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This I now opened, and had the satisfaction to find recorded by the old Surveyor's pen, a reasonably complete explanation of the whole affair.
Bildad, thou used to be good at sharpening a lance, mend that pen, will ye.
There is over a square mile of space in the yards, and more than half of it is occupied by cattle pens; north and south as far as the eye can reach there stretches a sea of pens.
She opened a sheet of note-paper and smoothed it out before him; she dipped the pen in ink, and placed it in his hands.
Her triumph in this connexion with my work, and her delight when I wanted a new pen - which I very often feigned to do - suggested to me a new way of pleasing my child-wife.
Dinner over, we produced a bundle of pens, a copious supply of ink, and a goodly show of writing and blotting paper.
She dipped the pen in the ink resolutely, and prepared to write.
I have always had more dread of a pen, a bottle of ink, and a sheet of paper, than of a sword or pistol.
No, friend " replied Raoul, smiling, "I am obliged to you, but at this moment I want nothing but the things for which I have asked -- only I shall be very glad if the ink prove black and the pen good; upon these conditions I will pay for the pen the price of the bottle, and for the ink the price of the pie.
Toward midnight, however, the lightest sleepers were roused by the trampling of hoofs; and, giving the alarm, the whole party were immediately on their legs and hastened to the pens.
For a good many years, during the period in which our author remained in seclusion, much that appeared in print in America concerning Melville came from the pen of Mr.
My Dear Fanny,--I take up my pen to communicate some very alarming intelligence, which I make no doubt will give you much concern".