When they reached the cottage
, the two seated themselves with some appearance of fatigue upon the upper step of the porch, facing each other, each leaning against a supporting post.
The savage, perceiving their defenceless situation, without offering violence to the family attempted to captivate the Negro, who, happily proved an over-match for him, threw him on the ground, and, in the struggle, the mother of the children drew an ax from a corner of the cottage
, and cut his head off, while her little daughter shut the door.
Now the cottage
stood by the edge of a great green forest where the wind was always singing in the branches and the sunshine filtering through the leaves.
In the present instance, it was sickness and poverty together which she came to visit; and after remaining there as long as she could give comfort or advice, she quitted the cottage
with such an impression of the scene as made her say to Harriet, as they walked away,
Noel Vanstone have been traced across the Solway Firth to Dumfries, and thence to a cottage
a few miles from the town, on the banks of the Nith.
Dunstan Cass, setting off in the raw morning, at the judiciously quiet pace of a man who is obliged to ride to cover on his hunter, had to take his way along the lane which, at its farther extremity, passed by the piece of unenclosed ground called the Stone-pit, where stood the cottage
, once a stone-cutter's shed, now for fifteen years inhabited by Silas Marner.
It was indeed to the fortunate accident of its being washing-day at the pretty cottage
near which in the course of my morning wanderings I had set me down to rest, that I owed the sight of the petticoat in question.
About a mile away, on the other side of this neck of woods, wherein Robin had been trapped, was a little tumbledown cottage
This family were situated in the Notch of the White Hills, where the wind was sharp throughout the year, and pitilessly cold in the winter,--giving their cottage
all its fresh inclemency before it descended on the valley of the Saco.
This family were situated in the Notch of the White Hills, where the wind was sharp throughout the year, and pitilessly cold in the winter- giving their cottage
all its fresh inclemency before it descended on the valley of the Saco) They dwelt in a cold spot and a dangerous one; for a mountain towered above their heads, so steep, that the stones would often rumble down its sides and startle them at midnight.
I who am doomed to waste my Days of Youth and Beauty in an humble Cottage
in the Vale of Uske.
Slowly, silently we wandered From the open cottage
door, Underneath the elm's long branches To the pavement bending o'er; Underneath the mossy willow And the dying sycamore.
We had an inn and two houses a little above us, and a single cottage
at the other side of the field which faces us, and except those there were no houses until you got half way to the station.
They left the cottage
and walked through the trees until they found a little spring of clear water, where Dorothy drank and bathed and ate her breakfast.
said the wife, 'we live very wretchedly here, in this nasty dirty pigsty; do go back and tell the fish we want a snug little cottage