The savage, perceiving their defenceless situation, without offering violence
to the family attempted to captivate the Negro, who, happily proved an over-match for him, threw him on the ground, and, in the struggle, the mother of the children drew an ax from a corner of the cottage, and cut his head off, while her little daughter shut the door.
Well, you have said enough,'' answered the Templar; ``I will for a night put on the needful restraint, and deport me as meekly as a maiden; but as for the fear of his expelling us by violence
, myself and squires, with Hamet and Abdalla, will warrant you against that disgrace.
On arriving at this palace the King had resumed his own form, and though no longer young, he might well have pleased any other than this Princess, who had been so prejudiced against him by his violence
that she could only regard him with feelings of hatred, which she was at no pains to conceal.
As to those just causes of war which proceed from direct and unlawful violence
, it appears equally clear to me that one good national government affords vastly more security against dangers of that sort than can be derived from any other quarter.
It may clog the administration, it may convulse the society; but it will be unable to execute and mask its violence
under the forms of the Constitution.
His satisfaction would have been complete had the Rangoon been forced to retreat before the violence
of wind and waves.
The artful creature at once comprehended that she was injuring herself by allowing him thus to read her soul; she collected her features, and in a complaining voice said: "In the name of heaven, sir, tell me if it is to you, if it is to your government, if it is to an enemy I am to attribute the violence
that is done me?
Gales have their personalities, and, after all, perhaps it is not strange; for, when all is said and done, they are adversaries whose wiles you must defeat, whose violence
you must resist, and yet with whom you must live in the intimacies of nights and days.
The unaccountable malady showed no signs of amendment: on the contrary, its violence
increased day by day, and threatened the most fatal results, unless some powerful means were employed to counteract it.
I seized him; when, in his fright at my violence
, he inflicted a slight wound upon my hand with his teeth.
I am of your opinion; (said my Father) it certainly does appear to proceed from some uncommon violence
exerted against our unoffending door.
They found themselves a mere handful of men, on a savage coast, surrounded by hostile tribes, who would doubtless be incited and encouraged to deeds of violence
by the late fearful catastrophe.