It is convincing evidence of the extent to which love had triumphed over prudence in George's soul that the advisability of lying hid in his hotel on the following day did not even
cross his mind.
I know it is"--replied her mother seriously, "or after such a warning, I should be the last to encourage such affection, or even
to be pleased by it.
I did not even
choose to dismiss summarily any of the opinions that had crept into my belief without having been introduced by reason, but first of all took sufficient time carefully to satisfy myself of the general nature of the task I was setting myself, and ascertain the true method by which to arrive at the knowledge of whatever lay within the compass of my powers.
That same night the clerk entered upon a bout of drunkenness so consistent as to surprise even
his intimate acquaintance.
cried Danglars, grasping him by the arm, "or I will not answer even
for your own safety.
Thus did they fight as it were a flaming fire; it seemed as though it had gone hard even
with the sun and moon, for they were hidden over all that part where the bravest heroes were fighting about the dead son of Menoetius, whereas the other Danaans and Achaeans fought at their ease in full daylight with brilliant sunshine all round them, and there was not a cloud to be seen neither on plain nor mountain.
I could see that the whole thing was a vain and unreasoning pursuit; and what, at the first glance, seemed to me the ugliest feature in this mob of roulette players was their respect for their occupation--the seriousness, and even
the humility, with which they stood around the gaming tables.
Myself, and all the passengers indeed, joined with great unanimity in this view of the matter; for our burdens were rich in many things esteemed precious throughout the world; and, especially, we each of us possessed a great variety of favorite Habits, which we trusted would not be out of fashion even
in the polite circles of the Celestial City.
There are strange things in front of us--how strange we cannot at present even
After this, Ludwig, the one genuine hero among Mr Swinburne's heroes, was killed, sword in hand, in the capture of the city; and the third, Heinrich, who, though not a traitor, had always been tame and even
timid compared with his active brothers, retired into something like a hermitage, became converted to a Christian quietism which was almost Quakerish, and never mixed with men except to give nearly all he had to the poor.
Natasha no less proud of her first long dress and of being at a real ball was even
And they were all so nice and friendly and jolly -- even
the Pye girls had their merits; at that moment Anne loved all the world.
as he did so, there came a faint knocking at the door.
I will, besides, try to convert everything into an artificial help, even
the heat and the ashes of my pipe, and lastly, we, or rather you, will keep in reserve the third sucker as our last resource, in case our first two experiments should prove a failure.
She knew that all Avonlea junior was wondering which would come out first; she even
knew that Jimmy Glover and Ned Wright had a bet on the question and that Josie Pye had said there was no doubt in the world that Gilbert would be first; and she felt that her humiliation would be unbearable if she failed.