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As a wife and mother," cried Lucie, most earnestly, "I implore you to have pity on me and not to exercise any power that you possess, against my innocent husband, but to use it in his behalf.
Oh, ask her not, O king," cried his mother and his wife, casting themselves upon the ground before him, for they were mad with fear.
I am now going in search of him, and not wishing to confide my wife to the care of other people, I am taking her with me.
The Crab then gave his wife the same directions as before, only this time the apple which she received from the black man was of gold.
Assuming her most gracious manner, my Wife advanced towards the Stranger, "Permit me, Madam, to feel and be felt by " then, suddenly recoiling, "Oh
Monsieur Porthos," said the procurator's wife, "will you have the kindness to offer me your arm for five minutes?
Before leaving the spot, he catches a far and momentary glimpse of his wife, passing athwart the front window, with her face turned towards the head of the street.
Such is the general picture of the free trapper's wife, given by Captain Bonneville; how far it applied in its details to the one in question does not altogether appear, though it would seem from the outset of her connubial career, that she was ready to avail herself of all the pomp and circumstance of her new condition.
But, since the gods have devised these evils, would, at any rate, that I had been wife to a better man--to one who could smart under dishonour and men's evil speeches.
Bullfrog," replied my wife, sweetly, "I thought all the world knew that
This loving couple entered their nuptial bed only to deceive each other; both feigned sleep, and left it,--Luigi, as soon as he thought his wife was sleeping, Ginevra as soon as he had gone.
Did his wife suspect that there might be no truth in the remark that Rose would never know how he felt toward her?
HE THAT hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune; for they are impediments to great enterprises, either of virtue or mischief.
And one day when the shepherd and his wife were standing together before the house the shepherd said, 'I will shoot old Sultan tomorrow morning, for he is of no use now.
It was just then that he received a letter from his wife, who implored him to see her, telling him how grieved she was about him and how she wished to devote her whole life to him.