I should plunge a good dagger into his throat in compensation for the grating, and would nail him down in a veritable
bier, in remembrance of the false coffin in which I had been left to grow moldy for two days.
worm' was a monster of vast size and power--a veritable
dragon or serpent, such as legend attributes to vast fens or quags where there was illimitable room for expansion.
We visited a Jesuit cathedral nearly two hundred years old and found in it a piece of the veritable
cross upon which our Saviour was crucified.
This overflow of blazing lava wrapped the sides of the mountain with a veritable
drapery of flame; the lower half of the balloon glowed redly in the upper night; a torrid heat ascended to the car, and Dr.
Let us return to the veritable
grand hall of the veritable
It is more intelligible to me why I should have read Conde's 'Dominion of the Arabs in Spain;' for that was in the line of my reading in Irving, which would account for my pleasure in the 'History of the Civil Wars of Granada;' it was some time before I realized that the chronicles in this were a bundle of romances and not veritable
records; and my whole study in these things was wholly undirected and unenlightened.
At the sound of the roaring of the tiger the bull's bellowing became a veritable
frenzy of rageful noise.
Lovers' Lane was a veritable
path in a fairyland that night -- a shimmering, mysterious place, full of wizardry in the white-woven enchantment of moonlight.
He saw nothing but the marking upon that letter, growing larger and larger as he gazed, the veritable
writing of fate pressed upon the envelope by a rubber stamp--by the hand, perchance, of a clerk--"Opened by Censor.
In the intervals of pandemonium, each chattered, cut up, hooted, screeched, and danced, himself sufficient unto himself, filled with his own ideas and volitions to the exclusion of all others, a veritable
centre of the universe, divorced for the time being from any unanimity with the other universe-centres leaping and yelling around him.
And Jerry, alert to his toes to listen, by an alteration in the quantity or quality of his whuff, would tell Nalasu that he did not hear; next, that he did hear; and, perhaps finally, that it was a strange dog, or a wood-rat, or a man, or a boy--all in the softest of sounds that were scarcely more than breath-exhalations, all monosyllables, a veritable
shorthand of speech.
By both heredity and environment something of the man's inflexible character had touched the other members of the family; the Lassiter home, though not devoid of domestic affection, was a veritable
citadel of duty, and duty--ah, duty is as cruel as death!
Whereas in general the spirit that removed cometh back upon occasion, and is sometimes seen of those in flesh (appearing in the form of the body it bore) yet it hath happened that the veritable
body without the spirit hath walked.
Why, if she were clothed in a gown of sea-purple, with a rope of amethysts in her hair, she would be a veritable
This, however, required not less than sixty- eight vessels of 1,000 tons, a veritable
fleet, which, quitting New York on the 3rd of May, on the 10th of the same month ascended the Bay of Espiritu Santo, and discharged their cargoes, without dues, in the port at Tampa Town.