This cost me a great deal of time and labour, especially to cut the piles in the woods, bring
them to the place, and drive them into the earth.
a thief, a drunkard, any outcast off the streets, and I promise you I'll do everything I can for them gladly.
Yes, sire," replied D'Artagnan, the same tone, "I bring
him to you; he is down below yonder, in a large chest pierced with holes, so as to allow him to breathe.
Dear child, tomorrow we must bear you home, for, much as we long to keep you, it were wrong to bring such sorrow to your loving earthly friends; therefore we will guide you to the brook-side, and there say farewell till you come again to visit us.
The flowers' lives are often short, for cruel hands destroy them; therefore is it our greatest joy to bring them hither, where no careless foot or wintry wind can harm them, where they bloom in quiet beauty, repaying our care by their love and sweetest perfumes.
You came very near and spoke to her: `Telphusa, here I am minded to make a glorious temple, an oracle for men, and hither they will always bring perfect hecatombs, both those who live in rich Peloponnesus and those of Europe and all the wave-washed isles, coming to seek oracles.
But when Telphusa saw this, she was angry in heart and spoke, saying: `Lord Phoebus, worker from afar, I will speak a word of counsel to your heart, since you are minded to make here a glorious temple to be an oracle for men who will always bring hither perfect hecatombs for you; yet I will speak out, and do you lay up my words in your heart.
This is my plan: that you should fall upon the Halakazi tribe, destroy it, and bring back the maid as a peace- offering to Dingaan.
Then I put the matter to him thus: that Umslopogaas would fall upon the Halakazi and bring to Dingaan the maid he longed for as a peace-offering, but that I wished to hold him back from the venture because the Halakazi people were great and strong.
Do you think it a small thing that such people gather here to waste your master's property--and must you needs bring this man as well?
The swineherd went back when he heard this, and Penelope said as she saw him cross the threshold, "Why do you not bring him here, Eumaeus?
Did you not from your a far country carry off a lovely woman wedded among a people of warriors--to bring
sorrow upon your father, your city, and your whole country, but joy to your enemies, and hang-dog shamefacedness to yourself?