If your anticipations
are realized, you will expect me to tell you of it, surely?"
But we had looked forward to my one-and-twentieth birthday, with a crowd of speculations and anticipations
, for we had both considered that my guardian could hardly help saying something definite on that occasion.
Such were the strangely jumbled anticipations
that haunted me during our passage from the cruising ground.
I opened this particular letter with all the zest of pleasurable anticipation
with which I had opened so many others.
The thought took a deal of the spirit out of his anticipations
. Still he could not bear to give up the fun at Widow Douglas'.
The boy was in the lead, excitement and anticipation
carrying him ahead of his companion to whom the attainment of their goal meant only sorrow.
Many fragments of his work have come down to us, while two of his greatest achievements, "Anticipations
" and "Mankind in the Making," have come down intact.
The vision of her little brood looking fresh and dainty and new for once in their lives excited her and made her restless and wakeful with anticipation
Children munching oranges, six thousand fans fluttering and glimmering, everybody happy, everybody chatting gayly with their intimates, lovely girl-faces smiling recognition and salutation to other lovely girl-faces, gray old ladies and gentlemen dealing in the like exchanges with each other - ah, such a picture of cheery contentment and glad anticipation
! not a mean spirit, nor a sordid soul, nor a sad heart there - ah, Thorndike, I wish I could see it again.
Our mere anticipations
of life outrun its realities.
WHEN the author of these little tales commenced them, it was her intention to form a short series of such stories as, it was hoped, might not be entirely without moral advantage; but unforeseen circumstances have prevented their completion, and, unwilling to delay the publication any longer, she commits them to the world in their present unfinished state, without any flattering anticipations
of their reception.
With best thanks and remembrances, and many delightful anticipations
of your next letter, believe me, dear Mr.
Of course, she looked forward to it with the wildest impatience, and the most extravagant anticipations
Before many years elapsed, the business began to be carried on in the names of 'Cheeryble and Nickleby,' so that Mrs Nickleby's prophetic anticipations
were realised at last.
Sympathy with the miserable victim and anticipations
of similar deceptions for themselves, their sisters, and their daughters, made them now regard the Colour Bill in an entirely new aspect.