delightfully in the radiance of an immense fire, compounded of coal, peat, and wood; and near the table, laid for a plentiful evening meal, I was pleased to observe the
in his face and his strange eyes widened with joyfulness.
There, in the daughter's cheek, glowed
the lovely dusky red which had faded from the mother's to bloom again no more.
Up over the shoulder of the hill came the sun of Slaughter; it glowed
red upon the red shields, red grew the place of killing; the white plumes of the chiefs were dipped in the blood of heaven.
There was a star upon his forehead, and around his young face there glowed
an aureole of gold and roses--to speak figuratively, for the star upon his brow was hope, and the gold and roses encircling his head, a miniature rainbow, were youth and health.
he cried, with a grin, hurrying to the place indicated, where, skating being out of the question, he made a pair of slides, and gravely exercised himself upon them until his face glowed
and his fingers tingled in the frosty air.
As soon as I remembered I was not defenceless, courage glowed
again in my heart and I set my face resolutely for this man of the island and walked briskly towards him.
At one time it had for a little while glowed
more brilliantly again, but it speedily reverted to its sullen red heat.