An old man playing at see-saw, I took up the first volume once and looked it over, but I soon found it would not do; indeed I guessed what sort of stuff it must be before I saw it: as soon as I heard she had married an emigrant
, I was sure I should never be able to get through it.
She was married in middle-age to a French emigrant
officer, Monsieur D'Arblay, and lived in France and England until the age of nearly ninety, latterly an inactive but much respected figure among the writers of a younger generation.
A poor emigrant from Central Europe bound to America and washed ashore here in a storm.
No doubt he must have been abominably sea-sick and abominably unhappy --this soft and passionate adventurer, taken thus out of his knowledge, and feeling bitterly as he lay in his emigrant bunk his utter loneliness; for his was a highly sensitive nature.
Then I understood this was an emigrant
ship bound for the American colonies.
Mortimer, knew all about the fight at Little Meadow, and the tale of the massacre of the emigrant
train of which Billy's father had been the sole survivor.
It might not be to do an unreasonably great deal for the diggers and hewers, in a registering age, if we ticketed their graves at the common charge; so that a new generation might know which was which: so that the soldier, sailor, emigrant
, coming home, should be able to identify the resting-place of father, mother, playmate, or betrothed.
Much the same is it with many other sinewy Saxonisms of this sort, which emigrated to New-England rocks with the noble brawn of the old English emigrants
in the time of the Commonwealth.
The new emigrants
were still tasting it, lost in wonder, when suddenly the car came to a halt, and the door was flung open, and a voice shouted--"Stockyards
Confiscation of the property of all emigrants
Passepartout was now the only person left in the car, and the Elder, looking him full in the face, reminded him that, two years after the assassination of Joseph Smith, the inspired prophet, Brigham Young, his successor, left Nauvoo for the banks of the Great Salt Lake, where, in the midst of that fertile region, directly on the route of the emigrants
who crossed Utah on their way to California, the new colony, thanks to the polygamy practised by the Mormons, had flourished beyond expectations.
It sends forth its emigrants
like any other old region, and it is pregnant with industry and enterprise.
I should have imagined," she said, "that the people who leave your country as emigrants
to settle in American or even over here might have felt like that.
As coal is said to abound in all that region, and wells are generally successful, the enterprise of the emigrants
is gradually prevailing against these difficulties.
Passing one of these boats at night, and seeing the great body of fire, exposed as I have just described, that rages and roars beneath the frail pile of painted wood: the machinery, not warded off or guarded in any way, but doing its work in the midst of the crowd of idlers and emigrants
and children, who throng the lower deck: under the management, too, of reckless men whose acquaintance with its mysteries may have been of six months' standing: one feels directly that the wonder is, not that there should be so many fatal accidents, but that any journey should be safely made.