Slowly she let her hand fall until the glittering coronet rested for an instant on his brow.
Jolting is a lifting from and letting down suddenly upon an unyielding surface; as, a carriage jolts over a rough road.
They presented their compliments to Mr. Copperfield, and informed him that they had given his letter their best consideration, ‘with a view to the happiness of both parties’—which I thought rather an alarming expression, not only because of the use they had made of it in relation to the family difference before-mentioned, but because I had (and have all my life) observed that conventional phrases are a sort of fireworks, easily let off, and liable to take a great variety of shapes and colours not at all suggested by their original form.
This man gan fallen in suspicioun,Rememb’ring on his dreames that he mette, dreamed And forth he went, no longer would he let, delay Unto the west gate of the town, and fand found A dung cart, as it went for to dung land, That was arrayed in the same wiseAs ye have heard the deade man devise; describe And with an hardy heart he gan to cry, ‘Vengeance and justice of this felony: My fellow murder’d in this same nightAnd in this cart he lies, gaping upright.
Let us give him some satisfaction, too—no matter!
He relaxed his hold on her and gently let her stand on the ground.
“Don’t you think you could possibly let us have it to-night?”
Of course, Gabe didn’t just let her go inside by herself; in fact, he rushed ahead to open the door for her.
Those days might, without exaggeration, be called spacious days: and if they are gone beyond recall let us hope, at least, that in gatherings such as this we shall still speak of them with pride and affection, still cherish in our hearts the memory of those dead and gone great ones whose fame the world will not willingly let die.”
Presently he let it fall, and from that satchel which he wears about his neck drew out another tress of hair—oh!
"Trouble not yourself about your Wife," said my Guide: "she will not be long left in anxiety; meantime, let us take a survey of Flatland."
Kindly let me know in what terms precisely you repeated my words in your letter to Rodion Romanovitch.”
Henceforth let the Hesea of the Mountain be also the Khania of Kaloon.
These had to be out-manoeuvred, yet it would never do for the men to straggle, for the Kafirs would hardly let such a prize go without straining every effort to retain it.
made an effortAnd forth I let her sail in this manner, And turn I will again to my matter.
The good man has no doubt let slip something on that subject also, though mother would deny it: ‘I shall refuse,’ says she.
I shall certainly let her know my opinion of such conduct.’
Surely He won’t let somethingawful happen.
There, that’s so, prince; and seriously, let’s drop the donkey now—what else did you see abroad, besides the donkey?”
But as the long holdings fell in, they were seldom again let to similar tenants, and were mostly pulled down, if not absolutely required by the farmer for his hands.
In the morning Abou Neeut, by his own desire, was let down into the well, more readily to fill the water bags for the use of the caravan, men and cattle, little apprehending what was by Providence decreed to befall him; for his ungrateful friend, who envied his prosperity, and coveted his wealth, having loaded the beasts, cut the rope at the top of the well, and leaving him to his fate, departed.
Now it was Mr. Wickfield, now Agnes, now the excellence of Mr. Wickfield, now my admiration of Agnes; now the extent of Mr. Wickfield’s business and resources, now our domestic life after dinner; now, the wine that Mr. Wickfield took, the reason why he took it, and the pity that it was he took so much; now one thing, now another, then everything at once; and all the time, without appearing to speak very often, or to do anything but sometimes encourage them a little, for fear they should be overcome by their humility and the honour of my company, I found myself perpetually letting out something or other that I had no business to let out and seeing the effect of it in the twinkling of Uriah’s dinted nostrils.
They were merely letting off steam.
Alyosha mechanically let himself be led out.
And after presenting arms, during which the clang of the band, letting loose, rang out like a brass kettle rolling downstairs, all the guns were lowered.
And not to wander like a dulled ass,Ragged and torn, disguised in array,Ribald in speech, or out of measure pass, Thy bound exceeding; think on this alway: For women be of tender heartes ay,And lightly set their pleasure in a place; When they misthink,* they lightly let it pace.
I shuddered, and involuntarily let it fall upon the floor.
"I invariably let things stop as they are.
“I don’t know of many people going to Pavlofsk, and as for the house, Ivan Ptitsin has let me one of his villas rather cheaply.
It ain’t easy to talk when your lips is like leather, but I guess I’d best let you know how the cards lie.
I basically let him know not to worry, and he basically let me know that he trusted me.
At a coal mine for which the landlord can get no rent, but which he must either work himself or let it alone altogether, the price of coals must generally be nearly about this price.
In the darkness of night she accordingly let herself down from the battlements by a silken rope, which she had twisted from slips of various robes, and reached the ground unhurt.
But who knows, perhaps it is the last time we shall see each other...” he let slip accidentally.
Thou shalt no more through thy flattery Do* me to sing and winke with mine eye; *cause For he that winketh when he shoulde see, All wilfully, God let him never the.”
We had only one check to our pleasure, and that happened a little while before I took my leave, when, Miss Mills chancing to make some allusion to tomorrow morning, I unluckily let out that, being obliged to exert myself now, I got up at five o’clock.
He had undoubtedly let himself down by the ivy, for we could see the marks of his feet where he had landed on the lawn.
In the midst thereof let us make gates well compact, that through them may be a way for chariot-driving.
The Last Invocation At the last, tenderly, From the walls of the powerful fortress'd house, From the clasp of the knitted locks, from the keep of the well-closed doors, Let me be wafted.
When he is in your power, you shall cause him to be loaded with irons, and for three days successively let him receive fifty strokes of the bastinado.
The man, who loved her, thought: ‘Sooner than let your wife die, bring her some of the rampion yourself, let it cost what it will.’
Then, silently, he let himself go into the unknown.
At that, he let down the window on his side sharply and bent forward that the air might blow on his face.
Then she would stand behind K. - pretending to watch the lawyer as he bent greedily over his cup, poured the tea in and drank - and secretly let K. hold her hand.
Second, you let the enemy out o' this here trap for nothing.
For this ye knowen all so well as I,Whoso shall tell a tale after a man,He must rehearse, as nigh as ever he can, Every word, if it be in his charge,All speak he ne’er so rudely and so large; let him speakOr elles he must tell his tale untrue, Or feigne things, or finde wordes new.
A bookcase filled with dingy medical works, and ornamented at the top with a skull, in place of the customary bust; a large deal table copiously splashed with ink; wooden chairs of the sort that are seen in kitchens and cottages; a threadbare drugget in the middle of the floor; a sink of water, with a basin and waste-pipe roughly let into the wall, horribly suggestive of its connection with surgical operations—comprised the entire furniture of the room.
Tridees respectfully let her pass through the doorway first, though she could see that he was displeased he had to do so.
She had the mobile face frequent in those whose sight has decayed by stages, has been laboriously striven after, and reluctantly let go, rather than the stagnant mien apparent in persons long sightless or born blind.
Hold things," she Commanded, reflexively letting out some of her Breath.