``And now,'' said Locksley, ``I will crave your Grace's permission to plant such a mark as is used in the North Country; and welcome every brave yeoman who shall try a shot at it to win a smile from the bonny lass he loves best.''
``For his own part,'' he said, ``and in the land where he was bred, men would as soon take for their mark King Arthur's round-table, which held sixty knights around it.
I think even now that I might hit any large and goodly mark with a bow like this.
"There is a mark yonder on the hill," said he; "mayhap you can discern it."
Very far to the west an elongated blur of red, low down, shows us the North Banks Mark Boat.
Between the upper and lower levels--5000 and 7000, hints the Mark Boat--we may perhaps bolt through if ...
The boys rushed to the mark, and lifted the turkey on high, lifeless, and with nothing but the remnant of a head.
He had offered to the younger and more humble marks men divers birds of an inferior quality, and some shooting had already taken place, much to the pecuniary advantage of the sable owner of the game.
There was a certain rude, though chivalrous grandeur in the act; and it marked
not only the beginning of a lifelong devotion and loyalty on the part of Shandy toward his young master, but was prophetic of the attitude which Norman of Torn was to inspire in all the men who served him during the long years that saw thousands pass the barbicans of Torn to crave a position beneath his grim banner.
"Shall be pleased with his acquaintance," said Marks, thrusting out a long, thin hand, like a raven's claw.
Marks, who was anxiously and with much fidgeting compounding a tumbler of punch to his own peculiar taste, occasionally looked up from his employment, and, poking his sharp nose and chin almost into Haley's face, gave the most earnest heed to the whole narrative.
"This autograph consists of the delicate lines or corrugations with which Nature marks
the insides of the hands and the soles of the feet.
By continuing the same process for a greater number of generations (as shown in the diagram in a condensed and simplified manner), we get eight species, marked
by the letters between a14 and m14, all descended from (A).
AND she hung up all sorts and sizes of clothes-- small brown coats of mice; and one velvety black mole- skin waist-coat; and a red tail- coat with no tail belonging to Squirrel Nutkin; and a very much shrunk blue jacket belonging to Peter Rabbit; and a petticoat, not marked
, that had gone lost in the washing --and at last the basket was empty!
The same distinction marks
off Tragedy from Comedy; for Comedy aims at representing men as worse, Tragedy as better than in actual life.