Screamers, no doubt. 'Well, sir! he said, as he shook hands with Martin, 'here is a spectacle calc'lated to make the British Lion put his tail between his legs, and howl with anguish, I expect! Martin certainly thought it possible that the British Lion might have been rather out of his element in that Ark; but he kept the idea to himself.
The second to write twenty containing only adverbs. The third to write sentences in two forms, one containing the adjective, and the other expressing the same idea by means of the adverb, arranging them in two columns, thus: He writes well. | His writing is good. Again, they may make out a list of adjectives, with the adverbs derived from each in another column.
He had seen enough to-night to make him sure that Kaid had once more got the idea of making a European his confidant and adviser; to introduce to his court one of those mad Englishmen who cared nothing for gold only for power; who loved administration for the sake of administration and the foolish joy of labour.
"But what would you do first?" asked Katy; who, now that her mind had grasped a new idea, was eager to begin. "Well first I would open the blinds, and make the room look a little less dismal. Are you taking all those medicines in the bottles now?" "No only that big one with the blue label." "Then you might ask Aunt Izzy to take away the others.
In spite of all efforts to the contrary, one is forced to admit that there is very little poetry in American history. It is a record of advances in material prosperity, and scarce anything more. The only lumps of pure ore are the Idea which the Pilgrims were possessed with and its gradual incarnation in events and institutions. Beyond this all is barren.
In the former period he sought only to know and combine excellence, wherever it was to be found, into one idea of perfection; in this he learns, what requires the most attentive survey and the subtle disquisition, to discriminate perfections that are incompatible with each other.
"Jan" she felt Fay lean a little closer "don't be down on me. You've no idea how hard it has all been. You're such a daylight person yourself." "Hard on you, my precious! I could never feel the least little bit hard. Only it's all so puzzling. And what do you mean by a 'daylight person'?"
He had an idea that it might be better for him if he could engender some closer intimacy between himself and Madeline before he absolutely asked the fatal question; but the closer intimacy did not seem to produce itself readily.
"Yes; but they did not begin to satisfy me. I said to them: 'If you had the Eternal here, all right. I would be with you." "Had they no notion of the hereafter?" "No; nothing definite. Their idea was human perfection. They set out to demonstrate what man can do in the way of the supremacy of the spiritual over the animal. 'All right, I said, 'I agree with you fully.
Then going to the door of the dressing-room she tapped at it gently, saying, "Are you ready, Monsieur de V.?" "Yes, Baroness, I have found my apple, but I am horribly nervous. Are Minerva and Juno dressed? Oh! I am nervous to a degree you have no idea of." "Yes, yes, every one is ready; send word to the company in the drawing-room. My poor heart throbs like to burst, Captain."