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True, the proud blood of the outwitted lioness urged her to resist this profanation, and Proculejus an enviable honour made her feel the superior strength of his arm. I am no prophet, but Dion, I repeat, this shameful struggle and the glances which flashed upon him will be remembered to his dying hour. Had they been darted at me, I should have cursed my life.
Suddenly, as if they had been swallowed by the earth, he was left alone in the dark, nonplussed and outwitted. Not a point of light was visible, and settling himself against the wall of a building, Sam started in for an all-night watch. He understood the case at once. Chip had been knocked down by the renegades, and, probably still insensible, had been carried to their haunt.
If there were any prospect of a reconciliation with my friends, I should not have so much regard for my pride, as to be afraid of any body's knowing how much I have been outwitted as you call it. It would behove me so to do, for my own reputation, and for their satisfaction. But, if I have no such prospect, what will the communication of my reluctance to go away with Mr.
The progeny of the birds would probably have returned to Connecticut to breed, and their progeny, or a part of them, the same, till in time the famous songster would have become a regular visitant to New England. In the same journal still another collector describes minutely how he outwitted three humming birds and captured their nests and eggs, a clutch he was very proud of.
Barmby and decide who will whether it is that Love was made to elude or that curates impelled by his fires are subtle as nether had outwitted French watchfulness by stealing minutes enough on a day at Lakelands to declare himself.
The unfortunate man had given up all attempt at resistance and submitted to everything as if utterly crushed. He only asked permission to wipe his eyes ere his arms were bound behind his back; for tear after tear was falling on the grey beard of the warder who, outwitted and overpowered, no longer felt capable of discharging the duties of his office.
Larry the Bat, a known inmate of the house, might come and go as he pleased but to emerge from the Sanctuary in the person of Jimmie Dale would be fatal. Kline had been outwitted, but Kline had not acknowledged final defeat. The tenement had been searched from top to bottom unostentatiously.
“You dogs!” he cried, “what trick have you been practising against the soldiers of Rome?” However, expostulation and reproach were bootless; nor would it answer here to go into the quarrel which ensued over the dead body. The magistrates, having got scent of Calphurnius’s scheme, had outwitted the tribune by assigning an earlier hour than was usual for the execution.
Instead of deputing that mad dolt Pepin of Minorbino, had I myself deserted the Hungarian, and repaired with my soldiery to Rome, the fall of Rienzi would have been followed by the rise of Montreal. Pepin was outwitted, and threw away the prey after he had hunted it down. The lion shall not again trust the chase to the jackal!" "Walter, thou speakest of the fate of Rienzi, let it warn thee!"
It was the astutest policy that the Independents could possibly have adopted; and the Presbyterians, feeling themselves outwitted, were furious. There were conferences of the Divines with members of the two Houses. What was the upshot?