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And all the while the old man stood there a-quaking and his eyes a-burning, and not looking at his wife and daughter, which was clinging to him and begging him to keep still, but pawing them off with his hands and saying he WOULD clear his black soul from crime, he WOULD heave off this load that was more than he could bear, and he WOULDN'T bear it another hour
Children of the Camp are we, Serving each in his degree; Children of the yoke and goad, Pack and harness, pad and load.
Make your camels lie down in this open space," he said, "so that we can easily load them; then we will go to the treasure.
But I am naught but a poor butcher, selling this load of meat, perchance, for enough to pay my quarter's rent.
The profitable ship will carry a large load through all the hazards of the weather, and, when at rest, will stand up in dock and shift from berth to berth without ballast.
Hunt purchased enough of them, in addition to what had been killed and cured by his own hunters, to load all the horses excepting those reserved for the partners and the wife of Pierre Dorion.
The day being the sixth of April, the Durbeyfield waggon met many other waggons with families on the summit of the load, which was built on a wellnigh unvarying principle, as peculiar, probably, to the rural labourer as the hexagon to the bee.
There was a last load of lumber to be hauled to the village, and Jotham Powell-who did not work regularly for Ethan in winter-had "come round" to help with the job.
It was not the new panic amidships that froze my marrow; it was not that the pinnace hung perpendicularly by the fore-tackle, and had shot out those who had swarmed aboard her before she was lowered, as a cart shoots a load of bricks.
Now listen and learn; in the first place buy good powder, not damp (they say it mustn't be at all damp, but very dry), some fine kind it is--you must ask for PISTOL powder, not the stuff they load cannons with.
And I've forgotten where I hid the powder and shot to load it with.
With loud shouts and curses they aimed their guns full upon the bearers, threatening instant death to any who might lay down his load.