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The Sea Wolf

By: Jack London

...ion, a deprecating smirk Chapter II 11 on his face. Out of my experience with stewards on the Atlantic liners at the end of the voyage, I could have ... ...d and writhed about convulsively. The chin, with the damp black beard, pointed higher in the air as the back muscles stiffened and the Chapter II 13 ... ... Chapter IV 25 rigging, up which he shot, on the inside, till he was many feet higher than my head. Also I saw a great wave, curling and foaming, pois... ...they were less sensitively organized. I really believe that a finely organized, high strung man would suffer twice and thrice as much as they from a li... ...to his feet, striving to gain the galley, and each time was knocked down. “Oh, Lord!” he cried. “’Elp! ’Elp! Tyke ’im aw’y, carn’t yer? Tyke ’im aw’y!... ...ement I had not been taking notice of other things, and I looked up to see the lord of the harem charging down upon me. Again I fled to the boat, Chap... ...welcome omen, and shone upon the curving beach where together we had dared the lords of the harem and slain the holluschickie. All Endeavor Island bri...

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Essays of Travel

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...ing, I fancy, a shade of difference in the social scale. When people pass each other on the high seas of life at so early an age, the contact is but s... ... air; but towards nightfall the wind freshened, the rain began to fall, and the sea rose so high that it was difficult to keep ones footing on the dec... ...ither quite Scotsman nor altogether Irish, but of surprising clearness of conviction on the highest problems. He had gone nearly be- side himself on t... ...y; and I have heard him offer a situation to one of his fellow-passengers with the air of a lord. Nothing could overlie such a fellow; a kind of base ... ... conclusion. He was not only a great favourite among ourselves, but his songs attracted the lords of the saloon, who often leaned to hear him over the... ... Louis Stevenson the doctor, who would now be in the smoking-room over his pipe. One of the stewards was often enough to be found about this hour down... ... hope for our country outside of a sudden and complete political subver- sion. Down must go Lords and Church and Army; and capi- tal, by some happy di... ... the brass plate. T o such of the officers as knew about me—the doctor, the purser, and the stewards—I appeared in the light of a broad joke. The fact...

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The War in the Air

By: H. G. Wells

...h to hope that some democratic “Bert” may not ultimately get even with his Highness? Our author tells us in this book, as he has told us in others, mo... ...when it was country-side, of shooting and hunting, and of caches along the high road, of how “where the gas-works is” was a cricket- field, and of the... ...e of the smallest of the old surviv- ing village houses in the tail of the High Street had a sub- merged air, an air of hiding from something that was... ...and then, after a long interval, “I wonder if that was her? 51 H G Wells “Lord!” He mused for a time. He resumed his exploration of the Butteridge in... ...d made, in its shed near the Crystal Palace. Bert found he was trembling. “Lord” he said, “here am I and the whole blessed secret of flying—lost up he... ...explain himself, and whether he should pretend to be Butteridge or not. “O Lord!” he groaned, in an agony of indecision. Then his eye caught his sanda... ... ven- 146 The War in the Air tilating perforations in its floor. The mess stewards had found their fireless heating arrangements intact, and there wa...

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Concerning Christian Liberty

By: Dr. Martin Luther

...e sword if it did not slay? Ac- cursed is the man who does the work of the Lord deceit- fully. Wherefore, most excellent Leo, I beseech you to accept ... ... perilous position. Let not those men deceive you who pretend that you are lord of the world; who will not allow any one to be a Christian without you... ...l gift. I commend myself to your Paternity and Bless- edness, whom may the Lord Jesus preserve for ever. Amen. Wittenberg, 6th September, 1520. CONCER... ... is an office of faith: that it honours with the utmost veneration and the highest reputa- tion Him in whom it believes, inasmuch as it holds Him to b... ... truth and righteousness with which we honour Him in whom we believe. What higher credit can we attribute to any one than truth and righteousness, and... ...of God, holds Him to be true and righteous; and it can attribute to God no higher glory than the credit of being so. The high- est worship of God is t... ...tfully called popes, bishops, and lords, it calls ministers, servants, and stewards, who are to serve the rest in the ministry of the word, for teachi... ...s Paul says, “Let a man so account of us as of the ministers of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God” (1 Cor. iv. 1). This bad system has now i...

