"It is about what I imagined but the settings
are not included?"
This great man, as is well known to all lovers of polite eating, begins at first by setting
plain things before his hungry guests, rising afterwards by degrees as their stomachs may be supposed to decrease, to the very quintessence of sauce and spices.
I abhor every common-place phrase by which wit is intended; and 'setting
one's cap at a man,' or 'making a conquest,' are the most odious of all.
The sun was setting
fast, and already half of its circle had sunk behind the hill: Jorindel on a sudden looked behind him, and saw through the bushes that they had, without knowing it, sat down close under the old walls of the castle.
How's it strike you?" he asked, after the due pause which words and setting
She was setting
there in a brown study, with it laying in her lap.
While he staid, the Martins were forgotten; and on the very morning of his setting
off for Bath again, Emma, to dissipate some of the distress it occasioned, judged it best for her to return Elizabeth Martin's visit.
By this time the sun was near setting
, but quite suddenly it fell dark, something like a huge black cloud came swiftly over me, and I saw with amazement that it was a bird of extraordinary size which was hovering near.
out, our new-fledged adventurer paced along, talking to himself and saying, "Who knows but that in time to come, when the veracious history of my famous deeds is made known, the sage who writes it, when he has to set forth my first sally in the early morning, will do it after this fashion?
Sometimes they are pounced upon when in the act of setting
their traps; at other times, they are roused from their sleep by the horrid war-whoop; or, perhaps, have a bullet or an arrow whistling about their ears, in the midst of one of their beaver banquets.
The boats, in general, had to be propelled by oars and setting
poles, or drawn by the hand and by grappling hooks from one root or overhanging tree to another; or towed by the long cordelle, or towing line, where the shores were sufficiently clear of woods and thickets to permit the men to pass along the banks.
"It's the new setting
: of course it shows the stone beautifully, but it looks a little bare to old-fashioned eyes," Mrs.