Ordinary amputation of limbs, denotes small offices lost; the loss of entire legs or arms, unusual depression in trade.
She presently apprehended what was my reason for declining a discovery, notwithstanding all her pressing solicitation; and passed the night in the greatest uneasiness on account of my disgrace, which she concluded had been occasioned only by the love I bore to her.
The sound was taken up by another dog, and then another and another, till, borne on the wind which now sighed softly through the Pass, a wild howling began, which seemed to come from all over the country, as far as the imagination could grasp it through the gloom of the night.
“Man in himself had ever lack’d the means Of satisfaction, for he could not stoop Obeying, in humility so low,As high he, disobeying, thought to soar: And for this reason he had vainly tried Out of his own sufficiency to payThe rigid satisfaction.
“That wine was not imported among us from foreign countries tosupply the want of water or other drinks, but because it was a sortof liquid which made us merry by putting us out of our senses,diverted all melancholy thoughts, begat wild extravagantimaginations in the brain, raised our hopes and banished our fears,suspended every office of reason for a time, and deprived us of theuse of our limbs, till we fell into a profound sleep; although itmust be confessed, that we always awaked sick and dispirited; andthat the use of this liquor filled us with diseases which made ourlives uncomfortable and short.
He is evidently the more wretched and miserable of the two; because happiness and misery, which reside altogether in the mind, must necessarily depend more upon the healthful or unhealthful, the mutilated or entire state of the mind, than upon that of the body.
M. Quesnai, the first of that sect, and the author of the Economical Table, a work of the greatest profoundness and originality, was, in particular, represented by Mr. Smith as a man of the greatest modesty and simplicity; and his system he pronounced, with all its imperfections, to be the nearest approximation to the truth, of any that had then been published on the principles of political science.
He it is who puts his enchantment upon these eyes and joyfully plays on the chords of my heart in varied cadence of pleasure and pain.
Without choice I will receive from Thy hand good and evil, sweet and bitter, joy and sadness, and will give Thee thanks for all things which shall happen unto me.
I answered, more in shyness than politeness, “After you, miss.”
But all the way he went back, who can sufficiently set forth the sorrow of Christian’s heart?
No more of the girlish alternations of timidity and petulance, the adorable naivete, the reveries, the tears, the playfulness... It was an entirely new and hitherto unknown being who now sat and laughed at him, and informed him to his face that she had never had the faintest feeling for him of any kind, except loathing and contempt—contempt which had followed closely upon her sensations of surprise and bewilderment after her first acquaintance with him.
"'As one that serveth'" she often said to herself as she went about the daily duties, trying to take her fair share of the trouble and help poor, faithful Martha, whose devotion never slackened.
To dream that you drive along an embankment, foretells you will be threatened with trouble and unhappiness.
destruction The fairness of the lady that I seeYond in the garden roaming to and fro, Is cause of all my crying and my woe.