She was learning, doing
, and enjoying other things, meanwhile, for she had resolved to be an attractive and accomplished woman, even if she never became a great artist.
In the Custom-House, as before in the Old Manse, I had spent three years -- a term long enough to rest a weary brain: long enough to break off old intellectual habits, and make room for new ones: long enough, and too long, to have lived in an unnatural state, doing
what was really of no advantage nor delight to any human being, and withholding myself from toil that would, at least, have stilled an unquiet impulse in me.
I was getting tired of doing
without these conveniences.
I wasn't calculating on doing
anything really definite in that direction till the family come.
Knightley, if you will not consider me as doing
a very rude thing, I shall take Emma's advice and go out for a quarter of an hour.
To be sure, the neighbours said, it was no matter what became of Dunsey--a spiteful jeering fellow, who seemed to enjoy his drink the more when other people went dry--always provided that his doings
did not bring trouble on a family like Squire Cass's, with a monument in the church, and tankards older than King George.
When ADAM thus to EVE: Fair Consort, th' hour Of night, and all things now retir'd to rest Mind us of like repose, since God hath set Labour and rest, as day and night to men Successive, and the timely dew of sleep Now falling with soft slumbrous weight inclines Our eye-lids; other Creatures all day long Rove idle unimploid, and less need rest; Man hath his daily work of body or mind Appointed, which declares his Dignitie, And the regard of Heav'n on all his waies; While other Animals unactive range, And of thir doings
God takes no account.
Stand forth, therefore, and bear witness, ye who have witnessed these unhappy doings
, that we may judge of the sum and bearing thereof; and judge whether our justice may be satisfied with the punishment of this infidel woman, or if we must go on, with a bleeding heart, to the further proceeding against our brother.
It--it is the Bandar-log that we follow now," said Baloo, but the words stuck in his throat, for that was the first time in his memory that one of the Jungle-People had owned to being interested in the doings
of the monkeys.
There the physician put his affairs in order, and the next day there was a great crowd assembled in the hall to see his death, and the doings
Then the maiden said, 'You ought to have a heavy punishment because you have presumed to watch my secret doings
in the moonlight.
To tell the doings
of a wire chief, in the course of his ordinary week's work, would in itself make a lively book of adventures.