I am none the less deeply humiliated in my self-esteem as a journalist, and I am much annoyed at the call to order which I have brought upon myself.
His head resting upon his hand, the forehead drooping, the eyes half closed, the bosom shaken by piteous sighs, and the whole person full of languor and grief, no one would have recognized the rough, bearish Lawyer Rushton, or believed that there could be anything in common between him and the individual sitting at the table, so bowed down with sorrow.
An afternoon of brooding over lost opportunities led to a night of remorse, and scarcely had day dawned when he ran to his sitting-room to see if he still had safe the card of Santiago.
He took his departure immediately afterwards, being let out of the shop-door by Luke Tulliver, who was in a very cantankerous humour, and took no pains to disguise the state of his feelings.
But at once the mental picture of herself, making inaudible carping strictures on her companion's sootiness and, all unconscious, lifting to observe it a critical countenance as swart as his own--the incongruity smote her deliciously, irresistibly!
Absence a cure of love-melancholy Absence over long, cause of jealousy Abstinence commended Academicorum Errata Adversity, why better than prosperity Aerial devils Affections whence they arise; how they transform us; of sleeping and waking Affection in melancholy, what Against abuses, repulse, injuries, contumely, disgraces, scoffs Against envy, livor, hatred, malice Against sorrow, vain fears, death of friends Air, how it causeth melancholy; how rectified it cureth melancholy; air in love Alkermes good against melancholy All are melancholy All beautiful parts attractive in love Aloes, his virtues Alteratives in physic, to what use; against melancholy Ambition defined, described, cause of melancholy; of heresy; hinders and spoils many matches Amiableness loves object Amorous objects causes of love-melancholy Amulets controverted, approved Amusements Anger's description, effects, how it causeth melancholy Antimony a purger of melancholy Anthony inveigled by Cleopatra Apology of love-melancholy Appetite Apples, good or bad, how Apparel and clothes, a cause of love-melancholy Aqueducts of old Arminian's tenets Arteries, what Artificial air against melancholy Artificial allurements of love Art of memory Astrological aphorisms, how available, signs or causes of melancholy Astrological signs of love Atheists described Averters of melancholy Aurum potabile censured, approved B. Baits of lovers Bald lascivious Balm good against melancholy Banishment's effects; its cure and antidote Barrenness, what grievances it causeth; a cause of jealousy Barren grounds have best air Bashfulness a symptom of melancholy; of love-melancholy; cured Baseness of birth no disparagement Baths rectified Bawds a cause of love-melancholy Beasts and birds in love Beauty's definition; described; in parts; commendation; attractive power, prerogatives, excellency, how it causeth melancholy; makes grievous wounds, irresistible; more beholding to art than nature; brittle and uncertain; censured; a cause of jealousy; beauty of God Beef a melancholy meat Beer censured Best site of a house Bezoar's stone good against melancholy Black eyes best Black spots in the nails signs of melancholy Black man a pearl in a woman's eye Blasphemy, how pardonable Blindness of lovers Bloodletting, when and how cure of melancholy; time and quantity Bloodletting and purging, how causes of melancholy Blow on the head cause of melancholy Body, how it works on the mind Body melancholy, its causes Bodily symptoms of melancholy; of love-melancholy Bodily exercises Books of all sorts Borage and bugloss, sovereign herbs against melancholy; their wines and juice most excellent Boring of the head, a cure for melancholy Brain distempered, how cause of melancholy; his parts anatomised Bread and beer, how causes of melancholy Brow and forehead, which are most pleasing Brute beasts jealous Business the best cure of love-melancholy C. Cardan's father conjured up seven devils at once; had a spirit bound to him Cards and dice censured, approved Care's effects Carp fish's nature Cataplasms and cerates for melancholy Cause of diseases Causes immediate of melancholy symptoms Causes of honest love; of heroical love; of jealousy Cautions against jealousy Centaury good against melancholy Charles the Great enforced to love basely by a philter Change of countenance, sign of love-melancholy Charity described; defects of it Character of a covetous man Charles the Sixth, king of France, mad for anger Chemical physic censured Chess-play censured Chiromantical signs of melancholy Chirurgical remedies of melancholy Choleric melancholy signs Chorus sancti Viti, a disease Circumstances increasing jealousy Cities' recreations Civil lawyers' miseries Climes and particular places, how causes of love-melancholy Clothes a mere cause of good respect Clothes causes of love-melancholy Clysters good for melancholy Coffee, a Turkey cordial drink Cold air cause of melancholy Comets above the moon Compound alteratives censured, approved; compound purgers of melancholy; compound wines for melancholy Community of wives a cure of jealousy Compliment and good carriage causes of love-melancholy Confections and conserves against melancholy