A handsome, hale
, upright, ca- pable man, with a white beard.
It happened right below lawyer Varnum's, down at the bend of the Corbury road, just round about the time that Ruth got engaged to Ned Hale
When Eben Hale died, whose confidential secretary he was--nay, well-nigh adopted son and full business partner--he no longer came among us.
It was only the other day that Eben Hale was laid away in his stately marble mausoleum.
Hale opened the letter, read it, and tossed it upon my desk with a laugh.
Nigh unto thee, though thou professest to be the ungodliest one, I feel a hale
and holy odour of long benedictions: I feel glad and grieved thereby.
Hale looked at her quickly, her vivid face alive with a grateful light.
Hale, attracted by the wall beyond, which was done in a bewitching honeycomb pattern dotted with golden bees.
It was that of a young man, of a hale
athletic figure, and a giant's strength, whose sunburnt face and swarthy throat, overgrown with jet black hair, might have served a painter for a model.
Whole ages have fled and their works decayed, And nations have scattered been; But the stout old Ivy shall never fade, From its hale and hearty green.
There were strange faces in almost every house; in some he recognised the burly form of some old schoolfellow--a boy when he last saw him--surrounded by a troop of merry children; in others he saw, seated in an easy-chair at a cottage door, a feeble and infirm old man, whom he only remembered as a hale and hearty labourer; but they had all forgotten him, and he passed on unknown.
The Hankses, the Dobsons, the Pilligrews, the Ortons, the Grangers, the Hales
, the Fullers, the Holcombs, in fact everybody that lives around about Patsy Cooper's had been robbed of little things like trinkets and teaspoons and suchlike small valuables that are easily carried off.