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Page 197 - I know not the day of my death : now therefore take, I pray thee, thy weapons, thy quiver and thy bow, and go out to the field, and take me some venison ; and make me savoury meat, such as I love, and bring it to me, that I may eat; that my soul may bless thee before I die.
Page 5 - More Worlds than One. The Creed of the Philosopher and the Hope of the Christian.
Page 325 - Ichabod endeavored to dodge the horrible missile, but too late. It encountered his cranium with a tremendous crash — he was tumbled headlong into the dust, and Gunpowder, the black steed, and the goblin rider, passed by like a whirlwind.
Page 5 - BRAY'S (MRS.) Life of Thomas Stothard, RA With Personal Reminiscences. Illustrated with Portrait and 60 Woodcuts of his chief works. 4to. BREWSTER'S (SiR DAVID) Martyrs of Science, or the Lives of Galileo, Tycho Brahe, and Kepler.
Page 325 - Gunpowder, hoping by a sudden movement to give his companion the slip; but the spectre started full jump with him. Away, then, they dashed through thick and thin, stones flying and sparks flashing at every bound. Ichabod's flimsy garments fluttered in the air as he stretched his long lank body away over his horse's head in the eagerness of his flight.
Page 6 - BUNBURY'S (CJF) Journal of a Residence at the Cape of Good Hope; with Excursions into the Interior, and Notes on the Natural History and Native Tribes of the Country.
Page 315 - Indies, there were not other men in Spain who would have been capable of the enterprise? To this Columbus made no immediate reply, but, taking an egg, invited the company to make it stand on one end. Every one attempted it...
Page 21 - History of Rome. From the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Empire. With the History of Literature and Art.