So now I hope you'll all listen to me" (loud cheers
of "That we will"), "for I'm going to talk seriously.
It therefore, in the first place, cheered
Van Systens and his nosegay, then the corporation, then followed a cheer
for the people; and, at last, and for once with great justice, there was one for the excellent music with which the gentlemen of the town councils generously treated the assemblage at every halt.
From every corner flocked the people to see the company pass; and wildly did they cheer
for the King, who rode smilingly with bared head down through the market-place.
And while the people cheered
and shouted, "Crutches" muttered, "Who can this devil be that is fighting so to get these useless books?--But no matter, he sha'n't have them.
Then the child wondered no longer, but deeper grew her love for the tender-hearted Elves, who left their own happy home to cheer
and comfort those who never knew what hands had clothed and fed them, what hearts had given of their own joy, and brought such happiness to theirs.
Most statistical tables are parchingly dry in the reading; not so in the present case, however, where the reader is flooded with whole pipes, barrels, quarts, and gills of good gin and good cheer
. At the time, I devoted three days to the studious digesting of all this beer, beef, and bread, during which many profound thoughts were incidentally suggested to me, capable of a transcendental and Platonic application; and, furthermore, I compiled supplementary tables of my own, touching the probable quantity of stock-fish, etc., consumed by every Low Dutch harpooneer in that ancient Greenland and Spitzbergen whale fishery.
"One more cheer
for Cap'n Smollett," cried Long John when the first had subsided.
This dream made him run faster among his comrades, who were giving vent to hoarse and frantic cheers
While the people cheered
and waved their hats and handkerchiefs, there came walking the Royal Princess Ozma, looking so pretty and sweet that it is no wonder her people love her so dearly.
A few cheers
heralded the advent of several young fellows, in shirt- sleeves, carrying buckets, bottles, and towels, who crawled through the ropes and crossed to the diagonal corner from her.
Waldron whispered to the chairman, who half rose and said something severely to his water-carafe.) "But enough of this!" (Loud and prolonged cheers
.) "Let me pass to some subject of wider interest.
Then would the inferior Barnacles exclaim, obeying orders,'Hear, Hear, Hear!' and 'Read!' Then would the noble or right honourable Barnacle perceive, sir, from this little document, which he thought might carry conviction even to the perversest mind (Derisive laughter and cheering from the Barnacle fry), that within the short compass of the last financial half- year, this much-maligned Department (Cheers
) had written and received fifteen thousand letters (Loud cheers
), had written twenty-four thousand minutes (Louder cheers
), and thirty-two thousand five hundred and seventeen memoranda (Vehement cheering).