Soon I overtook John Fry, and asked him all about them, and how it was that we had missed their starting from the hostel. But John would never talk much till after a gallon of cider; and all that I could win out of him was that they were 'murdering Papishers, and little he cared to do with them, or the devil, as they came from.
To none but Timotheus, the high-priest of Serapis, had he spoken graciously. Others confirmed this report; and dissatisfaction found expression in muttered abuse or satirical remarks and bitter witticisms. "Why did he drive past so quickly?" asked a tailor's wife; and some one replied: "Because the Eumenides, who haunt him for murdering his brother, lash him on with their whips of snakes!"
My boy my wayward, reckless boy, who was once as innocent and pure as yourself, has fallen into the hands of treacherous natives and half-breeds in Arkansas, and they accuse him of murdering a traveller for his money. He is guiltless of this crime God knows he is; but the weight of evidence is fearful, and I am powerless to refute it.
"Why, a couple of days ago," Jeff replied. There was a long pause while the man continued to look at Jeff ominously. Finally he stepped back and lowered the paralo-ray gun. "All right, go on. But if you see those murdering cadets, let us know. We're out to get them, and when we do, we're going to " "But what right have you to do this on your own?" cried Jane. "We ain't," said Joe.
"All that may be done without killing single travellers, or murdering women and children. The peace will be made none the sooner between England and America, because you have got the scalp of Elksfoot." "No haben't got him any longer; wish had Pottawattamie take him away, and say he bury him. Well, let him hide him in a hole deep as white man's well, can't hide Pigeonswing honor dere, too.
However, as the two men had also a design upon them, as I have said, though a much fairer one than that of burning and murdering, it happened, and very luckily for them all, that they were up, and gone abroad, before the bloody-minded rogues came to their huts. When they came thither, and found the men gone, Atkins, who it seems was the forwardest man, called out to his comrades, "Ha!
The Parliament were as bad as the rest, and gave the King whatever he wanted; among other vile accommodations, they gave him new powers of murdering, at his will and pleasure, any one whom he might choose to call a traitor.
From this fixed place, he continued for years to make incursions upon the bordering cities and islands, burning the cities, murdering the inhabitants, and intercepting the commerce of the Mediterranean. During his military career, 429-468, he became the terror of the inhabitants of the empire, insomuch that historians designate him "the terrible Genseric."
"Take that murdering blackguard forward, fasten his arms behind his back, place him on the third gun, and wait for orders," added our new captain, sternly. No one dared hesitate about obeying these orders, though I could see that one or two of the lads disliked the business. "Surely," I ventured to say, in a low voice, "you are not in earnest, Mr. Marble!" "Captain Marble, if you please, Mr.
Shortly after they had established themselves on their ranch, the Apaches made one of their frequent murdering and plundering raids through Northern New Mexico, killing defenceless women and children, running off stock of all kinds, and laying waste every little ranch they came across in their wild foray. Not very far from the city of Santa Fe, they ruthlessly butchered a Mr.