Crusoe in New York: And Other Tales

Roberts brothers, 1880 - 259 Seiten

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Seite 1 - I WAS born in the year 1632, in the city of York, of a good family, though not of that country, my father being a foreigner of Bremen, who settled first at Hull. He got a good estate by merchandise, and leaving off his trade, lived...
Seite 27 - I went up to a rising ground to look farther; I went up the shore, and down the shore, but it was all one; I could see no other impression but that one. I went to it again to see if there were any more, and to observe if it might not be my fancy; but there was no room for that, for there was exactly the very print of a foot, toes, heel, and every part of a foot; how it came thither I knew not, nor could in the least imagine.
Seite 27 - It happened one day about noon, going towards my boat, I was exceedingly surprised with the print of a man's naked foot on the shore, which was very plain to be seen in the sand. I stood like one thunderstruck, or as if I had seen an apparition.
Seite 103 - Count never let one day go by, but what he came thundering at the walls and barriers of the town, with a hundred knights and with ten thousand...
Seite 132 - I will tell you with all my heart. I came this morning to hunt in the forest, and with me a white greyhound, the swiftest in the whole world. I have lost him, and that is why I weep.
Seite 120 - Yet I would rather die, than know you had lain in another man's bed than mine." "Ai," said she, *'I do not believe you love me so much as you say: but I love you better than you love me." "Nay," said Aucassin, "fair, sweet friend! It may not be that you should love me as I you. Women cannot love man as man loves woman. For woman's love is in her eye, and the tip of her breast, and the tip of her toe; but man's love is planted in his heart within, and cannot out.
Seite 110 - Nicolete biax esters, Biax venir et biax alers, Biax deduis et dous parlers, Biax borders et biax jouers, Biax baisiers, biax acolers.
Seite 126 - Now the rumor ran through all the country that Nicolette was lost. Some said that she had escaped, and others said that the Count Garin had killed her.
Seite 213 - Your uncle Stephen, from New Britain, and your aunt, and they have two of your old-fashioned German carpet-bags, and two baskets, and a bird-cage. They are coming to make us a visit. He asked me very carefully to leave them at the corner of Sprigg Court." "Make us a visit!" cried Max, aghast; "how can we run the car ?" " I don't know that," said Bertha. " I should like to know first how they are to get into the house.
Seite 210 - ... in, that she was going into town when she should be going out ; another would make a great row, and declare she had paid a fare, and afterward find that she had it in her glove. And all these things would happen on the same night. On another night everything would be serene, and the people as regular as if they were checker-men or other puppets. They would sit where they ought, stand where they should, enter at the right place, leave where they meant to; and Bertha would have as little need to...

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