But there yet lingers upon this continent a forest of moral evil more formidable, a barrier denser and darker, a Dismal Swamp of inhumanity, a barbarism upon the soil, before which civilization has thus far been compelled to pause,--happy, if it could even check its spread.
The ingenuous arts had softened his manners; the parliamentary eloquences supplied him with a succedaneum for government, the popular literatures with the finer sensibilities of the heart: surely on this windward side of things the British reader was not ill off?--Unhappy British reader!
I go home bewildered unt mishappy, to find that Herr Gabert has stole the score of mine opera unt run avay mit mine vife.
Good mother!--happy Verty!"
'All my hopes of getting off at present over!--Unhappy creature!
And this young man was doubtless a fair sample of them,--happy, unthinking, earning perdition by mere carelessness.
But if they must rest, those beating wings--the old R.F.C. toast went singing through her head and she flung it out into the moonlight, smiling--"Happy landings!
The 'unfortunate'--unhappy creatures!--are their pet aversion; and once in their clutches, receive no mercy.
Chapter X. A King-Made Map and its Trail of Wrongs A meeting of kings and diplomats.—Austrians and English vs. Prussians and Russians.—Talleyrand the subtle.—Carving a new map.—The people are ignored.—Sowing the seeds of trouble.—Unhappy Poland.—Divided Italy.—Revolts of the people.—The outbreaks of 1848.
Now resteth it that I discharge mine oath, To see th'unhappy lovers and the king Laid in one tomb.
It would make her a free woman,--independent,--happy!
In vain did they protest against so iniquitous a measure; in vain did they entreat the interference of their friends in his behalf, and even menace his judges with their personal vengeance, individually and collectively, should they be induced to pronounce his condemnation; Richelieu in his plenitude of present power overruled all their efforts; and the unfortunate Marechal, who had incurred the hatred of the Cardinal from his favour with Marie de Medicis, was sentenced to lose his head by the majority of a single voice, and was executed on the following day; while his unhappy brother expired a short time subsequently in the fortress of Chateaudun.
at once virtuous and unhappy--' And, sobbing, she offered Madame de la Tour both her hut and her friendship.
Done, whether she loves me or not,-- But don't look so deuced unhappy,-- Y'know it was I fired the shot.
In my early days I once opened an old book and found these words: If you laugh a great deal, you are happy; if you cry a great deal, you are unhappy;--a very simple remark, no doubt; but just because it is so simple I have never been able to forget it, even though it is in the last degree a truism.
Now so unhappy!--And for what?--But she is purity herself.
This was very good reasoning, and Sharley certainly was very unhappy,--as unhappy as a little girl of eighteen can well be; and I suppose it would sound a great deal better to say that the cold morning looked in upon her sleepless pain, or that Aurora smiled upon her unrested eyes, or that she kept her bitter watch until the stars grew pale (and a fine chance that would be to describe a sunrise too); but truth compels me to state that she did what some very unhappy people have done before her,--found the window-sill uncomfortable, cramped, neuralgic, and cold,--so undressed and went to bed and to sleep, very much as she would have done if there had been no Halcombe Dike in the world.
My crosse unhappye fortune hathe decreed A never shalbe conquerd; any ells, Should a but vowe to conquer 50 worlds, I would beleive a myght doo't: onlye I Shall never master a dejected slave.
Happy,-- yet, perhaps, oh, unhappy,--he who now in such a strait can wield the pen of a ready writer!--for the press, perchance, may afford him a support which, though temporary and precarious, will hold him up until he can stand upon more stable ground.
It was I who had made her unhappy,--I who was guilty, a hundred times guilty; and at this moment she looked at me as if she herself asked to be forgiven.
Oh, Mark, I'm so unhappy,--I'm so miserable--I'm so frightened.
Indeed, they have not stirred out, but to church (and that but three times) ever since the day you went away.--Unhappy day for them, and for all who know you!--To me, I am sure, most particularly so!--My heart now bleeds more and more for you.
While Mrs. Sinclair, and Dorcas, and Polly, and even poor silly Mabell for Sally went out, as my angel came in with uplifted hands and eyes, stood thanking Heaven that I was better, in audible whispers: See the power of love, cried one!--What a charming husband, another!--Happy couple, all!
And the trouble reached a climax on the lawn behind the shed,-- "Now, I'm gon' ter lick yer, sonny," so the sturdy parent said, "And I'll knock the college nonsense from your noddle, mighty quick!"-- Then he lit upon that chappy like a wagon-load of brick.
+Choppen+, v. to chop, cut, mince, MD; +chappyd+, pp.,
When I said we must be at Aberdeen, he replied, 'Well, I am like the Romans: I shall say to you, "Happy to come;--happy to depart!"'
