But before I am run away with by my feelings on this subject, perhaps it would be advisable for me to state my reasons for marrying-- and, moreover, for coming into Hertfordshire with the design of selecting
a wife, as I certainly did.
We may suppose him, as the result of deep deliberation, buying a new wig, of reddish hair, and selecting
sundry garments, in a fashion unlike his customary suit of brown, from a Jew's old-clothes bag.
one which appeared to be the highest, he crossed a narrow intervening valley, and began to scale it.
He pointed out that the material needs of Man were great and very permanent, but that the spiritual needs of Man were greater still, and that in one divine moment, and by selecting
its own mode of expression, a personality might make itself perfect.
He had put on a beautiful cap with a long tassel, and was selecting
one of the Other Professor's walking-sticks, from a stand in the corner of the room.
Now, this king without a kingdom is, in my opinion, a grain of seed which will blossom in some season or other, provided a skillful, discreet, and vigorous hand sow it duly and truly, selecting
soil, sky, and time.
In this manner, selecting
it as the symbol of his wife's liability to sin, sorrow, decay, and death, Aylmer's sombre imagination was not long in rendering the birthmark a frightful object, causing him more trouble and horror than ever Georgiana's beauty, whether of soul or sense, had given him delight.
When near Senor Ortega he trod short just in time and said: "In truth, blood"; then selecting
the place, knelt down by the body in his tall hat and respectable overcoat, his white beard giving him immense authority somehow.
Latrobe, one of the judges, "was in selecting
from the rich contents of the volume.
D'Urberville began gathering specimens of the fruit for her, handing them back to her as he stooped; and, presently, selecting
a specially fine product of the "British Queen" variety, he stood up and held it by the stem to her mouth.