'I shall perish like that!' he thought, and not to give way to his terror he urged
on the horse still more, peering into the snowy darkness in which he saw only flitting and fitful points of light.
Discretion prompted him to turn and flee, but hunger and the close proximity of the tempting morsel in the grass before him urged
him to remain.
It is worthy of remark that this objection, though the most plausible, has been the least urged
in the publications which have swarmed against the convention.
The event that he had failed to mention and which now urged
him hurriedly after the girl and her escort had occurred during his absence early the preceding evening.
"But the grotesque inhabitants of this forest?" I urged
. "Surely they have no counterpart in the earth's history."
So Martin thought, and so he spoke when Brissenden urged
him to give them hell.
The life that was so swiftly expanding within him, urged
him continually toward the wall of light.
And having eaten of the forbidden fruit, Eve urged
Adam too to eat, for it seemed to her that a fair new life was open to her.
And if this seems a trifling risk, let us see whether it is equalled or surpassed by the encounter of two galleys stem to stem, in the midst of the open sea, locked and entangled one with the other, when the soldier has no more standing room than two feet of the plank of the spur; and yet, though he sees before him threatening him as many ministers of death as there are cannon of the foe pointed at him, not a lance length from his body, and sees too that with the first heedless step he will go down to visit the profundities of Neptune's bosom, still with dauntless heart, urged
on by honour that nerves him, he makes himself a target for all that musketry, and struggles to cross that narrow path to the enemy's ship.
I covered his body with earth, and strewed bushes over the place; then I hastened to her I loved, told her what I had done, and urged
her to fly with me.
I believed him capable of uprooting from his heart, though it might be with agony, so that he was left battered and ensanguined, anything that came between himself and that uncomprehended craving that urged
him constantly to he knew not what.
Charles thought it was a burst of generous friendship, and admired the self-denial with which she urged
her aunt to relinquish the idea.