It was agreed between them that they might use six for clothing, which Angela and Eugene very much needed, and some slight entertainment.
But it might be fun to look them over.
047.jpg (77K)That was perfect happiness; I had known happiness before, but it was not like this, which was ecstasy.
Now I knew that under ordinary conditions he no longer craved for this artificial stimulus, but I was well aware that the fiend was not dead but sleeping, and I have known that the sleep was a light one and the waking near when in periods of idleness I have seen the drawn look upon Holmes’s ascetic face, and the brooding of his deep-set and inscrutable eyes.
A life of constant inaction, bodily and mental,—the friction of ceaseless ennui and discontent, united to the ordinary weakness which attended the period of maternity,—in course of a few years changed the blooming young belle into a yellow faded, sickly woman, whose time was divided among a variety of fanciful diseases, and who considered herself, in every sense, the most ill-used and suffering person in existence.
One garrison regiment, badly demoralised by long inactivity, had been approached by both sides.
I saw she was sorry for his persevering sulkiness and indolence: her conscience reproved her for frightening him off improving himself: she had done it effectually.
It was as though some Keplerian Black Belt had set up the whole system like an astronomical wind-up toy, kicked everything into motion, and let inertia do the rest.
While Laziness travels so slowly, that Poverty soon over-takes him, as we read in POOR RICHARD who adds, Drive thy business!
Misemploy, misuse, and pervert are commonly applied to objects rather than to persons.
The treaty of peace that closed the war of 1812 had been already ---- before the battle of New Orleans was fought.
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