But now Fortune, fearing she had acted out of character, and had inclined too long to the same side, especially as it was the right side, hastily turned about: for now Goody Brown--whom Zekiel Brown caressed in his arms; nor he alone, but half the parish besides; so famous was she in the fields of Venus, nor indeed less in those of Mars.
When each of the combatants had borne off sufficient spoils of hair from the head of her antagonist, the next rage was against the garments.
We should observe, that at the heels of Pierre Delaunay came draggling an Indian wife, whom he had picked up in his wanderings; having grown weary of celibacy among the savages.
The latter, having heard the several stories of these wanderers, took them all into his party, and set out for the Caldron Linn, to clear out two or three of the caches which had not been revealed to the Indians.
to be informed of all the mighty preparations that were making in London; and, being in a delicate state of health, was informed thereof through Mr.
The old man told me he had
not been in the Brazils for about nine years; but that he could assure me that when he came away my partner was living, but the trustees whom I had
joined with him to take cognisance of my part were both dead: that, however, he believed I would have a very good account of the improvement of the plantation; for that, upon the general belief of my being cast away and drowned, my trustees had
given in the account of the produce of my part of the plantation to the procurator-fiscal, who had
appropriated it, in case I never came to claim it, one-third to the king, and two-thirds to the monastery of St.
Having thought of the matter with care, I approached my subject as if I had
never hinted at it before.
It was the time when the Dutch and the Portuguese, rivalling each other in this branch of horticulture, had
begun to worship that flower, and to make more of a cult of it than ever naturalists dared to make of the human race for fear of arousing the jealousy of God.
While we stayed here we were given to understand that those who had
been pleased at Goa to give us directions in relation to our journey had
done nothing but tell us lies.
Boris understood that Arakcheev envied Balashev and was displeased that evidently important news had
reached the Emperor otherwise than through himself.
In ordinary combs it has appeared to me that the bees do not always succeed in working at exactly the same rate from the opposite sides; for I have noticed half-completed rhombs at the base of a just-commenced cell, which were slightly concave on one side, where I suppose that the bees had
excavated too quickly, and convex on the opposed side, where the bees had
worked less quickly.
Let any one now consider with that little difficulty the king could have maintained his position in Italy had
he observed the rules above laid down, and kept all his friends secure and protected; for although they were numerous they were both weak and timid, some afraid of the Church, some of the Venetians, and thus they would always have been forced to stand in with him, and by their means he could easily have made himself secure against those who remained powerful.