The purport was, that, at some future day, a child should be born hereabouts, who was destined to become the greatest and noblest personage of his time, and whose countenance, in manhood, should bear an exact resemblance to the Great
Her name was Hannah and her husband's Matthew; two homely names, yet well enough adapted to the simple pair, who seemed strangely out of place among the whimsical fraternity whose wits had been set agog by the Great
Here floweth all blood putridly and tepidly and frothily through all veins: spit on the great
city, which is the great
slum where all the scum frotheth together!
(for I hope the reader need not be told, that I do not in the least intend my own country, in what I say upon this occasion,) a great
number of persons concerned were called up; and, upon a very slight examination, discovered such a scene of infamy, that I cannot reflect upon it without some seriousness.
So in countries, if the gentlemen be too many, the commons will be base; and you will bring it to that, that not the hundred poll, will be fit for an helmet; especially as to the infantry, which is the nerve of an army; and so there will be great
population, and little strength.
147-163) And again, three other sons were born of Earth and Heaven, great
and doughty beyond telling, Cottus and Briareos and Gyes, presumptuous children.
an island, which may be compared to a castle situated on the summit of a lofty submarine mountain, protected by a great
wall of coral-rock, always steep externally and sometimes internally, with a broad level summit, here and there breached by a narrow gateway, through which the largest ships can enter the wide and deep encircling moat.
At last he heard a sudden rush of unshod soles across the empty blackness, and at a little distance a scuffling sound, heavy breathing, and once what he thought the muttered imprecation of a man battling against great
For these things he should die; but he had scorned the love of La, the woman, and for this he should die horribly with great
I meet a great
many Americans, who, as a general thing, I must say, are not as polite to me as the people over here.
The weakling and the saphead have often great
ability to charm the fair sex, while the fighting man who can face a thousand real dangers unafraid, sits hiding in the shadows like some frightened child.
"Here are strangers," said the Guardian of the Gates to him, "and they demand to see the Great