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The Mirror of the Sea

By: Joseph Conrad

...o wonder at, but I sup- pose I must admit that Mr. B-’s sentiment was of a higher order. Each of us, of course, was extremely anxious about the good a... ...al aspect of this bread-winning, is the attainment and preservation of the highest possible skill on the part of the crafts- men. Such skill, the skil... ... individual pride, rendered exact by profes- sional opinion, and, like the higher arts, it spurred on and sustained by discriminating praise. This is ... ...f an impla- cable autocrat out of a pale and frightened sky. He is the war-lord who sends his battalions of At- lantic rollers to the assault of our s... ...ks did the robber sheik hold the trade route of the earth, while our liege lord, the West Wind, slept profoundly like a tired Titan, or else remained ... ...a short, steep ascent by the King’s Head pub., patronized by the cooks and stewards of the fleet, the voice of a man crying “Hot saveloys!” at the end... ...n helmeted or bare; full lengths of warriors, of kings, of states- men, of lords and princesses, all white from top to toe; with here and there a dusk...

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Citadel of Machaerus

By: Gustave Flaubert

... the fortress, the walls of which were about one hundred and twenty cubits high, having nu- merous angles and ornamental towers that stood out like je... ...od out like jewels in this crown of stone overhanging an abyss. Within the high walls stood a palace, adorned with many richly carved arches, and surr... ...ing to Machaerus. They were deserted. Eagles were sweeping through the air high above his head; the soldiers of the guard, placed at intervals along t... ...ator. “ And why should I not?” she said; “it cost me nothing. For thee, my lord, have I not done more than that? Did I not even abandon my child?” Aft... ...gion was famous. “ A multitude was standing on the banks of the stream, my lord; many of the people were putting on their raiment. Stand- ing on a hil... ...ted by several Galileans, the master of the scribes, the chief of the land stewards, the manager of the salt mines, and a Jew from Babylon, commanding... ...rarch in displeasure. “Thou seekest Iaokanann, no doubt.” “And thyself, my lord. I have something of great impor- tance to tell thee.” At a sign from ...

...s of the soil. A zigzag road, cutting through the rocks, joined the city to the fortress, the walls of which were about one hundred and twenty cubits high, having numerous angles and ornamental towers that stood out like jewels in this crown of stone overhanging an abyss....

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The Days Work

By: Rudyard Kipling

...ith one big step, like a gang-plank. Then no water can hurt. When does the Lord Sahib come to open the bridge?” “In three months, when the weather is ... ...th his finger, and says: ‘This is not clean! Dam jibboonwallah!’” “But the Lord Sahib does not call me a dam jibboonwallah, Peroo.” “No, Sahib; but he... ...ing of the gong carried the order to take up everything and bear it beyond highwater mark, and the flare-lamps broke out by the hundred between the we... ...f the three doubtful spans, but boats adrift, if the flood chanced to be a high one, might endanger the girders; and there was a very fleet in the shr... ... went 15 The Day’s Work out in spouts of foam. Mother Gunga had come bank-high in haste, and a wall of chocolate-coloured water was her mes- senger. ... ...inn. “ Ask the Satpura Bhils. Old Jan Chinn was a mighty hunter before the Lord. Perhaps it was the tiger’s revenge, or perhaps he’s huntin’ ‘em still... ...m was, unofficially, you might say, the chief and honoured guest among the Stewards, who could make things very pleasant for their friends. She and Sc... ...ncing came over from the Club to play “Waits,” and that was a surprise the Stewards had arranged—before any one knew what had happened, the band stopp... ...nd lines of ships you have never heard of. There were sailing- ships, with stewards and mahogany and maple saloons, trad- ing to Australia, taking car...

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War and Peace

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...ave a look at you, your excellency.” “Is everything quite all right?” “The Lord be thanked, yes!” Rostov, who had completely forgotten Denisov, not wi... ...uslin sleeve and showed him a red scar on her long, slender, delicate arm, high above the elbow on that part that is covered even by a ball dress. “I ... ... words of Rostopchin, that French soldiers have to be incited to battle by highfalutin words, and Germans by logical arguments to show them that it is... ... by an atmosphere of subservience to his wealth, and being in the habit of lording it over these people, he treated them with absent-minded contempt. ... ...stood at a window with Dolokhov, whose acquaintance he had lately made and highly valued. The old count came up to them and pressed Dolokhov’s hand. “... ... run in announced, with a frightened face: “He’s arrived!” Bells rang, the stewards rushed forward, and—like rye shaken together in a shovel—the guest... ...ncess Mary looking at the midwife with wide-open eyes of alarm. “Well, the Lord be thanked, Princess,” said Mary Bogdanovna, not hastening her steps. ...

