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Camaralzaman warmly thanked the kind old man for offering him shelter, and was about to say more, but the gardener interrupted him with:
Then Namgay Doola, never-christened Patsay Doola, son of Timlay Doola-which is Tim Doolan-clasped the king's feet, cuffed the standing army, and hurried in an agony of contrition from temple to temple making offerings for the sin of the cattle- maiming.
When men were kind to us we made offerings, and all men were well-disposed throughout all the Hills.
They built the temple before a year was ended--a little stone- and-earth shrine--and they called the hill the Bhagat's hill, and they worship there with lights and flowers and offerings to this day.
Let us not question the motives of the Philistine," interrupted Abel-Phittim' "for to-day we profit for the first time by his avarice or by his generosity; but rather let us hurry to the ramparts, lest offerings should be wanting for that altar whose fire the rains of heaven can not extinguish, and whose pillars of smoke no tempest can turn aside.
and men will lay up for her (3) many offerings in her shrines.
Reflects Mrs Podsnap; fine woman for Professor Owen, quantity of bone, neck and nostrils like a rocking-horse, hard features, majestic head-dress in which Podsnap has hung golden offerings.
March wrote that he should soon be with them, then Beth felt uncommonly well that morning, and, being dressed in her mother's gift, a soft crimson merino wrapper, was borne in high triumph to the window to behold the offering of Jo and Laurie.
Even the mother was always offering me things, though I knew she expected substantial presents in return.
He remained silent, not offering to defend himself.
You would have thought we were offering up ten thousand red oxen to the sea gods.
Along at first I was mentally offering a reward of five--six--seven--ten--dollars for that mouse; but toward the last I was offering rewards which were entirely beyond my means.