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" Dove towards such an Ark! Deftly, thou shifty Usher: one man already fell; and lies smashed, far down there, against the masonry! Usher Maillard falls not: deftly, unerring he walks, with outspread palm. The Swiss holds a paper through his porthole; the... "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 129
1843
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The French Revolution: The Bastille

Thomas Carlyle - 1837
...plank resting on parapet, balanced by weight of Patriots,—he hovers perilous : such a Dove towards such an Ark! Deftly, thou shifty Usher: one man already...Pardon, immunity to all ! Are they accepted ?—" Foi d'nfficier, On the word of an officer," answers half-pay Hulin, —or half-pay Elie, for men do not...
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The French Revolution: A History, Volume 1

Thomas Carlyle - 1838
...and lies smashed, far down there, against the masonry ! Usher Maillard falls not : deftly, unerringly he walks, with outspread palm. The Swiss holds a paper...Pardon, immunity to all ! Are they accepted ? — " Foi foffider, On the word of an officer," answers halfpay Hulin, — or half-pay Elie, for men do not agree...
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The French Revolution: a History, Volume 1

Thomas Carlyle - 1838
...plank resting on parapet, balanced by weight of Patriots, — he hovers perilous : such a Dove towards such an Ark ! Deftly, thou shifty Usher : one man...against the masonry ! Usher Maillard falls not : deftly, unerringly he walks, with outspread palm. The Swiss holds a paper through his porthole ; the shifty...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 54

1843
...plank resting on parapet, balanced by weight of patriots — he hovei s perilous. Suck a dove towards such an ark ! Deftly thou shifty usher ; one man already...surrender — pardon, immunity to all. Are they accepted ? " Fui d'officier — on the word of an officer," answers half-pay Hulin, or half-pay Elie, for men...
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The French Revolution: A History, Part 1

Thomas Carlyle - 1846
...plank resting on Parapet, balanced by weight of Patriots, — he hovers perilous: such a Dove towards such an Ark ! Deftly, thou shifty Usher : one man...lies smashed, far down there, against the masonry ! Ussier Maillard falls not : deftly, unerring he walks, with outspread palm. The Swiss holds a paper...
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The Bastille

Thomas Carlyle - 1848
...plank resting on parapet, balanced by weight of Patriots, — he hovers perilous: such a Dove towards such an Ark ! Deftly, thou shifty Usher : one man...officer," answers half-pay Hulin, — or half-pay Elie, for men do not agree on it, "they are!" Sinks the drawbridge, — Usher Maillard bolting it when...
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Readings from the best authors, ed. by A.H. Bryce, Issue 10

Archibald Hamilton Bryce - 1862 - 331 pages
...ditch—plank resting on parapet, balanced by weight of patriots,—he hovers perilous—such a dove towards such an ark ! Deftly, thou shifty usher : one man...down there, against the masonry. Usher Maillard falls not—deftly, unerring he walks, with outspread palm. The Swiss holds a paper through his porthole...
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Readings from the Best Authors

Archibald Hamilton Bryce - 1869
...resting on parapet, balanced by weight of patriots, — he hovers perilous — such a dove towards such an ark ! Deftly, thou shifty usher : one man...pardon, immunity to all ! Are they accepted '/ — " Foi cCofficier, on the word of an officer," answers halfpay Hulin, — or half-pay Elie, for men do not...
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The new hand-book of elocution

George Walter Baynham - 1873 - 324 pages
...plank resting on parapet, balanced by weight of patriots — he hovers perilous ! such a dove towards such an ark ! Deftly, thou shifty usher ! one man...an officer), answers half-pay Hulin — or half-pay Elie — for men do not agree on it — " they are ! " Sinks the drawbridge ; Usher Maillard bolting...
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One of the thirty: a strange history, ed. [really written] by H. Jennings

Hargrave Jennings - 1873
...plank resting on parapet, balanced by weight of Patriots — he hovers, perilous : such a Dove towards such an Ark. Deftly, thou shifty Usher : one man already...of an officer), answers half-pay Hulin, or half-pay Elie, for men do not agree on it, ' they are !' Sinks the drawbridge — Usher Maillard THE " ETERNAL...
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