Thank God, you earn enough to keep us, though it is sometimes close work to pay for all the oats and hay, the license, and the rent besides; but Harry will soon be earning something, and I would rather struggle on harder than we do than go back to those horrid times when you hardly had a minute to look at your own children, and we never could go to a place of worship together, or have a happy, quiet day
To make matters worse, this dangerous river travel could not be done in the dark, and their working day
was reduced to the six hours of twilight.
How came he to think that he had arrived in London on Saturday, the twenty-first day
of December, when it was really Friday, the twentieth, the seventy-ninth day
only from his departure?
It is so called, I think, in recognition of the spirit of the Jewish institution, that one day
in seven should be a day
or two will be spent here in looking over the wonderful subterraneous fortifications, permission to visit these galleries being readily obtained.
And one day
he came to this very place crossing over a great stretch of sea; he left Aeolian Cyme and fled, not from riches and substance, but from wretched poverty which Zeus lays upon men, and he settled near Helicon in a miserable hamlet, Ascra, which is bad in winter, sultry in summer, and good at no time.
The next day
he went out to hunt, and when he came home the first thing he did was to go up to the doll and brush off some of the ashes from the fire which had fallen on its face.
The next day
they continued thirty-two miles to the northwest, keeping along the river, which still ran in its deep-cut channel.
We proceeded successfully, and after a long and fatiguing journey through a mountainous wilderness, in a westward direction, on the seventh day
of June following, we found ourselves on Red-River, where John Finley had formerly been trading with the Indians, and, from the top of an eminence, saw with pleasure the beautiful level of Kentucke.
For instance: The prisoner must pay, for the "privilege" of entering, a sum equivalent to 20 cents of our money; for the privilege of leaving, when his term had expired, 20 cents; for every day
spent in the prison, 12 cents; for fire and light,
Beyond Smolensk there were several different roads available for the French, and one would have thought that during their stay of four days
they might have learned where the enemy was, might have arranged some more advantageous plan and undertaken something new.
Finally I won, and was permitted to go to the school in the day
for a few months, with the understanding that I was to rise early in the morning and work in the furnace till nine o'clock, and return immediately after school closed in the afternoon for at least two more hours of work.