But the effort is getting
to be greater than the relief.
In fact, if not exactly a believer in the doctrine of the efficiency of the extra good works of saints, he really seemed somehow or other to fancy that his wife had piety and benevolence enough for two--to indulge a shadowy expectation of getting
into heaven through her superabundance of qualities to which he made no particular pretension.
To make the thing a cert," he says, getting
up, "all you have to do is to make a dead set at her folks.
No, no; but it's a fine thing to come to a man when he's seen into the nature of business: to have the chance of getting
a bit of the country into good fettle, as they say, and putting men into the right way with their farming, and getting
a bit of good contriving and solid building done--that those who are living and those who come after will be the better for.
I've got enough plain horse-sense to know a man ain't supposed to argue marriage with a girl as a reason for getting
acquainted with her.
I brought my eldest son up to the Church; he is said to be getting
on admirably, and he costs me three hundred a year.
It is the first case on record of any person getting
over such an injury as she has received.
Rose had gone to drive with Uncle Alec, who declared she was getting
as pale as a potato sprout, living so much in a dark room.
Rachel was getting
fairly dizzy with this unusual mystery about quiet, unmysterious Green Gables.
real scarce along this shore now," he said.
said Mr Folair, unwinding his comforter, and gradually getting
himself out of it.
I was watching the boys getting
in sticks for the bonfire--and it wants plenty of sticks, Kitty
You want motion and change and music to see them in their glory--not the music of singing men and singing women, but good, silent music, which sets itself in your own head, the accompaniment of work and getting
over the ground.
Vronsky followed the guard to the carriage, and at the door of the compartment he stopped short to make room for a lady who was getting
How it was I don't understand, but we always seemed to be getting
, with the best of motives, in one another's way.