He had grown into maturity in America in the years after the Civil War and he, like all men of his time, had been touched by the deep influences that were at work in the country during those years when modem industrial- ism was being born
You come to murder the babe that shall be born
After a short silence, the same person told me, "that his friends and mine (so he thought fit to express himself) were very much pleased with the judicious remarks I had made on the great happiness and advantages of immortal life, and they were desirous to know, in a particular manner, what scheme of living I should have formed to myself, if it had fallen to my lot to have been born
Thus, you see, though born
in Paris, I was brought up in Corsica.
Charles VII of France, surnamed "The Victorious," born
He spent his childhood in the log-cottage where he was born
, and was dutiful to his mother, and helpful to her in many things, assisting her much with his little hands, and more with his loving heart.
Xodar, Dator of the First Born
of Barsoom, is accustomed to give commands, not to receive them," replied the black pirate.
From the high pinnacle of their egotism the First Born
had been plunged to the depths of humiliation.
That night a little son was born
in the tiny cabin beside the primeval forest, while a leopard screamed before the door, and the deep notes of a lion's roar sounded from beyond the ridge.
Many Theresas have been born
who found for themselves no epic life wherein there was a constant unfolding of far-resonant action; perhaps only a life of mistakes, the offspring of a certain spiritual grandeur ill-matched with the meanness of opportunity; perhaps a tragic failure which found no sacred poet and sank unwept into oblivion.
Another era had dawned, new customs, new fashions sprang into life, all as lusty as if they had been born
at twenty-one; as quickly as two people may exchange seats, the daughter, till now but a knitter of stockings, became the breadwinner, he who had been the breadwinner sat down to the knitting of stockings: what had been yesterday a nest of weavers was to-day a town of girls.
Just to think of it -- mother was younger than I am now when I was born
," she whispered.
Some men were born
lucky, lived lucky all their days, and died lucky.
This Man, born
and now upgrown, To shew him worthy of his birth divine And high prediction, henceforth I expose To Satan; let him tempt, and now assay His utmost subtlety, because he boasts And vaunts of his great cunning to the throng Of his Apostasy.
I had been born
with no organic, chemical predisposition toward alcohol.