For love is the enemy of haste; it takes count of passing days, of men who pass away, of a fine
art matured slowly in the course of years and doomed in a short time to pass away too, and be no more.
It exactly answers my idea of a fine
country, because it unites beauty with utility--and I dare say it is a picturesque one too, because you admire it; I can easily believe it to be full of rocks and promontories, grey moss and brush wood, but these are all lost on me.
It must be, I felt with far less consciousness than my formulation of the feeling expresses, that I was of some finer sort myself to be able to enjoy such a fine
Give them their choice between a fine
or an official whipping.
He was a fine
, haughty-looking savage, fancifully decorated, and mounted on a high-mettled steed, with gaudy trappings and equipments.
He told his mother countless stories every night about his school-companions: and what a fine
fellow Lyons was, and what a sneak Sniffin was, and how Steel's father actually supplied the meat for the establishment, whereas Golding's mother came in a carriage to fetch him every Saturday, and how Neat had straps to his trowsers--might he have straps?
It is true this poor unguarded wretch was in no danger from me, though I was greatly apprehensive at first of what danger I might be in from him; but he was really to be pitied in one respect, that he seemed to be a good sort of man in himself; a gentleman that had no harm in his design; a man of sense, and of a fine
behaviour, a comely handsome person, a sober solid countenance, a charming beautiful face, and everything that could be agreeable; only had unhappily had some drink the night before, had not been in bed, as he told me when we were together; was hot, and his blood fired with wine, and in that condition his reason, as it were asleep, had given him up.
She knew still better, that Adam Bede--tall, upright, clever, brave Adam Bede--who carried such authority with all the people round about, and whom her uncle was always delighted to see of an evening, saying that "Adam knew a fine
sight more o' the natur o' things than those as thought themselves his betters"--she knew that this Adam, who was often rather stern to other people and not much given to run after the lasses, could be made to turn pale or red any day by a word or a look from her.
He had never been a guest in a fine
palace before; perhaps he had never been a guest anywhere.
The Grasshopper sat without on a green bank, and reflected on worldly things; and he said too, "Yes, a fine
exterior is everything--a fine
exterior is what people care about.
Yes, and his master was a fine
man, and prosperous, and always had a great feast of meat twice in the year, and with it white bread, true wheaten bread; in fact, lived like a lord, so to speak.
It's a fine
boy, Mr Kenwigs,' said Mr Lumbey, the doctor.
At last he came upon an elderly, crusty Jew, who sold second-hand articles, and from whom he purchased a dress of Scotch stuff, a large mantle, and a fine
otter-skin pelisse, for which he did not hesitate to pay seventy-five pounds.
If it were merely a fine
house richly furnished," said she, "I should not care about it myself; but the grounds are delightful.
On the other side of the lake stood a fine
illuminated castle, from which came the merry music of horns and trumpets.