Weston was a great favourite, and there was not a creature in the world to whom she spoke with such unreserve, as to his wife; not any one, to whom she related with such conviction of being listened to and understood, of being always interesting and always intelligible, the little affairs, arrangements, perplexities, and pleasures
of her father and herself.
He heard her with the most earnest attention, but seeming to recollect himself, said no more on the subject, and began directly to speak of his pleasure
at seeing them in London, making the usual inquiries about their journey, and the friends they had left behind.
Believe me, no civilized man ever regrets a pleasure
, and no uncivilized man ever knows what a pleasure
But their father, though very laconic in his expressions of pleasure
, was really glad to see them; he had felt their importance in the family circle.
The writer praises that class of pleasure
vessels, and I am willing to endorse his words, as any man who loves every craft afloat would be ready to do.
Poyser's speech, but it was too feeble to nullify the pleasure
he felt in being praised.
Believe me, I have no pleasure
in the world superior to that of contributing to yours.
But there is one kind of pleasure
you have forgotten, it appears to me.
To proceed: ceteris paribus, be who pleases is of more importance to his fellow-men than he who instructs, since utility is happiness, and pleasure
is the end already obtained which instruction is merely the means of obtaining.
I look upon my writing as a graceful accomplishment which does not absorb but rather adds pleasure
On Thursdays Princess Mary remembered with a mournful smile that she now had no one to write to, since Julie- whose presence gave her no pleasure
was here and they met every week.
No doubt he had an inexhaustible pleasure
in them apart from mine, for I have found my pleasure
in them perennial, and have not failed to taste it as often as I have read or repeated any of the great passages of the poem to myself.
We are naturally disposed to love what gives us pleasure
, and what more pleasing than a beautiful face--when we know no harm of the possessor at least?
The ape-man could see no sport in slaughtering the most harmless and defenseless of God's creatures for the mere pleasure
Just as they were expiring, they exclaimed, "O foolish creatures that we are, for the sake of a little pleasure
we have destroyed ourselves.