He had been active and healthy, yet his strength left him suddenly; and when he was confined to the chimney-corner he grew grievously irritable.
Somehow, although he left home every morning, as was stated, and dined abroad six days in the week, when his sisters believed the infatuated youth to be at Miss Sedley's apron-strings: he was NOT always with Amelia, whilst the world supposed him at her feet.
It was as if the bus were about to keep on in its ascent, leaving the sane earth altogether and merging with the unknown arcana of upper air and cryptical sky.
With that-entourage in tow-she quickly left the pavilion, worried that Lightsong might see her tears.
To him she imparted those mysterious intimations which the soul feels, as the cords begin to unbind, ere it leaves its clay forever.
22:14CHRISTIAN no sooner leaves the World but meets EVANGELIST, who lovingly him greets With tidings of another: and doth show Him how to mount to that from this below.
She left me abruptly, her naturally firm voice faltering as she spoke those last words.
He had scarcely left the doorstep when I rang up Lord Alloaâs house and was told he had come in half an hour before and had gone to bed.â âWhoâwhoââ someone stammered.
When a courtesan intends to abandon a particular lover, and take up with another one; or when she has reason to believe that her lover will shortly leave her, and return to his wives; or that having squandered all his money, and became penniless, his guardian, or master, or father would come and take him away; or that her lover is about to lose his position, or lastly, that he is of a very fickle mind, she should, under any of these circumstances, endeavour to get as much money as she can from him as soon as possible.
He was deaf to the waltzes; they grew fainter and fainter; the discomfited performer left the huge instrument presently; and though her three friends performed some of the loudest and most brilliant new pieces of their repertoire, she did not hear a single note, but sate thinking, and boding evil.
Leaving the room hurriedly, he ran into his own--opened his desk, wrote two hurried lines, which he directed to Sir Pitt or Lady Crawley, and bade the messenger carry them at once to Gaunt Street, bidding him to take a cab, and promising him a guinea if he was back in an hour.
“The repairs are not done at home, and I cannot possibly leave town just now.
"I promised, Marian, to tell you the truth about my married life, instead of leaving you any longer to guess it for yourself," she began.
Poor dear Laura hardly leaves me for a moment all d
And Mr. Shelby left the room hastily.
As if one were to wear any sort of coat which the tailor might cut out for him, or, gradually leaving off palmleaf hat or cap of woodchuck skin, complain of hard times because he could not afford to buy him a crown!
They had left Omdurman a month earlier, in company with the steamer Safia, carrying a force of 500 men, with the Khalifa's orders to go up the White Nile and collect grain.
She quietly left the quay and then suddenly walked quickly up the road.
The short ladder, used for obtaining access to the trap-door (and kept under the bed), was found placed at the opening, so as to enable any person or persons, in the room, to leave it again easily.
If I waited till the evening I might find no second opportunity of safely leaving the house.
The cloth she had been holding dropped from her hands--her lips fell apart--all the little colour that there was naturally in her face left it in an instant.
Question the third: Did the Colonel know the conspiracy followed the Diamond; and has he purposely left a legacy of trouble and danger to his sister, through the innocent medium of his sister’s child?
He ordered somebody to inform Mr. Higgs that Captain Osborne was waiting, in a fierce and patronizing way, as if the pekin of an attorney, who had thrice his brains, fifty times his money, and a thousand times his experience, was a wretched underling who should instantly leave all his business in life to attend on the Captain's pleasure.
“First of all, I wish to impress upon you that the boy certainly left of his own free-will.
We also met Mr. Rogers…who kindly left his carriage to bring us home.
Sherlock Holmes still sat exactly as I had left him, save that he had laid aside his violin and was deep in a book.
Eventually, Bluefingers and the terrible doctor left the room.
When the surface is considerably agitated there are no skaters nor water-bugs on it, but apparently, in calm days, they leave their havens and adventurously glide forth from the shore by short impulses till they completely cover it.
The worn and wasted look which had prematurely aged her face was fast leaving it, and the expression which had been the first of its charms in past days was the first of its beauties that now returned.
My father was most loving and indulgent, devoted to his home, seldom leaving us, except in the hunting season.
When one enters the portals of learning, one leaves the dearest pleasures—solitude, books and imagination—outside with the whispering pines.
On gaining the door, he encountered a gentleman—a perfect stranger to him—who was accidentally leaving the office exactly at the same time as himself.
Whatever my own practice may be, I have no doubt that it is a part of the destiny of the human race, in its gradual improvement, to leave off eating animals, as surely as the savage tribes have left off eating each other when they came in contact with the more civilized.
Slowly the heavy, bright-decked barges leave the shore of Runningmede.
I would not leave him here, no matter how afraid I was.
By a "gentleman of fortune" they plainly meant neither more nor less than a common pirate, and the little scene that I had overheard was the last act in the corruption of one of the honest hands--perhaps of the last one left aboard.
Fortunately, the day after tomorrow we leave Paris.
He had wisely left Nightblood behind and didn't have anything else on him.
Of course, I leave my children complete liberty of action, but I don’t think I am indiscreet in assuring you that Winnie is—well, very fond of you.”
Thus they were left awhile, perhaps to allow the fire behind them to burn up, which it soon did with great fierceness, throwing a vivid light upon every detail of the spectacle.
Leaving aside the degradation of an alliance with a nameless man, and the possible fact that his property, in default of heirs male, might pass into such a one's power, he had sense to comprehend Heathcliff's disposition: to know that, though his exterior was altered, his mind was unchangeable and unchanged.
You have known me ever since you were a small boy, so I think you will not distrust me when I hint that some matters are best left undecided and unexplored.
He said again, Give the people, that they may eat: for thus saith the LORD, They shall eat, and shall leave thereof.
Or in merely leaving her cards she should say "For all of the ladies."
They who come rarely to the woods take some little piece of the forest into their hands to play with by the way, which they leave, either intentionally or accidentally.
I found that the key was indeed his, that he had entered my room to know if I wanted tea, and that he had very carelessly left the key in the door when he came out.
He muttered something about leaving unexpectedly, in a great hurry, and having intended to write to her from St. Augustine.
Doubtless some whaler had left them here, and they had rapidly multiplied.
“I think,” observed the reporter, “that, at least, we will know what our chances are, when we have visited the island; for those Stockmen would, necessarily, leave some trace of their visit, had they been there.”
‘It had been left to her, unconditionally, by her first husband,’ Mr. Murdstone began, when my aunt caught him up with the greatest irascibility and impatience.