The count came near and whispered softly.
"I am ready," he said, "to make a sacrifice for you."
She gestured deprecatingly.
"Sacrifice?" she repeated. "No, Reginald, I am able to pay the regular price."
She smiled, as in the consciousness of power. — Detroit Tribune.
An unjust acquisition is like a barbed arrow, which must be drawn backward with horrible anguish, or else will be your destruction. — Jeremy Taylor.
The clove is the dried and unexpended bud of a tree technically known to botanists as the Caryophyllus aromaticus.
Belgium took its name from the Belgae, a warlike tribe which inhabited it before the time of Christ.
The early Egyptian lamps were of granite, alabaster and terra cotta.
Monday, September 8, 2008