Aaron was not indisposed to display his talents, even to an ogre, under protecting circumstances; and after a few more signs of coyness, consisting chiefly in rubbing the backs of his hands over his eyes, and then peeping between them at Master Marner, to see if he looked anxious for the "carril", he at length allowed his head to be duly adjusted
, and standing behind the table, which let him appear above it only as far as his broad frill, so that he looked like a cherubic head untroubled with a body, he began with a clear chirp, and in a melody that had the rhythm of an industrious hammer
The barber told him he could manage it properly without any instruction, and as he did not care to dress himself up until they were near where Don Quixote was, he folded up the garments, and the curate adjusted
his beard, and they set out under the guidance of Sancho Panza, who went along telling them of the encounter with the madman they met in the Sierra, saying nothing, however, about the finding of the valise and its contents; for with all his simplicity the lad was a trifle covetous.
The Protestant and Catholic cantons have since had their separate diets, where all the most important concerns are adjusted
, and which have left the general diet little other business than to take care of the common bailages.
It is extremely probable, also, that after the ratio of representation had been adjusted
, this very compromise must have produced a fresh struggle between the same parties, to give such a turn to the organization of the government, and to the distribution of its powers, as would increase the importance of the branches, in forming which they had respectively obtained the greatest share of influence.
Besides, his secret was betrayed; he had waited and watched for Mademoiselle Cormon; he had, like a patient hunter, adjusted
his aim for ten whole years, and finally had missed the game
This ray is separated from the other rays of the sun by means of finely adjusted
instruments placed upon the roof of the huge building, three-quarters of which is used for reservoirs in which the ninth ray is stored.
And as he had now finished his operation, he adjusted
the pillow to the patient's head.
All the frame was adjusted
except the head, which lay on the table.
his telescope, and directed it towards the yacht.
The boxes were pulled around into various posi- tions, and adjusted
with great care.
Amid the seeming confusion of our mysterious world, individuals are so nicely adjusted
to a system, and systems to one another and to a whole, that, by stepping aside for a moment, a man exposes himself to a fearful risk of losing his place forever.
All this being adjusted
, they were conducted to the main building or council house of the village, where an ample repast, or rather banquet, was spread, which seemed to realize all the gastronomical dreams that had tantalized them during their long starvation; for here they beheld not merely fish and roots in abundance, but the flesh of deer and elk, and the choicest pieces of buffalo meat.
The small brown hand with which she is lifting her queen is laden with pearls, diamonds, and turquoises; and a large black veil is very carefully adjusted
over the crown of her cap, and falls in sharp contrast on the white folds about her neck.
But there are chinks, or there may be chinks, in the best adjusted
masonry; there was a chink in my cavernous cell; for, eventually, I saw, or seemed to see, a ray--pallid, indeed, and cold, and doubtful, but still a ray, for it showed that narrow path which conscience had promised after two, three hours' torturing research in brain and memory, I disinterred certain remains of circumstances, and conceived a hope that by putting them together an expedient might be framed, and a resource discovered.
cried Sylvie, as she adjusted
two or three young Frogs that had struggled round with their backs to the stage.