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John Wilkes - 1827
|At length, he unbosomed himself to one Martial, a man of great strength, and a_ |
centurion of the guards, who hated the ... unconcernedly, returned to his troop ;
but retiring, by insensible degrees, he endeavoured to secure himself by flight. ...
This was soon perceived by the grandmother, who, being very rich in gold and
jewels, gave liberal presents among them, 'while ... Surrounded by flatterers, who
found it their interest to gratify him in all his propensities, however wild,
|This disaster entirely overthrew the sanguine mailers of one or two posts. hopes |
of the Americans and French ; mutual ... lane, the commanding officer at
Penobfcot, found himself with a body of land-forces, into the province of Virginia,
obliged to drop ... To secure the pos- no state of defence, the enemy easily made
themselves 'session of this last, which was the more ... determined at all events
executed with so much spirit, that the Spaniards stood to rtrive the enemy from
|Curiously, one trunk also contained three leather sacks filled with crudely struck |
gold coins. He'd never ... of the gold. He planned to secure the 'lock box vault'
tunnel later, when the work was finished. ... Dan busied himself perusing through
the miner's diary and maps. Huh ... While day dreaming, Dan began to
remember back to the events leading up to this adventure and his subsequent
|Ildji Reza. scarcely felt the earth on which he trod his spirit floated in the pure |
akash he was an altered man ; and he had stolen to the squalid hovel of Satira
, and cast aside the rags in which he had been disguised, ere one memory of the
... which, in their coming interview, he was about to require of her, he found
himself less at ease, and by no means so confident ... The thought delighted him ;
and he hurriedly counted out a heap of gold, and secured it in a sealed bag,
which he ...
|These depths were sheltered on one aide by an old thick wood ; on the oilier by a |
park wall of great elevation, which the ... stool, which he had placed adroitly on
the spikes of tbe wall, in an attitude very secure, though rather ungraceful ; a
portly ... He leaped in, and found himself in the stone chamber of an old portal,
transformed into a lumber-room, and filled with ... in a scarlet vest and petticoat
richly seamed with gold, and bearing on her head a turban or diadem of
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|Then again, when one stops to think that God had made man from clay then one |
feels secure if not assured of our human form. ... of his clay to blame, which gives
him the ability to move and take shape according to his environment and the
situation he finds himself. ... revulsion, as she stood inadvertently under the Thorn
tree that housed the spirits of past elders of the kraal that now watched over her.
|The fever spot burned deeper in her cheek as she spoke, and a mocking spirit |
gleamed in her beautiful eyes. ... Though his heart was one condensed moss of
selfishness and intrigue, he lacked the cournge necessary to an act of bold and ...
The instrument of his power had turned upon him, and he stood nghast at the
peril in which he found himself; but ... The dawn was beginning to thread the east
with its quivering gold and crimson, when she arose from her knees, opened the
|In a mass of chain-work, comprising several distinct connections, each one of |
which was wrought by a different artificer, ... which rendered their separation
difficult, was one of surpassing workmanship, and constructed of unalloyed gold.
... and hesitancy, I seized upon a single link amidst the common mass,
exclaiming, that I had found and secured one golden ... He sat himself patiently
down to reason the matter, hoping that I might not yet have become inevitably
fixed in my selection.
|He had children by a mistress, but had not Innocent VIU. openly acknowledged |
his offspring as princes ? ... perhaps even a trifle better, but when he found
himself above restraint, and consequently punishment, then the true nature of the
man was ... ..No one indeed can discover in Alexander's history any other guiding
principle than the contemptible one of ... executed his subjects in the brightest
and crudest colours obtainable; furthermore, he illuminated every part of them