some poor creeter came a-beggin', and your ma went straight off to see
what was needed.
In the Opera House a crowd had gathered to see
a show and further down Main Street the fiddlers, their instruments tuned, sweated and worked to keep the feet of youth flying over a dance floor.
He made me see
her again, feel her presence, revived all my old affection for her.
His error lay in supposing that this age, more than any past or future one, is destined to see
the tattered garments of Antiquity exchanged for a new suit, instead of gradually renewing themselves by patchwork; in applying his own little life-span as the measure of an interminable achievement; and, more than all, in fancying that it mattered anything to the great end in view whether he himself should contend for it or against it.
There's one thing, of course," I went on: "they mustn't, before she goes, see
each other for three seconds.
First, a stiff heavy collar just on my neck, and a bridle with great side-pieces against my eyes called blinkers, and blinkers indeed they were, for I could not see
on either side, but only straight in front of me; next, there was a small saddle with a nasty stiff strap that went right under my tail; that was the crupper.
The occasion rested heavily upon Marija's broad shoulders--it was her task to see
that all things went in due form, and after the best home traditions; and, flying wildly hither and thither, bowling every one out of the way, and scolding and exhorting all day with her tremendous voice, Marija was too eager to see
that others conformed to the proprieties to consider them herself.
Why, I don't see
no harm in their cryin',' says I; `it's natur,' says I,
A city cemetery could contain the coffins filled by that brief Terror which we have all been so diligently taught to shiver at and mourn over; but all France could hardly contain the coffins filled by that older and real Terror -- that unspeakably bitter and awful Terror which none of us has been taught to see
in its vastness or pity as it deserves.
his enemy: horsemen sitting motionless, with long spears in rest, upon blindfolded broken-down nags, lean and starved, fit only for sport and sacrifice, then the carrion-heap.
One thinks Heidelberg by day--with its surroundings-- is the last possibility of the beautiful; but when he sees
Heidelberg by night, a fallen Milky Way, with that glittering railway constellation pinned to the border, he requires time to consider upon the verdict.
Let us first of all find out the palace for certain," replied Don Quixote, "and then I will tell thee, Sancho, what we had best do; but look, Sancho, for either I see
badly, or that dark mass that one sees
from here should be Dulcinea's palace.