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They do not care for our humor, surely it would be unfair to deny them their grief.
"Do you care as much about me as you do about Yap, Maggie?" said Philip, smiling rather sadly.
'Verb neuter, not to care. Indicative mood, present tense.
Harthouse, that you really suppose my sister Loo does care for old Bounderby.'
It might perhaps be carried further than was needful, but it was an error of the right hand if it was an error, for by this she kept up the reputation, such as it was, of her business, and obtained this character, that though she did take care of the women when they were debauched, yet she was not instrumental to their being debauched at all; and yet it was a wicked trade she drove too.
Her care of me in my travail, and after in my lying in, was such, that if she had been my own mother it could not have been better.
It might end in disaster; he did not care. When he got hold of an idea it obsessed him, he could think of nothing else, and he had a more than common power to persuade himself of the reasonableness of what he wished to do.
"I don't care a damn what you said to your aunt," he interrupted impatiently.
Adam, leaving his wife free to follow her own desires with regard to Lilla and her grandfather, busied himself with filling the well-hole with the fine sand prepared for the purpose, taking care to have lowered at stated intervals quantities of the store of dynamite, so as to be ready for the final explosion.
Keeping in shadow, Mimi followed, taking care not to come so close as to awake the other's suspicion, and watched her quarry pass along the road in the direction of Castra Regis.
"Do you now see," said Care, "what happiness your Galoshes have brought to mankind?"
"Ah no!" replied Care. "He took his departure himself; he was not called away.
I exhorted her to seek consolation in doing her duty to God and man, to put her trust in Heaven, and solace herself with the care and nurture of her little daughter; assuring her she would be amply rewarded by witnessing its progress in strength and wisdom, and receiving its genuine affection.
'But, with care, many a delicate infant has become a strong man or woman.'
Has there ever been a people who did not care to listen?