Anne longed to get home to read her precious letters; but she made
one little pilgrimage first.
Lurid indications of the better marriages she might have made
, shone athwart the awful gloom of her composure, and fitfully revealed the cherub as a little monster unaccountably favoured by Heaven, who had possessed himself of a blessing for which many of his superiors had sued and contended in vain.
Shiv, who poured the harvest and made
the winds to blow, Sitting at the doorways of a day of long ago, Gave to each his portion, food and toil and fate, From the King upon the guddee to the Beggar at the gate.
I think perhaps I should have made
a show of the indignation I really felt, and I am sure that Colonel MacAndrew at least would have thought well of me if I had been able to report my stout refusal to sit at the same table with a man of such character.
There is good reason to believe that this company can be easily made
up in this immediate vicinity, of mutual friends and acquaintances.
The Scarecrow had made
a quick trip and returned to the Emerald City with his left ear freshly painted.
As soon as the snow had packed hard, I began to drive about the country in a clumsy sleigh that Otto Fuchs made
for me by fastening a wooden goods-box on bobs.
All sense of weariness had been swept away by the invigorating refreshment of the great and hopeful discovery which he had made
. He made
fine and accurate reproductions of a number of his "records," and then enlarged them on a scale of ten to one with his pantograph.
No good had ever come to him from Katharine; his whole relationship with her had been made
up of dreams; and as he thought of the little substance there had been in his dreams he began to lay the blame of the present catastrophe upon his dreams.
Then all poetry was made
to be read or sung aloud, and that in company.
"I do not think that Larsan had as yet thought of murdering Mademoiselle Stangerson; but whatever he might do, he made
sure that Monsieur Darzac should suffer for it.
So, without giving notice of his intention to anyone, and without anybody seeing him, one morning before the dawning of the day (which was one of the hottest of the month of July) he donned his suit of armour, mounted Rocinante with his patched-up helmet on, braced his buckler, took his lance, and by the back door of the yard sallied forth upon the plain in the highest contentment and satisfaction at seeing with what ease he had made
a beginning with his grand purpose.