carrying its curse with it) from one lawless Mohammedan hand to another; and still, through all chances and changes, the successors of the three
guardian priests kept their watch, waiting the day when the will of Vishnu the Preserver should restore to them their sacred gem.
Then Robin Hood sped straightway to the forest-camp, where he heard the details of the skirmish--how that his men had been out-numbered five to one, but got off safely, as they thought, until a count of their members had shown the loss of the widow's three sons.
Presently he came to the market-place, and beheld thereon three gallows erected.
A long time was taken in this shooting, and when it was over the judges came forward, looked carefully at the targets, and proclaimed in a loud voice which three
had shot the best from the separate bands.
In the evening, when she had washed up and was ready, she felt in her pocket and found the three
nuts which the old toad had given her.
The uncovered area is then digged perpendicularly to the depth of about three
feet, and is then gradually widened so as to form a conical chamber six or seven feet deep.
The very expression on the face was what had been on Billy's the day of the picnic when he faced the three
But Providence took more care to keep them asunder than they themselves could do to meet; for, as if they had dogged one another, when the three
were gone thither, the two were here; and afterwards, when the two went back to find them, the three
were come to the old habitation again: we shall see their different conduct presently.
There Burton, who was completely worn out, lay ill for several months, during which time Speke made a push to the northward of more than three
hundred miles, going as far as Lake Okeracua, which he came in sight of on the 3d of August; but he could descry only the opening of it at latitude two degrees thirty minutes.
I had offered two hundred sticks of tobacco to the owner, who had held out for three
And moreover, how about three
oyster beds, one above another, and thick strata of good honest earth between?
As soon as we had come to an understanding, and made choice of our professions, my father embraced us all, and in the short time he mentioned carried into effect all he had promised; and when he had given to each his share, which as well as I remember was three
thousand ducats apiece in cash (for an uncle of ours bought the estate and paid for it down, not to let it go out of the family), we all three
on the same day took leave of our good father; and at the same time, as it seemed to me inhuman to leave my father with such scanty means in his old age, I induced him to take two of my three
thousand ducats, as the remainder would be enough to provide me with all a soldier needed.