At night I dream of all the animals, one by one--the giraffe, the two dromedaries, the young lion, the alligator, and Alexander.
Yes, I am the sleeping volcano, and one morning, monsieur, I have suffered the eruption.
Those who knew them least said that they were eaten up with "side." But their reserve and their internal arrangements generally were merely protective diplomacy.
When Bobby came up from Deolali and took his place among the Tail Twisters, it was gently but firmly borne in upon him that the Regiment was his father and his mother and his indissolubly wedded wife, and that there was no crime under the canopy of heaven blacker than that of bringing shame on the Regiment, which was the best-shooting, best-drilled, best set-up, bravest, most illustrious, and in all respects most desirable Regiment within the compass of the Seven Seas.
"Oh, do tell my 'and, Miss Bennett," cried the girls in her department, eager to please her.
A little crowd collected round her, and, amid screams of embarrassment, giggles, blushings, and cries of dismay or admiration, she talked mysteriously of fair and dark men, of money in a letter, and of journeys, till the sweat stood in heavy beads on her painted face.
The fact that it was churning day was another reason why it was inconvenient to have the whittaws, and why, consequently, Mrs.
It isn't spinning as you'd be at, I'll be bound, and let you have your own way.
He saw men going from building to building, to set fire to them, as he presently realised, and he heard a series of dull detonations from the wheel pit of the power-house.
He did not at first envisage his own plight in definite and comprehensible terms.
I assure you, Sophronia, that I only praise Alfred, because he is your husband and so fond of you.'
It shaded off into a cool smile, as she said, with her eyes upon her lunch, and her eyebrows raised: