Time out of mind the piratical proas of the Malays, lurking among the low shaded coves and islets of Sumatra, have sallied out upon the vessels sailing through the straits, fiercely demanding
tribute at the point of their spears.
It was like a wonderful poem to him, and he took it all in guilelessly--even to the conspicuous signs demanding
immaculate cleanliness of the employees.
She was then able to walk, though but slowly, and was moving awaybut her terror and her purse were too tempting, and she was followed, or rather surrounded, by the whole gang, demanding
Violent as he had seemed in his despair, he, in truth, loved me far too well and too tenderly to constitute himself my tyrant: he would have given me half his fortune, without demanding
so much as a kiss in return, rather than I should have flung myself friendless on the wide world.
Attorney-General concluded by demanding
of them, in the name of everything he could think of with a round turn in it, and on the faith of his solemn asseveration that he already considered the prisoner as good as dead and gone.
The one great outrage of her life, demanding
to be constantly avenged, was the passage of a donkey over that immaculate spot.