I love even to see the domestic
animals reassert their native rights--any evidence that they have not wholly lost their original wild habits and vigor; as when my neighbor's cow breaks out of her pasture early in the spring and boldly swims the river, a cold, gray tide, twenty-five or thirty rods wide, swollen by the melted snow.
, whether in the royal household or in those of the
The governor and his family are served and attended by domestics
of a kind somewhat unusual.
A FIRM Union will be of the utmost moment to the peace and liberty of the States, as a barrier against domestic
faction and insurrection.
On the whole we get on pretty smoothly in our domestic
relations, except in the lower strata of the Military Classes.
But I quitted France five years ago, and, wishing to taste the sweets of domestic
life, took service as a valet here in England.
Our plain manner of living, our small rooms and few domestics
, and the little we see of the world, must make Hunsford extremely dull to a young lady like yourself; but I hope you will believe us grateful for the condescension, and that we have done everything in our power to prevent your spending your time unpleasantly.
The instant that Remarkable Pettibone had executed her portion of the labor in illuminating, she returned to a position near Elizabeth, with the apparent motive of receiving the clothes that the other threw aside, but in reality to examine, with an air of curiosity—not unmixed with jealousy—the appearance of the lady who was to supplant her in the administration of their domestic
He was not very solid; but there was a hope of his becoming less trifling, of his being at least tolerably domestic
and quiet; and at any rate, there was comfort in finding his estate rather more, and his debts much less, than he had feared, and in being consulted and treated as the friend best worth attending to.
It deranged his best plan of domestic
happiness, his best hope of keeping Sir Walter single by the watchfulness which a son-in-law's rights would have given.
Here we shall in time be in peace, and our regular employments, our books and conversations, with exercise, the children, and every domestic
pleasure in my power to procure her, will, I trust, gradually overcome this youthful attachment.
There was in it, no doubt, filial devotion, domestic
attachment; there was also the fascination of one spirit by another spirit.
He disliked having anything to do with the domestic
serfs- the "drones" as he called them- and everyone said he spoiled them by his laxity.
Out they toddled from rugged Avila, wide-eyed and helpless-looking as two fawns, but with human hearts, already beating to a national idea; until domestic
reality met them in the shape of uncles, and turned them back from their great resolve.
Before they died the brilliant one was detected in seventy languages as the author of but two or three books of fiction and poetry, while the other was honoured in the Bureau of Statistics of his native land as the compiler of sixteen volumes of tabulated information relating to the domestic