Any volcanic action would surely be down in the hollow and not high among the rocks.
It was out of the question for the moment, and yet surely we could not leave the plateau until we had some definite knowledge upon the point.
But to make this the sole consideration of marriage, to lust after it so violently as to overlook all imperfections for its sake, or to require it so absolutely as to reject and disdain religion, virtue, and sense, which are qualities in their nature of much higher perfection, only because an elegance of person is wanting: this is surely inconsistent, either with a wise man or a good Christian.
Surely such persons, if they will not be thought mad, must own, either that they are incapable of tasting the sweets of the tenderest friendship, or that they sacrifice the greatest happiness of which they are capable to the vain, uncertain, and senseless laws of vulgar opinion, which owe as well their force as their foundation to folly.
we are agreed that the more sober and restrained pleasures of the present are deeper as well as wiser than the noisy, foolish hustle which passed so often for enjoyment in the days of old--days so recent and yet already so inconceivable.
I will ask Spring where the Fire-Spirits dwell; she travels over the earth each year, and surely
can show me the way," thought Ripple, as she went journeying on.
She must surely
expect that he would go before long.
you believe in God, dear," she had answered, "you're not an atheist
He would surely
reply that medicine gives drugs and meat and drink to human bodies.
But she had always rehearsed them indoors, and with certain accessories, which surely
we have a right to assume.
But if I am spared by lesser men, our day will surely
Let me tell you--and it shall surely
be--he shall pay for this insolence with his life.