Even the most confident and the stoutest hearts began to think the issue of the contest was becoming doubtful; and that abject class was hourly
increasing in numbers, who thought they foresaw all the possessions of the English crown in America subdued by their Christian foes, or laid waste by the inroads of their relentless allies.
This contrast, or intermingling of tragedy with mirth, happens daily, hourly
Now, it is no very easy matter for anybody --except those who are almost hourly
used to it, like whalemen --to clamber up a ship's side from a boat on the open sea; for the great swells now lift the boat high up towards the bulwarks, and then instantaneously drop it half way down to the kelson.
You don't know, and you can't, the daily, hourly
trials that beset a housekeeper from them, everywhere and every way.
It was not going our way, but we joined it, nevertheless; for it was hourly
being borne in upon me now, that if I would govern this country wisely, I must be posted in the details of its life, and not at second hand, but by personal observation and scrutiny.
I could not unlove him, because I felt sure he would soon marry this very lady--because I read daily in her a proud security in his intentions respecting her--because I witnessed hourly
in him a style of courtship which, if careless and choosing rather to be sought than to seek, was yet, in its very carelessness, captivating, and in its very pride, irresistible.
So long as Colin shut himself up in his room and thought only of his fears and weakness and his detestation of people who looked at him and reflected hourly
on humps and early death, he was a hysterical half-crazy little hypochondriac who knew nothing of the sunshine and the spring and also did not know that he could get well and could stand upon his feet if he tried to do it.
At present, and until something turns up (which I am, I may say, hourly
expecting), I have nothing to bestow but advice.
I fled, but he pursu'd (though more, it seems, Inflam'd with lust then rage) and swifter far, Me overtook his mother all dismaid, And in embraces forcible and foule Ingendring with me, of that rape begot These yelling Monsters that with ceasless cry Surround me, as thou sawst, hourly
conceiv'd And hourly
born, with sorrow infinite To me, for when they list into the womb That bred them they return, and howle and gnaw My Bowels, their repast; then bursting forth Afresh with conscious terrours vex me round, That rest or intermission none I find.
Not only are they slaves of the bourgeois class, and of the bourgeois State; they are daily and hourly
enslaved by the machine, by the over-looker, and, above all, by the individual bourgeois manufacturer himself.
He would go himself, he assured her, as soon as he could find the time, and at last Meriem consented to abide by his wishes; but it was months before she ceased to mourn almost hourly
for her Korak.
It was just an ordinary knock, such as is given hourly
by thousands of gentlemen, but it made the Professor's heart and mine beat loudly.
Meantime, as we have said, despite the cries of his conscience and the wise counsels of Athos, D'Artagnan became hourly
more in love with Milady.
No, sire, but I am hourly
expecting one; it may have arrived since I left my office.
And now, again, the clock of the Old South threw its voice of ages on the breeze, knolling the hourly
knell of the Past, crying out far and wide through the multitudinous city, and filling our ears, as we sat in the dusky chamber, with its reverberating depth of tone.