Now, the foreigner, equipped with these three noble words
, is master of the situation.
This gallant young man, who seemed to love without feeling, and to recommend himself without complaisance, directly handed over the word
to Miss Fairfax, and with a particular degree of sedate civility entreated her to study it.
Oh, what words
can say Yes for me, as I want to say it?
Moreover, he said, that if this Chief of the People of the Axe brought him the maid his heart desired, not only would he forgive him the words
he had spoken by the mouth of Masilo to the Black One who was dead, but also all the cattle of the Halakazi should be his, and he would make him great in the land.
All the while the good-natured improvised courier was telling me this, I hung upon his words
, my legs trembling under me so that I could scarcely stand.
In other words
, instead of always moving in the direction of one of your extremities, do you never feel a desire to move in the direction, so to speak, of your side?
Upon my word
," said Caderousse, from whose mind the friendly treatment of Dantes, united with the effect of the excellent wine he had partaken of, had effaced every feeling of envy or jealousy at Dantes' good fortune, -- "upon my word
, Dantes is a downright good fellow, and when I see him sitting there beside his pretty wife that is so soon to be.
and not wasting another thought on me) that I am permitted to retail the very last word
about their hero and mine.
I must also inform you," said the Rhetor, "that our Order delivers its teaching not in words
only but also by other means, which may perhaps have a stronger effect on the sincere seeker after wisdom and virtue than mere words
And these noises were as definitely words
in his vocabulary as are words
in a human's vocabulary.
He did not know how long an article he should write, but he counted the words
in a double-page article in the Sunday supplement of the SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER, and guided himself by that.
As the old lady uttered the last words
, I thought I saw her eyes turn from heaven, and take the earthly direction of the sofa in the front parlor.
Mosey still found relief in her customary flow of words
A few minutes more, and words
begin to drop, one by one, from those parted lips--words
spoken in a lost, vacant tone, as if she is talking in her sleep.
Miss Dunross silently wrote the opening lines of the letter, and waited for the words
that were to follow.