Her aunt Miranda saw no wisdom in cultivating such a talent, and could not conceive that any money could ever be earned by its exercise, "Hand painted pictures" were held in little esteem in Riverboro, where the cheerful chromo or the dignified steel engraving were respected and valued
I was immedi- ately sent for, to be valued
with the other property.
Frank Churchill talked a great deal about your taste, and that he valued
taste much more than execution.
As to her money, she first secreted it in odd corners, wrapped in a rag or an old curl-paper; but some of these hoards having been discovered by the housemaid, Eliza, fearful of one day losing her valued
treasure, consented to intrust it to her mother, at a usurious rate of interest--fifty or sixty per cent.
Any relic of the dead is precious, if they were valued
Naturally frank and straightforward in all her own dealings, Miss Garth shrank from plainly pursuing her doubts to this result: a want of loyalty toward her tried and valued
friend seemed implied in the mere dawning of it on her mind.
How lightly I valued
the obligation I was conferring on my friend Mr.
Walking along the street, reflecting upon the probability of something turning up (of which I am at present rather sanguine), I find a young but valued
friend turn up, who is connected with the most eventful period of my life; I may say, with the turning-point of my existence.
I have seen corsets thus made beautiful by him valued
at five hundred pounds, and he never paints a pair of garters for less than a hundred.
My teeth are in good order, and that my supper shall presently find No thanks to the Templar though, whose sword turned in his hand, so that the blade struck me flatlings, being averted by the handle of the good mace with which I warded the blow; had my steel-cap been on, I had not valued
it a rush, and had dealt him such a counter-buff as would have spoilt his retreat.
As for himself, he protested, that although few things delighted him so much as new discoveries in art or in nature, yet he would rather lose half his kingdom, than be privy to such a secret; which he commanded me, as I valued
any life, never to mention any more.
Those feathers which are so much valued
grow under their wings: the shell of their eggs powdered is an excellent remedy for sore eyes.
Tell me then, whether I am right in saying that some opinions, and the opinions of some men only, are to be valued
, and that other opinions, and the opinions of other men, are not to be valued
Darcy's letter, nor explain to her sister how sincerely she had been valued
by her friend.
Beaver was valued
at two dollars per skin, though worth five dollars.