as we had as many as we could carry we went back to the town, where my friend bought my share and advised me to continue the same occupation until I had earned money enough to carry me to my own country.
Then away they hastened with her full of joy in their boat towards the ship; but soon
came the dragon roaring behind them through the air; for he awoke and missed the princess.
He would wait till Mrs Durbeyfield could inform him of Tess's return, which her letter implied to be soon.
I think I must die if you do not come soon, or tell me to come to you.
As soon as Blifil was departed, which was not till after many hearty kisses and embraces bestowed on him by Western, the good squire went instantly in quest of his daughter, whom he no sooner found than he poured forth the most extravagant raptures, bidding her chuse what clothes and jewels she pleased; and declaring that he had no other use for fortune but to make her happy.
Sophia perceiving her father in this fit of affection, which she did not absolutely know the reason of (for fits of fondness were not unusual to him, though this was rather more violent than ordinary), thought she should never have a better opportunity of disclosing herself than at present, as far at least as regarded Mr Blifil; and she too well foresaw the necessity which she should soon be under of coming to a full explanation.
They will rush to eat them up greedily, and when you have scattered the last crumb you must lose no time in throwing the hare to them; as soon
as the hare feels itself on the ground it will run away as quickly as possible, and the wild beasts will turn to pursue it.
Lady Bertram soon
brought the matter to a certainty by carelessly observing to Mrs.
Anne was now at hand to take up her own cause, and the sincerity of her manner being soon
sufficient to convince him, where conviction was at least very agreeable, he had no farther scruples as to her being left to dine alone, though he still wanted her to join them in the evening, when the child might be at rest for the night, and kindly urged her to let him come and fetch her, but she was quite unpersuadable; and this being the case, she had ere long the pleasure of seeing them set off together in high spirits.
I am very, very sorry we are to part -- so soon
, and so suddenly too; but I am not offended, indeed I am not.
after we got settled in some manner in our new cabin in West Virginia, I induced my mother to get hold of a book for me.
She would not be frightened from paying him those attentions which, as a friend and almost a relation, were his due, by the observant eyes of Lucy, though she soon
perceived them to be narrowly watching her.
Kiouni, resuming his rapid gait, soon
descended the lower spurs of the Vindhias, and towards noon they passed by the village of Kallenger, on the Cani, one of the branches of the Ganges.
She could not yet recover from the surprise of what had happened; it was impossible to think of anything else; and, totally indisposed for employment, she resolved, soon
after breakfast, to indulge herself in air and exercise.
As he could not think of leaving me in my helpless condition, he implored me to be of good cheer; assured me that I should soon
be better, and enabled in a few days to return with him to Nukuheva.