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By all which acquirements, I should be a living treasure of knowledge and wisdom, and certainly become the oracle of the nation.
Fanny left the room with a very sorrowful heart; she could not feel the difference to be so small, she could not think of living with her aunt with anything like satisfaction.
So he told his wife, Aunt Em, of his trouble, and she first cried a little and then said that they must be brave and do the best they could, and go away somewhere and try to earn an honest living.
When we finally came to my ledge and I again held her in my arms, she recalled to my mind that for several weeks she had been living the life of a cave-girl with the tribe of hatchet-men.
I lived for men on the pretext of living for God, while she lived for God imagining that she lives for men.
What were you doing for a living before you came here?
So I considered my situation and knew that I was getting into a bad way of living.
On the Affinities of extinct Species to each other, and to living forms.
The relationship, though distant, between the Macrauchenia and the Guanaco, between the Toxodon and the Capybara, -- the closer relationship between the many extinct Edentata and the living sloths, ant-eaters, and armadillos, now so eminently characteristic of South American zoology, -- and the still closer relationship between the fossil and living species of Ctenomys and Hydrochaerus, are most interesting facts.
When I wrote the following pages, or rather the bulk of them, I lived alone, in the woods, a mile from any neighbor, in a house which I had built myself, on the shore of Walden Pond, in Concord, Massachusetts, and earned my living by the labor of my hands only.
Partridge was now highly comforted, as his fears of having offended were at once abolished, and his pride completely satisfied by Jones having owned himself in the wrong, which submission he instantly applied to what had principally nettled him, and repeated in a muttering voice, "To be sure, sir, your knowledge may be superior to mine in some things; but as to the grammar, I think I may challenge any man living.
For to him that is joined to all the living there is hope; for a living dog is better than a dead lion.
But that ye may understand my gospel of good and evil, for that purpose will I tell you my gospel of life, and of the nature of all living things.
After living for some time in Moscow, especially in close relations with his family, he was conscious of a depression of spirits.
We are supposed to be the accomplices of mad Anne Catherick, who claims the name, the place, and the living personality of dead Lady Glyde.