Don Quixote sighed on hearing the duchess's request, and said, "If I could pluck out my heart, and lay it on a plate on this table here before your highness's eyes, it would spare my tongue the pain of telling what can hardly be thought of, for in it your excellence would see her portrayed in full.
I’m thinking seriously of becoming a City Father myself.
If our brother Francis’s wife had found it convenient in her lifetime (though she had an unquestionable right to act as she thought best) to invite the family to her dinner-table, we might have known our brother Francis’s child better at the present moment.
Suddenly, as he was fingering his watch-chain, he thought of Terry Kelly’s pawn-office in Fleet Street.
I've been thinking very hard about it.
‘I recollect talking about it,’ said I, ‘though I certainly did not think it very likely then.’ ‘
I want you to think of it quite differently.
He had evidently been thinking and had his mind made up; for, almost before he looked at the patient, he whispered to me:-- "Send the attendant away.
Sincerely, honestly, indeed, Mr. Spenlow, I never thought so, before.
Everything had been carefully thought out, and done systematically and with precision.
I may say to the patient: "It is just as though you had thought at the time of the request: 'Of course, I'll invite you, so you can eat yourself fat at my house and become still more pleasing to my husband.
Think twice, you, Micawber, if you don’t want to be crushed.
Perhaps rather too deeply, I thought afterwards, when I recalled his glances as we parted.
We do not think of them as Liberty 5-3000 any longer.
But when land was considered as the means, not of subsistence merely, but of power and protection, it was thought better that it should descend undivided to one.
“No doubt you think, like everyone, that I was too severe with him,” she went on, addressing Raskolnikov. “
wisdom, sense “I grant y-wis,” quoth he; “but I must think *surely Upon some honest thing while that I drink.”
‘Has Agnes any—’ I was thinking aloud, rather than speaking.
So many people know me here, and think kindly of me, that I am certain.
To disparage is to represent one's admitted good traits or acts as less praiseworthy than they would naturally be thought to be, as for instance, by ascribing a man's benevolence to a desire for popularity or display.