A young Eurasian jailer picked up a handful of gravel and tried to stone the dog away, but it dodged the stones and came after us again. All I knew was that I was stuck between my hatred of the empire I served and my rage against the evil-spirited little beasts who tried to make my job impossible.
It was a lime-washed, stone-floored room, unspeakably dreary with its furniture of deal boards and benches, and its prison smell.
His works include the laying out of Guildford Castle pleasure grounds, the restoration of the Castle ruins, the designing and construction of the public baths, the laying of the granite setts in the High Street in and the construction of Onslow Bridge.
But even Wigan is beautiful compared with Sheffield. I shoved the cartridges into the magazine and lay down on the road to get a better aim. I let go of the dog, and it galloped immediately to the back of the gallows; but when it got there it stopped short, barked, and then retreated into a corner of the yard, where it stood among the weeds, looking timorously out at us.
Even when a slag-heap sinks, as it does ultimately, only an evil brown grass grows on it, and it retains its hummocky surface. I believe, though, that the writers are more to blame here than the readers. I have known cases where the doctor wass obliged to go beneath the gallows and pull the prisoner's legs to ensure decease.
All round was the lunar landscape of slag-heaps, and to the north, through the passes, as it were, between the mountains of slag, you could see the factory chimneys sending out their plumes of smoke.
He became an original and daring innovator at a time when poetry was firmly entrenched in traditional methodology. Francis was walking by the superintendent, talking garrulously. A landlady suspects her lodger is a murderer killing women around London.
Consider the film a collage in motion. Many of the people in Sheffield or Manchester, if they smelled the air along the Cornish cliffs, would probably declare that it had no taste in it. Its yaps echoed from the jail wails. That is to say you have a tolerable-sized mountain on top of you; hundreds of yards of solid rock, bones of extinct beasts, subsoil, flints, roots of growing things, green grass and cows grazing on it—all this suspended over your head and held back only by wooden props as thick as the calf of your leg.
He wore a friendly smile, like a man who is repaying an obligation. Originally christened into the Church of England Newman was a major figure in the Oxford Movement, a group dedicated to trying to bring the Church of England back to its Catholic roots.
I thought then and I think now that his attack of "must" was already passing off; in which case he would merely wander harmlessly about until the mahout came back and caught him. A tramp does not see such a meal twice in the year, in the spike or out of it.
Everyone was smoking, except Scotty, whose tobacco had been seized, and he was so miserable in his smokeless state that I stood him the makings of a cigarette.
The rifle was a beautiful German thing with cross-hair sights. Major came marching down the passage with his heavy tread, unlocking the doors and yelling to us to show a leg. Modern books for children are rather horrible things, especially when you see them in the mass.
He gained a reputation as the most successful British painter of still life and dead game of that generation.
They all said the same thing:WEY LIFE “Jessie North and Edith Stead, two Salvation Army lassies toured the damp shelters conducting services. Soon after p.m. they arrived at one and started singing Onward Christian Soldiers.
A war poet is a poet who participates in a war and writes about his experiences, or a non-combatant who write poems about war. While the term is applied especially to those who served during World War I, the term can be applied to a poet of any nationality writing about any war, including Homer's Iliad, from around the 8th century BC, and the Old English poem The Battle of Maldon, that.
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