He did not abandon his post in order to trouble the captain with his explanations; he scarcely raised his eyes from the newspaper that he had before him.
Indeed it would be utterly impossible to recount the multitude of ways in which the heart of the slave is continually lacerated by the total disregard of his feelings as a social being and a human creature.
You have to teach self-forgetfulness, and everything else that you have to teach is contributory and subordinate to that end.
Paine felt keenly the neglect of his former friends, who avoided him, when they did not openly cut him.
Apart from that Wisdom which is inseparable from self-renunciation, there can be no real and abiding peace.
Almost immediately, a very slight swell was perceived over the place of the explosion, and the water looked rather foamy: then in about a second it began to rise, and there was the most enormous outbreak of spray that you can conceive.