Inexperienced dictators will find it good practice to have their stenographers read back their letters so they can recast awkward sentences and make other improvements.
For the man that prophesies us bad weather, on the contrary, we entertain only bitter and revengeful thoughts.
Their coarse, dark, heavy features; their great eyes, rolling enviously on each other; their barbarous, guttural, half-brute intonation; their dilapidated garments fluttering in the wind,—were all in admirable keeping with the vile and unwholesome character of everything about the place.
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When no Line of Fate whatever is found and only a very ordinary Line of Head, then there will be nothing very particular to say about the Destiny; such people, as a rule, lead very colourless lives, nothing seems to affect them much one way or the other, and they will be found to have very little purpose to illumine the drab monotony of their existence.
How dull it must have been for you, poor little one.’
unless **learn As homely as he rides amonges you,If ye him knew, it would be for your prow: advantage Ye woulde not forego his acquaintanceFor muche good, I dare lay in balanceAll that I have in my possession.
She grew to have a dread of children; for they had imbibed from their parents a vague idea of something horrible in this dreary woman gliding silently through the town, with never any companion but one only child.
Dorothy was apt to poke, and her attitude when writing was most inelegant; but it is difficult to remember physical culture during the agonies of following a quick dictation.
Through the greater part of Europe, the yeomanry are regarded as an inferior rank of people, even to the better sort of tradesmen and mechanics, and in all parts of Europe to the great merchants and master manufacturers.
This circumstance had been the one piece of evidencewhich, insignificant as it was, had hitherto told, to some extent,in Mitya’s favour.
From passive loyalty to the Revolution the Cossacks have passed to an active political offensive (against it).
This rice had three advantages over ordinary Chinese rice: it was drought-resistant and could, therefore, be planted in areas with poor or even no irrigation.
A great opportunity there certainly was for push and enterprise to meet the travelling needs of the public at large, the average man, i.e. Brown, Robinson and Co.It was a subject of regret and absurd as well on the face of it and no small blame to our vaunted society that the man in the street, when the system really needed toning up, for the matter of a couple of paltry pounds was debarred from seeing more of the world they lived in instead of being always and ever cooped up since my old stick-in-the-mud took me for a wife.
If Mrs. Shaw had guessed at the real reason why Mrs. Hale did not accompany her husband, she would have showered down gowns upon her; but it was nearly twenty years since Mrs. Shaw had been the poor, pretty Miss Beresford, and she had really forgotten all grievances except that of the unhappiness arising from disparity of age in married life, on which she could descant by the half-hour.
As I turn over the pages, I see my notes upon the repulsive story of the red leech and the terrible death of Crosby, the banker.
All these peoples, it must be understood; shifted their ground rapidly, a succession of bad seasons might drive them many hundreds of miles, and it is only in a very rough and provisional manner that their beats can now be indicated.
‘Oh, what ugly wrinkles in my bad boy’s forehead!’
There saw I Colle Tregetour <46>Upon a table of sycamorePlay an uncouth* thing to tell; *strange, rare I saw him carry a windmellUnder a walnut shell.
He is not a very heavy burden, for he is satisfied with little a few handfuls of rice, a few home-grown bananas or vegetables, a little unrefined sugar made in the village, and sometimes a few pieces of copper are all that is needed. . . .