added the scout, taking up the limb of the patient sufferer
, across which a deep flesh wound had been made by one of the bullets; "but a little bruised alder will act like a charm.
This, sirs," continued Dorothea, "is my story; it only remains to tell you that of all the attendants I took with me from my kingdom I have none left except this well-bearded squire, for all were drowned in a great tempest we encountered when in sight of port; and he and I came to land on a couple of planks as if by a miracle; and indeed the whole course of my life is a miracle and a mystery as you may have observed; and if I have been over minute in any respect or not as precise as I ought, let it be accounted for by what the licentiate said at the beginning of my tale, that constant and excessive troubles deprive the sufferers
of their memory.
The place of execution was a high hill, on the outskirts of Salem; so that many of the sufferers
, as they stood beneath the gallows, could discern their own habitations in the town.
A familiar intercourse of some standing with the Pierced-nose and Flathead Indians had now convinced Captain Bonneville of their amicable and inoffensive character; he began to take a strong interest in them, and conceived the idea of becoming a pacificator, and healing the deadly feud between them and the Blackfeet, in which they were so deplorably the sufferers
was the most usual and the most patient of sufferers
They were two solitary sufferers
, or connected only by Fanny's consciousness.
It was over that hand that we first got into the habit of quarrelling, with the irritability of sufferers
from some obscure pain and yet half unconscious of their disease.
With the impulse of a soul who could feel for kindred sufferers
as much as for herself, Tess's first thought was to put the still living birds out of their torture, and to this end with her own hands she broke the necks of as many as she could find, leaving them to lie where she had found them till the game-keepers should come--as they probably would come--to look for them a second time.
An embankment fell on some Frenchmen yesterday, and the papers are full of it today--but whether those sufferers
were killed, or crippled, or bruised, or only scared is more than I can possibly make out, and yet I would just give anything to know.
Osman had a humanity so broad and deep that although his speech was so bold and free with the Koran as to disgust all the dervishes, yet was there never a poor outcast, eccentric, or insane man, some fool who had cut off his beard, or who had been mutilated under a vow, or had a pet madness in his brain, but fled at once to him; that great heart lay there so sunny and hospitable in the centre of the country, that it seemed as if the instinct of all sufferers
drew them to his side.
In most instances the poor sufferers
were already unconscious, and in others the fatal "nick" of the artery was inflicted so swiftly and painlessly that they did not seem to notice it.
Certainly, at that fine moment, thieves and pseudo sufferers
, doctors in stealing, and vagabonds, were thinking much less of delivering the gypsy than of pillaging Notre-Dame.
Towards the end of the term two or three boys caught scarlet fever, and there was much talk of sending them all home in order to escape an epidemic; but the sufferers
were isolated, and since no more were attacked it was supposed that the outbreak was stopped.
Sir Richard," said the Bishop in a reproachful tone, "methinks thou and I are companions and fellow sufferers
in this den of--" He was about to say "thieves," but he stopped suddenly and looked askance at Robin Hood.
Then, ordering one of the well men to take a squad from the field- force and build a lean-to addition to the hospital, he continued along the run-way, administering medicine and cracking jokes in beche-de-mer English to cheer the sufferers