Marks, who was anxiously and with much fidgeting compounding a tumbler of punch to his own peculiar taste, occasionally looked up from his employment, and, poking his sharp nose and chin almost into Haley's face, gave the most earnest heed to the whole narrative.
"If we could get a breed of gals that didn't care, now, for their young uns," said Marks; "tell ye, I think 't would be
I ask the jury to compare them with the finger marks
of the accused upon the windowpanes, and tell the court if they are the same."
So saying, and without showing the least anxiety to pause upon his aim, Locksley stept to the appointed station, and shot his arrow as carelessly in appearance as if he had not even looked at the mark
. He was speaking almost at the instant that the shaft left the bowstring, yet it alighted in the target two inches nearer to the white spot which marked
the centre than that of Hubert.
But I’ll change the stone, for Billy Kirby hasn’t the eye for such a mark
, I know.”
I think even now that I might hit any large and goodly mark
with a bow like this.
If, in our diagram, we suppose the amount of change represented by each successive group of diverging dotted lines to be very great, the forms marked
a14 to p14, those marked
b14 and f14, and those marked
o14 to m14, will form three very distinct genera.
Boat's mad--stark ravin' crazy," he snorts, returning to command.
Is it because, when the minister wrote his name in the book, the Black Man set his mark
in that place?
The most distinctive mark
of substance appears to be that, while remaining numerically one and the same, it is capable of admitting contrary qualities.
Only once before had he fought to the death, but that once had taught him the love of it, and ever after until his death it marked
his manner of fighting; so that men who loathed and hated and feared him were as one with those who loved him in acknowledging that never before had God joined in the human frame absolute supremacy with the sword and such utter fearlessness.
The months passed (more than I had bargained for), and no occasion presented itself for disturbing that mark
in the book.