The body, decked in rich robes and sparkling with jewels, was laid upon an open bier, and the procession started, taking its way to a high mountain at some distance from the city, the wretched husband, clothed from head to foot in a black mantle, following mournfully.
Being assured of this I returned to the cavern, and amassed a rich treasure of diamonds, rubies, emeralds, and jewels of all kinds which strewed the ground.
Her husband Guillermo died of grief at the death of so good a wife, leaving his daughter Marcela, a child and rich
, to the care of an uncle of hers, a priest and prebendary in our village.
Then he gave him gold and lands and flocks, and made him so rich
that his brother's fortune could not at all be compared with his.
My experience and observation have convinced me that persistent asking outright for money from the rich
does not, as a rule, secure help.
Oh, that is of no importance, really," replied the Rich
Woman, with a cheerful smile.
90-112) But grief yet more terrible and savage came into the heart of Demeter, and thereafter she was so angered with the dark-clouded Son of Cronos that she avoided the gathering of the gods and high Olympus, and went to the towns and rich
fields of men, disfiguring her form a long while.
And then one, seeing another grow rich
, seeks to rival him, and thus the great mass of the citizens become lovers of money.
Oh, were I rich
in calm and peace of mind, My grief you then would not here written find
Who was ashamed of his riches
and of the rich
, and fled to the poorest to bestow upon them his abundance and his heart?
I know what it means to be rich
- better than you, maybe.
You could not live among such people; you are stifled for want of an outlet toward something beautiful, great, or noble; you are irritated with these dull men and women, as a kind of population out of keeping with the earth on which they live,--with this rich
plain where the great river flows forever onward, and links the small pulse of the old English town with the beatings of the world's mighty heart.