The part of duty I am now upon, though necessary, is very disagreeable to my natural make and temper, as I know it must be grievous to you, who are of the same species; but it is not my business to animadvert but to obey such orders as I receive, and therefore, without hesitation, shall deliver you his Majesty's orders and instructions, namely- that your lands and tenements, cattle of all kinds and live stock of all sorts, are forfeited to the Crown; with all other your effects, saving your money and household goods
, and you yourselves to be removed from this his Province.
She never came back, and two years later, without selling his farm or anything that was his, or appointing an agent to look after his interests, or removing his household goods
, Harding, with the rest of the family, left the country.
The waggon had drawn up under the churchyard wall, in a spot screened from view, and the driver, nothing loth, soon hauled down the poor heap of household goods
I sold all my household goods
by public auction, and joined a company of merchants who traded by sea, embarking with them at Balsora in a ship which we had fitted out between us.
By the side of the path, on the dusty dry grass, all sorts of household goods
lay in a heap: featherbeds, a samovar, icons, and trunks.
Priestly garments, images of saints, rich stuffs and ornaments, altar-furniture and household goods
, were cast into the flames, and shed a glare on the whole country round; but they danced and howled, and roared about these fires till they were tired, and were never for an instant checked.
People came panting along under heavy bur- dens; one husband and wife were even carrying a small out- house door between them, with some of their household goods
What little clothing and few household goods
we had were placed in a cart, but the children walked the greater portion of the distance, which was several hundred miles.
The first fortnight after their return had been a pleasantly exciting one; they had been busy setting up their household goods
, organizing their little establishment, and adjusting different opinions.
I would come here and see you and Gilbert with your books and your flowers, and your household goods
, and your little family jokes--and your love for each other showing in every look and word, even when you didn't know it--and I would go home to--you know what I went home to
The vehicles, loaded with household goods
and implements of husbandry, the few straggling sheep and cattle that were herded in the rear, and the rugged appearance and careless mien of the sturdy men who loitered at the sides of the lingering teams, united to announce a band of emigrants seeking for the Elderado of the West.
I was so much amazed with the thing itself, having never felt the like, nor discoursed with any one that had, that I was like one dead or stupefied; and the motion of the earth made my stomach sick, like one that was tossed at sea; but the noise of the falling of the rock awakened me, as it were, and rousing me from the stupefied condition I was in, filled me with horror; and I thought of nothing then but the hill falling upon my tent and all my household goods
, and burying all at once; and this sunk my very soul within me a second time.