That he might make his appearance before his mistress in the true style of a cavalier, he borrowed a horse from the farmer with whom he was domiciliated, a choleric old Dutchman of the name of Hans Van Ripper, and, thus gallantly mounted, issued forth like a knight- errant in quest of adventures
I had thought up to that moment of the adventures
before me, not at all of the home that I was leaving; and now, at sight of this clumsy stranger, who was to stay here in my place beside my mother, I had my first attack of tears.
It is perhaps the last instance of a Pretender's adventure
for a Crown that History will have to record with the usual grave moral disapproval tinged by a shamefaced regret for the departing romance.
's a relation; the relation's an adventure
The extraordinary upshot of this adventure
was -- but we have not decided yet that this is the adventure
we are to narrate.
We were to do all the important things precisely as they are done every evening at his own home, and so I am in a puzzle to know how it was such an adventure
But you will see, when you begin to read the story, that Toto was in Kansas while Dorothy was in California, and so she had to start on her adventure
The post-mark (Algiers) had aroused my interest and curiosity, es-pecially at this time, since it was Algiers that was presently to witness the termination of my coming sea voyage in search of sport and adventure
But what right, the next thought in his brain would whisper, had such a girl to swagger around like a man and exult that adventure
was not dead?
There it was, the smack and slap of the spirit of revolt, of adventure
, of romance, of the things forbidden and done defiantly and grandly.
So it was, when we moved to San Francisco into four wretched rooms in the slum south of Market Street, that he embarked upon the adventure
with the joy and enthusiasm of a child--combined with the clear sight and mental grasp of an extraordinary intellect.
Miss Cecily King contributes a thrilling article of adventure
He could not conceive of the possibility of apparently having passed through such a weird adventure
in which there was no grain of truth.
This you would do unless you are one of the blessed few in whom the pure spirit of adventure
is not dead.
Here an adventure
befel me, in which (incredible as it may appear) you are personally interested.