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?' I tried to prove to him that he was 'high
', as well as long and broad, although he did not know it.
And verily, I am well-disposed to mine eternal fate, because it doth not hound and hurry me, but leaveth me time for merriment and mischief; so that I have to-day ascended this high
mountain to catch fish.
On such an afternoon, if ever, the Lord High
Chancellor ought to be sitting her--as here he is--with a foggy glory round his head, softly fenced in with crimson cloth and curtains, addressed by a large advocate with great whiskers, a little voice, and an interminable brief, and outwardly directing his contemplation to the lantern in the roof, where he can see nothing but fog.
About a mile and a half from Shechem we halted at the base of Mount Ebal before a little square area, inclosed by a high
stone wall, neatly whitewashed.
In the middle of the room stood a man in a uniform, who shouted in a loud, high
It seemed ages to the ape-man before her arm ceased its upward progress and the knife halted high
above his unprotected breast.
I will make you an altar upon a high
peak in a far seen place, and will sacrifice rich offerings to you at all seasons.
Burning with white-hot anger was the High
Priestess, her heart a seething, molten mass of hatred for Tarzan of the Apes.
yet not for those Nor what the Potent Victor in his rage Can else inflict do I repent or change, Though chang'd in outward lustre; that fixt mind And high
disdain, from sence of injur'd merit, That with the mightiest rais'd me to contend, And to the fierce contention brought along Innumerable force of Spirits arm'd That durst dislike his reign, and me preferring, His utmost power with adverse power oppos'd In dubious Battel on the Plains of Heav'n, And shook his throne.
In this I showed, perhaps, more intuitive wisdom than high