“I should think it was a strong point,” said Herbert, “and I should think you would be puzzled to imagine a stronger; as to the rest, you must bide your guardian's time, and he must bide his client's time.
A bride never changes the presents chosen for her by her or the groom's family--unless especially told that she may do so.
And Paris made answer to her and said: "Chide not my soul, lady, with cruel taunts.
So James Watt, when consulted about the mode of carrying water by pipes under the Clyde, along the unequal bed of the river, turned his attention one day to the shell of a lobster presented at table; and from that model he invented an iron tube, which, when laid down, was found effectually to answer the purpose.
“It will be worse than before she came,” they cried.
Mother has been almost demented ever since father died—she’s an old woman.
An Army list of 1814, with his name written on the cover; a little dictionary he was wont to use in writing; and the Bible his mother had given him, were on the mantelpiece, with a pair of spurs and a dried inkstand covered with the dust of ten years.
And her hair is dyed gold and he...BELLO: (Laughs mockingly.)
It was then that I saw the tumbledown fire station on my left, and noticed the red faced, bushy-bearded, watery eyed old man in nondescript rags who sat on a bench in front of it talking with a pair of unkempt but not abnormal looking firemen.
His rate of food consumption and cattle replacement remained abnormally high; but not until modern times, when Charles Ward examined a set of his accounts and invoices in the Shepley Library, did it occur to any person - save one embittered youth, perhaps - to make dark comparisons between the large number of Guinea blacks he imported until 1766, and the disturbingly small number for whom he could produce bona fide bills of sale either to slave-dealers at the Great Bridge or to the planters of the Narragansett Country.
A pleasant odour of onions and hot ham, mingled with fried fish and greens, greeted him at the bottom of the ladder; and then the steward came up with an oily smile, and said:“What can I get you, sir?”
I'm learning to skate, and can glide about quite respectably all by myself.
This view of life is the last, and founded upon it is theChristian teaching, which is a guide for the whole of our life andlies at the root of all our activity, practical and theoretic.
âA heid better than hell fire, and twae een lookinâ different ways for the Sabbath.â âWhat did it?â I asked.
"I did not hide my name because I was ashamed of it," I said.
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Is it because I practically lied to Bobby, trying to keep you apart?"
The riche CROESUS, <26> whilom king of Lyde, —Of which Croesus Cyrus him sore drad,* — dreaded Yet was he caught amiddes all his pride, And to be burnt men to the fire him lad; But such a rain down from the welkin shad, poured from the sky*That slew the fire, and made him to escape: But to beware no grace yet he had,Till fortune on the gallows made him gape.
The road stretched through water-meadows traversed by little brooks, whose quivering surfaces were braided along their centres, and folded into creases at the sides; or, where the flow was more rapid, the stream was pied with spots of white froth, which rode on in undisturbed serenity.
Thus saying toward the city he was gone in pride of heart, rushing like some victorious horse in a chariot, that runneth lightly at full speed over the plain; so swiftly plied Achilles his feet and knees.
It is pride that made redemption needful; it is from our pride we need above everything to be redeemed.
All the minute details of his daily life are pried into, and whatever is found which, seen through the medium of the perceiving and describing faculties of the lowest of the low, bears an appearance unlike absolute commonplace, is laid before the jury as evidence of insanity, and often with success; the jurors being little, if at all, less vulgar and ignorant than the witnesses; while the judges, with that extraordinary want of knowledge of human nature and life which continually astonishes us in English lawyers, often help to mislead them.
Ride: another reading is “bide,” alight or remain.
This Troilus was present in the placeWhen asked was for Antenor Cresside;For which to change soon began his face, As he that with the wordes well nigh died; But natheless he no word to it seid; said Lest men should his affection espy,With manne’s heart he gan his sorrows drie; endure And, full of anguish and of grisly dread, Abode what other lords would to it say, And if they woulde grant, — as God forbid! —
They seemed to be numerous, for she shied at every shadow on the road.
It is one of the great beauties of our system, that a working-man may raise himself into the power and position of a master by his own exertions and behaviour; that, in fact, every one who rules himself to decency and sobriety of conduct, and attention to his duties, comes over to our ranks; it may not be always as a master, but as an overlooker, a cashier, a book-keeper, a clerk, one on the side of authority and order.’
She sighed--looked about the burial-ground nervously--shook her head, as if the dreary prospect by no means pleased her, and disappeared round the corner of the church.
So I went to talking about other kings, and let Solomon slide.
For their part, ancient rival MCI took out snide full-page newspaper ads in New York, offering their own long-distance services for the “next time that AT&T goes down.”
As they returned along the road in the growing light Bobby lost the feeling he had had of being spied upon.
She stumbled at times, but never broke stride.
The caliph, notwithstanding his natural impatience to be obeyed, shewed not the least anger at Syed Naomaun's silence: he saw plainly, that he either had not assurance to speak before him, or was intimidated by the tone of his voice; or, in short, that there was something to be concealed in his story.
“But our carrier is going in the wrong direction,” said Herbert, “since the tide is coming up from the sea.”
Hans took the bacon, and tied a string round it, and dragged it after him on his way home, and the dogs came and ate it up, so that when he got home he had the string in his hand, and nothing at the other end of it.
She tried to say something but found her throat choked.
La vide in parte che’l tacere e bello, Ruccellai, Le Api, 789.
He toured the wide world with Hengler’s Royal Circus.