A very few minutes more, however, completed the present trial.
I must be in love; I should be the oddest creature in the world if I were notfor a few weeks at least.
The hall-porter took in his name and a few
minutes his uncle joined him in the strangers' room.
Here I will make only a few remarks, just to recall to the reader's mind some of the chief points.
Thus we can easily raise plenty of corn and rape-seed, &c., in our fields, because the seeds are in great excess compared with the number of birds which feed on them; nor can the birds, though having a superabundance of food at this one season, increase in number proportionally to the supply of seed, as their numbers are checked during winter: but any one who has tried, knows how troublesome it is to get seed from a few wheat or other such plants in a garden; I have in this case lost every single seed.
more yards, and my brains had floated with the spume.
Certainly I think the sea is most luminous after a few days of more calm weather than ordinary, during which time it has swarmed with various animals.
The Beagle anchored a few miles within the entrance, in front of the ruins of an old Spanish settlement.
'"Ah!" said the invalid, passing his hand across his forehead; "Hutley--Hutley--let me see." He seemed endeavouring to collect his thoughts for a few seconds, and then grasping me tightly by the wrist said, "Don't leave me--don't leave me, old fellow.
He opened his eyes after a few seconds, and looked anxiously round.
men, therefore, will possess all the knowledge requisite for a proper representation of them.
My servants will there find some tokens to remember me by; and there are a few
charities which, I trust, my executors will see faithfully performed.