In the grounds of the famous missionary consul, Pritchard, then absent in London, the consular flag
of Britain waved as usual during the day, from a lofty staff planted within a few yards of the beach, and in full view of the frigate.
If she's not here to see, it's because I've provided for her, and sent half-a-dozen gentlemen, every one of 'em with a blue flag
(but not half as fine as yours), to take her, in state, to a grand house all hung round with gold and silver banners, and everything else you please, where she'll wait till you come, and want for nothing.'
Flutter, flutter, went the flag
, first to the right, then to the left.
Nor can ordinary objects be seen clearly enough: hence the institution of banners and flags
I still kept the green flag
, with the dove worked on it.
The units of that vast and varied population bought and learnt what had happened; there had been a fight and New York had hoisted the white flag
"It would look perfectly elergant flashing in the sun when I point to the flag
. Good-by; don't wait for me going back; I may get a ride."
Jamie and Pokey were at once enrolled in the Cosey Corner Light Infantry a truly superb company, composed entirely of officers, all wearing cocked hats, carrying flags
, waving swords, or beating drums.
The battle flag
in the distance jerked about madly.
The first morning the new flag
floated over the stern of the Nan-Shan Jukes stood looking at it bitterly from the bridge.
living, at least unless death had struck Barbicane and his two friends since they had hoisted the flag
. Profound silence reigned on the boats.
"Yes," we said, "there is the flag-staff, but where is the flag
?" "Here it is," he answered, pulling off his blouse and fixing it to the stick.