White Plume was so taken with the courtesy of the captain, and pleased with one or two presents received from him, that he accompanied him a day's journey on his march, and passed a night in his camp, on the margin of a small stream.
In the middle of the camp, before the principal lodge, sat the two chieftains, Captain Bonneville and White Plume, in soldier-like communion, the captain delighted with the opportunity of meeting on social terms with one of the red warriors of the wilderness, the unsophisticated children of nature.
The feuds of White Plume, however, had not been confined to the red men; he had much to say of brushes with bee hunters, a class of offenders for whom he seemed to cherish a particular abhorrence.
Such were the marauders of whose offences the gallant White Plume made the most bitter complaint.
I am quite ready to admit that you can find sterling merit, honest worth, deep affection, and all such like virtues of the roast-beef-and-plum-pudding school as much, and perhaps more, under broadcloth and tweed as ever existed beneath silk and velvet; but the spirit of that knightly chivalry that "rode a tilt for lady's love" and "fought for lady's smiles" needs the clatter of steel and the rustle of plumes
to summon it from its grave between the dusty folds of tapestry and underneath the musty leaves of moldering chronicles.
With white armor, blazoned shield, and plume
of ostrich-feathers from his helmet, he carried himself in so jaunty and joyous a fashion, with tossing pennon and curveting charger, that a shout of applause ran the full circle of the arena.
There is a roar, a thunder of feet, a flashing of spears, a bending of plumes
, and, like a river that has burnt its banks, like storm-clouds before the gale, we sweep down upon friend and foe.
It was a splendid sight to see them, each company about three hundred strong, charging swiftly up the rise, with flashing spears and waving plumes, to take their appointed place.
They wore upon their heads heavy black plumes of Sakaboola feathers, like those which adorned our guides.
One in a black uniform with white plumes in his hat rode a bobtailed chestnut horse, the other who was in a white uniform rode a black one.
As this Apsheron battalion marched by, the red-faced Miloradovich, without his greatcoat, with his Orders on his breast and an enormous tuft of plumes in his cocked hat worn on one side with its corners front and back, galloped strenuously forward, and with a dashing salute reined in his horse before the Emperor.
The encounter will be Cassini's deepest-ever dive through the Enceladus plume
, and is expected to provide valuable data about activity in the global ocean stirring beneath the moon's frozen surface.
In particular the details of the collection of the plume
plasma by the interconnectors on solar array will be more accurately modelled.
TEHRAN (FNA)- NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has observed water vapor above the frigid south polar region of Jupiter's moon Europa, providing the first strong evidence of water plumes
erupting off the moon's surface.
13 ( ANI ): Researchers have found evidence of water vapor erupting from the frigid surface of Jupiter's moon Europa, in one or more localized plumes
near its south pole.