And then, again, the whole thing
was merely a whimsical idea.
However, we got sent out at last, and Cathcart, he simply scoffed at the whole thing
from the first.
He struck her, inevitably, as gallant and splendid, but what took her most of all and gave her the courage she afterward showed was that he put the whole thing
to her as a kind of favor, an obligation he should gratefully incur.
The whole thing
was over twenty minutes sooner than the time we had calculated on.
I felt in myself, too, the desire to get the whole thing
out of my mind.
If I hadn't backed myself to do it I should have chucked the whole thing
up two months ago.
And only then for the first time the whole thing
presented itself in a new, different aspect; only then she realized that the question did not affect her only-- with whom she would be happy, and whom she loved--but that she would have that moment to wound a man whom she liked.
On the night before the assault on Seringapatam, he was absurdly angry with me, and with others, for treating the whole thing
as a fable.
And, yet, how vivid was his recollection of the whole thing
! First in the dim twilight, and then in the bright dawn, he had seen the touch of cruelty round the warped lips.
Whether the fogs produce the serious people or whether the serious people produce the fogs, I don't know, but the whole thing
rather gets on my nerves, and so I'm leaving this afternoon by the Club Train.
The action of the whole thing
is wonderfully good and true.
We told him all he'd got to do was to keep still, and it wouldn't be long till the whole thing
would blow over and be forgot.
Of course the whole thing
is nothing, but it worries me, and leads to anxious thoughts.
And even as it is the whole thing
is of considerable length.
Come and help me to put it in the proper language, and the whole thing
will be in train."