Now in her faintness of heart at the length and difficulty of her journey, she was most of all afraid of spending her money, and becoming so destitute that she would have to ask people's charity; for Hettv had the pride not only of a proud nature but of a proud class--the class that pays the most poor-rates, and most shudders at the idea of profiting
by a poor-rate.
it was evident the old man enjoyed the chase more as a memorial of his youthful sports and deeds than with any expectation of profiting
by the success.
Dan, in the meantime, profiting
by dark hints from Harvey early that morning, was executing a war-dance on deck.
MY DEAR BROTHER,--I can no longer refuse myself the pleasure of profiting
by your kind invitation when we last parted of spending some weeks with you at Churchhill, and, therefore, if quite convenient to you and Mrs.
Would Jacob and Sarah Wade have had the courage to make all their sacrifices, she wondered, if they had known that she and she alone, daughter of a Patrick and Norah Conroy, whom they had never seen, would some day stand there profiting
by it all?
What more likely than that Denis Eady had heard of Zeena's departure for Bettsbridge, and was profiting
by the opportunity to spend an hour with Mattie?
Because you are capable of receiving the lessons of wisdom, because you are capable of profiting
by this discourse which I now deliver for your good, because you are not a stick, or a staff, or a stock, or a stone, or a post, or a pillar.