glanced at "Tartarin" with a smile, and tossed it back into the bag, at letters and passport, said it must be very interesting to see both sides, and so, after a question or two, to the train for Koln.
However, I--"smiled, and said nothing."
The Great One smiled--"Not mine the sway-- The minstrel owns a loftier power-- A mightier king inspires the lay-- Its hest--THE IMPULSE OF THE HOUR!"
Mother kind of smiled,--she couldn't help it; but she spoke up again just as steady.
What was't thou smiledst at in Austria?
Did he--are you very sure that any man in such case, after such an incident, could have loved, really loved, the woman whom he held in that way--" "I not only believe he might, my dear girl, but I know that in this one case--the only one of my experience"--he smiled--"such was the truth.
And now--" he nodded again and smiled,--"surely you will oblige me.
But I think he will agree with me"--John smiled--"that when the elder daughter of a house marries, she forfeits her rights of seniority in that house, and the next sister succeeds to her place."
'The herded wolves bold only to pursue, The obscene ravens clamorous o'er the dead, The vultures to the conqueror's banner true, Who feed where desolation first has fed, And whose wings rain contagion,--how they fled, 5 When like Apollo, from his golden bow, The Pythian of the age one arrow sped, And smiled!--The spoilers tempt no second blow, They fawn on the proud feet that spurn them lying low.
I had some sixscore Rivals, they all took Snuff; that is, were angry--at which I smiled;--they were incensed; at which I laught, ha, ha, ha,--i'faith; they rag'd, I--when I met 'em,--Cockt, thus--en passant--justled 'em--thus,--Overthrows Fran.
Or, might not one who was really very, very"--again she seemed to search for a word and as she found it, smiled--"very small, be known all over the world?
You see, Miles,"--Lucy again blushed brightly, though she smiled--"what an accountant I am getting to be--but, I can commence at once by purchasing your pearls.
"If you were a painter,"--he smiled,--"you would paint them, wouldn't you?"
said Minnie, with a triumphant smile,--"for now I have him," she thought.
exclaimed Walker, lowering his pistol, with a pleasant smile,--"good for you!--but, sacre bapteme!
I took his trembling little hand in mine, and shaking my head to clear the moisture from my eyes, said I, attempting to smile--"How are you?"
Mr. Phinuit returned with a winning smile--"I don't give a tupenny damn if we do."
You smile,--I said.--Perhaps life seems to you a little bundle of great things?
She took the baby tenderly in her arms and went on in her eager, quick, informal way, but with a bright little blush and smile,--"I'm not very polite--pray, let me introduce myself!
This houre hath blasted such a hope As the Earth never teemd with nor the spring Gave up in smileing blosomes to the breath Of those sweet windes that whisper from the West A tale of triumph to the yeere.
He replied with a smile,--"It seems to me that your extreme fear of hearing falsehood, must often prevent you from ascertaining the truth.
can it be, sweet Margaret-- That she has read our love?--impossible!--and yet-- That lip ne'er wore so sweet a smile!--it is.
"Wail, maybe so," said Golyer with a weary smile--"leastways I've been a-running this spade into the ground all the morning, and--" "You want buttermilk--that's your idee: ain't it, now?"
When those who were thy own compeers, Equals in fortune and in years, Have seen their morning melt in tears, To clouded, smileless day; Blest, had they died untried and young, Before their hearts went wandering wrong,-- Poor slaves, subdued by passions strong, A weak and helpless prey!
"She called to invite you formally to a Christmas house-party at the Fiskes' place in Mercerton," said Mrs. Marshall, noting smilelessly Sylvia's quick delight at the news. "
St. Clair, awake--your wife, your Charlotte calls--what not one smile?--look here," she cried, pulling the frightened, trembling, weeping child towards the body, "your child, your boy, your dearest Edward calls for you too.
It was another name, a pretty name she thought, with a childish smile,--Maggie.
She looked up at Antonio with a pleased, admiring smile,--much such as she would have given, if a great handsome stag, or other sylvan companion, had stepped from the forest and looked a friendship at her through his large liquid eyes.