Confession of his grief to a friend, a principal cure of melancholy Confidence in his physician half a cure Conjugal love best Conscience what it is Conscience troubled, a cause of despair Continual cogitation of his mistress a symptom of love-melancholy Contention, brawling, lawsuits, effects Continent or inward causes of melancholy Content above all, whence to be had Contention's cure Cookery taxed Copernicus, his hypothesis of the earth's motion Correctors of accidents in melancholy Correctors to expel windiness, and costiveness helped Cordials against melancholy Costiveness to some a cause of melancholy Costiveness helped Covetousness defined, described, how it causeth melancholy Counsel against melancholy; cure of jealousy; of despair Country recreations Crocodiles jealous Cuckolds common in all ages Cupping-glasses, cauteries how and when used to melancholy Cure of melancholy, unlawful, rejected; from God; of head-melancholy; over all the body; of hypochondriacal melancholy; of love-melancholy; of jealousy; of despair Cure of melancholy in himself; or friends Curiosity described, his effects Custom of diet, delight of appetite, how to be kept and yielded to D. Dancing, masking, mumming, censured, approved; their effects, how they cause love-melancholy; how symptoms of lovers Death foretold by spirits Death of friends cause of melancholy; other effects; how cured; death advantageous Deformity of body no misery Delirium Despair, equivocations; causes; symptoms; prognostics; cure Devils, how they cause melancholy; their, beginning, nature, conditions; feel pain, swift in motion, mortal; their orders; power; how they cause religious melancholy; how despair; devils are often in love; shall be saved, as some hold Diet what, and how causeth melancholy; quantity; diet of divers nations Diet rectified in substance; in quantity Diet a cause of love-melancholy; a cure Diet, inordinate, of parents, a cause of melancholy to their offspring Digression against all manner of discontents; digression of air; of anatomy of devils and spirits Discommodities of unequal matches Disgrace a cause of melancholy; qualified by counsel Dissimilar parts of the body Distemper of particular parts, causes of melancholy, and how Discontents, cares, miseries, causes of melancholy; how repelled and cured by good counsel Diseases why inflicted upon us; their number, definition, division; diseases of the head; diseases of the mind; more grievous than those of the body Divers accidents causing melancholy Divine sentences Divines' miseries; with the causes of their miseries Dotage what Dotage of lovers Dowry and money main causes of love-melancholy Dreams and their kinds Dreams troublesome, how to be amended Drunkards' children often melancholy Drunkenness taxed E. Earth's motion examined; compass, centre; an sit anamata.
This was followed by some tender, complaining Russian melodies, novelties which Mr. Fitzgerald had brought on a preceding visit.
I will end the controversy in Austin's words, "Better doubt of things concealed, than to contend about uncertainties, where Abraham's bosom is, and hell fire:" Vix a mansuetis, a contentiosis nunquam invenitur; scarce the meek, the contentious shall never find.
Heats and jealousies," says Lord Clarendon himself: "heats and jealousies," mere crabbed whims, theories and crotchets; these induced slow sober quiet Englishmen to lay down their ploughs and work; and fly into red fury of confused war against the best-conditioned of Kings!
The objects of art discovered in Michelangelo's house were a blocked-out statue of S. Peter, an unfinished Christ with another figure, and a statuette of Christ with the cross, resembling the Cristo Risorto of S. Maria Sopra Minerva.
I can see her, as she sits between this estimable and most correct of personages and the misshapen, crotchety, often violent and explosive little man on the other side of her, leaning and swaying towards him as she speaks, and looking into his sad eyes as if she found some fountain in them at which her soul could quiet its thirst.
But he was possessed of an irascible temper, and was naturally disputatious.
The High Priests were extremely dissatisfied at the words of the sentence, which they said were not true; and they clamorously surrounded the tribunal to endeavour to persuade him to alter the inscription; and not to put King of the Jews, but that he said, I am the King of the Jews.
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More than this, there was a tone of assurance about the man, quiet as he was, which exasperated Miss Carley beyond all measure.
Forth sprang Ulf, swift and eager, but Walkyn, bounding up, shouldered him aside--his axe whirled and fell once, and Sir Pertolepe's mace was dashed from his loosened hold--whirled and fell again, and Sir Pertolepe's great casque was beaten from his head and all men might see the ghastly, jagged cross that scarred his brow beneath his fiery hair--whirled again, but, ere it could fall, knights and esquires mounted and afoot, had burst 'twixt Walkyn and their reeling lord, and Walkyn was dashed aside, shouting, cursing, foaming with rage, what time Sir Pertolepe was borne out of the fight.
He was that fractious that he wouldn't hold the hosses for me, not for a minute, till I could go in and see, and then------' 'Well?'
