The two active young men were brothers who lived in the next village to his, and the pig had been theirs--so Kwaque narrated in atrocious beche-de-mer English.
As for King William Island, the Makambo, on the former run of the Cockspur, stopped there every ten weeks; but the direst threat Daughtry ever held over him was the putting ashore of him at the place where the two active young men still mourned their pig.
In the second stage, answering to the chrysalis stage of butterflies, they have six pairs of beautifully constructed natatory legs, a pair of magnificent compound eyes, and extremely complex antennae; but they have a closed and imperfect mouth, and cannot feed: their function at this stage is, to search by their well-developed organs of sense, and to reach by their active
powers of swimming, a proper place on which to become attached and to undergo their final metamorphosis.
between thirty and forty - remarkable neither for beauty, nor wealth, nor brilliant accomplishments; nor any other thing that I ever heard of, except genuine good sense, unswerving integrity, active
piety, warm-hearted benevolence, and a fund of cheerful spirits.
But his coming for me as he did, with such active
, such ready friendship, is enough to prove him one of the worthiest of men.
leader, it will be recollected, had embarked the year previously in skin-boats on the Bighorn, freighted with the year's collection of peltries.
He thought of Rose all through the holidays, and his fancy was active
with the things they would do together next term.
This principle, therefore, prevented him from any thought of making his fortune by such means (for this, as I have said, is an active
principle, and doth not content itself with knowledge or belief only).
And besides, to speak truth, in base times, active
men are of more use than virtuous.
After what seemed an eternity to the little sufferer he was able to walk once more, and from then on his recovery was so rapid that in another month he was as strong and active
Now at last Milton was drawn into active
The pause was only momentary, however; and long before the drowsy eyes of the sentinel, who overlooked the spot where she stood, had time to catch a glimpse of her active
form, it had glided along the bottom, and stood on the summit of the nearest eminence.