Then her envious heart had peace, as much as an envious heart can have.
"Lu," Lu said, after trying and failing to come up with an alias.
I had never in the whole of my previous experience found my duty and my inclination so painfully and so unaccountably at variance as I found them now.
Broder Brodersen was a quiet, serious-minded man, anxious to give his boys the best possible training for life.
âWeâve got instructions to look out for a car, and the descriptionâs no unlike yours.â âRight-o,â said my host, while I thanked Providence for the devious ways I had been brought to safety.
Allen - Ward - Curwen - it was becoming too hideous for coherent thought.
Mr. Thaddeus Sholto looked from one to the other of us with an obvious pride at the effect which his story had produced, and then continued between the puffs of his overgrown pipe.
Eugene listened to her with the feeling that this was the most curious experience of his life.
What had so tormented him was the idea that he was a stranger to all this, that he was outside this glorious festival.
He isn’t Valade, and the Comtesse de St Erme is absolutely furious.’
During the world war she had given loans to the various governments and rebels, and in this way had secured one privilege after another.
As he “roamed up and down,” the dreamer saw on the wall a tablet of brass inscribed with the opening lines of the Aeneid; while the whole story of Aeneas was told in the “portraitures”and gold work.
The sand, stirred up by the wind, mingled with the rain, and the air was filled with mineral as well as aqueous dust.
Against it he prescribed a life in the open, a life of travel; moderation in eating and a careful selection of foods; caution in the use of intoxicants; the same caution in arousing any of the passions that foster a bilious habit and heat the blood; finally, no worry, either on one's own account or on account of others.
This is a much more insulting phrase in countries that use Celsius thermometers.
Appius Claudius, one of the first of the censors to exercise it, enrolled freedmen in the tribes and called sons of freedmen to the Senate.