Andindeed I now apprehended that I must absolutely starve, if I didnot get to some of my own species; for as to those filthy Yahoos,although there were few greater lovers of mankind at that time thanmyself, yet I confess I never saw any sensitive being so detestableon all accounts; and the more I came near them the more hatefulthey grew, while I stayed in that country.
(A long-ago `Datamation' article by Jackson Granholme said: "An ill-assorted collection of poorly matching parts, forming a distressing whole.")
The thought was too dreadful.
To express the rapture of the happy snip is impossible.
“Hold your tongue, Porthos,” said Athos; “you are insupportable.”
Very Intimate Dear Aunt Kate: Really you are too generous--it is outrageous of you--but, of course, it is the most beautiful bracelet!
In the room on his right there followed a painful silence; in the room on his left his sister began to cry.
This is unacceptable," she said. "
But a delay at that moment seemed to me unendurable, and the sight of Marmieâs imbecile face was more than I could bear.
And there I sat, chin on knees, the sun beating down upon my head and unspeakable dread in my mind, plotting how I could live on against the hour of my rescue (if ever rescue came).