the King, recovering from his astonishment at recognising the brother who had been lost some years before, exclaimed, 'Yes, you are indeed my brother, and now that I have found you, take the throne to which I have no longer a right.
If a Line were mere length
without "height", it would cease to occupy Space and would become invisible.
They saw nothing but a strong eddy about three cables' length
distant, as if the surface had been violently agitated.
Milady could hold out no longer; she broke the silence.
they reached the summit, where the snow was blown off; but in descending on the opposite side, they were often plunging through deep drifts, piled in the hollows and ravines.
His head was carefully shaven with the exception of two circular spots, about the size of a dollar, near the,top of the cranium, where the hair, permitted to grow of an amazing length
, was twisted up in two prominent knots, that gave him the appearance of being decorated with a pair of horns.
, for the third or fourth time, they descended into the cellar.
The agony of suspense grew at length
intolerable, and I cautiously moved forward, with my arms extended, and my eyes straining from their sockets, in the hope of catching some faint ray of light.
she got into seven fathoms water, and the wind lulling, and the night coming on, cast anchor.
I betook myself again to my nap, and at length
a second time awoke, when, to my utter amazement, it still wanted twenty-seven minutes of six.
As the night deepened, so deepened to me the interest of the scene; for not only did the general character of the crowd materially alter (its gentler features retiring in the gradual withdrawal of the more orderly portion of the people, and its harsher ones coming out into bolder relief, as the late hour brought forth every species of infamy from its den,) but the rays of the gas-lamps, feeble at first in their struggle with the dying day, had now at length
gained ascendancy, and threw over every thing a fitful and garish lustre.
It came at length
, however, and I immediately went on board.
we trembled at the approach of every messenger.
Hereupon the sister of Scheherazade, as I have it from the "Isitsoornot," expressed no very particular intensity of gratification; but the king, having been sufficiently pinched, at length
ceased snoring, and finally said, "hum
a man came from a distance and wooed her, who was called Hans; but he stipulated that Clever Elsie should be really smart.