Thet means they've moved on down to the edge of the timber an' oncomfortable near our wheat.
The Expostulation.--Continued.--Fears of Poverty.--Encouragement.--Baldwin's Song.--Deceitfulness of visions indulgence.--Tormenting distressing Passions.--Comforts of a low Fortune.--Poverty in England contrasted with other Countries.--The Question.... The Conclusion.
I went in and found the house neat and not uncomfortable.
Well, sir, this drew me into deepe conceit, And to recomfort me I did commaund Lord Hardenbergh should ope a Cabanet Of my choise Jewels and to bring me thence A ring, a riche and Violet Hiacinthe, Whose sacred vertue is to cheere the heart And to excite our heavie spirits to mirthe; Which, putting on my finger, swift did breake.
My weary frame After short pause recomforted, again I journey'd on over that lonely steep, The hinder foot still firmer.
This heavenly shield, soon as it is display'd, Dismays the vices that abhor the light; To wanderers by sea and land gives aid; Conquers dismay, recomforteth affright; Rouseth dull idleness, and starts soft sleep, And all the world to daily labour keep.
Thus when this courtly gentleman with toyle Himselfe hath wearied, he doth recoyle Unto his rest, and there with sweete delight 755 Of musicks skill revives his toyled spright; Or els with loves and ladies gentle sports, The ioy of youth, himselfe he recomforts: Or lastly, when the bodie list to pause, His minde unto the Muses he withdrawes, 760 Sweete Ladie Muses, ladies of delight, Delights of life, and ornaments of light: With whom he close confers with wise discourse, Of Natures workes, of heavens continuall course, Of forreine lands, of people different, 765 Of kingdomes change, of divers gouvernment, Of dreadfull battailes of renowmed knights; With which he kindleth his ambitious sprights To like desire and praise of noble fame, The onely upshot whereto he doth ayme.
But in your daughter's womb I bury them; Where, in that nest of spicery, they will breed Selves of themselves, to your recomforture.
"We reached this the day before yesterday, in the evening; having had a strong breeze against us for a day or two before; which made me extremely uncomfortable,--and indeed my headache is hardly gone yet.
No, not at all, only very uncomfortable"--and then I explained the situation to him--that my dress was so tight I could neither move nor eat.
She showed herself then so winning and gracious and altogether magical to the little girl that Sylvia forgot the uncomfortableness which always happened when her aunt and her father were together.
There was an odd smell in the air, not exactly disagreeable, yet rather uncomfortably pungent. "
'--At Sea.--June 27th.--We are rolling a great deal and very uncomfortably,--a more disagreeable passage than I made last time in the month of March.
After he got there, he wondered what on earth he came for, it was so dark and poky, and he began to feel uncomfortably,--when all of a sudden a great ray of sunset dashed through the window, and drowned the place in the splendor of the illumined painting.
I follow where that outcast pair Are walking sadly, hand in hand; For me your vaunted charm hath fled, While they remain uncomforted.
The young pastoral giant stalks off with Yarrow in his arms,--comforting him.
But without ease or comforte.--Good my lorde, You have a power in hys hyghnes love Beyond power to interprett: pray you begge Hys grace will ease thys burthen.
And how," she enquired, changing the subject abruptly, "how is your bed,--comfortable, mm?"
Bob's hat was off before he opened the door; his comforter too.
Hence it is that God makes His comforters by processes of His own; by hard masters ofttimes, and by lessons not to be found in books.
As one whom his mother comforteth, so will I comfort you.'
An Archaism is a word or phrase expressed according to ancient usage, and not according to our modern orthography; as, "Newe grene chese of smalle clammynes comfortethe a hotte stomake.
The dire extremity into which she and her son had fallen did not crush her; few were the tears that fell from her eyes as she recalled for Jacqueline the years of her son's boyhood,--told her of his courage, as in various ways it had made itself manifest: how he had always been fearless in danger,--a conqueror of pain,--seemingly regardless of comfort,--fond of contemplation,--contented with his humble state,--kindly, affectionate, generous, but easily stirred to wrath by injustice, when manifested by the strong toward the weak,--or by cruelty, or by falsehood.
And since Providence has seen fit to send us a visitor rather than a visitation--though, personally, I should infinitely prefer the influenza, as interfering in less degree with my comfort,--I have, of course, neglected no opportunity of finding out what we may reasonably look forward to.
I am aware that you will suffer much anxiety,--My mother too will weep--may God be her comfort!--I cannot spare you this trial.
Could you not write a few words to give us some comfort,--if not to me, at least to the poor child?
It wouldn't never do for any great length o' time; but it will be a blessin' to hear some th' Elder's good rousin' comfortin' sermons for a spell, arter the stuff we hev been a havin', 'n' they can't say she's any more 'n' a reader anyhow.
