His district, just south of Washington DC was among the hardness hit by the trembler.
Each man wore upon his head a down head-net, a pair of trembler plumes, and a yellowhammer-feather forehead-band.
“This trembler can bring a pair of candles,” said the Master.
What would suffice to encourage the trembler at that moment, and bear him through?
Still thou turnedst, and still Beckonedst the trembler, and still Gavest the weary thy hand.
Go to thy rest and to thy prayers, trembler; I will close the postern with all care.
By that strange joyous fear, that happy awe, Which agitates the breast when first the trembler Receives its dangerous inmate.
"The trembler has recovered his speech," said the big Montgran, who could not take his eyes from Chaudoreille.
But even to the trembler a tremble may speak truer than words, and she had trembled and become conscious of it.
Upon the head each man wore a down head-net, a feather tuft, and a pair of trembler plumes.