And can you mention any pursuit
of mankind in which the male sex has not all these gifts and qualities in a higher degree than the female?
The summer months passed while I was thus engaged, heart and soul, in one pursuit
. It was a most beautiful season; never did the fields bestow a more plentiful harvest or the vines yield a more luxuriant vintage, but my eyes were insensible to the charms of nature.
Some of the horsemen reined in their barbs, and fell on their faces in the dust as they caught sight of the Victoria; the rest continued their pursuit
Mugambi knew something of the occurrences which had led up to the landing of Tarzan upon Jungle Island and the pursuit
of the whites up the Ugambi.
What was the agony of the unfortunate Boxtel on seeing the windows of the new story set out with bulbs and seedlings of tulips for the border, and tulips in pots; in short, with everything pertaining to the pursuits
of a tulip-monomaniac!
Mounting his swiftest horse, he set off in hot pursuit
. He soon found the trail of the fugitives, and spurred on in hopes of overtaking them.
As the fellow saw me he leaped along the ledge in pursuit
, and after him came as many of his companions as could crowd upon each other's heels.
Jones likewise, with his friend Partridge, set forward the moment he had paid his reckoning, in quest of his lovely Sophia, whom he now resolved never more to abandon the pursuit
M'ling was ahead, close in pursuit
of the fugitive.
SEEING a ship sailing by upon the sea of politics, an Ambitious Person started in hot pursuit
along the strand; but the people's eyes being fixed upon the Presidency no one observed the pursuer.
Abandoning that pursuit
, he had next become a quack-doctor, first in a resident, then in a vagabond capacity--taking a medical degree of his own conferring, and holding to it as a good traveling title for the rest of his life.
The wind being adverse, the boat was again sent on shore on the following morning, and the same gentlemen again landed, but promised to come off at a moment's warning; they again forgot their promise in their eager pursuit
of wild geese and seawolves.
Losberne the circumstances that had led to so vigorous a pursuit
The house and the garden, with all the objects surrounding them, were now become familiar, and the ordinary pursuits
which had given to Norland half its charms were engaged in again with far greater enjoyment than Norland had been able to afford, since the loss of their father.
His work, both on the land and on the book, in which the principles of the new land system were to be laid down, had not been abandoned; but just as formerly these pursuits
and ideas had seemed to him petty and trivial in comparison with the darkness that overspread all life, now they seemed as unimportant and petty in comparison with the life that lay before him suffused with the brilliant light of happiness.