The wild man from Borneo has just come to town,'" he sang, dancing a species of war dance about his terrified mother and scandalized tutor
, and ending up by throwing his arms about the former's neck and kissing her upon either cheek.
But beauty, even when distrustful of itself, awakens confidence in the manly heart; and the Vicar and the French-named tutor
were soon manifesting to May their desire to put her at her ease.
Now when fourteen years had passed, it happened one snowy day that Deirdre's tutor
killed a calf to provide food for their little company.
After them other couples followed, filling the whole dining hall, and last of all the children, tutors
, and governesses followed singly.
What with your eternal tobacco, Watson, and your irregularity at meals, I expect that you will get notice to quit, and that I shall share your downfall--not, however, before we have solved the problem of the nervous tutor
, the careless servant, and the three enterprising students.
Upon longer acquaintance, however, and more intimate conversation, this worthy man saw infirmities in the tutor
, which he could have wished him to have been without; though as those seemed greatly overbalanced by his good qualities, they did not incline Mr Allworthy to part with him: nor would they indeed have justified such a proceeding; for the reader is greatly mistaken, if he conceives that Thwackum appeared to Mr Allworthy in the same light as he doth to him in this history; and he is as much deceived, if he imagines that the most intimate acquaintance which he himself could have had with that divine, would have informed him of those things which we, from our inspiration, are enabled to open and discover.
After reading several books on anthropology, education, and didactics, Alexey Alexandrovitch drew up a plan of education, and engaging the best tutor
in Petersburg to superintend it, he set to work, and the subject continually absorbed him.
The windows of the hall looked into the court; the shutters were closed; but through a chink in them I saw my tutor
draw near a large well, which was almost directly under the windows of his study.
You were my tutor
, why did you not teach me to swim?
There is a certain tutor
, of whom I have some knowledge, who I think might suit the purpose," said Mr.
I guess the princess gave him a posy, and opened the gate after a while," said Laurie, smiling to himself, as he threw acorns at his tutor
We sat together four hours, in which time I wrote down a great number of words in columns, with the translations over against them; I likewise made a shift to learn several short sentences; for my tutor
would order one of my servants to fetch something, to turn about, to make a bow, to sit, or to stand, or walk, and the like.