He appeared grieved and hurt at my unkind reception of his sympathising
I said a few sympathising
words, and we then talked of other subjects on our way back to the house.
I had not thought of parting," answered Middleton, endeavouring to seek some relief from the uneasiness he felt, by turning his eyes on the sympathising
countenances of his friends; "on the contrary, I had hoped and believed that you would have accompanied us below, where I give you a sacred pledge, nothing shall be wanting to make your days comfortable.
All of which life and stir, coming across the stirring water, caught new life and animation from its free companionship; and, sympathising
with its buoyant spirits, glistened as it seemed in sport upon its surface, and hemmed the vessel round, and plashed the water high about her sides, and, floating her gallantly into the dock, flew off again to welcome other comers, and speed before them to the busy port.
It's no great matter,' he said, in answer to the locksmith's sympathising
look, 'a mere uneasiness arising at least as much from being cooped up here, as from the slight wound I have, or from the loss of blood.
Some of them had already taken possession of the two children, and were hospitably carrying them off; others were offering loans of little comforts from their own scanty store; others were sympathising
with the greatest volubility.
I would paint her the life and joy of the fire-side circle and the lively summer group; I would follow her through the sultry fields at noon, and hear the low tones of her sweet voice in the moonlit evening walk; I would watch her in all her goodness and charity abroad, and the smiling untiring discharge of domestic duties at home; I would paint her and her dead sister's child happy in their love for one another, and passing whole hours together in picturing the friends whom they had so sadly lost; I would summon before me, once again, those joyous little faces that clustered round her knee, and listen to their merry prattle; I would recall the tones of that clear laugh, and conjure up the sympathising
tear that glistened in the soft blue eye.
His note-book, blotted with the tears of sympathising
humanity, lies open before us; one word, and it is in the printer's hands.