It might not be much harm on parade
, except to worry and fatigue them; but how would it be in a bayonet charge against the enemy, when they want the free use of every muscle, and all their strength thrown forward?
The housekeeper -- dressed to perfection, as usual, in a quiet, lavender-colored summer gown, a black mantilla, an unassuming straw bonnet, and a crisp blue veil -- escorted her invalid master with the tenderest attention; sometimes directing his notice respectfully to the various objects of the sea view; sometimes bending her head in graceful acknowledgment of the courtesy of passing strangers on the Parade
, who stepped aside to let the invalid pass by.
He walked me up to my room slowly and gravely - I am certain he had a delight in that formal parade
of executing justice - and when we got there, suddenly twisted my head under his arm.
And the pushmi-pullyu took the little boy on his back and gave him a ride round the dining-room table; while all the other animals followed behind, beating the dish-covers with spoons, pretending it was a parade
Now had night measur'd with her shaddowie Cone Half way up Hill this vast Sublunar Vault, And from thir Ivorie Port the Cherubim Forth issuing at th' accustomd hour stood armd To thir night watches in warlike Parade
, When GABRIEL to his next in power thus spake.
There was a regular beat of hoofs in the darkness, and a big troop-horse cantered up as steadily as though he were on parade
, jumped a gun tail, and landed close to the mule.
From such a parade
of constitutional powers, in the representatives and head of this confederacy, the natural supposition would be, that it must form an exception to the general character which belongs to its kindred systems.
Now inasmuch as we have plenty of wit, we thought it would be a good thing to parade
our dear little honor, or dishonor, to catch an old boy; but that old boy, my dear heart, knows the Alpha and Omega of female tricks,--which means that you could easier put salt on a sparrow's tail than to make me believe I have anything to do with your little affair.
He wore his leopard skin at first in response to a desire to parade
a trophy of his prowess, for he had slain the leopard with his knife in a hand-to-hand combat.
Phileas Fogg was seated squarely in his armchair, his feet close together like those of a grenadier on parade
, his hands resting on his knees, his body straight, his head erect; he was steadily watching a complicated clock which indicated the hours, the minutes, the seconds, the days, the months, and the years.
Just like parade
it had been a minute before-- then stumble, bang, swish
The youth thought of the village street at home before the arrival of the circus parade
on a day in the spring.