And of all men he was the only one with whom Vronsky would have liked to
speak of his love.
Polly felt this; and as she missed the home-petting, gladly showed that she liked to
see the quiet old face brighten, as she entered the solitary room, where few children came, except the phantoms of little sons and daughters, who, to the motherly heart that loved them, never faded or grew up.
When Matthew was here he liked to
hear you laugh and he liked to
know that you found pleasure in the pleasant things around you," said Mrs.
Hosts loved to detain the dry lawyer, when the light-hearted and loose-tongued had already their foot on the threshold; they liked to
sit a while in his unobtrusive company, practising for solitude, sobering their minds in the man's rich silence after the expense and strain of gaiety.
But sometimes I saw her myself, not only when she came to church, but when she was out on the hills with her son, whether taking a long, purpose-like walk, or - on special fine days - leisurely rambling over the moor or the bleak pasture-lands, surrounding the old hall, herself with a book in her hand, her son gambolling about her; and, on any of these occasions, when I caught sight of her in my solitary walks or rides, or while following my agricultural pursuits, I generally contrived to meet or overtake her, for I rather liked to
Osborne, liked to
bow to her carriage in the park, and to be admitted to have the honour of paying her a morning visit.
I liked to
play with her, I knew not why, to seek food in her company, and to go bird-nesting with her.
Some years older than I, she knew more of the world, and could tell me many things I liked to
hear: with her my curiosity found gratification: to my faults also she gave ample indulgence, never imposing curb or rein on anything I said.
I asked Harrison what kind of books he liked to
read and what he would have chosen for those ten books in the summer.
We figured out that he could suck hot milk off the end of a moist towel, which he really liked, and we figured out that he liked to
sleep a lot, and we figured out that he slept best when I put him back in my shirt and rocked in the rocking chair.
The new hire also turned out to be a manipulative employee who liked to
create chaos between staff members in the office.
Being a part of the Clan--I'm always Clan, I love Clan--but as Raekwon the artist, I didn't get a chance to drop as much material as I liked to
We turned the club into a center for personal exorcism, devising theme parties (or "enviroteques," as one drug-dealing-conceptual-artist ex-boyfriend liked to
I would have liked to
play a more direct political role in the area.
He liked to
paint with watercolors, and he liked the yellow Teletubby, Laa-Laa.