Freeland had many of the faults peculiar to slaveholders, such as being very passionate and fretful; but I must do him the justice to say, that he was exceedingly
free from those degrading vices to which Mr.
He wishes exceedingly
to come; but his uncle and aunt will not spare him.
No difficulty arose on either side in the agreement; and she waited only for the disposal of her effects at Norland, and to determine her future household, before she set off for the west; and this, as she was exceedingly
rapid in the performance of everything that interested her, was soon done.
I never have been so surprised in my life, as I was when I let out the first blow, and saw him lying on his back, looking up at me with a bloody nose and his face exceedingly
Shall I confess that I had an exceedingly
boyish vanity in thus being granted her friendship?
But the great advantage of the coracle it certainly possessed, for it was exceedingly
light and portable.
You must know that though I should be exceedingly
grieved at their disapprobation, I could not hesitate.
In this letter, he implored her not to be so cruel as to deny him an interview, and there were a few exceedingly
pretty reproaches, touching her recent coy and reserved deportment.
This was exceedingly
handy, and I took care to let the natives understand how much I applauded the invention.
Crawford's business had been to declare himself the lover of Fanny, make decided proposals for her, and entreat the sanction of the uncle, who seemed to stand in the place of her parents; and he had done it all so well, so openly, so liberally, so properly, that Sir Thomas, feeling, moreover, his own replies, and his own remarks to have been very much to the purpose, was exceedingly
happy to give the particulars of their conversation; and little aware of what was passing in his niece's mind, conceived that by such details he must be gratifying her far more than himself.
This style of harmony pleased the queen-mother exceedingly
, but it was not perhaps so agreeable to the young princess, who was an incarnation of coquetry, and who, without any fear as far as her own voice was concerned, sought opportunities of so perilously distinguishing herself.
Shuttleworthy seldom, if ever, visited "Old Charley," and never was known to take a meal in his house, still this did not prevent the two friends from being exceedingly
intimate, as I have just observed; for "Old Charley" never let a day pass without stepping in three or four times to see how his neighbour came on, and very often he would stay to breakfast or tea, and almost always to dinner, and then the amount of wine that was made way with by the two cronies at a sitting, it would really be a difficult thing to ascertain.
They had left Louisa beginning to sit up; but her head, though clear, was exceedingly
weak, and her nerves susceptible to the highest extreme of tenderness; and though she might be pronounced to be altogether doing very well, it was still impossible to say when she might be able to bear the removal home; and her father and mother, who must return in time to receive their younger children for the Christmas holidays, had hardly a hope of being allowed to bring her with them.
This is not such a nice place for a girl as for a young man, and the Desmonds thought it EXCEEDINGLY
ODD that mamma should wish me to come here.
It was, that he was devoured of a long dragon; and it was expounded of a maker of sausages, that troubled him exceedingly