Kind-'artedness is often only another name for artfulness, same as Sam Small's kindness to Ginger Dick and Peter Russet.
The cleverness of this speech, which made the rest split with laughter, rejoiced the heart of Amleth's friend.
This empire extends from the north towards the west, to that part of Germany which is under the dominion of the king of Poland; and some reckon among his subjects a wandering nation of idolaters, who acknowledge no sovereign, not even submitting to the authority of the grand duke, but when it suits their own convenience.
In spite of this, however, Delphion, with one comrade, a branded dare-devil, who had shown great dexterity in relieving the besieging parties of their arms, escaped by night.
No ease, no pleasure, can be good, that is not got with pains.
My easiness to give credit to what I heard in the course of our Tour was too great.
In grace of manner and elegance of language he was the persuasive advocate of the ancient Forum; in earnestness and unction he has been rivalled only by Savonarola; in dignity and learning he may remind us of Bossuet; in his simplicity and orthodoxy he was the worthy successor of him who preached at the day of Pentecost.
All his charm of manner, his grace in the dance, his popularity, could not blind others to the fact that he was ill-dressed, and the girls decided that something must be done, and at once.
Butts had been introduced as a stalking-horse, but there was no doubt about Si's admiration of his "handiness." "
After inquiring for a long time in vain for lodgings, we were directed to a German and a Frenchman, with the remark that both received lodgers out of pure politeness.
It required not many seasons for Elizabeth to prove her skill and diligence in the culture of this garden-ground,--not many for the transformation of square, awkward beds into a mass of bloom.
You haven't gone through five years at a State University, rubbing shoulders with folks who haven't enough sophistication to pretend to be different from what they are.
To the superficial and suspicious mind it might seem an improbable story, but to an earnest mind it was a story that carried conviction because of its simple straightforwardness--its crudity, if the jury liked to call it that.