Fogg, after seeing that she wanted for nothing
, set out in search of her cousin Jeejeeh.
Her defence was (I have the trial in my pocket), "that she had lived in credit, and wanted for nothing
, till a press-gang came and stole her husband from her; but since then, she had no bed to lie on; nothing to give her children to eat; and they were almost naked; and perhaps she might have done something wrong, for she hardly knew what she did." The parish officers testified the truth of this story; but it seems, there had been a good deal of shop-lifting about Ludgate; an example was thought necessary; and this woman was hanged for the comfort and satisfaction of shopkeepers in Ludgate Street.
She loved every body, was interested in every body's happiness, quicksighted to every body's merits; thought herself a most fortunate creature, and surrounded with blessings in such an excellent mother, and so many good neighbours and friends, and a home that wanted for nothing
. The simplicity and cheerfulness of her nature, her contented and grateful spirit, were a recommendation to every body, and a mine of felicity to herself.
"That proves, at least, that he has wanted for nothing
during your absence."
Thorpe, and then we wanted for nothing
. My dear, do not you think these silk gloves wear very well?
"If he would only have done as well by himself," said John Dashwood, "as all his friends were disposed to do by him, he might now have been in his proper situation, and would have wanted for nothing
. But as it is, it must be out of anybody's power to assist him.
Toward eight o'clock that evening the doctor himself would call and see that his patient wanted for nothing
Shaw, a pale, nervous woman, greeted her little guest kindly, and took care that she wanted for nothing
. Madam Shaw, a quiet old lady, with an imposing cap, exclaimed on seeing Polly, "Bless my heart!
Rosa wanted for nothing
, and therefore it was ample.
Through her means I got out to take the air with my guardian when there was no fear of meeting Ada, and wanted for nothing
in the way of attendance, any more than in any other respect.
'My dear, I have not broken one promise with you yet; I did tell you I would marry you when I was come to my estate; but you see my father is a hale, healthy man, and may live these thirty years still, and not be older than several are round us in town; and you never proposed my marrying you sooner, because you knew it might be my ruin; and as to all the rest, I have not failed you in anything, you have wanted for nothing
"He wanted for nothing
, he was waited on hand and foot and to repay me by doing that is beyond belief."
What a wonderful thing to hear Dionne, his eldest daughter, say that she and her sisters "wanted for nothing
Our father wanted for nothing
and as a family we were always in the loop.
I have never wanted for nothing
. He will be sadly missed by many."