To the last-named place, Hugh and Dennis, still with their pupil between them, rushed straightway; Barnaby having given his flag into the hands of one of their own party, who kept them at the outer door.
They have all turned out to see our flags and streamers?
Beyond the pit stood the little wedge of people with the white flag at its apex, arrested by these phenomena, a little knot of small vertical black shapes upon the black ground.
The little group of black specks with the flag of white had been swept out of existence, and the stillness of the evening, so it seemed to me, had scarcely been broken.
The units of that vast and varied population bought and learnt what had happened; there had been a fight and New York had hoisted the white flag.
After the smashing of the City Hall and Post-Office, the white flag had been hoisted from a tower of the old Park Row building, and thither had gone Mayor O'Hagen, urged thither indeed by the terror-stricken property owners of lower New York, to negotiate the capitulation with Von Winterfeld.
It would look perfectly elergant flashing in the sun when I point to the flag.
Yes," assented Emma Jane, "it is, of course; with your name on the board, and our pointing to your flag, and our elergant dialogue, and all that.
That's a graveyard, and it's proper to muffle the drums and lower the flags
as we go by, and we'd better take off our hats, too; it's more respectable, I think.
I thought the people ashore would know how to make the local flag.
That elephant there, I take it, stands for something in the nature of the Union Jack in the flag.
They had felt indignant at seeing their national flag
struck by a Canadian commander, and the British flag
flowed, as it were, in their faces.
Estella waved a blue flag, and I waved a red one, and Miss Havisham waved one sprinkled all over with little gold stars, out at the coach-window.
Whether common ones as to callings and earnings," pursued Joe, reflectively, "mightn't be the better of continuing for a keep company with common ones, instead of going out to play with oncommon ones - which reminds me to hope that there were a flag, perhaps?
Nor can ordinary objects be seen clearly enough: hence the institution of banners and flags