Traveller (for so it will be convenient to speak of him) was expounding a recondite matter to us.
For it happens at times
that the same thing is both small and great.
So as time
went on these well-known tales came to be told in many different ways, changing as the times
I fancy, also, that I must by this time
have read the Odyssey, for the "Battle of the Frogs and Mice" was in the second volume, and it took me so much that I paid it the tribute of a bald imitation in a mock-heroic epic of a cat fight, studied from the cat fights in our back yard, with the wonted invocation to the Muse, and the machinery of partisan gods and goddesses.
The mine was divided into a large number of different "rooms" or departments, and, as I never was able to learn the location of all these "rooms," I many times
found myself lost in the mine.
On the absence of intermediate varieties at the present day -- On the nature of extinct intermediate varieties; on their number -- On the vast lapse of time
, as inferred from the rate of deposition and of denudation -- On the poorness of our palaeontological collections -- On the intermittence of geological formations -- On the absence of intermediate varieties in any one formation -- On the sudden appearance of groups of species -- On their sudden appearance in the lowest known fossiliferous strata.
The slave was repre- sented as having run away from his master three times
She was also so spiteful that she gladly devoted all her time
to carrying out all the mean or ill-natured tricks of the whole body of fairies.
The patient had obtained a `card' from the hospital some time
before; and when her time
came it was taken to the porter by a messenger, generally a little girl, who was then sent across the road to the house in which Philip lodged.
All this that I tell you now, O cousin mine, I have told you many times
before, and as you make no answer, I fear that either you believe me not, or do not hear me, whereat I feel God knows what grief.
Uniformity in the time
of elections seems not less requisite for executing the idea of a regular rotation in the Senate, and for conveniently assembling the legislature at a stated period in each year.
While the stars that oversprinkle All the heavens, seem to twinkle With a crystalline delight; Keeping time
, In a sort of Runic rhyme, To the tintinnabulation that so musically wells From the bells, bells, bells, bells, Bells, bells, bells - From the jingling and the tinkling of the bells.