WE WERE having our reading lesson on the warm, grassy bank where the badger lived.
But all the field afternoons
and recitation Fridays and physical culture contortions paled before a project which Miss Stacy brought forward in November.
the whole world seemed to devote itself to being perfect and radiantly beautiful and kind to one boy.
On the summer afternoons
when Elizabeth and the doctor sat in the office and talked of their two lives they talked of other lives also.
Wemmick's Walworth sentiments, I devoted the next ensuing Sunday afternoon
to a pilgrimage to the Castle.
"What are you going to do with yourselves today, girls?" asked Philippa, popping into Anne's room one Saturday afternoon
Pendleton sent a special request for you to go to see him this afternoon
On an afternoon
did I find my friends for the first time; on an afternoon
, also, did I find them a second time:--at the hour when all light becometh stiller.
Mrs Western stood a moment looking at her, and then, having recollected herself, said, "That on one consideration only she would keep the secret from her brother; and this was, that Sophia should promise to entertain Mr Blifil that very afternoon
as her lover, and to regard him as the person who was to be her husband."
"Ye--es; but this afternoon
is very special-- almost like a Sunday-school concert."
JEMIMA PUDDLE-DUCK came every afternoon
; she laid nine eggs in the nest.
Fog in the eyes and throats of ancient Greenwich pensioners, wheezing by the firesides of their wards; fog in the stem and bowl of the afternoon
pipe of the wrathful skipper, down in his close cabin; fog cruelly pinching the toes and fingers of his shivering little 'prentice boy on deck.
Can I ever forget the afternoon
I met "Old Scratch," Nelson's father?
I must stand a minute or two here on the bridge and look at it, though the clouds are threatening, and it is far on in the afternoon
. Even in this leafless time of departing February it is pleasant to look at,--perhaps the chill, damp season adds a charm to the trimly kept, comfortable dwelling-house, as old as the elms and chestnuts that shelter it from the northern blast.
She had not seen him during the afternoon
; she had heard some one say he was at the house, upstairs with his mother.