In play, she liked exceedingly to act the little mistress; using her hands freely, and commanding her companions: she did so to me, but I would not bear slapping and ordering; and so I let her know.
The little wretch had done her utmost to hurt her cousin's sensitive though uncultivated feelings, and a physical argument was the only mode he had of balancing the account, and repaying its effects on the inflictor.
a little gratified by the generous confidence of her husband.
But the Prince executes his music in private now, and the Duchess only gives away her plays to the foreigners of distinction who visit her kind little Court.
And one of the six forecastle hands was little better.
cried another Daisy, and here they all began shouting together, till the air seemed quite full of little shrill voices. ‘
My dear wife's sweet anxious face peering at me from under the pink lamp shade, the white cloth with its silver and glass table furniture--for in those days even philosophical writers had many little luxuries--the crimson-purple wine in my glass, are photographically distinct.
Still further, in spite of sword thrusts which weaken, and painful exercises which fatigue, he had become one of the most gallant frequenters of revels, one of the most insinuating lady’s men, one of the softest whisperers of interesting nothings of his day; the BONNES FORTUNES of de Treville were talked of as those of M. de Bassompierre had been talked of twenty years before, and that was not saying a little.
My Dear Miss Marrett—I am thinking about a dear little girl, who wept very hard.
She said the poor young girl talked and acted exactly like a little child.
Captain Keller fell in with the scheme most readily and suggested that the little garden-house at the “old place” be got ready for us.
These little darts, too, could only be shot in one way.
"So I have murdered Sibyl Vane," said Dorian Gray, half to himself--"murdered her as surely as if I had cut her little throat with a knife.
Debienne and Poligny, describes the incident as follows: "A grievous accident spoiled the little party which MM.
He said: "Here, I raise my mask a little ... Oh, only a little! ...
When the meal was over, and just as they were settling themselves to sleep, Smith drew from his pocket little specimens of various kinds of minerals, and said quietly,“My friends, this is iron ore, this pyrites, this clay, this limestone, this charcoal.
What had happened was plain to me, for not two minutes before I had placed my little case on the table near the window, and the table, tilting up, had deposited it upon the floor on precisely the identical spot.
I was so shocked at this, that it never occurred to me, until some days afterwards, that she had also died without giving me my little legacy.
And the little angel puts its finger into its mouth, and doesn’t know.
Other common knocks on them are that they feature little overall plot, bad game topology, little competitive interaction, etc. ---
"One of the little cherubs ran into the room, and bawling out, 'You stop biting my mamma!'
For because they had lived in great harmony together, shealso wished (so little can the human mind embrace things divine) tohave this addition to that happiness, and to have it rememberedamong men, that after her pilgrimage beyond the seas, what was earthlyof this united pair had been permitted to be united beneath the sameearth.
22:002:015 Take us the foxes, the little foxes, that spoil the vines: for our vines have tender grapes.
One night we catched a little section of a lumber-raft--nice pine planks.
I pulled all around her and hollered a little, but there wasn't any answer; all dead still.
I couldn't see but a little ways, but I went poking along over rough ground for a quarter of a mile or more, and then I run across a big old-fashioned double log house before I noticed it.
We come in sight of the little bunch of lights by and by--that was the town, you know--and slid by, about a half a mile out, all right.
Even though classical mechanics does not supply us with a sufficiently broad basis for the theoretical presentation of all physical phenomena, still we must grant it a considerable measure of " truth," since it supplies us with the actual motions of the heavenly bodies with a delicacy of detail little short of wonderful.
Therefore I do not doubt that little folds of skin, which originally served as ovigerous frena, but which, likewise, very slightly aided the act of respiration, have been gradually converted by natural selection into branchiae, simply through an increase in their size and the obliteration of their adhesive glands.
"That'll be someone from work", he said to himself, and froze very still, although his little legs only became all the more lively as they danced around.
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To Rich Givers What you give me I cheerfully accept, A little sustenance, a hut and garden, a little money, as I rendezvous with my poems, A traveler's lodging and breakfast as journey through the States,-- why should I be ashamed to own such gifts?
Her little hope that she might have a chance to talk again with Pola or hear her talk was lost in a surge of relief that she was quite safe.
They open doors, handle implements and all kinds of hand instruments with little blundering.
They were once sitting thus when the little grandson of four years old began to gather together some bits of wood upon the ground. ‘
Let them repo it (and they did, one night, at 2AM, and he waved goodbye to the little hunk of junk as the repo man drove it away, then turned back to his keyboard).
Beside him lay a little child, with her round white arms encircling his brown sinewy neck, and her golden haired head resting upon the breast of his velveteen tunic.
As a small boy he wished that he could throw a dam across the trout-brook that runs near the little Conwell home, and—as he never gives up—he finally realized the ambition, although it was after half a century!
In a little while he raises his chest and brings up the crown of his head and takes the positive physical attitude.
"Well, I'll tell you; it is taking us just a little longer for us to get on our feet than I had expected.
Even the white-lace girl paid her a languid little compliment.
"'Little mother, thy son will be a yogi.
As I went about my preparations to leave Master and my native land for the unknown shores of America, I experienced not a little trepidation.
Someday people will learn that material things do not bring happiness and are of little use in making men and women creative and powerful.
A little practice of this kind will soon convince him that he is receiving the mental currents direct from brain to brain.
And much she gets to eat and drink when there is not a crust for the little ones for three days!
He gazed at that pale, thin, irregular, angular little face, those soft blue eyes, which could flash with such fire, such stern energy, that little body still shaking with indignation and anger—and it all seemed to him more and more strange, almost impossible. “
I was expressing my satisfaction, when Mrs. Micawber came in; a little more slatternly than she used to be, or so she seemed now, to my unaccustomed eyes, but still with some preparation of herself for company, and with a pair of brown gloves on.
Of Miss Lavinia, who acts as a semi-auxiliary bridesmaid, being the first to cry, and of her doing homage (as I take it) to the memory of Pidger, in sobs; of Miss Clarissa applying a smelling-bottle; of Agnes taking care of Dora; of my aunt endeavouring to represent herself as a model of sternness, with tears rolling down her face; of little Dora trembling very much, and making her responses in faint whispers.