I had read Earnshaw twenty times for Linton)--'I'm come home: I'd lost my way on the moor!'
'Heathcliff, you may come forward,' cried Mr. Hindley, enjoying his discomfi
Then the latch was raised and fell: they did not suffer him to come forth.
Not to grieve a kind master, I learned to be less touchy; and, for the space of half a year, the gunpowder lay as harmless as sand, because no fire came near to explode it.
The quivering came to an end suddenly.
'While they examined me, Cathy came round; she heard the last speech, and laughed.
But this was such a wonderfully small sigh, that she wouldn’t have heard it at all, if it hadn’t come quite close to her ear.
CHAPTER VI Vauxhall I know that the tune I am piping is a very mild one (although there are some terrific chapters coming presently), and must beg the good-natured reader to remember that we are only discoursing at present about a stockbroker's family in Russell Square, who are taking walks, or luncheon, or dinner, or talking and making love as people do in common life, and without a single passionate and wonderful incident to mark the progress of their loves.
If he had come nearer, he would probably be aware, from the lights flitting to and fro, and the opening and shutting of the outer doors, that all was not right within.
He quickly came to know much of the ways of the man-animals, but familiarity did not breed contempt.
A part-grown puppy, somewhat larger and older than he, came toward him slowly, with ostentatious and belligerent importance.
They come closer every night.
said Miss Jemima to a young lady of whom nobody took any notice, and who was coming downstairs with her own bandbox.
And distant hills seem coming nigh.
It came naturally to him.
Come and kiss me this instant, you dear good little soul," cried Miss Crawley in an ecstasy: and in this picturesque and friendly occupation Mr. Pitt found the old lady and the young one, when he came upstairs with him pamphlet in his hand.
Had you come a few months sooner perhaps you might have spared me that--that dreadful parting.
And gradually from week to week the character of each tree came out, and it admired itself reflected in the smooth mirror of the lake.
Of the presentiments which some people are always having, some surely must come right.
CHAPTER XXXII 1802.--This September I was invited to devastate the moors of a friend in the north, and on my journey to his abode, I unexpectedly came within fifteen miles of Gimmerton.
The rain was coming down fast now, and evidently meant to last.
This White Fang quickly discovered by mixing with those that came ashore with their masters.
His father was always meeting him there; or if he came down the corridor ever so quietly, his father's door was sure to open, and the hyena face of the old gentleman to glare out.
“O, he’ll certainly come, then!”
The ship came swiftly nearer and nearer.
I came back to the bag afterward an' got 'm his fish."
We easily come to doubt if they exist.
Last Sunday, indeed, coming earlier than usual, I heard him abusing poor Linton cruelly for his conduct of the night before.
It came hard, going as it did, counter to much that was strong and dominant in his own nature; and, while he disliked it in the learning of it, unknown to himself he was learning to like it.
If the conduct of the men had been alarming in the boat, it became truly threatening when they had come aboard.
He died in the road at the foot of Brister’s Hill shortly after I came to the woods, so that I have not remembered him as a neighbor.
Besides, nobody came thither but the three Musketeers; they had all been engaged in earnest search and inquiries, but had discovered nothing.
He understood however from all he heard that Dr Mulligan was a versatile allround man, by no means confined to medicine only, who was rapidly coming to the fore in his line and, if the report was verified, bade fair to enjoy a flourishing practice in the not too distant future as a tony medical practitioner drawing a handsome fee for his services in addition to which professional status his rescue of that man from certain drowning by artificial respiration and what they call first aid at Skerries, or Malahide was it?,
When the Marquis of Steyne came abroad after his accident, the Colonial Secretary bowed up to him and congratulated himself and the Service upon having made so excellent an appointment.
White Fang had come straight from the Wild, where the weak perish early and shelter is vouchsafed to none.
Now, after a while, they perceived, afar off, one coming softly and alone, all along the highway to meet them.
He eventually came up with a couple of bottles.
The observant reader, who has marked our young Lieutenant's previous behaviour, and has preserved our report of the brief conversation which he has just had with Captain Dobbin, has possibly come to certain conclusions regarding the character of Mr. Osborne.
His was the gait of the wolf, smooth, tireless and effortless, and at the end of fifty miles he would come in jauntily ahead of the horse.
The Countess came into the hall rather hastily, and asked if I had leisure enough for five minutes' private conversation.
“He came twice to Milady’s.”
The elder and younger son of the house of Crawley were, like the gentleman and lady in the weather-box, never at home together--they hated each other cordially: indeed, Rawdon Crawley, the dragoon, had a great contempt for the establishment altogether, and seldom came thither except when his aunt paid her annual visit.
As he found himself in the quarter in which Aramis lived, he took it into his head to pay his friend a visit in order to explain the motives which had led him to send Planchet with a request that he would come instantly to the mousetrap.
A little flock of these tit-mice came daily to pick a dinner out of my wood-pile, or the crumbs at my door, with faint flitting lisping notes, like the tinkling of icicles in the grass, or else with sprightly day day day, or more rarely, in spring-like days, a wiry summery phe-be from the wood-side.
When I was building, one of these had its nest underneath the house, and before I had laid the second floor, and swept out the shavings, would come out regularly at lunch time and pick up the crumbs at my feet.
It's you that'll have to come inside."
They were evidently coming down the creek from some prospecting trip.
Miss Ophelia came accordingly.
You are very fortunate, my friend; but take care or you will lose that letter which is peeping from your doublet, and which also comes, no doubt, from your publisher.”
“Then it amounts to this, Mr. Soames: that, unless the Indian student recognized the roll as being proofs, the man who tampered with them came upon them accidentally without knowing that they were there.”