At a most miserable period of my life, I had a notion of the kind: it haunted me on my return to the neighbourhood last summer; but only her own assurance could make me admit the horrible idea again.
Persons are liable to be misunderstood.
Wicks were made, after some unsuccessful attempts, from vegetable fibre, and were steeped in the liquified compound.
They do not perceive the want of connection in their own writings, or the gaps in their systems which are visible enough to those who come after them.
I will take the excellent illustration quoted by Dr. B. W. Carpenter in his old-time, but valuable, book on 'The Physiology of the Brain.'
Our visitor readjusted his glasses and began:“The recent sudden death of Sir Charles Baskerville, whose name has been mentioned as the probable Liberal candidate for Mid-Devon at the next election, has cast a gloom over the county.
I am a sensible fellow, I believe—I believe, on looking back, I mean—and modest I am sure; but all this goes on notwithstanding.
A truerhearted lass never drew the breath of life, always with a laugh in her gipsylike eyes and a frolicsome word on her cherryripe red lips, a girl lovable in the extreme.
Besides, they were excellent from an edible viewpoint, with an exquisite flavor comparable to the green turtle.
And anyway, it needs to be done — I can’t keep controlling both bodies, and my Yherajk body is more flexible.”
Mr. Micawber, whose impetuosity I had restrained thus far with the greatest difficulty, and who had repeatedly interposed with the first syllable of SCOUN-drel!
Even more culpable in my opinion, your Grace, is your attitude towards your younger son.
He submitted to Lincoln a draft of what he conceived to be a suitable explanation, after reading which the President said:“Lamon, your ‘explanation’ is entirely too belligerent in tone for so grave a matter.
"How are synthetic judgments a priori POSSIBLE?"
I am a lawyer, and my sister is about to be accused of a terrible crime which she didn't commit.
I'll ring: she'll be delighted to find me capable of talking cheerfully.
She was almost mistress of the house when Mr. Crawley was absent, but conducted herself in her new and exalted situation with such circumspection and modesty as not to offend the authorities of the kitchen and stable, among whom her behaviour was always exceedingly modest and affable.
Pasture land, under what circumstances more profitable than arable land, 62, 63.
CHAPTER XVIIILIKES AND DISLIKES‘My heart revolts within me, and two voices Make themselves audible within my bosom.’
"The men are bearable, but their women--" "Wife, just married, dev'lish pretty woman, I hear," the old Earl said.
But a biddable girl.’
The two mongrels were without spirit at all; bones were the only things breakable about them.
My moods were as changeable, my manner as frivolous, my words as light and my smiles as frequent as before; and I was as careful not to over-act the frivolous part as I was to hide the truth.
An annuity of five hundred pounds, chargeable on George's property, was left to his mother, "the widow of my beloved son, George Osborne," who was to resume the guardianship of the boy.
The Joint Council on Rural Reconstruction, on which American advisers worked with Chinese specialists to devise a system comparable to American agricultural extension services but possessing added elements of community development, introduced better seeds, more and better fertilizers, and numerous other innovations which the farmers quickly adopted, with the result that the island became self-supporting, in spite of a steadily growing population (thirteen million in 1968).
I wonder Edgar did not send for a constable, and give him into custody!
Pearls mean tears because they have similar form; inasmuch as the cuckoo may not without a purpose have only two calls at one time and ten or twenty at another, the calls must mean the number of years before death, before marriage, or of a certain amount of money, or any other countable thing.
It was hardly credible that the jack had not got wrong with the minutes when the rattle began again, the puppet emerged, and the four quarters were struck fitfully as before: One could al- most be positive that there was a malicious leer upon the hideous creature's face, and a mischievous delight in its twitchings.
This estimate does not include two famous translators, Doctor Cristobal de Figueroa, in his Pastor Fido, and Don Juan de Jauregui, in his Aminta, wherein by their felicity they leave it in doubt which is the translation and which the original.
The King and the Prince locked themselves up in a secret chamber of the palace, girt themselves about with leather aprons, and like true “gold-cooks” set to work melting copper in a crucible and afterwards applying to it the red fluid of Böttgher.
Who can foresee the importance of a thorough knowledge of the structure and activities of the psychic apparatus when even our present state of knowledge produces a happy therapeutic influence in the curable forms of the psychoneuroses?
“Is there any drinkable wine in your tavern?”
I was informed treacherously by a young Patrick that neighbor Seeley, an Irishman, in the intervals of the carting, transferred the still tolerable, straight, and drivable nails, staples, and spikes to his pocket, and then stood when I came back to pass the time of day, and look freshly up, unconcerned, with spring thoughts, at the devastation; there being a dearth of work, as he said.
I, for my part, have known a five-pound note to interpose and knock up a half century's attachment between two brethren; and can't but admire, as I think what a fine and durable thing Love is among worldly people.