Next, two men
, one apparently a farm labourer, and the other a tailor, for he had a pair of shears in his hand, presented themselves before him, and the tailor said, "Senor governor, this labourer and I come before your worship by reason of this honest man coming to my shop yesterday (for saving everybody's presence I'm a passed tailor, God be thanked), and putting a piece of cloth into my hands and asking me, 'Senor, will there be enough in this cloth to make me a cap?
At a word of command from Montgomery, the four men
in the launch sprang up, and with singularly awkward gestures struck the lugs.
The two young men
galloped off in the direction mentioned and in ten minutes reached the inn.
Remember him, my children, as one of the strong men
of our country.
College professors, and even the active men
of cities, came from far to see and converse with Ernest; for the report had gone abroad that this simple husbandman had ideas unlike those of other men
, not gained from books, but of a higher tone- a tranquil and familiar majesty, as if he had been talking with the angels as his daily friends.
are too cunning, to suffer a man to keep an indifferent carriage between both, and to be secret, without swaying the balance on either side.
Yes, shy men
, like ugly women, have a bad time of it in this world, to go through which with any comfort needs the hide of a rhinoceros.
These things became stereotyped as education, as the manner of men
At this speech many of the band shook their heads, and said to themselves, "Now the Sheriff will think that we are cowards, and folk will scoff throughout the countryside, saying that we fear to meet these men
The actions of men
are subject to general immutable laws expressed in statistics.
Their occupants were eager to join the battle, for they thought that their foes were white men
and their native porters.
What now," he said, "have the King's men
respect neither for piety nor age that they burst in upon the seclusion of a holy man without so much as a 'by your leave'?