How many more meanings of her own Lady Janet might have gone on enumerating
, it is not easy to calculate.
I once heard a reverend lecturer on England, a man of learning and intelligence, after enumerating
her scientific, literary, and political worthies, Shakespeare, Bacon, Cromwell, Milton, Newton, and others, speak next of her Christian heroes, whom, as if his profession required it of him, he elevated to a place far above all the rest, as the greatest of the great.
Well, and do not all these qualities, which we have been enumerating
, go together, and are they not, in a manner, necessary to a soul, which is to have a full and perfect participation of being?
She then burst forth into much warmer encomiums on the beauty of his person; enumerating
many particulars, and ending with the whiteness of his skin.
I will not insult a person of your experience and intelligence by enumerating
the various ways in which the seal of a dispatch may be liquefied.
No, I must go, I must go"; she explained to her sister-in-law the change in her plans in a tone that suggested that she had to remember so many things that there was no enumerating
them: "no, it had really better be today