He has come across some old manuscripts, or ancient document records, referring to this valley, and they state, according to this article
he has written for the magazine, that somewhere in the valley is a wonderful city, traces of which have been found twenty to forty feet below the surface, on which great trees are growing, showing that the city was covered hundreds, if not thousands, of years ago.
By Jupiter," said the trader, turning to him in admiration, "there's an article
Golbasto Momarem Evlame Gurdilo Shefin Mully Ully Gue, most mighty Emperor of Lilliput, delight and terror of the universe, whose dominions extend five thousand BLUSTRUGS (about twelve miles in circumference) to the extremities of the globe; monarch of all monarchs, taller than the sons of men; whose feet press down to the centre, and whose head strikes against the sun; at whose nod the princes of the earth shake their knees; pleasant as the spring, comfortable as the summer, fruitful as autumn, dreadful as winter: his most sublime majesty proposes to the man-mountain, lately arrived at our celestial dominions, the following articles
, which, by a solemn oath, he shall be obliged to perform:--
Duties on imported articles
form a large branch of this latter description.
But five days after the article
in the bulletin of the Geographical Society appeared, the demand began to subside: "Phileas Fogg" declined.
A man arrived yesterday from Yanina, bringing a formidable array of documents; and when we hesitated to publish the accusatory article
, he told us it should be inserted in some other paper.
But the writer of the article
in question goes on to point out, with insight and justice, that for a great number of people (20,000, I think he says) it is a means of livelihood - that it is, in his own words, an industry.
From the extravagant value placed upon the article
, I verily believe, that with a bushel of common Liverpool salt all the real estate in Typee might have been purchased.
Hunt hoped that he had guarded against any resentment on the part of the savages, by leaving various articles
in their lodge, more than sufficient to compensate for the outrage he had been compelled to commit.
As may be supposed, the foregoing article
had an enormous echo among scientific people.
She held out a weekly comic paper, pointing to an article
on one of its pages.
A few days afterwards I sent my mother a London evening paper with an article
entitled 'An Auld Licht Community,' and they told me that when she saw the heading she laughed, because there was something droll to her in the sight of the words Auld Licht in print.
He would go and see her when he finished the article
on the treasure-hunters.
It was an article
of their creed to believe that the dead painters were the great men, and that the more the living painters imitated the dead, the better was their chance of becoming at some future day, and in a minor degree, great also.
The poison was alleged to have been wickedly and feloniously given by the prisoner to his wife Sara, on two occasions, in the form of arsenic, administered in tea, medicine, "or other article
of food or drink, to the prosecutor unknown.