They began at the water- mark and proceeded in the bank some distance, which we understood by their making the water muddy with the clay; and we immediately
proceeded to disappoint their design, by cutting a trench across their subterranean passage.
As soon as Saouy saw the Persian he was so struck by her beauty, that he immediately
wished to possess her, and not knowing that she belonged to Noureddin, he desired Hagi Hassan to send for the owner and to conclude the bargain at once.
If, on the other hand, any circumstances should cause undue levity, and consequent ascent, this levity is immediately
counteracted by the additional weight of rope upraised from the earth.
For the first three or four days we had fine weather, although the wind was dead ahead; having chopped round to the northward, immediately
upon our losing sight of the coast.
It was "dear John" and "dear Catherine" at every word; "dear Anne and dear Maria" must immediately
be made sharers in their felicity; and two "dears" at once before the name of Isabella were not more than that beloved child had now well earned.
The king obeyed, seated himself at the back of the carriage, the padded door of which was shut and locked immediately
upon him and his guide.
The girl put the question to Usanga, who, degraded, cunning, and entirely unprincipled, was always perfectly willing to promise anything whether he had any intentions of fulfilling his promises or not, and so immediately
assented to the proposition.
The sparrow, I say, flying in at one door and immediately
out at another, whilst he is within is safe from the wintry storm; but after a short space of fair weather, he immediately
vanishes out of your sight into the dark winter from whence he had emerged.
Amongst other things they spoke of the middle ages: some praised that period as far more interesting, far more poetical than our own too sober present; indeed Councillor Knap defended this opinion so warmly, that the hostess declared immediately
on his side, and both exerted themselves with unwearied eloquence.
And next time I saw him, he accosted me in all confidence as his affianced bride, and immediately
began to settle matters with mamma.
She was so affected with the fright, that she was not immediately
able to satisfy Jones, who was very sollicitous to know whether she had received any hurt.
He had not specially 'made up' as Darzac to buy the cane; he had come straight to Cassette's immediately
after he had attacked Mademoiselle Stangerson.
this glance established a living relationship between living men.
As soon as he came fairly within my reach, I fired, and shot him directly in the head; immediately
he sank down into the water, but rose instantly, and plunged up and down, as if he were struggling for life, and so indeed he was; he immediately
made to the shore; but between the wound, which was his mortal hurt, and the strangling of the water, he died just before he reached the shore.
Well, sir," says he, with a smile, "if you think yourself secure you must take your chance; but take my advice, if you do not put to sea immediately
, you will the very next tide be attacked by five longboats full of men, and perhaps if you are taken you will be hanged for a pirate, and the particulars be examined afterwards.