Possessed myself of a strong stomach and a hard head, inured to hardship, cruelty, and brutality, nevertheless I found, as I came to manhood, that I unconsciously protected myself from the hurt of the trained-animal turn by getting up and leaving the theatre whenever such turns came on the stage.
We will not have to think of anything, save when, in any theatre or place of entertainment, a trained-animal turn is presented before us.
If you turn
the grasshopper, mademoiselle, we shall all be blown up.
Also, whenever the wheel has begun to turn
, the bank ceases to pay out anything.
At almost the same instant I thought that I caught the scraping of hide sandals upon the ledge beyond the turn
follows another--jugglers, acrobats, rubber-jointed wonders, fire-dancers, coon-song artists, singers, players, female impersonators, sentimental soloists, and so forth and so forth.
Nor had his been the methods of good fellowship, the sharing of "good turns
," the camaraderie of finance.
Esmeralda, the Negress, was busy sorting her mistress' baggage from the pile of bales and boxes beside the cabin, and Miss Porter had turned
away to follow Clayton, when something caused her to turn
again toward the sailor.
His loom, as he wrought in it without ceasing, had in its turn
wrought on him, and confirmed more and more the monotonous craving for its monotonous response.
Wants to turn
on the other side," whispered the servant, and got up to turn
the count's heavy body toward the wall.
Norah's face was the first to change; Norah's head was the first to turn
him to it, --how slowly, but how steadfastly, his homage-rendering and invoking brow, with his last dying motions.