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It was like Marmee to get up a little treat for them, but anything so fine as this was unheard of since the departed days of plenty.
They besieged us forty-eight hours; during which time seven of them were killed, and at last, finding themselves not likely to prevail, they raised the siege, and departed.
And then soon after departed Sir Kay, and thanked his host.
The minister related many a touching incident in the lives of the departed, too, which illustrated their sweet, generous natures, and the people could easily see, now, how noble and beautiful those episodes were, and remembered with grief that at the time they occurred they had seemed rank rascalities, well deserving of the cowhide.
In little more than a month from that time, Sarah was married to William Dane; and not long afterwards it was known to the brethren in Lantern Yard that Silas Marner had departed from the town.
said Cedric, addressing what seemed the spectre of his departed friend, ``if thou art mortal, speak
Then again she waited a few moments until she thought to herself, "He has gone to sleep," and departed to spend an hour with the landlady.
Preparatory to the chase, they performed some religious rites, and offered up to the Great Spirit a few short prayers for safety and success; then, having received the blessings of their wives, they leaped upon their horses and departed, leaving the whole party of Christian spectators amazed and rebuked by this lesson of faith and dependence on a supreme and benevolent Being.
Then he snatched up my passport, and departed with it upstairs.
The warrior band departed for their village, which was about twenty miles distant, to collect objects of traffic; they left six or eight of their number, however, to keep watch upon the white men, and scouts were continually passing to and fro with intelligence.
He has gone from the guddee and put on the shroud, And departed in guise of bairagi avowed!
All depended, of course, upon when the Kincaid departed.

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