If, heretofore, l had been none of the warmest of partisans I began now, at this season
of peril and adversity, to be pretty acutely sensible with which party my predilections lay; nor was it without something like regret and shame that, according to a reasonable calculation of chances, I saw my own prospect of retaining office to be better than those of my democratic brethren.
That would often be ten or eleven o'clock, which was bad enough, in all conscience; but now, in the slack season
, they would perhaps not have a thing for their men to do till late in the afternoon.
Well," said Haley, after they had both silently picked their nuts for a season
, "what do you say?
In some more genial season
, perchance, a faint shadow flits across the landscape of the mind, cast by the WINGS of some thought in its vernal or autumnal migration, but, looking up, we are unable to detect the substance of the thought itself.
Tom's days were days of splendor and exultation to him, but his nights were seasons
Children from seven to ten years old, of both sexes, almost naked, might be seen at all seasons
of the year.
of cheerfulness, no temper could be more cheerful than hers, or possess, in a greater degree, that sanguine expectation of happiness which is happiness itself.
She pulled out of her box, about ten minutes ago, a little pink silk frock; rapture lit her face as she unfolded it; coquetry runs in her blood, blends with her brains, and seasons
the marrow of her bones.
Catherine and he were constant companions still at his seasons
of respite from labour; but he had ceased to express his fondness for her in words, and recoiled with angry suspicion from her girlish caresses, as if conscious there could be no gratification in lavishing such marks of affection on him.
Magdalen's curious fancy for having her hair combed at all times and seasons
was among the peculiarities of her character which were notorious to everybody in the house.
There could not well be more ink splashed about it, if it had been roofless from its first construction, and the skies had rained, snowed, hailed, and blown ink through the varying seasons
of the year.
And now, because my mind was not confused enough before, I complicated its confusion fifty thousand-fold, by having states and seasons
when I was clear that Biddy was immeasurably better than Estella, and that the plain honest working life to which I was born, had nothing in it to be ashamed of, but offered me sufficient means of self-respect and happiness.
Betty Jay scented the boiling of Squire Cass's hams, but her longing was arrested by the unctuous liquor in which they were boiled; and when the seasons
brought round the great merry-makings, they were regarded on all hands as a fine thing for the poor.
It was the first of May, and the world shone like a great illuminated letter with which that father of artists, the sun, was making splendid his missal of the seasons
But as the seasons
went by it remained questionable whether Agatha was the more to be congratulated on having begun life after leaving school or Henrietta on having finished it.