George is so occupied with the almanac over the fireplace (calculating the coming months by it perhaps) that he does not look round until she has gone away and the door is closed upon her.
Bagnet gruffly whispers when he does turn from the almanac at last.
The said "hog-yoke," an Eldridge chart, the farming almanac
, Blunt's "Coast Pilot," and Bowditch's "Navigator" were all the weapons Disko needed to guide him, except the deep-sea lead that was his spare eye.
Bob Sawyer proceeded to divert himself by peeping into the desk, looking into all the table drawers, feigning to pick the lock of the iron safe, turning the almanac
with its face to the wall, trying on the boots of Mr.
Marwood told Peter he didn't think Adam had any grandfather and advised him to go home and look at the almanac
By reference to the almanac
a large amount of territory will be discovered upon which its rays also fell.
Her employment, diversified by an occasional glance at the pot, now beginning to simmer over the blaze, was the perusal of the current year's Massachusetts Almanac, which, with the exception of an old black-letter Bible, comprised all the literary wealth of the family.
Dorcas, too well accustomed to her husband's wayward moods to note any peculiarity of demeanor, now laid aside the almanac and addressed him in that mournful tone which the tender hearted appropriate to griefs long cold and dead.
After that we could walk about the village in the pouring rain until bed-time; or we could sit in a dimly-lit bar-parlour and read the almanac
MacGlue quietly consulted his pocket almanac
before he replied.
A broken slate that had blown off the roof, an inch or two of pencil, an old almanac
for a reader, several bits of brown or yellow paper ironed smoothly and sewn together for a copy-book, and the copies sundry receipts written in Aunt Plenty's neat hand.
Nowadays I'm so drove I get along with the Almanac
, the Weekly Argus, and the Maine State Agriculturist.
Piperson consulted an almanac
, and felt Pigling's ribs; it was too late in the season for curing bacon, and he grudged his meal.
Basing his format on almanacs
of the past, he marries weather data with his personal observations, thereby creating a weather diary for an entire year, following a brief explanation of the mechanics of weather.
The Old Farmer's Almanac
, a derivation of Benjamin Franklin's "Poor Richard's Almanac
,'' was first published in 1792, and went on to become one of the most successful almanacs
in North American history.