desire had been transformed to hope; and hope, long cherished, had become like certainty, that, obscurely as he journeyed now, a glory was to beam on all his pathway,--though not, perhaps, while he was treading it.
At any rate, I am glad that, what between Captain S-'s yearning
for old triumphs and Mr.
All at once my strained, yearning
stare distinguished a white object float- ing within a yard of the ship's side.
It sounded so new, the yearning
tone in which he said it--"Rose
So the pot was placed in safety, but it was not long before the cat had a great yearning
for it, and said to the mouse: 'I want to tell you something, little mouse; my cousin has brought a little son into the world, and has asked me to be godmother; he is white with brown spots, and I am to hold him over the font at the christening.
Their wistfulness I had never realized at the time; but now I did; and I saw it for what it seemed always to have been, the soft, sad, yearning
look of one fated to die young.
I do not know what infinite yearning
possesses you, so that you are driven to a perilous, lonely search for some goal where you expect to find a final release from the spirit that torments you.
Robin looked all about him at the well-known things, so like what they used to be and yet so different; for, where once was the bustle of many busy fellows was now the quietness of solitude; and, as he looked, the woodlands, the greensward, and the sky all blurred together in his sight through salt tears, for such a great yearning
came upon him as he looked on these things (as well known to him as the fingers of his right hand) that he could not keep back the water from his eyes.
Their ardor alternated between a vague ideal and the common yearning
of womanhood; so that the one was disapproved as extravagance, and the other condemned as a lapse.
All day John Starhurst gazed at them with eager yearning
I began to despair, and to feel in my lonely moments a yearning
to renew that childish experiment of crying, which I have already adverted to, in the way of confession.
We know this well, we who have passed into the Realm of Terror, who skulk in eternal dusk among the scenes of our former lives, invisible even to ourselves and one another, yet hiding forlorn in lonely places; yearning
for speech with our loved ones, yet dumb, and as fearful of them as they of us.
Also, in those blue eyes were, at the same time, a wild unrest, a wistful yearning
, and a repose, an absolute repose, a sort of all-wise and philosophical calm.
It is clumsy, but it will serve the purpose, and that is the main thing," I went on, yearning
for her praise.
And I was astonished that in spite of the utmost effort of thought along that road I could not discover the meaning of life, the meaning of my impulses and yearnings