He was jerked out
of the way, into a room with the convicted prisoners, where he sat and wept like a child in his impotent rage.
The tinder was damp - no wonder there - and one after another the sparks died out
With these and other observations Sancho set the whole ball-room laughing, and then put his master to bed, covering him up well so that he might sweat out
any chill caught after his dancing.
There's no pleasure i' living if you're to be corked up for ever, and only dribble your mind out
by the sly, like a leaky barrel.
She has the age and sense of a woman, but the outs
and not outs
are beyond me.
From the low-arched expansion-tanks on either side the valves descend pillarwise to the turbine-chests, and thence the obedient gas whirls through the spirals of blades with a force that would whip the teeth out
of a power saw.
I was some little way off, so that I could not make out
the features, but there was something unnatural and inhuman about the face.
I knew, just as sure as I was standing there on one leg, that this was the sort of girl who would have me and Gentleman out
of that house about three seconds after the clergyman had tied the knot.
A long time it took to count all the money, and when it had been duly scored up, Will Scarlet called out
that there were fifteen hundred golden pounds in all.
There was almost an uproar among the children now, and Mary held up the cambric embroidery towards her mother entreatingly, that it might be put out
of reach while the boys dragged her into a dance.
We held a long council of war, and mapped out
the following line of action.
Could any crueler slur than this have been cast on a woman at the outs
et of her married life, before the face of her husband, and in the presence of two strangers from another country?
We whacked this up, shared it, and sometimes loaned all of what was left of it when one of us needed it for some more gorgeous girl- adventure, such as car-fare out
to Blair's Park and back--twenty cents, bang, just like that; and ice-cream for two--thirty cents; or tamales in a tamale-parlour, which came cheaper and which for two cost only twenty cents.
The hills and fields were dry and brown and warm, ready to break into bud and blossom; the harbor was laughter-shaken again; the long harbor road was like a gleaming red ribbon; down on the dunes a crowd of boys, who were out
smelt fishing, were burning the thick, dry sandhill grass of the preceding summer.
In many places it had become gnarled and riven, according to the manner of old trees; knots started out
of it; and here and there it seemed to twist itself into some likeness of boughs.