to be a provision of Nature; a decoy to secure mothers for the race.
to me that the further east you go the more unpunctual are the trains.
to make a good deal of them here; but I couldn't help telling him the other day that in Bangor I really don't think we do.
Everything is done with a great deal of bustle, the unloading of the baggage, the examination of the customs; and everyone seems
to smile at you.
These dispositions and orders only seem
worse than previous ones because the battle of Borodino was the first Napoleon did not win.
In fact, my feelings towards you seem
to be utterly and damnably bad," he said energetically, although forced to keep his voice low.
I don't think much of the stuff they give him; and Angelo seems
a dirty little rascal.
His youthful confidence in the perpetuity of poetry, of the poetical interests in life, creed-less as he may otherwise seem
to be, is, we think, a token, though certainly an unconscious token, of the spontaneous originality of his muse.
Nothing, except that it is a prejudice which you do not seem
to share," he remarked.
to know a good deal more than I do, already," he said.
that each green warrior has certain objective points for his fire under relatively identical circumstances of warfare.
My memory of the Law, of the two dead sailors, of the ambuscades of the darkness, of the body in the canebrake, haunted me; and, unnatural as it seems
, with my return to mankind came, instead of that confidence and sympathy I had expected, a strange enhancement of the uncertainty and dread I had experienced during my stay upon the island.
The truth is," replied Dantes, "that I am too happy for noisy mirth; if that is what you meant by your observation, my worthy friend, you are right; joy takes a strange effect at times, it seems
to oppress us almost the same as sorrow.
that, many years before, a young man had migrated from the valley and settled at a distant seaport, where, after getting together a little money, he had set up as a shopkeeper.
Here in London it seems
to me that we live the life of automatons.