Yet with the money which the authorities restored to her from the pockets of the Poles
the Grandmother effected very, very little, for there soon arrived to take his countrymen's place, a third Pole--a man who could speak Russian fluently, was dressed like a gentleman (albeit in lacqueyish fashion), and sported a huge moustache.
"Try the test I told thee of, Sancho," said Don Quixote, "and don't mind any other, for thou knowest nothing about colures, lines, parallels, zodiacs, ecliptics, poles
, solstices, equinoxes, planets, signs, bearings, the measures of which the celestial and terrestrial spheres are composed; if thou wert acquainted with all these things, or any portion of them, thou wouldst see clearly how many parallels we have cut, what signs we have seen, and what constellations we have left behind and are now leaving behind.
The old wheel-hub, fixed on the end of the upright pole
, constituted the plunger.
"To the pole
!" I exclaimed, unable to repress a gesture of incredulity.
"If I had only known"--thus runs the train of thought in the mind of John Want--"if I had only known, before I was rescued, that I was to be brought to this place, I believe I should have preferred staying at the North Pole
. I was very happy keeping up everybody's spirits at the North Pole
On the feet were some old boots with blue tops, such as every man wore in this country, and the figure was raised above the stalks of corn by means of the pole
stuck up its back.
was firmly fixed in the mud, and he was left clinging to it while the punt drifted away.
I try in vain to be persuaded that the pole
is the seat of frost and desolation; it ever presents itself to my imagination as the region of beauty and delight.
There were days when my heart was volcanic As the scoriac rivers that roll -- As the lavas that restlessly roll Their sulphurous currents down Yaanek, In the ultimate climes of the Pole
-- That groan as they roll down Mount Yaanek In the realms of the Boreal Pole
There was a coolness between the Pole
and Lena's landlord on her account.
The next they saw was a lithe form spring to the sill of the open window and leap, panther-like, onto the pole
across the walk.
Katerina Ivanovna had herself seen to purchasing the provisions, with the help of one of the lodgers, an unfortunate little Pole
who had somehow been stranded at Madame Lippevechsel's.