As to the first, you are to understand, that for about seventy moons past there have been two struggling parties in this empire, under the names of TRAMECKSAN and SLAMECKSAN, from the high
and low heels of their shoes, by which they distinguish themselves.
(in other words our High
Priest) came to inspect the State Prison and paid me his seventh annual visit, and when for the seventh time he put me the question, 'Was I any better?' I tried to prove to him that he was 'high
', as well as long and broad, although he did not know it.
And verily, I am well-disposed to mine eternal fate, because it doth not hound and hurry me, but leaveth me time for merriment and mischief; so that I have to-day ascended this high
mountain to catch fish.
On such an afternoon, if ever, the Lord High
Chancellor ought to be sitting her--as here he is--with a foggy glory round his head, softly fenced in with crimson cloth and curtains, addressed by a large advocate with great whiskers, a little voice, and an interminable brief, and outwardly directing his contemplation to the lantern in the roof, where he can see nothing but fog.
About a mile and a half from Shechem we halted at the base of Mount Ebal before a little square area, inclosed by a high
stone wall, neatly whitewashed.
In the middle of the room stood a man in a uniform, who shouted in a loud, high
It seemed ages to the ape-man before her arm ceased its upward progress and the knife halted high
above his unprotected breast.
I will make you an altar upon a high
peak in a far seen place, and will sacrifice rich offerings to you at all seasons.
Burning with white-hot anger was the High
Priestess, her heart a seething, molten mass of hatred for Tarzan of the Apes.
Nor had they yet among the Sons of EVE Got them new Names, till wandring ore the Earth, Through Gods high
sufferance for the tryal of man, By falsities and lyes the greatest part Of Mankind they corrupted to forsake God their Creator, and th' invisible Glory of him, that made them, to transform Oft to the Image of a Brute, adorn'd With gay Religions full of Pomp and Gold, And Devils to adore for Deities: Then were they known to men by various Names, And various Idols through the Heathen World.
They rode across that bridge into the village of Borodino and thence turned to the left, passing an enormous number of troops and guns, and came to a high
knoll where militiamen were digging.
But when we got up abreast it on its own level, mountains were towering high
above on every hand, and we saw that its altitude was just about that of the little Gasternthal which we had visited the evening before.