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War and Peace

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...of which you speak.” The Mason smiled with his gentle fatherly smile. “The highest wisdom and truth are like the purest liquid we may wish to imbibe,”... ...the liquid I receive.” “Y es, yes, that is so,” said Pierre joyfully. “The highest wisdom is not founded on reason alone, not on those worldly science... ...chemistry, and the like, into which intellectual knowledge is divided. The highest wisdom is one. The highest wisdom has but one science—the science o... ...what he should do on his estates. When he reached Kiev he sent for all his stewards to the head office and explained to them his intentions and wishes... ...sylums, and schools were to be established on all the estates. Some of the stewards (there were semiliterate foremen among them) listened with alarm, ... ...g to Princess Mary for support. “They impose on the people,” he repeated. “Lord Jesus Christ!” exclaimed the pilgrim woman, crossing herself. “Oh, don... ...“Master, what have you said? God forgive you!” And she crossed her- self. “Lord forgive him! My dear, what does it mean?…” she asked, turning to Princ...

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War and Peace

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...rs to be 4 War and Peace – Book Seven straightened out, its accounts with stewards, quarrels, and in- trigues, its ties, society, and with Sonya’s lo... ... door of a room where a bright samovar was boiling and where the steward’s high bedstead stood with its patchwork quilt. The young count paid no heed ... ... time with- out strapping it to the saddle. Their horses, bridled and with high saddles, stood near them and there too the dogs were lying. The huntsm... ...riendly greetings, she rode up to them. Ilagin lifted his beaver cap still higher to Natasha and said, with a pleasant smile, that the young countess ... ...n’s jacket. “Why, fleas, crickets, grasshoppers,” answered the buffoon. “O Lord, O Lord, it’s always the same! Oh, where am I to go? What am I to do w...

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War and Peace

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...the actions of millions of other men assumes an historic significance. The higher a man stands on the social ladder, the more people he is connected w... ...nevitability of his every action. “The king’s heart is in the hands of the Lord.” A king is history’s slave. History, that is, the unconscious, genera... ...large sum to- ward the expenses. Boris was now a rich man who had risen to high honors and no longer sought patronage but stood on an equal footing wi... ...nors and no longer sought patronage but stood on an equal footing with the highest of those of his own age. He was meeting Helene in Vilna after not h... ...mn voice to recite the words of the prayer… “In peace let us pray unto the Lord.” “As one community, without distinction of class, without en- mity, u... ...reast and said, “Let us commit ourselves and our whole lives to Christ the Lord!” “Commit ourselves to God,” Natasha inwardly repeated. “Lord God, I s... ...in their homes and clubs, and not without some groans gave orders to their stewards about the enrollment, feeling amazed themselves at what they had d...

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War and Peace

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...a Fedorovna. With these words she greeted Prince V asili Kuragin, a man of high rank and importance, who was the first to arrive at her reception. Ann... ...g us! Russia alone must save Europe. Our gracious sovereign recognizes his high vocation and will be true to it. That is the one 3 Tolstoy thing I ha... ...aid.” CHAPTER II ANNA P A VLOVNA’S drawing room was gradually filling. The highest Petersburg society was assembled there: people differing widely in ... ...he sun and of life, all merged into one feeling of sickening agitation. “O Lord God! Thou who art in that heaven, save, forgive, and protect me!” Rost... ...know the Army Orders by heart and know the Regulations as well as I do the Lord’s Prayer. So, Count, there never is any negligence in my com- pany, an... ...r it beyond the grave! How happy and calm I should be if I could now say: ‘Lord, have mercy on me!’... But to whom should I say that? Either to a Powe... ... run in announced, with a frightened face: “He’s arrived!” Bells rang, the stewards rushed forward, and—like rye shaken together in a shovel—the guest... ...what he should do on his estates. When he reached Kiev he sent for all his stewards to the head office and explained to them his intentions and wishes... ...sylums, and schools were to be established on all the estates. Some of the stewards (there were semiliterate foremen among them) listened with alarm, ...

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