It was a sunny and beautiful day, a specimen of the perfect English weather, just warm enough for comfort,--indeed, a little too warm, perhaps, in the noontide sun,--yet retaining a mere spice or suspicion of austerity, which made it all the more enjoyable.
It is comforting, because it proves that the dying person is supported by the only "help that faileth not;" and it is edifying, because it invites those who behold it to endeavour to believe, that they also may live and die like the departing Christian.
~Comforting Reflections of a Nonentity.~ I cannot boast of learning deep, Nor can I much to art aspire; My poetry loses me no sleep, Nor oratory's burning fire.
"I don't believe he will care so much," she went on, comfortingly.
while the prostrate penitents continued to receive whispered comfortings, and from time to time a mystic caress.
We all know the sadness of that Psalm; its weariness, as of one who had laboured long, and would fain be at rest; its confession of man's frailty--fading away suddenly like the grass; its confession of God's strength, God from everlasting, before the mountains were brought forth; its eternal gospel of hope and comfort, that the strength of God takes pity on the weakness of man, 'Lord, thou hast been our refuge, from one generation to another.'
~Comfort.~ With pipe and book, an old armchair, A glowing hearth, what need I care For empty honors, wealth or fame?
O God, if my life is to be long, let me live to bless and comfort--" Then the flood came, and death.
Swung in the wind,--and no wind blowing!-- I was afraid, and turned to you, Put out my hand to you for comfort,-- And you were gone!
But I have not forgotten, nor how I made no answer at all, but only staggered, and how, with your strange, dreamy voice, you chanted for comfort:-- '"This hot, hard flame with which our bodies burn Will make some meadow blaze with daffodil; Ay!
But I dinna care how comforta
"From such meditations, how horrible to start up amid the dreariness of night, nor find a human heart unto which to appeal for comfort,--a human voice from which to claim reply in annihilation of the spell that transfixed her mind.
Much rather let him reserve the allowance of spirits he gives himself until the evening, when he can enjoy it in warm toddy beside a comfortable fire, before retiring to rest for the night."
Seventy magnificent creatures had been brought down by a single breeder, a comfortable- looking, keen-eyed, ruddy-cheeked gentleman who stood beside the sales-man and whispered cautions and precepts into his ear.
"But, Manuel, you have another dear friend in England; and in England, although the Lord knows I never want to lay eyes on her, we might at least be comfortable--" Manuel shook his head: "I am very fond of Alianora, because she resembles me as closely as it is possible for a woman to resemble a man.
It was as follows:-- 'I, Sir James Macdonald, of Macdonald, Baronet, now, after arriving at my perfect age, from the friendship I bear to Alexander Macdonald of Kingsburgh, and in return for the long and faithful services done and performed by him to my deceased father, and to myself during my minority, when he was one of my Tutors and Curators; being resolved, now that the said Alexander Macdonald is advanced in years, to contribute my endeavours for making his old age placid and comfortable,'-- therefore he grants him an annuity of fifty pounds sterling.
Because, my friends, God's grace is too full for fallen man's notions; and therefore there is an evil fashion abroad in the world, that where a text speaks of wrath, and misery and punishment, you are to interpret it exactly, and to the very letter: but where it speaks of love, and mercy, and forgiveness, you are to do no such thing, but narrow it, and fence it, and explain it away, for fear you should make sinners too comfortable,--a plan which seems wise enough, but which, like other plans of man's wisdom, has not succeeded too well, to judge by the number of sinners who are already too comfortable though they hear the Bible misused, and God's grace narrowed in this way every Sunday of their lives.
You may not be sorry to learn, that, though not what great merchants call very rich, I was comfortable,--comfortable,--so that most of those moderate luxuries I described in my verses on Contentment--most of them, I say--were within our reach, if we chose to have them.
And gently she removed her hat and gown, and her gestures and speech, and her comfortableness, from those august precincts.
The same process is applied to the little feet, which swell to misshapen stumps beneath an accumulation of under-socks and over-socks, under-shoes and over-shoes, and are finally swallowed up in huge worsted stockings, which embrace all the drawers, short petticoats, ends of handkerchiefs, comfortables, and shawls they can reach, and are generally gartered in some incomprehensible fashion round the waist.
She was the comfortablest cushion of a creature that the evolution of the universe had ever produced.
All are then comfortable;--the noble Genoese, the honorable Melchior, and the worthy Chatelain.--And Jacques Colis?"
The Laplanders, on the other hand, wondered at the new settlers giving themselves so much needless, hard work, when nothing more was necessary to live comfortably than a few reindeer and a tent.