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Page 88 - We fly to thy patronage, O Holy Mother of God, despise not our petitions in our necessities, but deliver us from all dangers, O ever glorious and blessed Virgin.
Page 111 - ... opened up by placing big tree tops, stones and logs along the ground for several hundred yards. This was to direct the herd slowly into the mouth of the fenced part of the runway, where, once wedged inside, they could neither get out nor turn around and retrace their steps. They would be trapped; and the only thing left for them to do would be to keep on going toward the corral gate. Subdued excitement reigned in our hidden camp on this tenth night of our chase; for it was the big night, the...
Page 224 - ... grave of the illustrious Shelley. Approaching the resting-place of the divine poet in a bright sunlight, the finest black Tom you ever saw discovered at an incredible distance that a catanthropist had entered the cemetery — rushed up at a gallop, with his tail at right angles to his spine — turned over on his back with his four paws in the air, and said in the language of cats : ' Shelley be hanged ! Come and tickle me !
Page 414 - ... ten o'clock in the morning, and from three to six o'clock in the afternoon; and...
Page 380 - I baptize you in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.
Page 257 - Nell, that he was very naughty and that if he ever did such a thing again he would be led by a leash like a small dog.
Page 371 - The best proof of the truth of your words is the fact that you are standing here before me. And what I want to say to you is this, that you...