Your hands are bigger than mine, and you will stretch my glove dreadfully," began Meg, whose gloves were a tender point with her
Each time she came to see the doctor the hotel keeper's wife talked a little more freely and after an hour or two in his presence went down the stairway into Main Street feeling renewed and strengthened against the dullness of her
Pontellier's mind was quite at rest concerning the present material needs of her
children, and she could not see the use of anticipating and making winter night garments the subject of her
eyes was the same look he had seen in the eyes of men who, at times of panic, fled to him, beseeching, entreating, forcing upon him what was left of the wreck of their fortunes, if only he would save their honor.
In spite of her
cold indignation, and the fact that she could understand only a part of Mattingly's speech, Christie comprehended enough to make her
clear eyes to the speaker, as she replied freezingly that she feared she would not trouble them long with her
Let us pardon her
one other pause; for it is given to the sole sentiment, or, we might better say, --heightened and rendered intense, as it has been, by sorrow and seclusion,--to the strong passion of her
You must needs be a stranger in this region, friend," answered the townsman, looking curiously at the questioner and his savage companion, "else you would surely have heard of Mistress Hester Prynne and her
Our drivers were standing together a little way off, so I sidled up to her
a step or two, that we might have a little quiet talk.
Grandmother Majauszkiene knew that because her
son belonged to a political organization with a contractor who put up exactly such houses.
I was looking for Harry, please, sir;" and the boy bounded toward her
, showing his spoils, which he had gathered in the skirt of his robe.
Hardly a month went by without one of these tramps arriving; and generally loaded with a tale about some princess or other wanting help to get her
out of some far-away castle where she was held in captivity by a lawless scoundrel, usually a giant.
She's beautiful, mother, beautiful as a picture; and there is a touch of you in her
face, and of her
father - poor George
He took the one I had away, and ordered her
to resign hers
to me; she refused, and he - he struck her
down, and wrenched it off the chain, and crushed it with his foot.
Without a word on hers
, she looked where I pointed, and read the news of Michael Vanstone's death.
The woman who sat in front of me was the woman whom I had met so strangely that day on that solitary moorland, and whom in prophecy still more strange my soul had declared to be, "now and for ever and before all worlds the woman God had created for me, and that unless I could be hers
and she mine, there could be no home, no peace, for either of us so long as we lived--" and now so strangely met again.