But now a knocking at the door was heard, and such a rush immediately ensued that she with laughing face and plundered dress was borne towards it the centre of a flushed and boisterous group, just in time to greet the father, who came home attended by a man laden
with Christmas toys and presents.
I noticed, too, that several rings and seals hung at his watch chain, as if he were quite laden
with remembrances of departed friends.
With him were two wagons laden
with goods, which he was transporting to Pretoria.
What strange perfumes seemed to waft across from it, perfumes laden
with associations of a world so different from the green world where it now was, a charming world of gay intrigue and wanton pleasure.
In less than two minutes he passed the gate of Sallust's House, where he nearly ran over an old woman laden
with a basket of coals, who put down her burthen to scream curses after him.
All three made the first journey, heavily laden
, and tossed our stores over the palisade.
He descended from the stage, and commanded that several ladders should be applied to my sides, on which above a hundred of the inhabitants mounted and walked towards my mouth, laden
with baskets full of meat, which had been provided and sent thither by the king's orders, upon the first intelligence he received of me.
The Sultan and the prince set out together, the Sultan laden
with rich presents from the King of the Black Isles.
The spoor was but a couple of days old when the two discovered it, which meant that the slow-moving caravan was but a few hours distant from them whose trained and agile muscles could carry their bodies swiftly through the branches above the tangled undergrowth which had impeded the progress of the laden
carriers of the white men.
However, money would not fail them, provided that their galleons, laden
with gold and silver from America, once entered their ports.
With leaves the peach-trees are laden
, The wind sighs through the haze, And the willows wave their shadows Down the oriole-haunted ways.
Immediately, and according to custom, the ramparts of Fort Saint-Jean were covered with spectators; it is always an event at Marseilles for a ship to come into port, especially when this ship, like the Pharaon, has been built, rigged, and laden
at the old Phocee docks, and belongs to an owner of the city.
This old ship had been laden
with immense wealth; and, hitherto, nobody had thought of the possibility of recovering any part of it from the deep sea which was rolling and tossing it about.
A train of twenty wagons, drawn by oxen, or by four mules or horses each, and laden
with merchandise, ammunition, and provisions, were disposed in two columns in the center of the party, which was equally divided into a van and a rear-guard.
I eyed it wistfully for a moment, and then, unable any longer to stand on ceremony, plunged my hand into the yielding mass, and to the boisterous mirth of the natives drew it forth laden
with the poee-poee, which adhered in lengthy strings to every finger.