I often observed to my brother
, You see now how little nature requires to be satisfied.
Now, I have the best possible reasons for believing that your brother
Clifford can give me a clew to the recovery of the remainder.
To distinguish the brothers
, I will call them the elder and the younger; by the elder, I mean him who exercised the most authority.
But I am very angry with your brothers
, and I shall not rest till I have taken their lives.
And when the brothers
had said this the quarter of an hour came to an end, and they flew away out of the window as swans.
In particular Don Fernando offered, if he would go back with him, to get his brother
the marquis to become godfather at the baptism of Zoraida, and on his own part to provide him with the means of making his appearance in his own country with the credit and comfort he was entitled to.
He had no intention of offending his brother
by further claims on his fraternal recognition, and relapsed with full contentment into the character of Mr.
At length the three brothers
came to a castle: and as they passed by the stables they saw fine horses standing there, but all were of marble, and no man was to be seen.
are very like each other, sitting face to face; but a certain massive simplicity and absence of usage in the ways of the world is all on the trooper's side.
A very young brother
of his, who was in swaddling clothes, was still alive and crying abandoned in his cradle.
Now it seemed as though Little John's songs were never to get sung, for he had got no farther than this when the door of the inn opened and out came the two brothers
of Fountain Abbey, the landlord following them, and, as the saying is, washing his hands with humble soap.
This was just at the very moment when the mingled shouts of the burgher guard and of the mob were raging against the two brothers
, and threatening Captain Tilly, who served as a rampart to them.
of his lordship, Francis and Henry, unmarried.
Under the long green-paved avenues of gnarled oaks and of lichened beeches the white-robed brothers
gathered to the sound.
No two men were ever more thoroughly unlike each other than these two brothers