The old gentleman held forth likewise in a long speech respecting the finances of England, in praise of the sinking fund, and when it was suggested to him that England from the immense national debt must one day become bankrupt: "Non, Monsieur," (he said),"la Caisse d'Amortissement empechera cela."
Once, after some practice in it, Mr. Grimshaw offered a "return"--said he would give the brethren a musical lift with his band during some anniversary services to be held in the chapel.
"Come hither, Robert"--said Mrs. Willoughby, pointing to a chair at her side--with a gravity that struck her son as unusual--"I have brought you here to listen to one of the old-fashioned lectures, of which you got so many when a boy."
It would be a noble sacrifice,--said the Model,--and every American woman would be grateful to you.
I have not said a word of that kind.
"Paul Blunt--Powis--Assheton "--said John Effingham, speaking so hoarsely as to be nearly unintelligible, "remain here a few minutes-- I will rejoin you."
Lord ----------(said he) stuck long; but at last the fellow pounded my pigs, and then I got rid of him.'
Gentlemen, that I may soon make good What I have said- Bianca, get you in; And let it not displease thee, good Bianca, For I will love thee ne'er the less, my girl.
He locked the door, and as he passed through the hall, on his return, he encountered his father, and, restoring the key, said-- "I could not stay there; I am almost sorry I have seen it; I am overpowered; what a determined, ferocious murder it was; the place is all in a pool of gore; he must have received many wounds."
She was still talking about prophets and those other things you said----" "What a real interest she has," Bedient answered. "
When the men were assembled around him, he said,-- "Listen to me, Hunt, and seriously consider the gravity of the questions I am about to put to you."
He waited while Douglas spoke eagerly to the girl, and then said,---- "Theodora, for God's sake don't refuse!
Previous to this, the "Lancashire Lad" had made a private appeal, by letter, to the Lord Mayor, in which he said:- "Local means are nearly exhausted, and I am convinced that if we have not help from without, our condition will soon be more desperate than I or any one else who possesses human feelings can wish it to become.
Taking my hand in hers, she began to speak about her mother, then looked at me as if she wished to see as much as she could of me before her eyes closed forever, and said:-- "Do not be afraid, Leon,--I feel much better; but in case anything should happen to me I wanted to leave you something to remember me by.
Upon the next day, Gerard Douw, after dinner, called his niece to him and having scanned her person with an air of satisfaction, he took her hand, and looking upon her pretty innocent face with a smile of kindness, he said:---- "Rose, my girl, that face of yours will make your fortune."
And whan his disciples herde hym/ they wold auengid their maister/ But he repreuyd hem by suche sentence saynge/ Suffre my felaws for I am he and suche one as he saith/ by the sight of my visage/ But I refrayne and kepe me well from suche thynge/ This same socrates hymself was chidde and right fowll spoken to of his wyf/ and she Imposid to hym many grete Iniuries with out nombre/ and she was in a place a boue ouer his heed And whan she had brawlid I nowh/ she made her watre and pourid hit on his heed And he answerd to here no thynge agayn/ sauf whan he had dryed and wypid his heed he said/ he knewe well that after suche wynde and thonder sholde comen rayn and watre And the philosophres blamed hym that he coude not gouerne two women/ that was his wyf and his chambrere/ And shewde hym that one cokke gouerned well .xv.
~What the Wild Waves Said.~ Do you hear the ocean moaning, Ever moaning sad and low?
By-and-by' is easily said.- Leave me, friends.
Bring-your tools, as then I said.-- There, my friend, build up that niche.
When I told her to go, she said"-- "What did she say, Aunt Polly," demanded Olivia eagerly.
And the sarcastic village-father, after hearing "some scholar" read the list of her titles and her virtues, "looked disdain and said":-- "Away, my friends!
It was probably, as we have already said,(30) external considerations alone that induced the poet to adhere in comedy so much as he did to the Greek originals; and this did not prevent him from far outstripping his successors and probably even the insipid originals in the freshness of his mirth and in the fulness of his living interest in the present; indeed in a certain sense he reverted to the paths of the Aristophanic comedy.
His language was not pure, as was to be expected from his origin; on the other hand, he directed his efforts, as we have already said,(34) to a more artistic construction of the plot.
