Two or three hundred years ago, this would have made the poor den
holy ground; and the church would have set up a miracle-factory there and made plenty of money out of it.
De queen she lef' her baby layin' aroun' one day, en went out callin'; an one 'o de niggers roun'bout de place dat was 'mos' white, she come in en see de chile layin' aroun', en tuck en put her own chile's clo's on de queen's chile, en put de queen's chile's clo'es on her own chile, en den
lef' her own chile layin' aroun', en tuck en toted de queen's chile home to de nigger quarter, en nobody ever foun' it out, en her chile was de king bimeby, en sole de queen's chile down de river one time when dey had to settle up de estate.
And she got so angry she nearly drove him out of the den
The keeper was so stupefied at this scene that he took Andrea by the hands and began examining his person, attributing the sudden submission of the inmates of the Lions' Den
to something more substantial than mere fascination.
he go off courting der girl-she was a half-caste French girl- very pretty.
Pack or council, hunt or den
, Cry no truce with Jackal-Men.
, zit still and pehabe yourself, or I'll rap you again mid me vist.
Between a slop-shop and a gin-shop, approached by a steep flight of steps leading down to a black gap like the mouth of a cave, I found the den
of which I was in search.
He had seen many of his kind go to their deaths before the loud noise made by the little black stick in the hands of the strange white ape who lived in that wonderful lair, and Kerchak had made up his brute mind to own that death-dealing contrivance, and to explore the interior of the mysterious den
, good beggar that is to be," quoth Little John, "and mayst thou have no cause to beg for mercy ere I see thee next.
He added: "We watches de white man, and we keeps watching de white man till we finds out which way de white man's gwine to vote; an' when we finds out which way de white man's gwine to vote, den
we votes 'xactly de other way.
His body trailed out beside the slimy carcass of his captor, and into the tough armour the ape-man attempted to plunge his stone knife as he was borne to the creature's horrid den
When I was a-crossin' deh street deh chump runned plump inteh me, an' den
he turns aroun' an' says, 'Yer insolen' ruffin,' he says, like dat.
Soon the Lion was let loose from his den
, and rushed bounding and roaring towards his victim.
human beings living in a underground den
, which has a mouth open towards the light and reaching all along the den
; here they have been from their childhood, and have their legs and necks chained so that they cannot move, and can only see before them, being prevented by the chains from turning round their heads.