Ferguson, who, by his incredible attempt, was to link
together the achievements of all these explorers, and complete the series of African discovery.
Such a connection between the first and second sections is easily seen, but the links
between these and the third and fourth are no less real: to make life go tolerably smoothly it is most important to be just and to know how to win a livelihood; but happiness also largely depends on prudence and care both in social and home life as well, and not least on avoidance of actions which offend supernatural powers and bring ill-luck.
Until I have found that last link in my chain, I must remain behind the scenes.
That I can build card houses seven stories high, but I cannot"--thump--"find"--thump--"that last link of which I spoke to you.
The clubhouse on the golf links was used, of course, for many other purposes besides that of golf.
Fisher did not see his friend until a fortnight later, when he found himself in the garden at the back of the clubhouse on the opposite side from the links, a garden heavily colored and scented with sweet semitropical plants in the glow of a desert sunset.
This land had been drained--to the huge discomfort of a colony of mosquitoes which had come to look on the place as their private property--and converted into links, which had become a sort of refuge for incompetent golfers.
Margaret had arrived at Cape Pleasant on the previous evening, and he had arranged by telephone to meet her at the end of the board-walk, which was about a mile from the links, at one o'clock, supply her with lunch, and spend the afternoon with her on the water.
The long stretch of marshland, on which the golf links
were situated, was empty.
In this case, intermediate varieties between the several representative species and their common parent, must formerly have existed in each broken portion of the land, but these links
will have been supplanted and exterminated during the process of natural selection, so that they will no longer exist in a living state.
I couldn't trade on a chance acquaintance of the golf links
I do not remember now the details of the weight and length of the fetters riveted on his limbs by an "Administrative" order, but it was in the number of pounds and the thickness of links
an appalling assertion of the divine right of autocracy.