Messages soon came one after another to the house
where I was, to inform me the mob were coming in pursuit of me, and I was obliged to retire through yards and gardens to a house
more remote, where I remained until
Windows there are none in our houses
: for the light comes to us alike in our homes and out of them, by day and by night, equally at all times and in all places, whence we know not.
He shall from time to time give to the Congress Information of the State of the Union, and recommend to their Consideration such Measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient; he may, on extraordinary Occasions, convene both Houses
, or either of them, and in Case of Disagreement between them, with Respect to the Time of Adjournment, he may adjourn them to such Time as he shall think proper; he shall receive Ambassadors and other public Ministers; he shall take Care that the Laws be faithfully executed, and shall Commission all the Officers of the United States.
And to this canoe house
Jerry was also brought to join the others on the floor.
Passing down the avenue to work that morning he had seen two boys leaving an advertisement from house
; and seeing that there were pictures upon it, Jurgis had asked for one, and had rolled it up and tucked it into his shirt.
Next summer, I intend to put a splendid new mansion over the cellar of the old house
Now each house
has its own uniform of cap and jersey, of some lively colour; but at the time we are speaking of plush caps have not yet come in, or uniforms of any sort, except the School-house white trousers, which are abominably cold to-day.
And the old errand man looked quite pleased, nodded, and took the pewter soldier over to the old house
. Afterwards there came a message; it was to ask if the little boy himself had not a wish to come over and pay a visit; and so he got permission of his parents, and then went over to the old house
There being now a great many parties in the streets, each went to work according to its humour, and a dozen houses
were quickly blazing, including those of Sir John Fielding and two other justices, and four in Holborn--one of the greatest thoroughfares in London--which were all burning at the same time, and burned until they went out of themselves, for the people cut the engine hose, and would not suffer the firemen to play upon the flames.
The poor little houses
lighted by kerosene lamps, the smoke from the chimneys mounting straight up into the clear air, the grunting of pigs, the women clad in cheap calico dresses and washing dishes in the kitchens, the footsteps of men coming out of the houses
and going off to the stores and saloons of Main Street, the dogs barking and the children crying--all of these things made him seem, as he lurked in the darkness, oddly detached and apart from all life.
Out of the windows of the Senate House
the soldiers threw chairs into the Square for fuel and kindled fires there.
There is actually no place in this village for a work of fine art, if any had come down to us, to stand, for our lives, our houses
and streets, furnish no proper pedestal for it.