"Till now I have always
, thank God, been my children's friend and had their full confidence," said she, repeating the mistake of so many parents who imagine that their children have no secrets from them.
`Jim,' he said, `I am good friends with you and I always
like to see you.
Sviazhsky was one of those people, always
a source of wonder to Levin, whose convictions, very logical though never original, go one way by themselves, while their life, exceedingly definite and firm in its direction, goes its way quite apart and almost always
in direct contradiction to their convictions.
I and me are always
too earnestly in conversation: how could it be endured, if there were not a friend?
As soon as we had thus happily disencumbered ourselves from the weight of so much money, we began to think of returning to our Mothers, but accidentally hearing that they were both starved to Death, we gave over the design and determined to engage ourselves to some strolling Company of Players, as we had always
a turn for the Stage.
glad to see a New Year," said the Story Girl.
He could not bear any careless loitering and waste of time; and nothing was so near making him angry as to find people, who were always
late, wanting a cab horse to be driven hard, to make up for their idleness.
I state these things simply and somewhat baldly; I might easily refine upon them, and study that subtle effect for good and for evil which young people are always
receiving from the fiction they read; but this its not the time or place for the inquiry, and I only wish to own that so far as I understand it, the chief part of my ethical experience has been from novels.
His property here, his place, his house, every thing is in such respectable and excellent condition!--and his woods!--I have not seen such timber any where in Dorsetshire, as there is now standing in Delaford Hanger!--And though, perhaps, Marianne may not seem exactly the person to attract him-- yet I think it would altogether be advisable for you to have them now frequently staying with you, for as Colonel Brandon seems a great deal at home, nobody can tell what may happen--for, when people are much thrown together, and see little of anybody else--and it will always
be in your power to set her off to advantage, and so forth;-- in short, you may as well give her a chance--You understand me."--
Matrimony, as the origin of change, was always
disagreeable; and he was by no means yet reconciled to his own daughter's marrying, nor could ever speak of her but with compassion, though it had been entirely a match of affection, when he was now obliged to part with Miss Taylor too; and from his habits of gentle selfishness, and of being never able to suppose that other people could feel differently from himself, he was very much disposed to think Miss Taylor had done as sad a thing for herself as for them, and would have been a great deal happier if she had spent all the rest of her life at Hartfield.
Her spirits were always
at high-water mark, her tongue always
going - singing, laughing, and plaguing everybody who would not do the same.
The Fire-son said, 'I love you with all my heart, but at the same time I always
freeze if you are near me, and you nearly die of heat if I approach you!
The worst that a prince may expect from a hostile people is to be abandoned by them; but from hostile nobles he has not only to fear abandonment, but also that they will rise against him; for they, being in these affairs more far- seeing and astute, always
come forward in time to save themselves, and to obtain favours from him whom they expect to prevail.
It had always
been evident to her that such an income as theirs, under the direction of two persons so extravagant in their wants, and heedless of the future, must be very insufficient to their support; and whenever they changed their quarters, either Jane or herself were sure of being applied to for some little assistance towards discharging their bills.
She was always
watching for black and shiny and spirited horses - watching, hoping, despairing, hoping again; always
giving chase and sounding her call, upon the meagrest chance of a response, and breaking her heart over the disappointment; always
interested in sales-stables and horse accumulations in general.