of a supply of food stimulated them to new exertion, and they continued on as fast as the enfeebled state of themselves and their steeds would permit.
It was long before we could persuade my mother even to contemplate the new prospect
now set before me.
The vacant apartment to which the bill in the parlour window bore reference, appeared, on inquiry, to be a small back-room on the second floor, reclaimed from the leads, and overlooking a soot- bespeckled prospect
of tiles and chimney-pots.
Then I'll content myself with admiring this magnificent prospect
This gloomy prospect
of the confusion that would ensue on her decease was very affecting to Mrs.
Though he had set aside yearly a portion of his income for my young lady's fortune, he had a natural desire that she might retain - or at least return in a short time to - the house of her ancestors; and he considered her only prospect
of doing that was by a union with his heir; he had no idea that the latter was failing almost as fast as himself; nor had any one, I believe: no doctor visited the Heights, and no one saw Master Heathcliff to make report of his condition among us.
How attractive this prospect
must have been to the Frail Sex may readily be imagined.
The very anticipations of delight to be enjoyed in his forthcoming visits -- the bright, pure gleam of heavenly happiness it diffused over the almost deadly warfare in which he had voluntarily engaged, illumined his whole countenance with a look of ineffable joy and calmness, as, immediately after Villefort's departure, his thoughts flew back to the cheering prospect
before him, of tasting, at least, a brief respite from the fierce and stormy passions of his mind.
Then, after a stroll along the Nevski Prospect
, I read "The Daily Bee".
He had been gazing at the red embers as intently as if his past life were all pictured there, or as if it were a prospect
of the future world, when little Alice's voice aroused him.
At once it struck me that, could I but reach that valley under his protection, I might easily from thence reach Nukuheva by water; and animated by the prospect
which this plan held, out I disclosed it in a few brief words to the stranger, and asked him how it could be best accomplished.
Her acceptance must be as certain as his offer; and yet there were bad feelings still remaining which made the prospect
of it most sorrowful to her, independently, she believed, independently of self.
M'Kenzie ascended to the summit of the nearest hill, from whence, aided by the purity and transparency of the evening atmosphere, they commanded a vast prospect
on all sides.
With thy dear name as text, though bidden by thee, I can not write-I can not speak or think-- Alas, I can not feel; for 'tis not feeling, This standing motionless upon the golden Threshold of the wide-open gate of dreams, Gazing, entranced, adown the gorgeous vista, And thrilling as I see, upon the right, Upon the left, and all the way along, Amid empurpled vapors, far away To where the prospect
of it frightened her so thoroughly, that, with a mixture of true girlish perverseness and folly, she resolved on getting out of the house and proceeding directly by the stage to her friends, the Clarkes; and had really got as far as the length of two streets in her journey when she was fortunately missed, pursued, and overtaken.