I glanced over the two dictations; Eulalie's was slurred, blotted, and full
of silly mistakes--Sylvie's (such was the name of the ugly little girl) was clearly written, it contained no error against sense, and but few faults of orthography.
What, then is the full
tale of those whom Hector son of Priam killed in the hour of triumph which Jove then vouchsafed him?
With a swift jerk he sculled the flickering boat-head on to a foamless sea that lifted her twenty full
feet, only to slide her into a glassy pit beyond.
This renovated aspect of what was the focus indeed of the room on a full
winter morning, threw a smiling demeanour over the whole apartment.
This was not the first time that I had faced the ferocious Barsoomian lion, but never had I been pitted, single-handed, against a full
dozen of them.
Pushing my hand through the hole in the lid I drew it out full
, not of diamonds, but of gold pieces, of a shape that none of us had seen before, and with what looked like Hebrew characters stamped upon them.
The foreboding of evil that had suddenly come over Rostov was more and more confirmed the farther he rode into the region behind the village of Pratzen, which was full
of troops of all kinds.
A curious proof of the subtlety of these Paul Ferroll books in the appeal they made to the imagination is the fact that I came to them fresh from 'Romolo,' and full
of horror for myself in Tito; yet I sympathized throughout with Paul Ferroll, and was glad when he got away.
The air was full
of the perfume of apple bloom, and the bees blundered foolishly and delightfully from one blossom to another, half drunken with perfume.
This letter, so full
of generous sentiments, disappointed my hopes," Benassis resumed, "so that at first I could think of nothing but my misery; afterwards I welcomed the balm which, in her forgetfulness of self, she had tried to pour into my wounds, but in my first despair I wrote to her somewhat bitterly:
Everywhere resoundeth the voices of those who preach death; and the earth is full
of those to whom death hath to be preached.
Roker's statement, was the racket-ground; and it further appeared, on the testimony of the same gentleman, that there was a smaller area in that portion of the prison which was nearest Farringdon Street, denominated and called 'the Painted Ground,' from the fact of its walls having once displayed the semblance of various men- of-war in full
sail, and other artistical effects achieved in bygone times by some imprisoned draughtsman in his leisure hours.