Behind me a railway embankment made of the slag from furnaces. The gallows stood in a small yard, separate from the main grounds of the prison, and overgrown with tall prickly weeds.
Everything was so quiet and smelt so clean, it was hard to realize that only a few minutes ago we had been packed with that band of prisoners in a stench of drains and soft soap. Their main endeavor has been to enforce their compulsory e.
The walking in the woods at this hour takes note of the different veins of air through which he passes — the fresher and cooler in the hollows, laden with the condensed fragrance of plants, at it were distilled in dews; and yet the warmer veins in a cool evening like this do not fail to be agreeable, though in them the air is comparatively lifeless or exhausted of its vitality.
The woody plants — trees and shrubs — might be arranged under three heads, viz: American Sociological Review,Volume 68 Augustpages Do one tiny thing to be healthier today.
Better the faith and practice of the Hindoos, who worship the sacred Ganges. Viburnum dentate, elder, and red-stemmed cornel, all with an abundance of green berries, help clothe the bank, and the Asclepias incarnate and meadow-rue fill the crevices.
At the bottom, when you got away from the huts, there was a metalled road and beyond that a miry waste of paddy fields a thousand yards across, not yet ploughed but soggy from the first rains and dotted with coarse grass.
As I started forward practically the whole population of the quarter flocked out of the houses and followed me.
Here is a bird in whose strain the story is told, though Nature waited for the science of aesthetics to discover it to man.
August 1, I am inclined now for a pensive evening walk. June 28, The wind exposes the red undersides of the white lily pads. It was a lime-washed, stone-floored room, unspeakably dreary with its furniture of deal boards and benches, and its prison smell.
And I firmly stand my ground: The Burmese sub-inspector and some Indian constables were waiting for me in the quarter where the elephant had been seen. April 26, …I am reminded of the advantage to the poet, and philosopher, and naturalist, and whomsoever, of pursuing from time to time some other business than his chosen one, — seeing with the side of the eye.
Their lamp-lit world down there is as necessary to the daylight world above as the root is to the flower. To the left an interminable vista of factory chimneys, chimney beyond chimney, fading away into a dim blackish haze. How many times have the flowers opened and a new year begun!
It was running over some sand cast out in digging a ditch, and I observed none so large or edible elsewhere.TRADITIONAL PROVERBS: A barking dog never bites. A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush A fool and his money are soon parted.
A friend in need is a friend indeed. Poets, presidents, prime ministers and prime-time newscasters have said great things about cycling. No doubt I’ll put a fair few of their quotes in my book – due in – but in the meantime here’s a selection. Here are the steps you must take in order to fully let go and move on: #1 and the hardest step.
Understand and accept that your partner would have given you the moon and the stars if he could have. As a follow-up to Tuesday’s post about the majority-minority public schools in Oslo, the following brief account reports the latest statistics on the cultural enrichment of schools in Austria.
Vienna is the most fully enriched location, and seems to be in roughly the same situation as Oslo. Many thanks to Hermes for the translation from kitaharayukio-arioso.com Welcome to Rebellion Dogs Publishing, home to Rebellion Dogs Radio, Beyond Belief: Agnostic Musings for 12 Step Life and a community for freethinkers in Step recovery In AA today (and recently) groups and members are being asked to leave and not call their group AA because they are changing the Steps.
Saw the first blossoms (bright-yellow stamens or pistils) on the willow catkins today. The speckled alders and the maples are earlier then. The yellow blossom appears first on one side of the ament and is the most o bright and sunny color the spring has shown, the most decidedly flower-like that I have seen.Download