An exceeding fierce battle immediately began, for about fifteen minutes, when we, being over-powered by numbers, were obliged to retreat, with the loss of sixty-seven
of whom were taken prisoners.
The House of the Seven
Gables, antique as it now looks, was not the first habitation erected by civilized man on precisely the same spot of ground.
Between the ages of seven
months and eight months those children were changed in the cradle"--he made one of this effect- collecting pauses, and added--"and the person who did it is in this house
It would be impossible, I know," replied Elinor, "to convince you that a woman of seven
and twenty could feel for a man of thirty-five anything near enough to love, to make him a desirable companion to her.
There was such a rush of heads immediately, to see Number Twenty Seven
reading his Hymn Book, that the little hole was blocked up, six or seven
Two had bit the dust, one had fled, four had made good their footing inside our defences, while from the shelter of the woods seven
or eight men, each evidently supplied with several muskets, kept up a hot though useless fire on the log-house.
That reminds me," said the husband, "that before Ali Cogia went to Mecca seven
years ago, he left a vase of olives in my care.
The time passed quickly away, and when the seven
years were nearly ended two of them grew terribly anxious and frightened, but the third made light of it, saying, 'Don't be afraid, brothers, I wasn't born yesterday; I will guess the riddle.
The last change, from three to seven
years, is well known to have been introduced pretty early in the present century, under on alarm for the Hanoverian succession.
New York and San Francisco are thus united by an uninterrupted metal ribbon, which measures no less than three thousand seven
hundred and eighty-six miles.
saw the birth of what was probably the first literary club ever known, the Seven
Sages of the Bamboo Grove.
for some reason I fancied she would come in the evening, and at seven