The lad panted out these phrases, one after another, like minute guns; but at the last word, which rang in that stately chamber like an oath, his heart failed him utterly; and the dreaded silence settled on father
If you don't try to learn what is more necessary than anything for a Christian," said his father
, getting up, "whatever can interest you?
No, Tom, father
didn't wish it," said Maggie, her anxiety about
True, my father
and I used to have grave conversations about lessons and teachers and the French language and grammar; yet we were all very happy and contented together.
, remember that I need not leave you; we shall be two to love you; you will learn to know the man to whose care you bequeath me.
But they wouldn't laugh sometimes, and then father
Seraphim, the deacon, the acolytes, and Sofya Ivanovna, a lady who always lived near the hermitage and tended Father
Sergius, begged him to bring the service to an end.
My dear Frederick,' returned the Father
of the Marshalsea, 'do you think you are sufficiently careful of yourself?
Even if his father
could not be persuaded, they could fly to Ptarth, laying all the blame of the knavery and intrigue that had thrown four great nations into war, upon the shoulders of Nutus.
And many and many times afterwards, when such great pains were taken to come to the bottom of the crime, and it never could be come near, I thought in my own thoughts, could Riderhood himself have done the murder, and did he purposely let father
find the body?
My mother," answered Telemachus, tells me I am son to Ulysses, but it is a wise child that knows his own father
It was not till the evening, after family prayers, that Angel found opportunity of broaching to his father
one or two subjects near his heart.
Seeing her father
, Mary left the swing and went to meet him, pushing back the pink kerchief and smiling afar off at him with the involuntary smile of loving pleasure.
To keep Anne from committing some final act of despair, which would connect him with a public scandal, and ruin him so far as his expectations from his father
were concerned, was, once more, the only safe policy that Geoffrey could pursue.
Really, as if he had heard me,' said the father
, resuming his newspaper with a yawn.