The Nez Perces and Flathead sages upon this held a council of war of two days' duration, in which there was abundance
of hard smoking and long talking, and both eloquence and tobacco were nearly exhausted.
But not to speak of the quality of these articles of sailors' fare, the abundance
in which they are put onboard a whaling vessel is almost incredible.
At length the royal bargain was concluded; the necessary supply of hogs obtained, besides several goats, two sheep, a quantity of poultry, and vegetables in abundance
Besides, we take provision for two months with us, after all; and there is nothing to prevent our skilful huntsman here from furnishing game in abundance
when we come to alight.
Having crossed over, by a forced march, to the Tula road beyond the Pakhra, the Russian commanders intended to remain at Podolsk and had no thought of the Tarutino position; but innumerable circumstances and the reappearance of French troops who had for a time lost touch with the Russians, and projects of giving battle, and above all the abundance
of provisions in Kaluga province, obliged our army to turn still more to the south and to cross from the Tula to the Kaluga road and go to Tarutino, which was between the roads along which those supplies lay.
The smooth richness of their diction; the amiable sweetness of their mood, their gracious caprice, the delicacy of their satire (which was so kind that it should have some other name), their abundance
of light and color, and the deep heart of humanity underlying their airiest fantasticality, all united in an effect which was different from any I had yet known.
The Goat, envying the Ass on account of his greater abundance
of food, said, "How shamefully you are treated: at one time grinding in the mill, and at another carrying heavy burdens"; and he further advised him to pretend to be epileptic and fall into a ditch and so obtain rest.
He was exceedingly dark, almost swarthy, with a thin face, black- bearded to the lips, an abundance
of coarse black hair in some disorder, a high nose and eyes that glittered with as soulless an expression as those of a cobra.
Ghostlike scents crept out of the meadows to meet us, and the fir wood before we came to the church was a living sweetness of Junebells growing in abundance
to those sounds which, in the pleasant mansions of that gate which seems to derive its name from a duplicity of tongues, issue from the mouths, and sometimes from the nostrils, of those fair river nymphs, ycleped of old the Naiades; in the vulgar tongue translated oyster-wenches; for when, instead of the antient libations of milk and honey and oil, the rich distillation from the juniper-berry, or, perhaps, from malt, hath, by the early devotion of their votaries, been poured forth in great abundance
, should any daring tongue with unhallowed license prophane,
Thus passed with the lonesome one months and years; his wisdom meanwhile increased, and caused him pain by its abundance
But he always felt the injustice of his own abundance
in comparison with the poverty of the peasants, and now he determined that so as to feel quite in the right, though he had worked hard and lived by no means luxuriously before, he would now work still harder, and would allow himself even less luxury.
In this part I found different fruits, and particularly I found melons upon the ground, in great abundance
, and grapes upon the trees.
However, as I had a great many very good clothes and linen in abundance
, which I had ordered to be packed up in two great boxes, I had them shipped on board, not as my goods, but as consigned to my real name in Virginia; and had the bills of loading signed by a captain in my pocket; and in these boxes was my plate and watches, and everything of value except my money, which I kept by itself in a private drawer in my chest, which could not be found, or opened, if found, with splitting the chest to pieces.
that they taught the savages to make wicker-work, or baskets, but they soon outdid their masters: for they made abundance
of ingenious things in wicker-work, particularly baskets, sieves, bird-cages, cupboards, &c.