But then, in 1812, the French gain
a victory near Moscow.
thou desperate Object," cried the Dishonest Gain
; "these beautiful private grounds are no place for such work as thine."
The maddened horse gained
twenty toises, and came up within pistol-shot of Fouquet.
Several times the animal let us gain
upon it.--"We shall catch it!
Move not unless you see an advantage; use not your troops unless there is something to be gained
; fight not unless the position is critical.
Notwithstanding our danger I could not help but laugh at Perry's frantic capers as he essayed to gain
the safety of the lower branches of the trees he now had reached.
When young things begin to gain
health they gain
We could hear the sounds of conversation coming from the room above, but the hall still was unlighted, nor was any one in sight as we gained
the top of the runway.
Across the open spaces we gained
, and in the brush they caught up with us, and more than once it was nip and tuck.
He remained silent, following her with his eyes, until she had gained
her little room and closed the door; and then turning to the dwarf, said abruptly,
Hiding his canoe, still afloat, among these thickets, with its prow seaward, he sat down in the stern, paddle low in hand; and when the ship was gliding by, like a flash he darted out; gained
her side; with one backward dash of his foot capsized and sank his canoe; climbed up the chains; and throwing himself at full length upon the deck, grappled a ringbolt there, and swore not to let it go, though hacked in pieces.
These dates were inscribed in an itinerary divided into columns, indicating the month, the day of the month, and the day for the stipulated and actual arrivals at each principal point Paris, Brindisi, Suez, Bombay, Calcutta, Singapore, Hong Kong, Yokohama, San Francisco, New York, and London--from the 2nd of October to the 21st of December; and giving a space for setting down the gain
made or the loss suffered on arrival at each locality.