquarters, produced one of her own plays at the Princess Theater, was arrested for picketing during a garment-makers' strike, etc.
There weekly arrive in this town
scores of green Vermonters and New Hampshire men, all athirst for gain and glory in the fishery.
But the dull country town
was tiresome to him, since his acquaintanceship with livelier regions, and it grew daily more and more so.
I am particularly sorry, ma'am," said he, addressing Lady Middleton, "that I should receive this letter today, for it is on business which requires my immediate attendance in town
So on the fourth day from that time, Silas and Eppie, in their Sunday clothes, with a small bundle tied in a blue linen handkerchief, were making their way through the streets of a great manufacturing town
Perhaps she was in the very town
I was leaving behind.
The house he lived in, on the edge of the town
, was quite small; but his garden was very large and had a wide lawn and stone seats and weeping-willows hanging over.
To this end, they procured a royal patent for erecting an academy of projectors in Lagado; and the humour prevailed so strongly among the people, that there is not a town
of any consequence in the kingdom without such an academy.
Of this we have an example in Don Diego Ordonez de Lara, who defied the whole town
of Zamora, because he did not know that Vellido Dolfos alone had committed the treachery of slaying his king; and therefore he defied them all, and the vengeance and the reply concerned all; though, to be sure, Senor Don Diego went rather too far, indeed very much beyond the limits of a defiance; for he had no occasion to defy the dead, or the waters, or the fishes, or those yet unborn, and all the rest of it as set forth; but let that pass, for when anger breaks out there's no father, governor, or bridle to check the tongue.
So here Ulysses slept, overcome by sleep and toil; but Minerva went off to the country and city of the Phaeacians--a people who used to live in the fair town
of Hypereia, near the lawless Cyclopes.
So now, at last, the free town
of Boston was guarded and overawed by redcoats as it had been in the days of old Sir Edmund Andros.