the sack of corn meal and took
it to where the canoe was hid, and shoved the vines and branches apart and put it in; then I done the same with the side of bacon; then the whisky-jug.
I may say, in short, that I took
part in that glorious expedition, promoted by this time to be a captain of infantry, to which honourable charge my good luck rather than my merits raised me; and that day- so fortunate for Christendom, because then all the nations of the earth were disabused of the error under which they lay in imagining the Turks to be invincible on sea-on that day, I say, on which the Ottoman pride and arrogance were broken, among all that were there made happy (for the Christians who died that day were happier than those who remained alive and victorious) I alone was miserable; for, instead of some naval crown that I might have expected had it been in Roman times, on the night that followed that famous day I found myself with fetters on my feet and manacles on my hands.
I never took
the brooch out of your room and that is the truth, if I was to be led to the block for it--although I'm not very certain what a block is.
Fragment #4 -- Scholiast on Euripedes, Troades 31: For the followers of Acamus and Demophon took
no share -- it is said -- of the spoils, but only Aethra, for whose sake, indeed, they came to Ilium with Menestheus to lead them.
Finding it was likely to overblow, we took
in our sprit-sail, and stood by to hand the fore-sail; but making foul weather, we looked the guns were all fast, and handed the mizen.
It was this matter that took
my master to Ilius, the land of noble steeds, to fight the Trojans in the cause of king Agamemnon.
I rapped once or twice and nobody came, when, seeing the coast clear, I thrust hard against the square of the glass, and broke it with very little noise, and took
out the two rings, and walked away with them very safe.
It was a People's Course, the lecture on the Pyramids, and Jo rather wondered at the choice of such a subject for such an audience, but took
it for granted that some great social evil would be remedied or some great want supplied by unfolding the glories of the Pharaohs to an audience whose thoughts were busy with the price of coal and flour, and whose lives were spent in trying to solve harder riddles than that of the Sphinx.
As they stood hesitating at a little distance, they saw that he sat for a few minutes at a time like one in a brown study, then laid aside his pipe and took
a few turns in his garden, then approached the gate and looked towards the green, then took
up his pipe again with a sigh, and sat down thoughtfully as before.
They all came a-swooping down like a blue cloud, and as each fellow lit on the door and took
a glance, the whole absurdity of the contract that that first jay had tackled hit him home and he fell over backward suffocating with laughter, and the next jay took
his place and done the same.
1 paused for a moment, and had no heart to go on; but my horse neighed, and I took
it as a good sign, and suffered him to gallop forward.
He only notices the mistake to which he pays attention, because his opponent took
advantage of it.