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As to mental cultivation,--she had a clear, strong, active mind, was well and thoroughly read in history and the older English classics, and thought with great strength within certain narrow limits.
She continued to fetch and pour until I was well soaked and thoroughly comfortable.
He has been in rigid bondage so long that the large liberty of the university life is just what he needs and likes and thoroughly appreciates; and as it cannot last forever, he makes the most of it while it does last, and so lays up a good rest against the day that must see him put on the chains once more and enter the slavery of official or professional life.
That Marianne, fastidious as she was, thoroughly acquainted with Mrs.
Noel Vanstone, that he should find me thoroughly prepared beforehand in this matter of the will.
Why did his mind fly uneasily to that void, as if it were the sole reason why life was not thoroughly joyous to him?
Another part can only be attained, or at least thoroughly attained, by actual experience in the station which requires the use of it.
The ape had made no move to attack the Russian but even so the man was none too sure of what might happen were he to interfere with the savage beast, now thoroughly aroused to bestial rage, and with the smell of new spilled blood fresh in its nostrils.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of war that can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
Theresa I trust thoroughly, for she is not a talkative woman; but consider how it will be when the truth comes out in its entirety
Frequently in their route they encountered small parties of the Nez Perces, with whom they invariably stopped to shake hands; and who, generally, evinced great curiosity concerning them and their adventures; a curiosity which never failed to be thoroughly satisfied by the replies of the worthy Yo-mus-ro-y-e-cut, who kindly took upon himself to be spokesman of the party.
This merely consisted in thoroughly masticating the
But Miss Frances married, in the common phrase, to disoblige her family, and by fixing on a lieutenant of marines, without education, fortune, or connexions, did it very thoroughly.
Some mothers would have insisted on their daughter's accepting so good an offer on the first overture; but I could not reconcile it to myself to force Frederica into a marriage from which her heart revolted, and instead of adopting so harsh a measure merely propose to make it her own choice, by rendering her thoroughly uncomfortable till she does accept him--but enough of this tiresome girl.
Caswall knew enough about the life of his ancestor in Paris to wish to know more fully and more thoroughly all that had been.