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This plaint is thine, as I learn, brother Ambrose," said he.
Three, most holy father," the brother answered in a low and quavering voice.
I have come to look very differently and more charitably on what is called infamous since brother Nikolay has become what he is.
That's the only favor I ask of my gracious brothers.
The mess-room will drink Isabella Thorpe for a fortnight, and she will laugh with your brother over poor Tilney's passion for a month.
Brother, little brother, come to me,' the swifter he fled after his brothers the wolves, and the heavier grew his skin, till, with a long howl, he vanished into the depths of the forest.
So, with shame and anguish in his soul, the elder brother went back to his village, and, with his sister, mourned the little boy and the broken promise till the end of his life.
It is enough, my dear brother, that you say we should,' returned the other.
How," says the trooper, folding his arms and looking with indomitable firmness at his brother, "how is my mother to be got to scratch me?
To the last, brother, so long as one is left to lead them, after that I do not know
A man in a blue and white blazer addressed my brother, full of strange tidings.
I thanked the fairy for all that she had done for me, but I begged her not to kill my brothers.
While they were in sight of those at the inn, the brothers walked their horses soberly, not caring to make ill matters worse by seeming to run away from Little John, for they could not but think how it would sound in folks' ears when they heard how the brethren of Fountain Abbey scampered away from a strolling friar, like the Ugly One, when the blessed Saint Dunstan loosed his nose from the red-hot tongs where he had held it fast; but when they had crossed the crest of the hill and the inn was lost to sight, quoth the fat Brother to the thin Brother, "Brother Ambrose, had we not better mend our pace?
As I turned my eyes to the elder brother, I saw him looking down at this handsome boy whose life was ebbing out, as if he were a wounded bird, or hare, or rabbit; not at all as if he were a fellow-creature.
I will give you so much that you shall be even richer than your brother.