When, however, it forms its judgment, as it usually does, on the intuitions of its great and warm heart, the conclusions thus attained are often
so profound and so unerring as to possess the character of truth supernaturally revealed.
Never too soon, sir," said Joe, "and never too often
After some time spent in peeping, grinning, and chattering, he at last espied me; and reaching one of his paws in at the door, as a cat does when she plays with a mouse, although I often
shifted place to avoid him, he at length seized the lappet of my coat (which being made of that country silk, was very thick and strong), and dragged me out.
God, who often
makes calamities subservient to His will, permitted this very affliction to be the cause of the conversion of many of the natives, who might have otherwise died in their errors; for part of the country being ruined by the grasshoppers that year in which we arrived at Abyssinia, many, who were forced to leave their habitations, and seek the necessaries of life in other places, came to that part of the land where some of our missionaries were preaching, and laid hold on that mercy which God seemed to have appointed for others.
becomes impossible, amidst mutual accusations, to determine on whom the blame or the punishment of a pernicious measure, or series of pernicious measures, ought really to fall.
The whole beaver household, old and young, set out upon this business, and will often
make long journeys before they are suited.
The rains for five months, from the middle of October to the middle of March, are almost incessant, and often
accompanied by tremendous thunder and lightning.
It isn't the things they say so much, though these are often
rather curious, but it is in the way they pronounce, and the sweetness of their voice.
Thorpe, in what they called conversation, but in which there was scarcely ever any exchange of opinion, and not often
any resemblance of subject, for Mrs.
If "John" or "Susan" belonged to a white man by the name of "Hatcher," sometimes he was called "John Hatcher," or as often
surprised those he met by his significantly happy looks and smiles which seemed to express a secret understanding between him and them.
Again I say it is a great pity that criticism is not honest about the masterpieces of literature, and does not confess that they are not every moment masterly, that they are often
dull and tough and dry, as is certainly the case with Dante's.
Fairy me tribber is what you say to the fairies when you want them to give you a cup of tea, but it is not so easy as it looks, for all the r's should be pronounced as w's, and I forget this so often
that David believes I should find difficulty in making myself understood.
There was more to his name than that, for old Mombi often
declared that his whole name was Tippetarius; but no one was expected to say such a long word when "Tip" would do just as well.
Aunt Plen often
says they never used to be here half so much before I came, but I never thought I made the difference, it seemed so natural to have them round.