Bulstrode, when he was hoping to acquire a new interest in Lowick, had naturally had an especial wish that the new clergyman should be one whom he thoroughly approved; and he believed it to be a chastisement
and admonition directed to his own shortcomings and those of the nation at large, that just about the time when he came in possession of the deeds which made him the proprietor of Stone Court, Mr.
That the problematical chastisement
became to David an object of romantic interest.
It is this: The punishment which may be the consequence of conviction upon impeachment, is not to terminate the chastisement
of the offender.
Believe me, there are many other Englishmen besides me who will fell a melancholy satisfaction in the chastisement
of their country, many who are more English, even, than I.
That union can only be severed by a crime, and a crime of that nature brings its own chastisement
For myself I must say I cannot guess how many," said the battered knight Don Quixote; "but I take all the blame upon myself, for I had no business to put hand to sword against men who where not dubbed knights like myself, and so I believe that in punishment for having transgressed the laws of chivalry the God of battles has permitted this chastisement
to be administered to me; for which reason, brother Sancho, it is well thou shouldst receive a hint on the matter which I am now about to mention to thee, for it is of much importance to the welfare of both of us.
I think that a man must be so severely punished by the loss of your love that he stands in need of no other chastisement