I was rather disappointed in the appearance of Cousin Statia; I had expected to see a fresh, smiling-looking country girl, but I found a stiff, demure-looking young lady, at whose age I scarcely dared venture a guess.
Mr. Gradgrind laid his hand upon the shoulder of each erring child, and said, "Louisa!
He gave all his children a good education.
Never in my life did I live through such a spring and early summer as this!
On the 10th, a great battle will be fought, which will begin at four of the clock in the afternoon, and last until nine at night, with great obstinacy, but no very decisive event.
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Corpus incolume reddit, et juvenile efficit.
So long as we remained in France his humour was like this, delicate and expansive, but an accidental allusion led us across the Channel when he changed.
Simpson, puzzled, amazed, and a little scared at last, had barely time to notice the position before it dissolved.
It must have been her hand that had struck down the old man, yet she had made no effort to release Turan from his prison.
He felt very old, as old as the dead-and-gone authors from whom he had quoted with such remarkable facility.
The time of our visit was in the dry season, which lasts from October till April, and alternates with the wet one, from May till September.
The union of the soul or the mind (anima sive mens) with the body is, it is true, not so loose that the mind merely dwells in the body, like a pilot in a ship, nor, on the other hand, in view of the essential contrariety of the two substances, is it so intimate as to be more than a unio compositionis.
The women, by whom she was attended, knew nothing of her real condition, and, therefore, she could not talk to them, but with caution and reserve.
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He then had recourse to the genie, who gave him another set of plates, and thus they lived for many years.
The writer does not know if it had ever been designed that young Seaton should proceed from Ogilvie's classes to the more systematic courses of a college.