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"The port works, which weigh so heavily upon commerce, and the port not yet completed!" sighed Don Timoteo Pelaez. "A Penelope's web, as my son says, that is spun and unspun. The taxes " "You complaining!" exclaimed another. "Just as the General has decreed the destruction of houses of light materials! And you with a shipment of galvanized iron!"

He possessed the virtue of being faithful, at least, in spite of the lady's apostasy, and he seemed to be galvanized into a tenfold nervousness as he hustled after them and handed her, with the elaborate attention little men are apt to bestow upon women, into the motor. "Er how long shall you be here, Alison?" he asked. "I don't know," she answered, not unkindly, but with a touch of indifference.

A smell of scorched rags and festering wounds hung in the air. My horse staggered in the eddies of swaying men. But it was like cutting down galvanized corpses that didn't care. Invaders! Yes... God was already dealing with them. "I touched my horse with the spurs to get clear. There was a sudden rush and a sort of angry moan when our second squadron got into them on our right.

In its frozen state it was more like strips of galvanized iron, and when a dog wrestled it into his stomach it thawed into thin and innutritious leathery strings and into a mass of short hair, irritating and indigestible. And through it all Buck staggered along at the head of the team as in a nightmare.

There were no other diversions to be found in the pew. She glanced back at the congregation. She thought that it would be amiable to bow to Mrs. Champ Perry. Her slow turning head stopped, galvanized.

The man... And if I ever if you ever expect me to to c-care for a man all over overalls " "But I don't Good Heavens! I don't expect you to care for for overalls " "Then why do you wear them?" she asked in tremulous indignation. The young man, galvanized, sprang from his chair and began running about, taking little, short, distracted steps.

The big darky, followed by a crowd of smaller and nimbler "shades," would approach one of the leaders among them with: "Is you a Galvanized?" The surly reply would be, "Yes, you black . What the business is that of yours?" At that instant the bony fist of the darky, descending like a pile-driver, would catch the recreant under the ear, and lift him about a rod.

We chose to consider their good clothes and equipments an aggravation of their offense and an insult to ourselves. We had at that time quite a squad of negro soldiers inside with us. Among them was a gigantic fellow with a fist like a wooden beetle. Some of the white boys resolved to use these to wreak the camp's displeasure on the Galvanized. The plan was carried out capitally.

The natives had to do this for nothing, supplying forty men, turn and turn about, though the galvanized iron, hardware, paint, varnish and what not were bought of Stanley and me, and paid for in taxes. It was a very fine place when done, with a broad veranda in front and an inner court behind, where Mr. Clemm used to lie in a striped hammock, waited on hand and foot.

A row of thirty-five baths; a very long bench for undressing; in the space between bench and baths three warders walking: such was the bath-house: all whitewashed, galvanized iron, and rigour; but for its old record of uneventfulness a scandal was preparing that night.

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