In the Collection, they are saidA to be averse to drinking to excess, and such as do, are severely punished by the King's order: On enquiry why there is such a disagreement in the character given of these people, it appears, that though they are naturally inclined to be kind to strangers, with whom they are fond of trading, yet the frequent injuries done them by Europeans, have occasioned their being suspicious and shy.
‘You look excited, my dear Mary,’ she said--‘a little overexcited, perhaps.
I know you are not"--she said--"a bad man wouldn't have wanted to paint this place as you have painted it."
were, in snails a, b, c, the result of sympathy for x, y, z, as I have said,--a result constant, determinate, and always to be depended upon.
Stand on your door-steps on a dark night," she said,--"a night so dark that you can see nothing: looking out into this silent darkness, you will presently feel a far greater sense of how vast the world is, than you do in broad noon-day, when you can see up to the very sun himself."
See Kasizn All Khan Sahibgunj, Raja of Saidabad.
'"Yes, thenk yer," he said--"about two quarts."
she said,--after little Reuben's birth she for the first time called her husband by this name; before that, although she lavished on him all words of endearment, she had never found courage to call him Seth,--"O Seth!"
You do not mean all the cruel things you have said,--ah, no!
look to what you say.--But let not them, (for they will sport with my misery,) let not that Lady Betty, let not that Miss Montague, whatever the real ones may do; nor Mrs. Sinclair neither, nor any of her lodgers, nor her nieces, come to see me in my place--real ones, I say; for, Lovelace, I shall find out all your villanies in time-- indeed I shall--so put me there as soon as you can--it is for your good-- then all will pass for ravings that I can say, as, I doubt no many poor creatures' exclamations do pass, though there may be too much truth in them for all that--and you know I began to be mad at Hampstead--so you said.--Ah!
Tom thought him a very cool sort of personage; and still more so, when, in five minutes he came back, and said—“Ah, you were tired waiting?
She said to me: 'Well, Madame Delicieuse, you may say what you will of General Villivicencio, and I suppose it is true; but everybody knows'--pardon me, General, but just so she said--'all the world knows he treats his son very badly.'"
And take your money with you," she said--"all you have in the place."
She'd been a-huntin' everywhere, they said,--all over Europe, 'n' Azhay, 'n' Africa, till she'd given up huntin'; an' he was right close tu hum all the time.
I beg your pardon.--I said;--all I meant was, that men, as temporary occupants of a permanent abode called human life, which is improved or injured by occupancy, according to the style of tenant, have a natural dislike to those who, if they live the life of the race as well as of the individual, will leave lasting injurious effects upon the abode spoken of, which is to be occupied by countless future generations.
"Just then, a boy, about fourteen years old, who was playing near by, ran up to the old man and gently putting his hand through the man's arm, said:--'Allow me, my friend, to lead you across the street.'
One who means to talk with entire sincerity,--I said,--always feels himself in danger of two things, namely,--an affectation of bluntness, like that of which Cornwall accuses Kent in "Lear," and actual rudeness.
very well"--she said--"am I to return to the Chateau by myself?"
An old one," Zing-ha, who was quicker at reading the sign, said--"an old one who cannot keep up with the herd.
"'If--we could only find enough money, or somebody would leave us a fortune,' she said,--an' she was crying too, 'cause I felt a tear fall on me, you know.
I doubt if we have more practical freedom in America than they have in England,--I said.--An Englishman thinks as he likes in religion and politics.
Elsley knew that that was a lie; that the old lady would have let her marry the most triumphant snob in England, if he had half that income: but unfortunately Lucia capped her aunt's nonsense with "There is no fear of my ever marrying any one who has not a graceful name," and a look at Vavasour, which said--"And you have one, and therefore I--" For the matter had then been settled between them.
I will go,--he said,--and made a movement with his left arm to let himself down from his high chair.
If they reach the Marne, that battery at Coutevroult will come into action,"--that was what Captain Edwards had said,--"and I shall be in a direct line between the two armies."
'She said,'--and Teddy's eyes grew bright whilst the blood rushed into his cheeks--'she said she didn't believe a word of father's story--not a word of it!
Broken leg, you said?--and my surgical bag, splints and so forth, are at home!"