At the moment of execution--with the halter about his neck, and while Colonel Pyncheon sat on horseback, grimly gazing at the scene Maule had addressed him from the scaffold, and uttered a prophecy, of which history, as well as fireside tradition, has preserved
the very words.
Within the RATHHAUS were a number of huge wild boars' heads, preserved
, and mounted on brackets along the wall; they bore inscriptions telling who killed them and how many hundred years ago it was done.
The streets were filled with people wearing their best clothes, and the fashions included not only "the latest thing," but the well preserved
relic of a bygone day.
She was by trade a weaver; and by constant application to her business, she had been in a good degree preserved
from the blighting and dehumanizing effects of slavery.
The list she drew up when only fourteenI remember thinking it did her judgment so much credit, that I preserved
it some time; and I dare say she may have made out a very good list now.
Her eagerness to be gone from Norland was preserved
from diminution by the evident satisfaction of her daughter-in-law in the prospect of her removal; a satisfaction which was but feebly attempted to be concealed under a cold invitation to her to defer her departure.
She had evidently been a handsome woman, and was well preserved
I have it carefully preserved
in a little glass box; and I've often thought what a pleasure it would be to see its owner.
But her beauty as a young woman had passed beyond the average national limits; and she still preserved
the advantage of her more exceptional personal gifts.
I hope you have been this day preserved
for a prosperous and happy life.
These glorious confessors I met as they were just entering the pass designed for the place of their destruction, and doubly preserved
them from famine and the sword.
Opening another book he saw it was "Palmerin de Oliva," and beside it was another called "Palmerin of England," seeing which the licentiate said, "Let the Olive be made firewood of at once and burned until no ashes even are left; and let that Palm of England be kept and preserved
as a thing that stands alone, and let such another case be made for it as that which Alexander found among the spoils of Darius and set aside for the safe keeping of the works of the poet Homer.
Had the nobles, by a conduct of clemency and justice, preserved
the fidelity and devotion of their retainers and followers, the contests between them and the prince must almost always have ended in their favor, and in the abridgment or subversion of the royal authority.
Because the prospect of present loss or advantage may often tempt the governing party in one or two States to swerve from good faith and justice; but those temptations, not reaching the other States, and consequently having little or no influence on the national government, the temptation will be fruitless, and good faith and justice be preserved
In the general intellectual decay they still preserved
their pristine clearness and strength of understanding.