Those who wish to read of the earliest
activities of Tom in the inventive line are referred to the initial volume, "Tom Swift and His Motor Cycle.
Monsieur Farival thought that Victor should have been taken out in mid-ocean in his earliest
youth and drowned.
The frame of the white man, judging by such parts as were not concealed by his clothes, was like that of one who had known hardships and exertion from his earliest
A few clouds, floating high upward, caught some of the earliest
light, and threw down its golden gleam on the windows of all the houses in the street, not forgetting the House of the Seven Gables, which--many such sunrises as it had witnessed--looked cheerfully at the present one.
It is now nearly two centuries and a quarter since the original Briton, the earliest
emigrant of my name, made his appearance in the wild and forest -- bordered settlement which has since become a city.
My candle, under a bold flourish, went out, and I perceived, by the uncovered window, that the yielding dusk of earliest
morning rendered it unnecessary.
From thence it is the storm of God's quick wrath is first descried, and the bow must bear the earliest
Meantime, of the broken keel of Ahab's wrecked craft the carpenter made him another leg; while still as on the night before, slouched Ahab stood fixed within his scuttle; his hid, heliotrope glance anticipatingly gone backward on its dial; sat due eastward for the earliest
From the earliest
dawn of the day, they had been in the fields, pressed to work under the driving lash of the overseers; for it was now in the very heat and hurry of the season, and no means was left untried to press every one up to the top of their capabilities.
When he has exhausted the rich soil of Europe, and reinvigorated himself, "then recommences his adventurous career westward as in the earliest
However, I had read "Tom Jones," and "Rod- erick Random," and other books of that kind, and knew that the highest and first ladies and gentlemen in England had remained little or no cleaner in their talk, and in the morals and conduct which such talk implies, clear up to a hundred years ago; in fact clear into our own nineteenth century -- in which century, broadly speaking, the earliest
samples of the real lady and real gentleman discoverable in English history -- or in European history, for that matter -- may be said to have made their appearance.
He is always the earliest
to know who comes and who goes.