A scholar on that water nursing his sallow face in the trough of his hand would have fallen a-brooding on the grim boatman crossing to the shore that none may leave, or the old woman of the Sanza, poling her ghostly, everlasting raft; and had he listened, he could have heard the baying of the three-mouthed hound arousing the wardens of the Vedic Underworld to their infernal watching by that water we all must cross.

There isn't a single thoroughbred Rhode Island Red hereabouts. I aim to get a setting of pure eggs for Polly this spring if I sell my hawgs as good as Mr. Adam perdicks I will. I brought her as a present to you, Miss Nancy, 'cause she's been a-brooding about two days, and if you get together a setting of eggs the last of next week she'll hatch 'em all. She carried three broods last year."

Then tempers began to wear away, and men fell a-brooding over insults real or imaginary, for they had nothing else to think of.

Then tempers began to wear away, and men fell a-brooding over insults real or imaginary, for they had nothing else to think of.

While she had been with cue, it had all seemed gone; we had been as merry at supper as if nothing at all were the matter; but now, even while she was in the next chamber with her maid, I fell a-brooding once more.

And she seemed to fall a-brooding. Newman watched her a while, and then he said suddenly. "Ah, Mrs. Bread, you are too fond of my lady!" She looked at him as quickly. "I wouldn't have you say that, sir. I don't think it any part of my duty to be fond of my lady.

Then tempers began to wear away, and men fell a-brooding over insults real or imaginary, for they had nothing else to think of.