Daily Muff Potter's gratitude made Tom glad he had spoken; but nightly he wished he had sealed
up his tongue.
Marianne's was finished in a very few minutes; in length it could be no more than a note; it was then folded up, sealed
, and directed with eager rapidity.
The present--the passing second of time--was all I had in which to control and restrain him--a movement of repulsion, flight, fear would have sealed
my doom,--and his.
His forehead, that I once thought so manly, and that I now think so diabolical, was shaded with a heavy cloud; his basilisk eyes were nearly quenched by sleeplessness, and weeping, perhaps, for the lashes were wet then: his lips devoid of their ferocious sneer, and sealed
in an expression of unspeakable sadness.
Miss Garth's doubts thronged back irresistibly on her mind as she sealed
her letter to Mrs.
my letter, and, not trusting it out of my own hands, delivered it myself that day.
3 This letter I sealed
and laid upon his desk before he returned; and when he came in, I saw him, through the half-opened door of his room, take it up and read it.
Then my sister sealed
them up in a piece of paper, and put them under some dried rose-leaves in an ornamental tea-pot on the top of a press in the state parlour.
The Prior sat down, and at great leisure indited an epistle to Brian de Bois-Guilbert, and having carefully sealed
up the tablets, delivered them to the Jew, saying, ``This will be thy safe-conduct to the Preceptory of Templestowe, and, as I think, is most likely to accomplish the delivery of thy daughter, if it be well backed with proffers of advantage and commodity at thine own hand; for, trust me well, the good Knight Bois-Guilbert is of their confraternity that do nought for nought.
It contained two things--a book and a sealed