We continued our pursuit through five towns on the Miami rivers, Old Chelicothe, Pecaway, New Chelicothe, Will's Towns, and Chelicothe, burnt them all to ashes, entirely destroyed their corn, and other fruits, and every where spread a scene
of desolation in the country.
The next scene
disclosed Miss Marrable as "Lydia Languish," gracefully seated, very pretty, beautifully dressed, accurately mistress of the smallest words in her part; possessed, in short, of every personal resource -- except her voice.
According to the proclivities of each reasoner, play, love, ambition, hidden disorders, and vices, explained the catastrophe, the last scene
of a drama begun in 1812.
Then," said Morrel, "I understand it all, and this scene
It was a long and weary journey; the route lay through Pierre's Hole, and other mountain passes infested by the Blackfeet, and recently the scenes
of sanguinary conflicts.
She had read and read the scene
again with many painful, many wondering emotions, and looked forward to their representation of it as a circumstance almost too interesting.
The side of the quadrangle, in which she supposed the guilty scene
to be acting, being, according to her belief, just opposite her own, it struck her that, if judiciously watched, some rays of light from the general's lamp might glimmer through the lower windows, as he passed to the prison of his wife; and, twice before she stepped into bed, she stole gently from her room to the corresponding window in the gallery, to see if it appeared; but all abroad was dark, and it must yet be too early.
you are witnessing now is but a repetition of what I have seen enacted a score of times during the fifteen years I have been a prisoner here.
It describes in elaborate detail what it terms a "terrestrial paradise," and closes with the startling information that this paradise is "a scene
of desolation and misery.
For the country scene
would gradually fade away and in its place would appear the likeness of the person or persons Ozma might wish to see, surrounded by the actual scenes
in which they were then placed.
At last the glare of the camp fire shone plainly through the intervening trees, and a moment later the giant figure of the ape-man paused upon an overhanging bough to look down upon the bloody scene
of carnage below.
I must have one pathetic scene
in it," said Anne thoughtfully.
he queried, secretly exulting at the language he had used, his swift imagination throwing the whole scene
and atmosphere upon a vast screen along with a thousand other scenes
from his life - scenes
that were rough and raw, gross and bestial.
Here is a scene
in the vaults of the palace,' he began.
The first scene
discovered Mac in a despondent attitude and shabby dress, evidently much troubled in mind.