They said that no good could come of such an expedition, for the ruins
were haunted by the spirits of the dead who had once inhabited them.
Here I found some young onions, a couple of gladiolus bulbs, and a quantity of immature carrots, all of which I secured, and, scrambling over a ruined
wall, went on my way through scarlet and crimson trees towards Kew-- it was like walking through an avenue of gigantic blood drops--possessed with two ideas: to get more food, and to limp, as soon and as far as my strength permitted, out of this accursed unearthly region of the pit.
At the meetings of creditors, then, he comported himself with a savageness and scorn towards Sedley, which almost succeeded in breaking the heart of that ruined
A great deal more of what the gentleman with the gray whiskers said to show in what way Russia was ruined
by the emancipation struck him indeed as very true, new to him, and quite incontestable.
He was instantly obeyed, the Mohicans leading the Narrangansetts within the ruin
, whither the whole party repaired with the most guarded silence.
The bats had ceased to beat their wings about the ruin
. Even the mocking-bird that had warbled for hours in the old mulberry-tree had sung himself asleep.
"There is three hundred pounds flung away for no earthly use," said he; "but what I care most for is that these horses of my old friend, who thought they would find a good home with me, are ruined
. The mare shall have a twelve-month's run, and we shall see what that will do for her; but the black one, he must be sold;
The good-natured Princess at once left her home and her family and hurried to the ruined
castle, and took possession of the room with the golden bed.
"Then," said Danglars, pale with anger, which was not at all due to offended paternal love, -- "then, mademoiselle, you persist in your determination to accelerate my ruin
It was plain that the Russian nest was ruined
and destroyed, but in place of the Russian order of life that had been destroyed, Pierre unconsciously felt that a quite different, firm, French order had been established over this ruined
"You will ruin
yourself, and you will ruin
me," Da Souza moaned.
Tulliver's grandfather had been heard to say that he was descended from one Ralph Tulliver, a wonderfully clever fellow, who had ruined