While grandmother took the pitchfork we found standing in one of the rows and dug potatoes, while I picked them up out of the soft brown earth and put them into the bag, I kept looking up at the hawks that were doing what I might so easily
The rude path, which originally formed their line of communication, had been widened for the passage of wagons; so that the distance which had been traveled by the son of the forest in two hours, might easily
be effected by a detachment of troops, with their necessary baggage, between the rising and setting of a summer sun.
Then there are the loose-rein drivers, who let the reins lie easily
on our backs, and their own hand rest lazily on their knees.
The minister related many a touching incident in the lives of the departed, too, which illustrated their sweet, generous natures, and the people could easily
see, now, how noble and beautiful those episodes were, and remembered with grief that at the time they occurred they had seemed rank rascalities, well deserving of the cowhide.
The word is strongly expressive in their language, but not easily
rendered into English; it signifies, "to retire to his first mother.
Oh, go with me,' said the man; 'if we four are together we shall easily
travel through the wide world.
Whether such an incident ever really occurred as the visit of Crito and the proposal of escape is uncertain: Plato could easily
have invented far more than that (Phaedr.
By "height" I mean a Dimension like your length: only, with you, "height" is not so easily
perceptible, being extremely small.
I found that I must learn to walk all over again, as the muscular exertion which carried me easily
and safely upon Earth played strange antics with me upon Mars.
As, therefore, in the case of animate bodies and organisms a certain magnitude is necessary, and a magnitude which may be easily
embraced in one view; so in the plot, a certain length is necessary, and a length which can be easily
embraced by the memory.
When they are, it is easier to hold them, especially when they have not been accustomed to self- government; and to hold them securely it is enough to have destroyed the family of the prince who was ruling them; because the two peoples, preserving in other things the old conditions, and not being unlike in customs, will live quietly together, as one has seen in Brittany, Burgundy, Gascony, and Normandy, which have been bound to France for so long a time: and, although there may be some difference in language, nevertheless the customs are alike, and the people will easily
be able to get on amongst themselves.
Here you love and are loved, and we might easily
be happy and contented together.