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Such nonsense, Meletus, could only have been intended by you to make trial of me.
I have said enough in answer to the charge of Meletus: any elaborate defence is unnecessary, but I know only too well how many are the enmities which I have incurred, and this is what will be my destruction if I am destroyed;--not Meletus, nor yet Anytus, but the envy and detraction of the world, which has been the death of many good men, and will probably be the death of many more; there is no danger of my being the last of them.
For the first time, the terrible question confronts me: The doctor's opinion on my case has been given very positively.
Delusions which have been the stealthy growth of years?
At the same time, if that awful night hadn't changed everything, I should have behaved just like any other stupidly and properly brought-up young woman--waited and hoped and made an idiot of myself whenever you were around, and in the end, I suppose, been disappointed.
There hasn't been any one who cared for so many years--not all my life.
There have been times when men have performed miracles.
The glass which Felix had been in the act of raising to his lips lay shattered upon the floor, and a little stream of wine trickled across the carpet.
If you had been his own boy and he had been a slapping sort of man," said Mary, "he would have slapped you.
In its happy days flowers had been tucked away into every inch and hole and corner.
Poor little Hans was very anxious to go and work in his garden, for his flowers had not been watered for two days, but he did not like to refuse the Miller, as he was such a good friend to him.
However, he was very courageous, and after he had been walking about three hours, he arrived at the Doctor's house, and knocked at the door.
She was sitting alone, plunged in deep thought, and looked as though she had been waiting a long time.
I haven't faith, but I have just been weeping in mother's arms; I haven't faith, but I have just asked her to pray for me.
I am aware that within this disintegrating body which has been dying since I was born I carry a skeleton, that under the rind of flesh which is called my face is a bony, noseless death's head.