It rests with heaven to determine whether he is to return, and take his revenge in his own
house or no; I would, however, urge you to set about trying to get rid of these suitors at once.
This he learned from their own
confession: for otherwise, there not being above two or three of that species born in an age, they were too few to form a general observation by.
What is to hinder your facili tating the post-office work, and obliging a lady, by adding the name of the post-town (if it happens to be left out), with your own
Few fathers would have let me have my own
way half so much.
But the company would not let him; they insisted that he should remain and defend his position; and I myself added my own
humble request that he would not leave us.
stomach could bear nothing rich, and he could never believe other people to be different from himself.
I've seen the time when I wouldn't have left them stones lying out there," he said, and presently, "Why, God bless you, I've made my own
boots before to-day.
She had fully expected--having reached the end of her terrible story--to find Emily at her feet, entreating her not to carry out her intention of leaving the cottage the next morning; and she had determined, after her sense of her own
importance had been sufficiently flattered, to grant the prayer of the helpless young lady.
He now gave Mrs Deborah positive orders to take the child to her own
bed, and to call up a maid-servant to provide it pap, and other things, against it waked.
She went to it; but the music on which her eye first rested was an opera, procured for her by Willoughby, containing some of their favourite duets, and bearing on its outward leaf her own
name in his hand-writing.
He has no need of affectation--he is far too well satisfied with his own
character; and his pride is too deep-seated to appear at all on the outside.
So still and subdued and yet somehow preluding was all the scene, and such an incantation of revery lurked in the air, that each silent sailor seemed resolved into his own