On an afternoon in October, or the beginning of November - a fresh watery afternoon, when the turf and paths were rustling with moist, withered leaves, and the cold blue sky was half hidden by clouds - dark grey streamers, rapidly mounting from the west, and boding abundant
rain - I requested my young lady to forego her ramble, because I was certain of showers.
In fact, there was no one to see but the servants, and when their master was away they lived a luxurious life below stairs, where there was a huge kitchen hung about with shining brass and pewter, and a large servants' hall where there were four or five abundant
meals eaten every day, and where a great deal of lively romping went on when Mrs.
When the wine was gone, and the places where it had been most abundant
were raked into a gridiron-pattern by fingers, these demonstrations ceased, as suddenly as they had broken out.
I had abundant
occupation for my thoughts, in every conspicuous landmark on the road.
But in Raveloe village the bells rang merrily, and the church was fuller than all through the rest of the year, with red faces among the abundant
dark-green boughs--faces prepared for a longer service than usual by an odorous breakfast of toast and ale.
This said he paus'd not, but with ventrous Arme He pluckt, he tasted; mee damp horror chil'd At such bold words voucht with a deed so bold: But he thus overjoy'd, O Fruit Divine, Sweet of thy self, but much more sweet thus cropt, Forbidd'n here, it seems, as onely fit For Gods, yet able to make Gods of Men: And why not Gods of Men, since good, the more Communicated, more abundant
growes, The Author not impair'd, but honourd more?
This will be an abundant
fulfilment of the Prince's promises, so far as this herd of Saxon serfs is concerned.
Observe the landmarks well," said Don Quixote, "for I will try not to go far from this neighbourhood, and I will even take care to mount the highest of these rocks to see if I can discover thee returning; however, not to miss me and lose thyself, the best plan will be to cut some branches of the broom that is so abundant
about here, and as thou goest to lay them at intervals until thou hast come out upon the plain; these will serve thee, after the fashion of the clue in the labyrinth of Theseus, as marks and signs for finding me on thy return.
Of this we have abundant
proof in the ordinary experience of surgeons, who, by binding the arm with a tie of moderate straitness above the part where they open the vein, cause the blood to flow more copiously than it would have done without any ligature; whereas quite the contrary would happen were they to bind it below; that is, between the hand and the opening, or were to make the ligature above the opening very tight.
The world has accordingly been witness to few examples of this species of royal prostitution, though there have been abundant
specimens of every other kind.
They who well consider the history of similar divisions and confederacies will find abundant
reason to apprehend that those in contemplation would in no other sense be neighbors than as they would be borderers; that they would neither love nor trust one another, but on the contrary would be a prey to discord, jealousy, and mutual injuries; in short, that they would place us exactly in the situations in which some nations doubtless wish to see us, viz.
About three hundred years ago, it was decreed by the Chief Circle that, since women are deficient in Reason but abundant
in Emotion, they ought no longer to be treated as rational, nor receive any mental education.
All the day of the 22nd of February we passed in the Sargasso Sea, where such fish as are partial to marine plants find abundant
I judged, then, that the children of that time were extremely precocious, physically at least, and I found afterwards abundant
verification of my opinion.
When I had last seen this part of Sheen in the daylight it had been a straggling street of comfortable white and red houses, interspersed with abundant