Yet marry the man from whom only it can be endangered!--Unhappy, thrice unhappy Clarissa Harlowe!--In how many difficulties has one rash step involved thee!--And she turned from him and wept.
The air was filled with happy shouts from men and boys, so glad were they that Sunday, their only day of rest, was near.
Hail, land of the kangaroo!--paradise of the bushranger!--purgatory of England!--happy scene, where the sheep-stealer is metamorphosed into the shepherd; the highwayman is the guardian of the road; the dandy is delicate no more, and earns his daily bread; and the Court of Chancery is unknown--hail to thee, soil of larceny and love!
Recollection is my enemy!-- Divine excellence!--Happy with her for so many days together!
On the wall was a sign in Latin and French--"Unhappy the spirit which worries about the future," a facetious warning that any one who loafed there longer than three minutes was likely to be killed, and the following artistic creed from "La Fontaine:" "Ne for fans point noire talent.
CHAPTER XVIII "GRANDMA"--HAPPY VISITS--A NEW HOME--AM PERSUADED TO LEAVE IT.
~Happy, happy mothers!
')--Happy rogue of a coachman, hadst thou known whose notice thou didst engage, and whom thou mightest have obliged!--It was the divine Clarissa Harlowe at whom thou gazest!--Mine own Clarissa Harlowe!--But it was well for me that thou wert as undistinguishing as the beasts thou drovest; otherwise, what a wild-goose chace had I been led?
Would you, in their serving, And with what imitation you can borrow From youth of such a season, fore noble Lucius Present yourself, desire his service, tell him Wherein you're happy- which will make him know If that his head have ear in music; doubtless With joy he will embrace you; for he's honourable, And, doubling that, most holy.
"Of course, you couldn't be happy--" The voice did not sound like his.
"Then," she said, "if you were happy----" "Do you want to know how far it went?"
She went to her apartments, singing an inane song about the amorous and joyful time of spring when everything and everybody is happy,-- "El tems amoreus plein de joie, El tems ou tote riens s'esgaie,--" and burst into a sudden passion of tears.
For hit happeth ofte tymes that diuerce officers accuse the good peple fraudulently/ To thende that they myght haue a thanke & be preysed and to abide stille in theyr offices And trewly hit is a grete and hye maner of malyse to be in will to doo euyll and diffame other wyth oute cause to gete glorie to hymself Also the kepars and officers of cytees ought to be suche that they suffre no wronges ne vylonyes to fore the Iuges and gouernours of cytees wyth out cause to be doon to them that ben Innocents/ but they ought to haue theyr eyen and regarde vnto hym/ that knoweth the hertes and thoughtes of alle men/ And they ought to drede & doubte hym wyth oute whos grace theyr wacche and kepynge is nought And that promyseth to them that doubte hym shall be ewrous & happy/ And by hym ben alle thynges accomplisshid in good/ Hit is founden in the historyes of rome that Temperour Frederik the seconde dide do make a gate of marble of meruayllous werke and entayll in the cyte of capnane vpon the watre that renneth aboute the same/ and vpon this yate he made an ymage lyke hymself sittynge in his mageste/ and two Iuges whiche were sette/ one on the right side and that other on the lifte side.
perchance, P; +happily+,P. +Happy+, adj.
and Reason?"--The Common Room Cat--Visit to Jersey--Purity of elections--Parliamentary Representation--Various literary projects--Letters to Miss E. Rix--Being happy--"A Tangled Tale"--Religious arguments--The "Alice" Operetta--"Alice's Adventures Underground"--"The Game of Logic"--Mr.
She was for the moment absurdly, rapturously happy,--a child amongst children.
I have heard her say afterwards, she had rarely in her life been so happy,--and she was one with whom happiness was a still rapture.
A good, honest, well-to-do peasant, who knows nothing of politics, must be very nearly happy;--and to think there are people who would educate, who would draw these people out of the calm satisfaction of their instincts, and give them passions!
He may glory in his contrivances--he, who has more wickedness than wit, may glory in his contrivances!--But, after all, I shall, I humbly presume to hope, be happy, when he, poor wretch, will be--alas!--who can say what!---- Adieu, my dearest friend!--May you be happy!--And then your Clarissa cannot be wholly miserable!
Though all alone on the island and knowing nothing of people in the outer world, they were always happy,--as happy as the laughing rills that rippled past their home.
I hope you are still good and happy.--Best love to you all.
So that they can preside in the whirlwind, and direct it, they are happy.--But my beloved's misfortune is, that she must live in tumult; yet neither raise them herself, nor be able to controul them.