light of dawn--the angelic glory of the morning-star--had looked in through the rude window of the shed where Tom was lying; and, as if descending on that star-beam, came the solemn
words, "I am the root and offspring of David, and the bright and morning star.
The Grand Master had collected the suffrages, and now in a solemn
tone demanded of Rebecca what she had to say against the sentence of condemnation, which he was about to pronounce.
Let him who shall be victorious and prove to be the better man take the woman and all she has, to bear them to his own home, but let the rest swear to a solemn
covenant of peace.
In fact, after all the commotions of the Fronde, of the early period of which we formerly attempted to give a sketch, Louis de Conde had made a public, solemn
, and frank reconciliation with the court.
The most solemn
mystery in the world continued its course.
It was in such solemn
surroundings that our first plays were played.
The Green Gables folk went home after Christmas, Marilla under solemn
covenant to return for a month in the spring.
Nothing more passed at the time, but that night, as Nicholas sat beside his bed, Smike started from what had seemed to be a slumber, and laying his hand in his, prayed, as the tears coursed down his face, that he would make him one solemn
His voice uplifted in grave distress sounded more than usually rich, solemn
I promise you faithfully you shall one day know; but I am under the most solemn
ties and engagements of honour, as well as the most religious vows and protestations, to conceal his name at this time.
She had to make and receive at least fourteen presents--to make fourteen solemn
promises of writing every week: "Send my letters under cover to my grandpapa, the Earl of Dexter," said Miss Saltire (who, by the way, was rather shabby).
I was received by a solemn
man-servant out of livery, was informed that the family had retired for the night, and was then led into a large and lofty room where my supper was awaiting me, in a forlorn manner, at one extremity of a lonesome mahogany wilderness of dining-table.
As if in mockery of the meagre show of verdure that the spot exhibited, it remained a noble and solemn
monument of former fertility.
Do not unfit me, dear Gashford, for the solemn
duty of this glorious day--' the tears stood in the eyes of the poor gentleman as he said the words.
Miller (who had fallen asleep during the recital of the verses) roused from his slumbers by an admonitory pinch, administered beneath the table by his ex-partner the solemn
fat man, the old gentleman, without further preface, commenced the following tale, to which we have taken the liberty of prefixing the title of