Your ladyship does not generally take your jewels
with you into the country."
He discovered wonderful stories, also, about jewels
. In Alphonso's Clericalis Disciplina a serpent was mentioned with eyes of real jacinth, and in the romantic history of Alexander, the Conqueror of Emathia was said to have found in the vale of Jordan snakes "with collars of real emeralds growing on their backs." There was a gem in the brain of the dragon, Philostratus told us, and "by the exhibition of golden letters and a scarlet robe" the monster could be thrown into a magical sleep and slain.
give me each a little light from your own breasts, and surely they will glow the brighter for this kindly deed; and I will thankfully repay it if I can." As thus she spoke, the Queen, who had spied out a chain of jewels
Ripple wore upon her neck, replied,--
And Christians generally--surely there are women in heaven now who wore jewels
." Celia was conscious of some mental strength when she really applied herself to argument.
Mrs Merdle was at home, the best of the jewels
were hung out to be seen, Society got what it came for, Mr Merdle drank twopennyworth of tea in a corner and got more than he wanted.
The body of my wife, arrayed in her richest robes and decked with all her jewels
, was laid upon the bier.
With his hunting knife he upturned the loose earth, beneath which the pouch should be; but, though he excavated to a greater distance than the depth of the original hole there was no sign of pouch or jewels
. Tarzan's brow clouded as he discovered that he had been despoiled.
The wealth of the father and the beauty of the daughter led many neighbours as well as strangers to seek her for a wife; but he, as one might well be who had the disposal of so rich a jewel
, was perplexed and unable to make up his mind to which of her countless suitors he should entrust her.
The gates flew open as the chariot appeared before them, and the Cowardly Lion and Hungry Tiger trotted up a jeweled
driveway to the front door of the palace and stopped short.
But the little bride, simple as she was, had a woman's love of jewels
, and could not forego the hope of possessing the very brightest in the world, in spite of the perils with which it must be won.
'Tis she hath given me this jewel
, The jade of my delight; But this red jewel-jade that smoulders, To my desire doth add more fuel, New charms to-night.
Nothing had happened to justify us in alarming my lady on the subject of the jewel
; and nothing could alter the legal obligation that now lay on Mr.