Think, for instance, of a journal which makes it its special business to denounce monopolies, yet favors a protective tariff, and has not a word to say against trades-unions or patents!
Yet there are some of the most astounding visions of this sort in Europe which are, and will probably remain, unemphasised for travellers. The vision of the Berenese Oberland when it breaks upon one from the crest of Jura has been impressed upon English people, at least in two fine passages: the one written by Ruskin, the other, if I remember right, in a book called A Cruise upon Wheels.
We start again, and are soon plunged amidst red, rocky bluffs, more fantastic than any we have yet passed. We pass the Mormon fortifications at a place where a precipitous rock overhangs the narrowing cañon.
When we were to rest it became simply a question whether in making the attempt we should be roasted on deck or baked below. We had not much time for idleness yet: though we worked very hard, it was not till nightfall that our rigging was set up sufficiently to enable us to make sail.
And not only so, but as nobody knows it except myself, you'll as good as proclaim to all the world that you heard it from ME. If I tell you what I know, will you promise me this not to breathe a syllable of what I say to anybody?" Gwendoline, glancing down, and thoroughly ashamed of herself, yet answered in a very low and trembling voice, "I'll promise, Mr. Nevitt."
Yet the pious old Fisherman went through it without being molested, whenever he walked to a large city beyond the forest, to dispose of the costly fish that he caught in the lake.
They were to make more trouble but not again were they to imperil the foundations of law and order in the little community of New Salem. As they were starting away Bap McNoll turned to Harry Needles and shouted: "I'll git even with you yet you slab-sided son of a dog." That is not exactly what he said but it is near enough. The shell of the cabin was finished that day.
Yet of gossip or scandal there was none, for the pride of his race kept secret his dishonour, nor did he ever seem other than a courteous and respectful husband. Nor did Mrs.
A subtile, indefinable prevision had suggested to her that Colonel Philibert would not have failed to meet Le Gardeur at Beaumanoir, and that he would undoubtedly accompany her brother on his return and call to pay his respects to the Lady de Tilly and to herself. She felt her cheek glow at the thought, yet she was half vexed at her own foolish fancy, as she called it.
"So Jonah arose and went unto Nineveh, according to the word of the Lord." Jonah iii.. 3. "And he cried, and said, Yet forty days, and Nineveh shall be overthrown." Jonah iii. 4. "So the people of Nineveh believed God." Jonah iii. 5. "And God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way; and God repented of the evil that he had said he would do unto them, and he did it not."