Sancho said they might go in, but that he would wait there outside, and that he would tell them afterwards
the reason why he was unwilling, and why it did not suit him to enter it; but be begged them to bring him out something to eat, and to let it be hot, and also to bring barley for Rocinante.
Good, indeed, was in a high fever, and very soon afterwards began to grow light-headed, and also, to my alarm, to spit blood, the result, no doubt, of some internal injury, inflicted during the desperate efforts made by the Kukuana warrior on the previous day to force his big spear through the chain armour.
I noticed, however, that he addressed Sir Henry with a kind of reverence, as though he were something more than man; and, indeed, as we afterwards found out, the great Englishman was looked on throughout Kukuanaland as a supernatural being.
And won't you be ashamed when they tell you, afterwards
, that your wife lived at Totski's expense so many years?
For ever afterwards
he was glad of that single look of reproach which seemed to escape her unwittingly as her eyes met his.
At any rate, many years afterwards
his tomb was shown there.
By dint of an ingenious counsel, and a legal flaw, he escaped; but only to undergo a worse punishment; for, some years afterwards
, his house was broken open in the night by robbers, tempted by the rumours of his great wealth, and he was found murdered in his bed.
The disturbance seems generally, as in the case of Concepcion, to have been of two kinds: first, at the instant of the shock, the water swells high up on the beach with a gentle motion, and then as quietly retreats; secondly, some time afterwards
, the whole body of the sea retires from the coast, and then returns in waves of overwhelming force.
She ordered her servants, therefore, immediately to show him into a room, and presently afterwards
invited him to dinner with herself; which invitation he very thankfully accepted; for indeed much less agreeable company than that of Mrs Whitefield, and a much worse entertainment than she had provided, would have been welcome after so long fasting and so long a walk.
He remembered how his brother, while at the university, and for a year afterwards
, had, in spite of the jeers of his companions, lived like a monk, strictly observing all religious rites, services, and fasts, and avoiding every sort of pleasure, especially women.
Their food, as I afterwards
found, was coarse, but it was wholesome; and they procured a sufficiency of it.
The Countess," Passmore continued, "shortly afterwards
visited these rooms.
However, the green limes that I gathered were not only pleasant to eat, but very wholesome; and I mixed their juice afterwards
with water, which made it very wholesome, and very cool and refreshing.
This hardship broke all my measures, for the steps I took afterwards
for my own deliverance were hereby rendered wholly ineffectual, unless I would abandon him, and leave him to go to America by himself; than which he protested he would much rather venture, although he were certain to go directly to the gallows.
I own that this dream had nothing in it literally and specifically true; but the general part was so true--the base; villainous behaviour of these three hardened rogues was such, and had been so much worse than all I can describe, that the dream had too much similitude of the fact; and as I would afterwards
have punished them severely, so, if I had hanged them all, I had been much in the right, and even should have been justified both by the laws of God and man.