Emma Jane practiced
it on Rebecca, and Rebecca on Emma Jane.
Secrecy may be advisable; but still I cannot help wondering at its being practiced
Never, on any previous occasion, had he practiced
more successfully the social art which he habitually cultivated -- the art of casting himself on society in the character of a well-bred Incubus, and conferring an obligation on his fellow-creatures by allowing them to sit under him.
He had not quite six thousand a year, and though he practiced
the utmost economy in order to keep up the most expensive habits, he could not afford to give his daughter a dowry.
While the old woman was eating, the princess put several questions to her as to her mode of life, and the pious exercises she practiced
, and then inquired what she thought of the house now that she had seen it.
Him also the crowd jeered, but he passed them by with indifference while he tried his bow with practiced