According to his account, there was war between the United States and England, and in fact it had existed for a whole year, during
which time they had been beyond the reach of all knowledge of the affairs of the civilized world.
Nobody does that out here--exceptin' during
the services," she had said sharply to her daughter-in-law when Rose had told her of the hasty trip she and her aunt had made to the largest town in the county.
They shall in all Cases, except Treason, Felony and Breach of the Peace, be privileged from Arrest during
their Attendance at the Session of their respective Houses, and in going to and returning from the same; and for any Speech or Debate in either House, they shall not be questioned in any other Place.
I was very angry, for this was the third demand during
My mother, of course, had little time in which to give attention to the training of her children during
This happened during
those seven days which made Cornelius so unhappy, depriving him at the same time of all news of Rosa and of his tulip.
the traverse, looking ahead and anticipating the delightful lanai luncheons and dinners of Hawaii
It was fifty-two years in the building, during
which time a permanent army of half a million serfs was employed.
Thus, then, advancing from atom to molecule, from molecule to nebulous mass, from that to principal star, from star to sun, from sun to planet, and hence to satellite, we have the whole series of transformations undergone by the heavenly bodies during
the first days of the world.
Every being, which during
its natural lifetime produces several eggs or seeds, must suffer destruction during
some period of its life, and during
some season or occasional year, otherwise, on the principle of geometrical increase, its numbers would quickly become so inordinately great that no country could support the product.
As I feel that the opportunities which I enjoyed of studying the Natural History of the different countries we visited, have been wholly due to Captain Fitz Roy, I hope I may here be permitted to repeat my expression of gratitude to him; and to add that, during
the five years we were together, I received from him the most cordial friendship and steady assistance.
He had but lately made his descent downstairs, after a long fit of the gout, in which distemper he was generally confined to his room during
one half of the year; and during
the rest, he walked about the house, smoaked his pipe, and drank his bottle with his friends, without concerning himself in the least with any kind of business.