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Every thing that I have said or done, for many weeks past, has been with the sole view of marking my adoration of yourself.
Say that it is for your wife, your niece, and yourself, and use any assumed name you please, as long as it is a name that can be trusted to defeat the most suspicious inquiries.
When you marry him you must save him from a cruel disenchantment by raising yourself to the level he fancies you have attained.
Very good," said Don Quixote; "it is twenty-five days since we left our village, so reckon up, Sancho, according to the wages you have made out for yourself, and see how much I owe you in proportion, and pay yourself, as I said before, out of your own hand.
Pray, sir, explain yourself," said Villefort, more and more astonished, "I really do -- not -- understand you -- perfectly.
If, as I am willing to suppose, you wish to shew me any observance, you will not give way to these emotions, but endeavour to reason yourself into a stronger frame of mind.
I asked you if the sum was so large as to warrant your exposing yourself thus.
However, the fox bid him be of good cheer, and said, 'I will help you; lie down there, stretch yourself out quite stiff, and pretend to be dead.
You picture to yourself your own sick-bed, with all your friends and relations standing round you weeping.
But don't imagine to yourself that I make myself bad blood on that account.
Your house has the aspect of yourself and all your family; it bears the stamp of the Rogojin life; but ask me why I think so, and I can tell you nothing.
That's my advice: never marry till you can say to yourself that you have done all you are capable of, and until you have ceased to love the woman of your choice and have seen her plainly as she is, or else you will make a cruel and irrevocable mistake.
Take plenty of time to compose yourself ma'am," I said.
You have been too hasty and too confident about yourself and about me.
You must have seen for yourself that she has been over-fatigued, poor thing, by our long railway journeys: her nerves are out of order-- and she is just the person to be easily terrified by a dream.