Lamb, who was preparing the second bowl of punch, answered, hesitatingly, with a gentle smile,--"Never mind what Coleridge believes; he is full of fun."
As diverse in talent and quality as the story-teller himself,--now harlequin, now gossip, now threnodist,--with weird ghostliness, moping melancholy, uncouth laughter, or gentle serious smile,--now relating the story, with childlike interest in it, now with a good heart and now with a bad heart ridiculing mankind, now allegorical with rich meanings, now freighting the little story-cricket that creeps along from page to page with immense loads of science, history, politics, ethics, religion, criticism, and prophecy,--always regarded with kindness, always welcomed in idleness, always presenting in a simple way some spectacle of merriment or grief, as changeful as the seasons or the fashions,--with all its odd characteristics, the novel is remarkably popular, and not lightly to be esteemed as an element in our social and mental culture.
Lisa gave an almost imperceptible smile--"Oh, no!"
The cashier gave me a business smile,--one that spoke favourably of my standing as a moneyed man,--before he answered the question.
"Act of oppression," he said, with a smile--"piece of cruelty, exaction--there are half-a-dozen words--" "Sir--" I cried.
I believe," said the little smiler, "he said it was a story for you to read.
If he might be Marian's friend and brother, her devoted counsellor, her untiring servant, it seemed to him that he could be content, that he could live on from year to year moderately happy in the occasional delight of her society; rewarded for his devotion by a few kind words now and then,--a letter, a friendly smile,--rewarded still more richly by her perfect trust in him.
"Wal, never mind, then, you can le' me take one, an' mebbe I kin make up the rest at Miss Smilers's."
IV.--Fortune Smiles on Amelia Booth was again arrested some months later, and lodged in the bailiff's house.
For my part, I care not; I say little, but when time shall serve, there shall be smiles- but that shall be as it may.
You sit like Heav'n's bright Minister on High, Command the throbbing Breast, and watry Eye, And, as our captive Spirits ebb and flow, Smile at the Tempests you have rais'd below: The Face of Guilt a Flush of Vertue wears, And sudden burst the involuntary Tears: Honour's sworn Foe, the Libertine with Shame, Descends to curse the sordid lawless Flame; The tender Maid here learns Man's various Wiles, Rash Youth, hence dread the Wanton's venal Smiles-- Sure 'twas by brutal Force of envious Man, First Learning's base Monopoly began; He knew your Genius, and refus'd his Books, Nor thought your Wit less fatal than your Looks.
"Well, I think it's 'cause he's got such big, white teeth when he smiles,--an' he's always smiling, you know; but Old Adam says that if he'd been born a woman he'd marry a man all teeth, or no teeth at all, if he had as much money as Mr. Cassilis."
By the time he had opportunity to rally his senses, assailed as they were by the sight of her, by the splendor of her apparel, by the music of her voice, the fragrance which clung about her, the charm of her smiles,--by the time, in short, which he required to turn half about, she was gone.
But, you see, it's a portrait of you; and I thought you might not care for the--ah--" he finished with a smile--"shall I say fame?"
"Yes"--with an even brighter smile--"she was at Clark when I met her.
Old Mrs Fejevary (with her shrewd smile)--she weren't stuck up--but she did have an awful ladylike way of feeding the chickens.
"I think," she said--and managed one of her drifting smiles--"I think I am a great deal more afraid of the dogs than I am of you, Miss Blake."
~The Effigy.~ And so she smiles!--Nor frown nor pout That look divine can put to rout.
Children are worth more than horses, and a man who saves a soul, as it says"--he flushed slightly, and looked up with a hesitating, deprecatory smile--"somewhere, wipes out a multitude of sins.
To so great a master as yourself I have no need to suggest that the peculiar tone of the composition demands sprightliness, occasionally checked by tenderness, as in the second air,-- She smiles,--she yields,--she loves.
One wipes his brow, and stepping forth of the shadow, consults his watch with anxious eye, and, thereupon, smiles,--surely a singularly pleasing smile for the lips of an arch-conspirator to wear.
O Light Eterne, sole in thyself that dwellest, Sole knowest thyself, and, known unto thyself And knowing, lovest and smilest on thyself!