he who abandons his damsels in the very lists
," she cried; "here have we been days, nay, ages, expecting you at our feet, imploring mercy and forgetfulness of your craven backsliding, or I should rather say, backrunning--for verily you fled in the manner that no stricken deer, as our worthy friend the scout would say, could equal
I was shown quite a long list
of young men who had been detected in an attempt to escape, who avenged themselves by singing them.
And if anybody that belonged to the band told the secrets, he must have his throat cut, and then have his carcass burnt up and the ashes scattered all around, and his name blotted off of the list
with blood and never men- tioned again by the gang, but have a curse put on it and be forgot forever.
By the way, We've just added another to the list
of thefts, maybe two.
Sprague turned himself into a bulletin-board, and read off "notices" of meetings and societies and things till it seemed that the list
would stretch out to the crack of doom -- a queer custom which is still kept up in America, even in cities, away here in this age of abundant news- papers.
Rebecca sat down heavily in her chair as she heard the list
of her transgressions.
she drew up when only fourteenI remember thinking it did her judgment so much credit, that I preserved it some time; and I dare say she may have made out a very good list
This was when I chanced to see the third-storey staircase door (which of late had always been kept locked) open slowly, and give passage to the form of Grace Poole, in prim cap, white apron, and handkerchief; when I watched her glide along the gallery, her quiet tread muffled in a list
slipper; when I saw her look into the bustling, topsy-turvy bedrooms,--just say a word, perhaps, to the charwoman about the proper way to polish a grate, or clean a marble mantelpiece, or take stains from papered walls, and then pass on.
As the son of her mother's first husband, by that husband's first wife, not even the widest stretch of courtesy could have included him at any time in the list
All this time the Queen had never left off staring at the Hatter, and, just as the Dormouse crossed the court, she said to one of the officers of the court, `Bring me the list
of the singers in the last concert
It seems that as he stood contemplating his enemy she struck him as the most beautiful woman he had ever seen all his life; and the little blind boy whom in our streets they commonly call Love had no mind to let slip the chance of triumphing over a lacquey heart, and adding it to the list
of his trophies; and so, stealing gently upon him unseen, he drove a dart two yards long into the poor lacquey's left side and pierced his heart through and through; which he was able to do quite at his ease, for Love is invisible, and comes in and goes out as he likes, without anyone calling him to account for what he does.
If the States are united under one government, there will be but one national civil list
to support; if they are divided into several confederacies, there will be as many different national civil lists
to be provided for -- and each of them, as to the principal departments, coextensive with that which would be necessary for a government of the whole.