Here is the prize
for the first sack-race," said Miss Lydia, taking a large parcel from the table where the prizes
were laid and giving it to Mrs.
Let the Achaeans find me a prize
in fair exchange to my liking, or I will come and take your own, or that of Ajax or of Ulysses; and he to whomsoever I may come shall rue my coming.
That will do, John,” said Natty, raising his prize
by one of his fingers, and exhibiting it before the torch; “ I shall not strike another blow to-night.
He entered the hospital with a scholarship, and during the five years of the curriculum gained every prize
that was open to him.
After all, it's jolly easy for him to get prizes
," they said, "there's nothing he CAN do but swat.
These, then, are the prizes
and rewards and gifts which are bestowed upon the just by gods and men in this present life, in addition to the other good things which justice of herself provides.
We had made several prizes
in this new way of business, but the last would be extraordinary.
It will add another grace to his triumph, and teach fair ladies to prize
the love of valiant knights, who can exalt them to such distinction.
The best fellows are to have places with the King's Foresters, and the one who shoots straightest of all will win for prize
a olden arrow--a useless bauble enough, but just the thing for your lady love, eh, Rob my boy?
The detective was evidently inspired by the hope of obtaining the splendid reward which would be the prize
of success, and awaited with a feverish impatience, easy to understand, the arrival of the steamer Mongolia.
How mean you, good sir, to enjoy the prize
which you have been seeking, the Lord knows how long, among the Crystal Hills?
Immediately on obtaining it -- for I have a presentiment, good people, that the prize
is reserved to crown my scientific reputation -- I shall return to Europe, and employ my remaining years in reducing it to its first elements.
Then of a sudden it came to him like a flash that were he to proclaim a great shooting match and offer some grand prize
, Robin Hood might be overpersuaded by his spirit to come to the butts; and it was this thought which caused him to cry "Aha
You value your own pride and don't wish to apologize," continued the staff captain, "but we old fellows, who have grown up in and, God willing, are going to die in the regiment, we prize
the honor of the regiment, and Bogdanich knows it.
Hiram Sloane told me the other day that a big envelope addressed to the Rollings Reliable Baking Powder Company of Montreal had been dropped into the post office box a month ago, and she suspicioned that somebody was trying for the prize
they'd offered for the best story that introduced the name of their baking powder.