When the snow lay deepest
no wanderer ventured near my house for a week or fortnight at a time, but there I lived as snug as a meadow mouse, or as cattle and poultry which are said to have survived for a long time buried in drifts, even without food; or like that early settler's family in the town of Sutton, in this State, whose cottage was completely covered by the great snow of 1717 when he was absent, and an Indian found it only by the hole which the chimney's breath made in the drift, and so relieved the family.
First came an old man and women, like chief mourners at a funeral, attired from head to foot in the deepest
black, all but their pale features and hoary hair; he leaning on a staff, and supporting her decrepit form with his nerveless arm.
Under her painful and pressing circumstances, the poor girl felt her deepest
affliction to be that she had not time to pray.
He learned where the wild deer, in their season, were to be found; when they raided the prune-orchard, the vineyards, and the apple-trees; when they sought the deepest
canyons and most secret coverts; and when they stamped out in open glades and on bare hillsides and crashed and clattered their antlers together in combat.
Billy came back and lay beside her, lazying in the sea-cool sunshine, and together they watched the sun sink into the horizon where the ocean was deepest
His face had changed; fright had turned even the tip of his nose from red to deepest
He could not, therefore, be the instrument of raising a whole family from the lowest state of wretchedness to the highest pitch of joy without conveying great felicity to himself; more perhaps than worldly men often purchase to themselves by undergoing the most severe labour, and often by wading through the deepest
The author himself refers to it as the deepest
work ever offered to the German public, and elsewhere speaks of his other writings as being necessary for the understanding of it.
Magua alone sat apart, without participating in the revolting meal, and apparently buried in the deepest
Her countenance expressed the deepest
sorrow that is consistent with resignation.
It was therefore with the deepest
shame and sorrow that he accidentally discovered, after several years, that she had deceived him completely, and her whole conduct turned out to have been so bad, that he felt himself obliged to carry out the law of the land, and order the grand-vizir to put her to death.
Regard your soldiers as your children, and they will follow you into the deepest
valleys; look upon them as your own beloved sons, and they will stand by you even unto death.