Or else, they grasp at sweetmeats, and mock at their childishness thereby: they cling to their straw of life
, and mock at their still clinging to it.
And now comes John Barleycorn with the curse he lays upon the imaginative man who is lusty with life
and desire to live.
Yes, that is Herder's theory," said Prince Andrew, "but it is not that which can convince me, dear friend- life
and death are what convince.
which means that he presents life
and character without bias; or
The first part of her lewd life
with the young gentleman at Colchester has so many happy turns given it to expose the crime, and warn all whose circumstances are adapted to it, of the ruinous end of such things, and the foolish, thoughtless, and abhorred conduct of both the parties, that it abundantly atones for all the lively description she gives of her folly and wickedness.
And it shall be well with us both in this life
and in the pilgrimage of a thousand years which we have been describing.
My dream life
and my waking life
were lives apart, with not one thing in common save myself.
All hands were on deck now, and all eyes were aloft, where a human life
was at grapples with death.
," he cried in his heart, "Oh life
, where is thy sting?
of eighty placid years was almost without what, with most human beings, count for incidents.
I hope his life
will not be forgotten," says Macaulay, "for it is sublime in its simplicity, its energy, its honour, its affection.
Another series of thoughts and mental images related to the life
he longed to live now.
So I left Sorreze, after ten years of almost monastic discipline of the Oratorians; and, fresh from the quiet life
of a remote provincial school, I was taken straight to the capital.
I should not obtrude my affairs so much on the notice of my readers if very particular inquiries had not been made by my townsmen concerning my mode of life
, which some would call impertinent, though they do not appear to me at all impertinent, but, considering the circumstances, very natural and pertinent.
orchards looking lazy with neglected plenty; the large church in the wide churchyard, which men gazed at lounging at their own doors in service-time; the purple-faced farmers jogging along the lanes or turning in at the Rainbow; homesteads, where men supped heavily and slept in the light of the evening hearth, and where women seemed to be laying up a stock of linen for the life