Certainly no part of it has seen the light of day for many centuries
His duties all performed, --the highest prosperity attained,--his race and future generations fixed on a stable basis, and with a stately roof to shelter them for centuries
to come,--what other upward step remained for this good man to take, save the final step from earth to the golden gate of heaven
Its source is overshadowed by several gigantic magnolias, which, though numberless centuries
old, have been kept as fresh as violets by the virtues of this wonderful water.
GRANDFATHER was struck by Laurence's idea that the historic chair should utter a voice, and thus pour forth the collected wisdom of two centuries
The Superb" and the "City of Palaces" are names which Genoa has held for centuries
For the last two centuries
the houses have been turned round.
The whole tendency of our latest centuries
, in its scientific and materialistic aspect, is most probably accursed.
The only rational thing for the twentieth-century folk to do is to cover up the well; to make the twentieth century in truth the twentieth century, and to relegate to the nineteenth century and all the preceding centuries
the things of those centuries
, the witch-burnings, the intolerances, the fetiches, and, not least among such barbarisms.
Looking back across the seven centuries
that have lapsed since Avis Everhard completed her manuscript, events, and the bearings of events, that were confused and veiled to her, are clear to us.
So for centuries
the Gaels of Ireland told their tales and handed them on from father to son undisturbed, and in Ireland a great many old writings have been kept which tell of far-off times.
Anglo-Saxon Poetry, on the Continent in prehistoric times before the migration to England, and in England especially during the Northumbrian Period, seventh and eighth centuries
elapsed before the next notice is found of the Fables of Aesop.