Jurgis and Ona were very much in love; they had waited a long time-- it was now well into the second
year, and Jurgis judged everything by the criterion of its helping or hindering their union.
I tried for a second
or two to brace up and out with it, but I warn't man enough -- hadn't the spunk of a rabbit.
If Judge Driscoll was the recognized first citizen of Dawson's Landing, Pembroke Howard was easily its recognized second
Thanks being returned for what we had not got, and a second
hymn chanted, the refectory was evacuated for the schoolroom.
Heathcliff, on the second
thoughts, resolved to avoid a struggle against three underlings: he seized the poker, smashed the lock from the inner door, and made his escape as they tramped in.
Michael had inherited his father's temper, unredeemed by his father's better qualities: his second
letter reiterated the charges contained in the first, and declared that he would only accept the offered division as an act of atonement and restitution on Andrew's part.
It was a gentle action, but not at all gently done; a very remarkable transformation had come over him in a few seconds
As the elms bent to one another, like giants who were whispering secrets, and after a few seconds
of such repose, fell into a violent flurry, tossing their wild arms about, as if their late confidences were really too wicked for their peace of mind, some weatherbeaten ragged old rooks'-nests, burdening their higher branches, swung like wrecks upon a stormy sea.
The pendulum beat the seconds
, which each player eagerly counted, as he listened, with mathematical regularity.
John Ponta, stripped of his white sweater by the pulling and hauling of two of his seconds
, came to the centre of the ring.
Even Rivera's own seconds
warmed to something akin to cheerfulness when Danny ducked jauntily through the ropes and entered the ring.
If the shot should preserve continuously its initial velocity of 12,000 yards per second
, it would require little more than nine hours to reach its destination; but, inasmuch as that initial velocity will be continually decreasing, it will occupy 300,000 seconds
, that is 83hrs.