I saw that I was too calm; so I walked the room a while and worked myself into a high
excitement; but the book's next remark --that the adventurer must get up at two in the morning--came as near as anything to flatting it all out again.
Nor had they yet among the Sons of EVE Got them new Names, till wandring ore the Earth, Through Gods high
sufferance for the tryal of man, By falsities and lyes the greatest part Of Mankind they corrupted to forsake God their Creator, and th' invisible Glory of him, that made them, to transform Oft to the Image of a Brute, adorn'd With gay Religions full of Pomp and Gold, And Devils to adore for Deities: Then were they known to men by various Names, And various Idols through the Heathen World.
As to the first, you are to understand, that for about seventy moons past there have been two struggling parties in this empire, under the names of TRAMECKSAN and SLAMECKSAN, from the high
and low heels of their shoes, by which they distinguish themselves.
in other words our High
Priest) came to inspect the State Prison and paid me his seventh annual visit, and when for the seventh time he put me the question, 'Was I any better?
Every object served to mark the residence of a rich, aristocratic gentleman, who held himself high
above the common people, and could have nothing to fear from them.
bluffs advanced upon the river, and forced the travellers occasionally to leave its banks and wind their course into the interior.
Do you mean to say," said Lady Muriel, "that these manikins of an inch high
are to argue with me?
Never can there come fog too thick, never can there come mud and mire too deep, to assort with the groping and floundering condition which this High
Court of Chancery, most pestilent of hoary sinners, holds this day in the sight of heaven and earth.
The narrow canon in which Nablous, or Shechem, is situated, is under high
cultivation, and the soil is exceedingly black and fertile.
The part of the room behind the columns, with a high
silk-curtained mahogany bedstead on one side and on the other an immense case containing icons, was brightly illuminated with red light like a Russian church during evening service.
It was La of Opar, High
Priestess of the Flaming God, and fifty of her horrid priests searching for the purloiner of the sacred sacrificial knife.
His seeming rescue by a votaress of the high
priestess of the sun had been but a part of the mimicry of their heathen ceremony--the sun looking down upon him through the opening at the top of the court had claimed him as his own, and the priestess had come from the inner temple to save him from the polluting hands of worldlings--to save him as a human offering to their flaming deity.