For instance, those which describe lowly, peaceful, and affectionate home life; those which deal
with love, in any and all forms, from mere kindly feeling and honest good will toward the passing stranger, clear up to courtship; those which deal
with outdoor Nature, in its softest and loveliest aspects--with meadows and forests, and birds and flowers, the fragrance and sunshine of summer, and the moonlight of peaceful winter nights; in a word, those which deal
with any and all forms of rest, respose, and peace; those also which deal
with the creatures and marvels of fairyland; and lastly and chiefly, in those words which express pathos, is the language surpassingly rich and affective.
I've heard a deal
o' doctrine i' my time, for I used to go after the Dissenting preachers along wi' Seth, when I was a lad o' seventeen, and got puzzling myself a deal
about th' Arminians and the Calvinists.
From about the time of her entering the family, Lady Bertram, in consequence of a little ill-health, and a great deal
of indolence, gave up the house in town, which she had been used to occupy every spring, and remained wholly in the country, leaving Sir Thomas to attend his duty in Parliament, with whatever increase or diminution of comfort might arise from her absence.
I suppose it would help me a great deal
, knocking about Paris, to know the language.
However, at any rate, as I have a great deal
more at stake on this point than anybody else can have, I think it rather unnecessary in you to be advising me.
I have received a great deal
of politeness--some of it really most pressing, and I have experienced no drawbacks whatever.
Yes, it does give a notion," said Catherine warmly, "and that is, that you all drink a great deal
more wine than I thought you did.
Weitbrecht-Rotholz belongs to that school of historians which believes that human nature is not only about as bad as it can be, but a great deal
worse; and certainly the reader is safer of entertainment in their hands than in those of the writers who take a malicious pleasure in representing the great figures of romance as patterns of the domestic virtues.
Philip had read a great deal
, but he had read without discrimination everything that he happened to come across, and it was very good for him now to meet someone who could guide his taste.
I have done a vast deal
of this, but I have usually been aware that the book was subtly withholding from me the best a book can give, since I was not reading it for its own sake and because I loved it, but for selfish ends of my own, and because I wished to possess myself of it for business purposes, as it were.
It is the assertion, the development, the product of those very different indispensable qualities of poetry, in the presence  of which the English is equal or superior to all other modern literature--the native, sublime, and beautiful, but often wild and irregular, imaginative power in English poetry from Chaucer to Shakespeare, with which Professor Minto deals
, in his Characteristics of English Poets (Blackwood), lately reprinted.
I am the looker-on, you know, and I have seen--a good deal
I don't want to miss that train, and you-all have done me proud, gentlemen, letting me in on this deal
AN Insurance Agent was trying to induce a Hard Man to Deal
With to take out a policy on his house.
As against the professedly exact laws of physics, such empirical generalizations have the advantage that they deal
with observable phenomena.