From the windows and the loop-holes guns could be seen bristling everywhere, and the minutes that passed were slow and weary with waiting.
For it had already begun to seem to her that even the name of Mrs. Snooks might be avoided at too great a price, and suddenly this possibility! She turned over the six sheets, all dappled with that critical name, and everywhere the first letter had the form of an E! For a time she walked the room with a hand pressed upon her heart.
"The place shall be clean," said Veronica to the steward, who stood before her table, receiving her orders. "But, Excellency, how can it be clean when there are pigs everywhere?" inquired the man, astonished at her audacity. "There shall be no more pigs in Muro," answered the young princess. "The people shall choose as many trustworthy old men and boys as are necessary to look after the creatures.
A characteristic note of the cosmopolitanism of the young New Englander of that day is sounded in the most matter-of-fact fashion by young Cleveland in a letter from Havre: "I can't help loving home, though I think a young man ought to be at home in any part of the globe." And at home everywhere Captain Cleveland certainly was.
It may be well to state here in addition a few important supplementary considerations: "Development can everywhere proceed in only a limited number of directions because the constitution, the material composition of the body, conditions these directions and prevents variation in all directions."
"Those stormy petrels suspect something wrong, too, they follow us everywhere." "Jack says he saw the spectre ship last night." "Is that true, Jack?" "Why should I say so, if I hadn't seen it? You were all asleep, I stood alone at the helm. Suddenly, from the distance, the form of a ship moved toward us. It seemed scarcely to touch the water, and was sailing against the wind.
It will also be said that the opportunity for education was never before so nearly universal. If it is not yet true everywhere that all children must go to school, it is true that all may go to school free of cost.
Then the human race are everywhere around us, and every individual is a volume to be read. We are vexed, and perhaps tormented, by the vices or foibles of those with whom we are thrown in contact.
It would not be easy to give a list of more gross and flagrant sins than those associated with usury in this passage. They are all, always and everywhere, sinful. In no condition can they be lawful and right.
Caps were thrown into the air, voices grew hoarse with shouting; frantic gesticulation, tearful eyes and laughter, yells, inane antics, queer combinations of sacrilegious oaths and absurd embraces were everywhere to be seen and heard. "Who is that?" asked Desmit of the Irishman, near whom he had kept, pointing to the leading man of the group under the tree.