He then explained to Nathan the pressing
cause of his journey.
The two men understood each other; and again, pressing
each other's hands, they remained motionless, contemplating the exquisite calmness which sleep had cast upon that graceful creature.
Ah, gladly would I give up my life a thousand times could I only hear them once again; but I could not then give even a second to the rapture of her sweet embrace, and pressing
my lips to hers for the first time, I picked her up bodily and tossed her to her seat behind Sola again, commanding the latter in peremptory tones to hold her there by force, and then, slapping the thoat upon the flank, I saw them borne away; Dejah Thoris struggling to the last to free herself from Sola's grasp.
In truth, my young friend, you will act rightly," said the gentleman, pressing
the Gascon's hand with an affection almost paternal; "and God grant that this woman, who has scarcely entered into your life, may not leave a terrible trace in it
Yes; we have never had the happiness of pressing
his hand," continued Maximilian.
At such a time as that it was quite natural that Irwine should have something pressing
I have received a great deal of politeness--some of it really most pressing
, and I have experienced no drawbacks whatever.
Vernon, I think, was a great deal too kind to her when he was in Staffordshire; her behaviour to him, independent of her general character, has been so inexcusably artful and ungenerous since our marriage was first in agitation that no one less amiable and mild than himself could have overlooked it all; and though, as his brother's widow, and in narrow circumstances, it was proper to render her pecuniary assistance, I cannot help thinking his pressing
invitation to her to visit us at Churchhill perfectly unnecessary.
Her debts, always pressing
, were growing to an embarrassing amount.
He has forbidden his Governors to pass Laws of immediate and pressing
importance, unless suspended in their operation till his Assent should be obtained; and when so suspended, he has utterly neglected to attend to them.
Not so much in point of amount as owing to the peculiar and pressing
nature of liabilities Mr.
But the fellows were pressing
me; and as I did not know the way at all, I soon saw that they would overtake me unless I found a place to conceal myself until they had passed, which would then give me an opportunity to return the way I had come and regain the tower, or possibly find a way to reach the city streets.
said Ferguson, pressing
Joe's hand, "what terrible anxiety you caused us
When Prince Andrew went in the two princesses, who had only met once before for a short time at his wedding, were in each other's arms warmly pressing
their lips to whatever place they happened to touch.
Silently Bulan came to his feet, the two monsters at his back rising and pressing
close behind him.