This makes it a cause for congratulation that by modern methods a very few men can
do the painfully necessary work of head-cracking for the whole of the cultured world.
I think I taste that whey now--with a flavour so delicate that one can
hardly distinguish it from an odour, and with that soft gliding warmth that fills one's imagination with a still, happy dreaminess.
I felt that it is from ourselves alone that help can
She milked half the cows, separated the cream, took charge of the dairy house and washed all the cans
When this crack closes no smoke can
reach them, and if we hasten to extinguish the flames I believe they will be safe.
of ale were brought, and with jest and song and merry tales the hours slipped away on fleeting wings.
it is some auld-farrant word about which she can
tell me nothing.
If you go away, you can
learn to paint pictures yourself like those at Tredowen.
He did not mind treating a bar-room of men to whiskey at fifty cents a drink, but there was somewhere in his own extravagant nature a sense of fitness and arithmetic that revolted against paying fifteen dollars for the contents of an oyster can
The best thing you can
do is to get them in check right now.
A chap who can
tell you offhand the difference between
never forget my thrills the first night I took part in a concerted raid, when we assembled on board the Annie--rough men, big and unafraid, and weazened wharf-rats, some of them ex-convicts, all of them enemies of the law and meriting jail, in sea-boots and sea-gear, talking in gruff low voices, and "Big" George with revolvers strapped about his waist to show that he meant business.
For this man was that hybrid of tramp-land, an alki-stiff that has degenerated into a stew-bum, with so little self-respect that he will never "boil-up," and with so little pride that he will eat out of a garbage can
But this is a matter of much greater importance,' interrupted Miss La Creevy; 'that you might have been sure of before you came, but the end of this, nobody can
foresee, unless you are very guarded and careful.
As to a pavement, I can
find no traces of one, and all the lamps, it seems, have gone to sleep.