In this time we daily
expected the arrival of the Indian army; and at length, one of my fellow prisoners, escaping from them, arrived, informing us that the enemy had an account of my departure, and postponed their expedition three weeks.
It was a folly, with the materiality of this daily
life pressing so intrusively upon me, to attempt to fling myself back into another age, or to insist on creating the semblance of a world out of airy matter, when, at every moment, the impalpable beauty of my soap-bubble was broken by the rude contact of some actual circumstance.
As I have said, the average German daily
is made up solely of correspondences--a trifle of it by telegraph, the rest of it by mail.
One knew the whole Latin dictionary and also three years' issue of the daily
paper of the town off by heart, so that he could repeat it all backwards or forwards as you pleased.
My dear,' said Dick, desperately, 'you do not understand; you do not know what it is to be treated with daily
want of comprehension and daily
small injustices, through childhood and boyhood and manhood, until you despair of a hearing, until the thing rides you like a nightmare, until you almost hate the sight of the man you love, and who's your father after all.
As long as the sun described its daily
course, the rigging was crowded with sailors, whose feet were burnt to such an extent by the heat of the deck as to render it unbearable; still the Abraham Lincoln had not yet breasted the suspected waters of the Pacific.
habits were quite open to observation; but whatever he did was so exactly the same thing that he had always done before, that the wits of the curious were fairly puzzled.
It was the placard of the first newspaper to resume publication--the DAILY
Then, after a stroll along the Nevski Prospect, I read "The Daily
Valuable effects were there daily
sold for a twentieth part of their original cost, and the vicomtesse saw her little stores diminish daily
; for the Mont de Piete was obliged to regulate its own proceedings by the received current values of the day.
Before an anchor can ever be raised, it must be let go; and this perfectly obvious truism brings me at once to the subject of the degradation of the sea language in the daily
press of this country.
my fears were but too fully justified; she grew gradually worse--and I daily
became more alarmed for her.