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One knows it sometimes when one gets up at the tender solemn dawn-time and goes out and stands alone and throws one's head far back and looks up and up and watches the pale sky slowly changing and flushing and marvelous unknown things happening until the East almost makes one cry out and one's heart stands still at the strange unchanging majesty of the rising of the sun--which has been happening every morning for thousands and thousands and thousands of years.
Then gently scan your brother man, Still gentler sister woman; Tho' they may gang a kennin wrang,* To step aside is human: One point must still be greatly dark, The moving why they do it; And just as lamely can ye mark How far perhaps they rue it.
And still there would be left enough for new stockings--two pairs apiece--and what darning that would save for a while
everything but the water is still and at peace; in, then, where you may create those sounds you love so well to hear.
It still increased, until our horses could scarcely face the wind.
But Nancy sat quite still, only that her eyes dropped and ceased to meet his.
You forget that I still have Little John and Robin Hood.
Overhead the stars were mustering, and in the west the sky was still a pale, bright, almost greenish blue.
I got fond of him and cherished him, and had set my heart on making him immortal, so that he should never grow old all his days; still I cannot cross Jove, nor bring his counsels to nothing; therefore, if he insists upon it, let the man go beyond the seas again; but I cannot send him anywhere myself for I have neither ships nor men who can take him.
The floor inlaid in two kinds of wood in a bizarre pattern was highly waxed, reflecting objects like still water.
AT thirty-four, Martin was still unmarried, and though he had not travelled far on that strange road to affluence which for some seems a macadamized boulevard, but for so many, like himself, a rough cow-path, he had done better than the average farmer of Fallon County.
THE picturesque city and state of Heiligwaldenstein was one of those toy kingdoms of which certain parts of the German Empire still consist.