Soon the bright hall was filled with smiling faces and fair forms, and little Eva, as she stood beside the Queen, thought she had never seen a sight so lovely.
With gentle caresses and most tender words the loving Elves gathered about the child, and, with Rose-Leaf by her side, they led her through the palace, and along green, winding paths, till Eva saw what seemed a wall of flowers rising before her, while the air was filled with the most fragrant odors, and the low, sweet music as of singing blossoms.
The cries filled
the room and there was no dissenting voice.
The other prahu had not waited to assist its companion, but before it was entirely filled had gotten under way and was now rapidly overhauling the balance of the fleet.
He had been filled with astonishment at sight of the inhabitants of the court of mystery fighting under the leadership of Number Thirteen, and now he watched interestedly the outcome of the adventure.
There he stopped to see if, by any chance, a vine filled with gold coins was in sight.
He walked to the brook, filled his shoe with water, and once more sprinkled the ground which covered the gold pieces.
And here, under his direct supervision--for he went ashore himself--Leach and Johnson filled
the small casks and rolled them down to the beach.
Both were of course too prudent to give up the fifteen hundred a year which was brought in by the second seat (at this period filled by Mr.
The cellars were filled with burgundy then, the kennels with hounds, and the stables with gallant hunters; now, such horses as Queen's Crawley possessed went to plough, or ran in the Trafalgar Coach; and it was with a team of these very horses, on an off-day, that Miss Sharp was brought to the Hall; for boor as he was, Sir Pitt was a stickler for his dignity while at home, and seldom drove out but with four horses, and though he dined off boiled mutton, had always three footmen to serve it.
As we entered this city our minds were filled
with the remembrance of the events that had been transacted there more than a century and a half before.
Bumble rushed to the closet; and, snatching a pint green-glass bottle from the shelf thus incoherently indicated, filled
a tea-cup with its contents, and held it to the lady's lips.