But that I am forbid To tell the secrets of my prison house, I could a tale unfold whose lightest word Would harrow up thy soul, freeze thy young blood, Make thy two eyes, like stars, start from their spheres, Thy knotted and combined locks to part, And each particular hair to stand an end Like quills upon the fretful porpentine.
It's been fretting me more than I knew to be shut up here among all these wonders and not knowing a thing.
"I don't know her," I said, "but I've seen her; a charming looking woman, about forty-five, with a gloomy-faced husband--a fellow who might be rather a Tartar to live with.
Once or twice he tried to make conversation with me, but I was in no mood for it, being a grouchy old bear on occasion without decent manners.
The rangers, however, were in the saddle almost continuously, and, what with foraging, broken sleep, and expeditions by day and night, those of us who had garrisoned Virgin Bay were become worried nearly past grumbling.
I intend to pass out of the rear door within the next three minutes; I wish you to hold it, ready to open in the event of my deciding on a hasty return.
I presently found there were no less than nine naked savages, sitting round a small fire they had made, not to warm them, for they had no need of that, the weather being extremely hot, but, as I supposed, to dress some of their barbarous diet of human flesh, which they had brought with them, whether alive or dead, I could not tell.
And then Mrs. Jackson got stuffy At her not comin' sooner ter call, And old Miss Macgregor is huffy 'Cause she went up ter Jackson's at all.
Was I hypercritical?
He conceived that it behoved a woman to be weak, irascible, affectionate, irrational, and soft-hearted.
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Hazlerig, a man of stern republican principles, and of a temper hasty, morose, and ungovernable, obtained a sight of this paper, denounceda it as an attempt to subvert the parliament, and moved that Lambert, its author, should be sent to the Tower; but his violence was checked by the declaration of Fleetwood, that Lambert knew nothing of its origin; and the house contented itself with ordering all copies of the obnoxious petition to be delivered up, and with resolvingb that "to augment the number of general officers was needless, chargeable, and dangerous."
The future sinners will be like me, all nerves, oversensitive, not fit for any practical life,--in fact, artists without portfolios.
It needs as much attention as a peevish child or a pet dog.
Apt enough withal to be "petulant now and then;" on the whole, "very self-willed;" doubtless not a little discursive in his thoughts and ways, and "difficult to manage."
Is it this flight from the inescapable just behind that makes the singing of the red-bird thoughtful and plaintive, and, indeed, nearly all the wild sounds of nature so like the outcry of the doomed?
When spring came, little prickly caterpillars crawled out from the eggs and began to eat the pine needles.
The woman proved a querulous traveller in the auto, complaining that she was not made as comfortable as apparently she had expected; and after one day the husband declared he was not willing to have her go unless he went too; and the family resumed their walk.
"I will not suffer my resentful feelings to operate injuriously to others," he muttered. "
The face, too, was probably what, if not informed by a singularly clean and fine soul, would, in the lapse of years, become gross,--the skin of a clear olive, which had slightly flushed as he addressed herself, but not when speaking to other strangers,--kept beardless, and rather square in contour; the mouth not small, but keenly cut, like marble, and always quivering before he spoke, as if the lightning of his thought ran thither naturally to seek spontaneous expression; teeth white; chin cleft; nose of the unclassified order, rather long, the curve opposite to aquiline, and saved from sharpness by nostrils that dilated with a pulse of their own, as those of very proud and sensitive people are apt to do; a wide, low forehead crowned with dark hair, long and fine; heavy brows that overhung deep-set eyes of lightest hazel, but endowed by shadow with a power that no eye of gypsy-black ever swayed for an instant.
It should be said that he was now arrayed as Winona would have him, in summer sports attire of careless but expensive appearance, including a silk shirt alleged by the maker to be snappy, and a cap of real character.
He stepped eagerly toward the snarling Welshman, and with both hands seized the thick and hairy throat.
Here he stood carefully studying the creature, who sniffed and growled in surly temper, and then, rising, shook his mane and gave vent to a terrible, roar, directed full at Tartarin.
Duncan asked, his voice low, and tense. "
Many men are very testy by nature, apt to mistake, apt to quarrel, apt to provoke and misinterpret to the worst, everything that is said or done, and thereupon heap unto themselves a great deal of trouble, and disquietness to others, smatterers in other men's matters, tale-bearers, whisperers, liars, they cannot speak in season, or hold their tongues when they should, Et suam partem itidem tacere cum aliena est oratio: they will speak more than comes to their shares, in all companies, and by those bad courses accumulate much evil to their own souls (qui contendit, sibi convicium facit) their life is a perpetual brawl, they snarl like so many dogs, with their wives, children, servants, neighbours, and all the rest of their friends, they can agree with nobody.
We been hearing down at the camp you were so mighty touchy you didn't allow a man within a rod of the line."