There are little children here, scarce in their teens, who can
hardly see the top of the work benches--whose parents have lied to get them their places--and who do not make the half of three hundred dollars a year, and perhaps not even the third of it.
see how their condition contrasts with that of my father's horses.
Poyser, you wouldn't like to live anywhere else but in a farm-house, so well as you manage it," said Adam, taking the basin; "and there can
be nothing to look at pleasanter nor a fine milch cow, standing up to'ts knees in pasture, and the new milk frothing in the pail, and the fresh butter ready for market, and the calves, and the poultry.
When this crack closes no smoke can
reach them, and if we hasten to extinguish the flames I believe they will be safe.
I have already seen the Empire of King Solomon diminish to the size of the State of Pennsylvania; I suppose I can
bear the reduction of the seas and the river.
Nay," quoth Little John testily, at the same time rising carefully, as though his bones had been made of glass, "I can
help myself, good fellow, without thy aid; and let me tell thee, had it not been for that vile cowskin cap of thine, it would have been ill for thee this day.
I always envy the individual whose life-work is so laid that he can
spend his evenings at home.
And he told me about his sister who's paralysed, poor girl, and one can
see she's a great trial, though he's evidently very devoted to her.
If you go away, you can
learn to paint pictures yourself like those at Tredowen.
Now go out into the clearing," said Bradley, "and remember that I am walking close behind and that I will shoot the nearer one should either attempt to escape--that will hold the other until I can
kill him as well.
No sound his sense can
The trainer Perry was among them, with his can
of water in his hand, in anxious whispering conversation with his principal--giving him the last words of advice before the start.