It seemed that the Jeroboam had not long left home, when upon speaking a whale-ship, her people were reliably apprised
of the existence of Moby Dick, and the havoc he had made.
Having ascertained the fact before alluded to, that the islanders,--from motives of precaution, dwelt altogether in the depths of the valleys, and avoided wandering about the more elevated portions of the shore, unless bound on some expedition of war or plunder, I concluded that if I could effect unperceived a passage to the mountain, I might easily remain among them, supporting myself by such fruits as came in my way until the sailing of the ship, an event of which I could not fail to be immediately apprised
, as from my lofty position I should command a view of the entire harbour.
But in the morning thou wilt call here, and we can adjust this, as well as more important matters Elizabeth”—for the young lady, being apprised
that the wound was dressed, had re-entered the hall—” thou wilt order a repast for this youth before we proceed to the church; and Aggy will have a sleigh prepared to convey him to his friend.
The next day Aylmer apprised
his wife of a plan that he had formed whereby he might have opportunity for the intense thought and constant watchfulness which the proposed operation would require; while Georgiana, likewise, would enjoy the perfect repose essential to its success.
He was not conscious of an effort, but a sharp pain in his wrist apprised
him that he was trying to free his hands.
The majority of dairymen have a cross manner at milking time, but it happened that Mr Crick was glad to get a new hand--for the days were busy ones now--and he received her warmly; inquiring for her mother and the rest of the family--(though this as a matter of form merely, for in reality he had not been aware of Mrs Durbeyfield's existence till apprised
of the fact by a brief business-letter about Tess).
One of the peachy-cheeked charmers with the skeleton throats is already apprised
of all the principal circumstances that will come out before the Lords on Sir Leicester's application for a bill of divorce.
The affair thus determined, and Thorpe's approbation secured, Catherine only remained to be apprised
Here a low whistle, the prearranged signal, apprised
the balance of our party that I was returning, and we were met by the three with every manifestation of enthusiastic rejoicing.
But scarcely had I taken a hundred steps in the direction of the farther gate when the sound of marching troops, the clank of metal, and the squealing of thoats just within the city apprised
me of the fact that the Kaolians were already moving toward the other gate.
Jeptha, Judge of Israel; who, being apprised
of their approach,
Beyond this universality of the symbolic language, we are apprised
of the divineness of this superior use of things, whereby the world is a temple whose walls are covered with emblems, pictures, and commandments of the Deity,--in this, that there is no fact in nature which does not carry the whole sense of nature; and the distinctions which we make in events and in affairs, of low and high, honest and base, disappear when nature is used as a symbol.
Presently a faint rustling of the bush apprised
him of the stealthy creeping of the thing behind.
The nine mellow strokes, by which she was now apprised
of the hour, were a message from the great clock at Westminster itself.
My mother did not relish this at all, and now made many objections to my accepting the situation; in which my sister warmly supported her: but, unwilling to be balked again, I overruled them all; and, having first obtained the consent of my father (who had, a short time previously, been apprised
of these transactions), I wrote a most obliging epistle to my unknown correspondent, and, finally, the bargain was concluded.