And now, having thrown a gentle gloom around the Thanksgiving fireside by a story that made the children feel the blessing of a secure and peaceful
hearth, Grandfather put off the other events of the old French War till the next evening.
On one occasion, while in command on the western frontier of Pennsylvania against a league of the French and Indians, not only his glory, but the safety of himself and his troops were jeoparded by the peaceful
policy of that colony.
Mixed with the ape's voice the lion's roars of rage and pain reverberated through the jungle, till the lesser creatures of the wild, startled from their peaceful
pursuits, scurried fearfully away.
In the same degree as Cornelius de Witt had excited the hatred of the people by sowing those evil seeds which are called political passions, Van Baerle had gained the affections of his fellow citizens by completely shunning the pursuit of politics, absorbed as he was in the peaceful
pursuit of cultivating tulips.
But now that they have learned crafts through Hephaestus the famed worker, easily they live a peaceful
life in their own houses the whole year round.
Throughout the day they sat peaceful
and solemn, with closed eyes, in the cool darkness shed round them by the ivy.
Our dear mother," faltered the fair Alice, "was living when these long tasks began, and bade us, when she should be no more, ply them in all discretion and cheerfulness, in our leisure hours; she said that if in harmless mirth and maidenly pursuits we passed those hours together, they would prove the happiest and most peaceful
of our lives, and that if, in later times, we went forth into the world, and mingled with its cares and trials--if, allured by its temptations and dazzled by its glitter, we ever forgot that love and duty which should bind, in holy ties, the children of one loved parent--a glance at the old work of our common girlhood would awaken good thoughts of bygone days, and soften our hearts to affection and love.
my friends," exclaimed Michel, "can you picture to yourselves what this now peaceful
orb of night must have been when its craters, filled with thunderings, vomited at the same time smoke and tongues of flame.
Nature is turning out Wilcoxes in this peaceful
abode, so that they may inherit the earth.
asked Zarathustra temptingly, while he kept back the kine which sniffed familiarly at the peaceful
with six children Darya Alexandrovna could not be.
The latter part of his tale had kindled anew in me the anger that had died away while he narrated his peaceful
life among the cottagers, and as he said this I could no longer suppress the rage that burned within me.