At a time, too, when education was thought little necessary for girls, More taught his daughters as carefully as his sons.
It was while More was about the King's business in Belgium that he wrote the greater part of the book by which he is best remembered.
But it isna religion as was i' fault there; it was Seth Bede, as was allays a wool-gathering chap, and religion hasna cured him, the more's the pity."
Ye may like work better nor play, but I like play better nor work; that'll 'commodate ye--it laves ye th' more to do."
From the time they left me oi till they was 'tween decks, not wan av thim was more
than dacintly dhrunk.
This burst of confidence confirmed Rose in her purpose of winning Charlie's Mentor back to him, but she said no more, contented to have done so well.
I hope not, but don't dare to ask; though, perhaps, Steve knows, he's always after Prince, more's the pity," and Archie looked anxious.
But whether it was because I had done well myself, or because I had been a witness of his own much greater prowess, is more
than I can tell.
And so, Master Marner, as I was saying--for there's windings i' things as they may carry you to the fur end o' the prayer-book afore you get back to 'em--my advice is, as you keep up your sperrits; for as for thinking you're a deep un, and ha' got more inside you nor 'ull bear daylight, I'm not o' that opinion at all, and so I tell the neighbours.
Winthrop was one of these: she was in all respects a woman of scrupulous conscience, so eager for duties that life seemed to offer them too scantily unless she rose at half-past four, though this threw a scarcity of work over the more advanced hours of the morning, which it was a constant problem with her to remove.
's the pity," answered Telemachus, "I am sorry for him, but we must leave him to himself just now.
I supported my poor girl to the chair, and once more
I knelt before her and took her hands in mine.
Mr Timberry, in reply, shook his head with a gloomy air, tapped his chest several times with great significancy, and drawing his cloak more
closely about him, said, 'But no matter, no matter.
For it was the literature of a great and brilliant people who, far from attempting to make a divorce within man's nature, had aimed to 'see life steadily and see it whole,' who, giving free play to all their powers, had found in pleasure and beauty some of the most essential constructive forces, and had embodied beauty in works of literature and art where the significance of the whole spiritual life was more
splendidly suggested than in the achievements of any, or almost any, other period.
We need books of this tart cathartic virtue more
than books of political science or of private economy.