You go ashore now, raise your village, bring off every nigger you can scare up, swamp the Krooboys on that steamboat and keep her from being looted, and I solemnly promise you 25 per cent. of her value and the value of what she has in her." "Yes," said Kettle thoughtfully. "That's a square enough offer, and it's made before witnesses, and I believe the courts would make you stick to it."
Agitated and questioning, the lady did as she was bid, and at the first glance gave a cry of surprise, if not of understanding. The square of brown paper, acting as a backing to the picture, was slit across, disclosing a similar one behind it which was still intact. "Oh! was it hidden in here?" she asked. "Very completely," assented Violet.
This, from being mixed with the saccharine matter of the grain, soon runs into the acetous fermentation, and the weak acid thus formed by digesting on the fecula renders it white. After setting, the precipitate is washed several times, and put by in square cakes and dried on kilns. These in drying part into flakes, which gives the form to the starch of the shops.
Is your mother alive? Has she got a better Bible on her table than I have got on mine? Does she stand better with her trades-people than I do with mine? Has she always lived within her income? I have always lived within mine. Ah! there IS the clergyman coming along the square. Look, Mr. What's-your-name look, if you please!"
However, a very sharp little boy, who was standing near and who answered all my questions, told me they were rougets. We went on to the Halles a large gray stone building facing the sea rather imposing with a square tower on top, from which one can see a long way out to sea and signal incoming fishing-boats.
A cubic foot of water produces 1669 cubic feet of steam of the atmospheric density of 15 lbs. per square inch, whereas a consumption of 33 cubic feet of steam in the minute is 1980 cubic feet in the hour.
The room wherein the Wesleyans associated with Croft-street school meet for religious duties is square, heavy- looking, dull, and hazy in its atmosphere.
"You must come back with me, Barbara. If you don't everybody'll know what's happened." "I can't, Fanny." "He won't be there. You won't see him till your wedding day. He's going to stay with Granny. He says she isn't very well." "I'm sorry she isn't well." "She's perfectly well. That isn't what he's going for." Across the Square they could see the door of the Dower House open and receive him.
Once I caught a fellow by the tail, but he wriggled it out of my fingers, and another whose nose I must have touched gave me a sharp nip and then bounded away. At last I thought I would form a trap with my knife. Near me was a square case close to which I heard the rats frequently passing. I felt and discovered that there was a small opening between it and the large package.
Certainly, were I Annas, I should not care to come back to Bloomsbury Square. "Poor white thing!" said my Aunt Kezia, when she saw Flora in the evening. "Why, you are worse to look at than these girls, and they are ill enough." Flora brings news that Annas is to see the Princess next Thursday, but she has made up her mind to tarry longer in London, and will not go back with us.