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It is a good night, only a little rainy and windy; and if it was well wrapt up, and put in a warm basket, it is two to one but it lives till it is found in the morning.
Just as Rebecca had dropped over her fine features a screen of silver gauze which reached to her feet, the door opened, and Gurth entered, wrapt in the ample folds of his Norman mantle.
We see it warn't no use; we got to go and fetch Jim So he raised up his bed and slid the chain off of the bed-leg, and wrapt it round and round his neck, and we crawled out through our hole and down there, and Jim and me laid into that grindstone and walked her along like nothing; and Tom superintended.
It might be two hours later, probably near eleven, when I--not having been able to fall asleep, and deeming, from the perfect silence of the dormitory, that my companions were all wrapt in profound repose--rose softly, put on my frock over my night-dress, and, without shoes, crept from the apartment, and set off in quest of Miss Temple's room.
At the same instant I saw the old gentleman limping off at the top of his speed, having caught and wrapt up in his apron something that fell heavily into it from the darkness of the arch just over the turnstile.
In theis fewe rude English wordes, are wrapt vp all the necessarie tooles and instrumentes, wherewith trewe Imitation is rightlie wrought withall in any tonge.
16) In connection with this study it might be observed how naturally the parodied line in Croatsworth -- `Tygers hart wrapt in a Players hyde' -- develops.
Be war and vengeance fled; That Europe, wrapt in lasting peace, May rest her laurell'd head
Elliot; a moment seemed all that could now be given to any one but Louisa, or those who were wrapt up in her welfare.
Can we, for example, find room for negotiation with wife-beaters in brutal ballads such 'The Wife Wrapt in Wether's Skin' or 'The Holly Twig'?
In the lines from Tennyson's Maud (1855) that immediately follow Praed's poem, Tennyson's unfortunate lover "choke[s]" on the "yellow vapours" of the "great city sounding wide," while "The day comes, a dull red ball / Wrapt in drifts of lurid smoke / On the misty river-tide.
Peter Bells, one, two and three, O'er the wide world wandering be:-- First, the antenatal Peter, Wrapt in weeds of the same metre, The so long predestined raiment Clothed in which to walk his way meant The second Peter; whose ambition Is to link the proposition As the mean of two extremes-- (This was learnt from Aldric's themes) Shielding from the guilt of schism The orthodoxal syllogism: The first Peter--he who was Like the shadow in the glass Of the second, yet unripe, His substantial antetype.