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Thus, when we find that in the "Returns" all the prominent Greek heroes except Odysseus are accounted for, we are forced to believe that the author of this poem knew the "Odyssey" and judged it unnecessary to deal in full with that hero's adventures.
"Oh, indeed, sir?" returns the stationer, expressing by a cough that he is quite in the dark as to who Mr.
As we topped the ridge and saw the granite gate towers dotting the flowered plain at our feet Ja made a final effort to persuade me to abandon my mad purpose and return with him to Anoroc, but I was firm in my resolve, and at last he bid me good-bye, assured in his own mind that he was looking upon me for the last time.
"Monsieur," returned Villefort, "I was then a royalist, because I believed the Bourbons not only the heirs to the throne, but the chosen of the nation.
Oh, how could I not be ardent for Eternity, and for the marriage-ring of rings--the ring of the return?
'Good or bad, sir, I am,' returned the other, leaning his arm upon the chimney-piece, and turning a haughty look upon the occupant of the easy-chair, 'the man I used to be.
The party who had been sent with the canoes returned on the following day, weary and dejected.
The coach which had brought the young lady and her maid, and which, perhaps, the reader may have hitherto concluded was her own, was, indeed, a returned coach belonging to Mr King, of Bath, one of the worthiest and honestest men that ever dealt in horse-flesh, and whose coaches we heartily recommend to all our readers who travel that road.
I climbed the grass-clad mountain, And my gaze swept far and wide For the rosy lights of a little room, Where I thought my mother sighed: My boy has gone for a soldier, He sleeps not day and night; But my boy is wise, and may yet return, Though the dead lie far from sight.
With mighty blows the man buffeted the beasts to right and left, but ever they returned in bestial rage to renew the encounter.
Or was he really dead after all, never to return either to his mother Earth or his beloved Mars?
'I don't mind it much,' returned Young Blight, heaving a sigh, as if its bitterness were past.
We waited therefore with the greatest impatience, for the return of Edward in order to impart to him the result of our Deliberations.
'Don't mind me,' returned James; 'but take care when his wife is by, you know.'
If at the beginning of the enterprise they had excited such emotion both in the old and new world, with what enthusiasm would they be received on their return! The millions of spectators which had beset the peninsula of Florida, would they not rush to meet these sublime adventurers?