Are poisoned fountains necessary, and stinking fires, and filthy dreams, and maggots in the bread of life?
A summer on the loftiest height, with cold fountains and blissful stillness: oh, come, my friends, that the stillness may become more blissful!
The town takes its name from King Hroar, and the many fountains in the neighborhood.
"The poor woman can hardly drag herself along, and she must now drag the pail home from the fountain. Be a good boy, Tukey, and run across and help the old woman, won't you?"
The eagles flew to the basin of a fountain that was there and bathed themselves, when suddenly they were changed into twelve handsome youths.
Then the youths rose from the table, went back to the great stone fountain, turned themselves into eagles again, and flew away.
It was to little purpose that Fouquet had squandered thirty millions of francs in the fountains
of his gardens, in the crucibles of his sculptors, in the writing-desks of his literary friends, in the portfolios of his painters; vainly had he fancied that thereby he might be remembered.
"I'll get up early to-morrow morning and be at the Forbidden Fountain when the fierce warriors break through the crust of the earth.
"Why do they call it the Forbidden Fountain?" asked Dorothy, thoughtfully.
On this the genius left him near the fountain and disappeared.
He dismounted, and sat down at the edge of the fountain, where he awaited the genius in terrible suspense.
A tall man in a nightcap had caught up a bundle from among the feet of the horses, and had laid it on the basement of the fountain
, and was down in the mud and wet, howling over it like a wild animal.
"Now, good uncle," quoth Will Scarlet at last, when they had walked for a long time beside this sweet, bright river, "just beyond yon bend ahead of us is a shallow ford which in no place is deeper than thy mid-thigh, and upon the other side of the stream is a certain little hermitage hidden amidst the bosky tangle of the thickets wherein dwelleth the Friar of Fountain
Her, only, could he love with a perfect love; him, only, could she receive into the depths of her heart; and now her image was faintly blushing in the fountain
, by his side; should it pass away, its happy lustre would never gleam upon his life again.
After some further discussion, it was gravely settled that Kearney should furnish water brought from the Union Ditch, twenty miles away, at a cost of two hundred thousand dollars, to feed a memorial fountain
erected by Mattingly, worth a hundred thousand dollars, as a crowning finish to public buildings contributed by Maryland Joe, to the extent of half a million more.