Speaking of that, two brothers from the Merton lodge are coming over to us next week to do some business in this quarter.
I would say, Eminent Bodymaster, that if a man should be wanted I should take it as an honour to be chosen to help the lodge.
I would move," said the secretary, Harraway, a vulture-faced old graybeard who sat near the chairman, "that Brother McMurdo should wait until it is the good pleasure of the lodge to employ him.
He was struck down doing the work of the lodge, and it is for us to see that she is not the loser.
So long as the members of this lodge stand together there is no power in the United States that can touch them.
McMurdo had a fine tenor voice, and if he had failed to gain the good will of the lodge before, it could no longer have been withheld after he had thrilled them with "I'm Sitting on the Stile, Mary," and "On the Banks of Allan Water.
He does not say, My lodge is empty and there is room for another; but shall I build, and will the virgin show me near what spring she would dwell?
She cannot walk to the door of her father; she will stay, in the lodge of a valiant warrior for ever.
In this manner had he wooed her from the lodge of her father, and it was to listen to similar pictures of the renown and deeds of the greatest brave in her tribe, that she had shut her ears to the tender tales of so many of the Sioux youths.
As the Teton turned to leave his lodge, in the manner just mentioned, he found this unexpected and half-forgotten object before him.
Wrapping his robe again about him, the Teton motioned to the trapper to follow, and stalked haughtily from the lodge, muttering, as he went--
Tachechana pressed a kiss on the lips of her son, and withdrew to the farther side of the lodge.
The whole shuddering group of spectators glided from the lodge like troubled sprites; and Duncan thought that he and the yet throbbing body of the victim of an Indian judgment had now become its only tenants.
When at the distance of a few hundred feet from the lodges the newly arrived warriors halted.
He followed the crowd, which drew nigh the lodges, gloomy and sullen, like any other multitude that had been disappointed in an execution.