I undertook a tour through the country, and the diversity and beauties of nature I met with in this charming season, expelled every gloomy and vexatious thought.
That anecdote never saw the day
that it was worth the telling; and yet I had sat under the telling of it hundreds and thousands and millions and billions of times, and cried and cursed all the way through.
Glinicke, four days
for being too eager a spectator of a row.
after you refuse to go out, you get tired of Aldborough, and you allow Mrs.
On the third day
of her being there, he noticed her.
For all that, on the next day
and the following days
, Christine was careful to avoid the trap-doors.
Then the truth flashed on me; the owners of those gleaming eyes had dragged my prize away from me to be devoured in their neighboring lair; as they had been waiting for days
, for weeks, for months, through all this awful eternity of my imprisonment to drag my dead carcass to their feast.
How came he to think that he had arrived in London on Saturday, the twenty-first day
of December, when it was really Friday, the twentieth, the seventy-ninth day
only from his departure?
As everyone knows, she collided with a derelict when ten days
out from Callao.
On the twelfth day
my throat was so painful that, taking the chance of alarming the Martians, I attacked the creaking rain-water pump that stood by the sink, and got a couple of glassfuls of blackened and tainted rain water.
It is so called, I think, in recognition of the spirit of the Jewish institution, that one day
in seven should be a day
Listen to me, Raoul, I wish you to tell his Grace -- it is a very simple matter -- that to-day
, to-morrow, the following day
, or any other day
he may choose.