It had been her habit, from an almost immemorial date, to go about the country as a kind of voluntary nurse, and doing whatever miscellaneous
good she might; taking upon herself, likewise, to give advice in all matters, especially those of the heart, by which means -- as a person of such propensities inevitably must -- she gained from many people the reverence due to an angel, but, I should imagine, was looked upon by others as an intruder and a nuisance.
Certain General and Miscellaneous
Objections to the Constitution Considered and Answered From McLEAN's Edition, New York.
objects of general utility; 5.
The tiled floor was thick with dust, and a remarkable array of miscellaneous
objects was shrouded in the same grey covering.
He hastily tore off the cover, opened the journal with nervous precipitation, passed contemptuously over the Paris jottings, and arriving at the miscellaneous
intelligence, stopped with a malicious smile, at a paragraph headed "We hear from Yanina.
It was one of those entrance-halls which make the surrounding rooms look like closets--with stucco angels, trumpets, and flower-wreaths on the lofty ceiling, and great medallions of miscellaneous
heroes on the walls, alternating with statues in niches.
assortment they were, differing both in caste and country; as I sat on my estrade and glanced over the long range of desks, I had under my eye French, English, Belgians, Austrians, and Prussians.
Our joint stock of miscellaneous
articles were now made up into a compact bundle, which it was agreed we should carry alternately.
As for its legs, the right was a hoe handle, and the left an undistinguished and miscellaneous
stick from the woodpile.
I had just consummated an unusually hearty dinner, of which the dyspeptic truffe formed not the least important item, and was sitting alone in the dining-room, with my feet upon the fender, and at my elbow a small table which I had rolled up to the fire, and upon which were some apologies for dessert, with some miscellaneous
bottles of wine, spirit andliqueur.
Equally elegant and more miscellaneous
and large-hearted in social outlook was Last-Trick's show the year previous, the popular Cannibal Crush Lunch, at which the confections handed round were sarcastically moulded in the forms of human arms and legs, and during which more than one of our gayest mental gymnasts was heard offering to eat his partner.
She followed the Marchioness into the hall, saw her fitted into a miscellaneous
heap of overshoes, shawls and tippets, and called from the doorstep: "Mind, the carriage is to be back for me at ten