We were so deep in the grass that we could see nothing but the blue sky over us and the gold
tree in front of us.
Jem could be found and made to restore the money: Marner did not want to punish him, but only to get back his gold
which had gone from him, and left his soul like a forlorn traveller on an unknown desert.
When the Duke de Valentinois, son of Alexander VI, visited Louis XII of France, his horse was loaded with gold
leaves, according to Brantome, and his cap had double rows of rubies that threw out a great light.
The man obeyed, and placed in my brother's hands a purse containing five hundred pieces of gold
He didn't like the idea of going back to his hut in the wind and wet, so he just stepped as he was into the girl's room, laid the sack of gold
beside her, and was turning to leave the room, when his master confronted him and said, 'You young rogue, so you were going to steal the gold
that a good Fairy brings every night, were you?
And later as they sat at breakfast, he added, "I want not your gold
, of which you spoke last night; but instead I will do what I can to speed you on your way whenever you wish to depart.
Having lived thus long--not too long, but just to the right age--a susceptible bachelor, with warm and tender dreams, he resolved, so soon as the hidden gold
should flash to light, to go a-wooing, and win the love of the fairest maid in town.
In the year 1684 he happened to hear of a Spanish ship which had been cast away near the Bahama Islands, and which was supposed to contain a great deal of gold
Since the melting away of his gold
, it had been very generally conceded that there was no such striking resemblance, after all, betwixt the ignoble features of the ruined merchant and that majestic face upon the mountainside.
I struck once, and the wretch went down like a stone - with the gold
in his advanced age, and the avarice of Mazarin at a period of life when he had not had the opportunity of gorging himself with French gold
The drapery is thrown open also, or closed, by means of a thick rope of gold
loosely enveloping it, and resolving itself readily into a knot; no pins or other such devices are apparent.